WINTER ~ Wrapping up my seasonal TBR, goals and bucket list!

Winter wrap up

As I posted my Spring goals / TBR earlier this week, it’s time to wrap-up my eventful Winter! I really did do a lot of things, which I honestly didn’t expect. I thought I’d be stuck to my couch for at least a month before giving birth but.. I ended up being a bit of a Duracell bunny trying to get as many things done as possible. Yes, I was still stripping the walls of wallpaper at 39 weeks pregnant; I’m crazy like that.

Anyway. Let’s take a look at the goals, bucket list and TBR I created at the start of Winter to see what I was able to tick off! Hint: A LOT!

Season Goals

Book / blog / Goodreads – related

º CHECK – Read 20 books. [I think I read over 30?]
° CHECK – Stay on top of our Goodreads-group – Devour Your TBR! [At least, until the wiggle was born.]
º Check all books I read in 2018 and make sure their Goodreads-reviews are.. posted.. [Nope..]
° CHECK – Post a new recipe! [Chocolate mug cake!]
° CHECK – Keep using Goodreads-shelves for my monthly TBR’s.

Okay, so. I didn’t manage to write all the reviews I wanted to but that’s mainly because I don’t remember enough to actually.. write those reviews? I’ll have to look into those books again. In any case, I added a “RTC”-shelf on Goodreads so I can keep better track of the books I have yet to review. Let’s hope it helps!

Personal / health – related

° CHECK – Drink all the water every day.
° CHECK – Eat at least two different kinds of fruit every week.
° CHECK – Try out some new and healthy stews!
° CHECK – Maybe.. Give birth to the little wiggle? [Uh, hell yes. February 16!]

Bucket List

º CHECK – Have at least one or two dates with the BF before the little one arrives. [Do shopping sprees count, because we did plenty of those? Oh, and going out for food! Yes! Success!]
° CHECK – Get a pregnancy shoot done. [I had one in the snoooow!]
° CHECK – Find the perfect lighting fixture for my personal library. [I wanted a more classical look at first, but ended up going the modern way anyway, oops.]
° CHECK – Get all the addresses for the birth announcements written on the envelopes before giving birth..
° CHECK – Go to a Christmas market. [Although it was in Ghent and nowhere “fancy” like I planned.]
° CHECK – Hot chocolate with marshmallows! Multiple times! [You don’t even want to know how many I had..]
° CHECK – Get started on setting up my library? [I only unpacked four of my TBR boxes, but it’s something!]

Winter TBR

Jenna & Jonah's FauxmanceEscaping from Houdini (Stalking Jack the Ripper, #3)Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original ScreenplayConsort of Pain (The Witch's Consorts #3)

I had eight books on my TBR and managed to read four of them, which I’d say is still a success! I do wish I had read some more of those books but.. I’m happy I finally ticked off Escaping from Houdini and Consort of Pain. Those were two sequels I was looking forward to reading and I did! 

Do you keep track of all the books you need to review in some way?
What are some things you did this past winter that you hadn’t done before?

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10 thoughts on “WINTER ~ Wrapping up my seasonal TBR, goals and bucket list!

  1. Look at this bucket list and all of these checks and wow, you really are MAGIC I admire you so much, you were so productive! Here’s to a very productive Spring, too! 😀 ❤
    I hope your RTC shelf will help you – I do keep track of the books I need to review, but I only do that for ARCs, the other books, well…. I do whatever I want if I'm feeling it hahaha 🙂

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    1. I’m so bad with notebooks? Like. I love them and all the different covers you can get them in but for some reason I never USE them? Or I start using them but then they disappear or get ignored or something.. :’)

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    2. I have notebooks that I’ve bought that I just dont want to use as I dont want to fill them up and chuck them out! I bought Harry Potter ones so I could use 1 and keep the other! And I dont even know why I do that….it just sits around collecting dust!!!!

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  2. I usually write down the review that needs to be written on a to do list and if needed write down trigger warnings. But nothing more than that really.

    Looks like you had a succesful Winter!

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