I set a goal to simply indulge in fall. That is exactly what I did.
I did a little fall crafting and this super fun dollar store skeleton wreath from Southern Scraps & hung it on my office door. I also added a a few more touches in the office with a sparkly skull and apple cider scented reed diffuser...it adds some fall cheer to my daily grind. I spent some time cozied up with a cup of tea (with my amazing mana-tea diffuser!) & I broke out the slow cooker for the first time made some big batches of hot soup to warm the chilly nights. When the rain broke for awhile, it gave me a chance to Saturday afternoon was spent driving out into small towns and beautiful landscapes and picking out the perfect pumpkin at a fall festival complete with hot apple cider. This all really made the changing of the seasons more of a celebration that an end of something.
Next week, I intent to:
Be grateful: Gratitude is a huge theme in my life all the time and I want to keep it at the top of my mind. These past few weeks have been full of a lot of stress and worry for my health. There was a potential brain surgery on the table & I went in for an MRI on Monday, but after a few worry-filled days I found out the results were clear! I've spent enough time on worry these past couple of weeks and I want to move on and celebrate how lucky I am to be ok after that close call.
Create: I haven't been doing very much crafting lately and this week I want to at least just create one new thing. And I want to blog about it. I also hope to amp up and create more content for the blog this week since it's been a bit neglected.Eliminate extra spending: It's been an adjustment to change jobs and wages and I need to focus on my financial goals. I am going to make a promise to myself this week that I need to cut out all the extra little things and stop eating out and instead work on maintaining and building my savings. I am setting some savings goals that will hopefully allow me to make some of my big travel dreams happen in the next year.