August Goals


August is almost halfway over and so it 2015. Time is flying by. This year has been super life-altering for me. I graduated from college, moved back to Kansas City, and started working as a freelancer. I will catch you all up below. I missed these type of post. They help keep me focus + make me easy to relate to for readers, so it's a win-win. I hate reading sites where I can't connect with the blogger. Anywho, keep reading below to get in my business!

Goals for August:

  • Complete ALL current freelance projects
  • Start podcast
  • Start home office decoration
  • Go back to my trainer
  • Complete Cupcakes and Connections calendar through 2015 and start 2016 planning

Complete ALL current freelance projects

The truth is I have a couple of amazing freelance tasks to complete, but I haven't had the energy to complete them yet. I was sick for like 10 days so that has put a damper on my work life. Now that I am back at 100% beast mode I plan to tackle each product. I have 1 design project and 2 websites to complete by the end of the month. Next month, I plan to tackle a couple of events + focus on planning the 1-year celebration for this site. Can't wait!


Start podcast

I have been dying to start a podcast for a few months now. I am getting my ideas onto paper and researching what I need to create a successful podcast. I love blogging and talking, so my podcast will go hand-in-hand with this site. Who doesn't love podcast, right?

Start home office decoration

I was blessed with the money to purchase a brand new desk, which I absolutely love. I haven't decided on a color scheme for my office just yet. I want to go with something green and gold. I am trying to get away from pink. My mind is super busy and calming colors help me to focus. Gold is definitely going to be big in my home office. I really want a couch in my office and cool art. Suggestions?

Go back to my trainer

I was doing well, then life happened and I stopped working out completely. I still eat good most days, but I have gained back nearly all of the weight that I lost. I am determined to get back to my trainer to complete my sessions since they're already paid for. Once I complete my sessions, I will probably get a gym membership. I need to cut cost to get out of debt. Don't worry, I will be sharing details on my monthly budget and how I plan to tackle all of my debt.


Complete Cupcakes and Connections calendar through 2015 and start 2016 planning

God lead me to start an organization in my hometown for minority business owners a couple of months ago. I couldn't be more excited about the way that things are panning out. My team and I are working to complete our calendar and secure a few things. Stay tuned for more details. If you're free this Saturday and in Kansas City, come eat with us at Nick and Jake's!

August is no doubt going to be busy, but not as busy as July. Honestly, I don't think that I got more than 6 hours per night on average all last month. Which is probably why I ended up sick. July flew by and August is well underway.


  1. What are your goals for the rest of 2015?
  2. How do you want your bank account to end in 2015?
  3. Where are you honestly at right now with your goals?

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