Intentional November 2016 Goals

Intentional November goals.

Each month seems to go by faster and faster. I can’t believe it! I mean, only two more months until we meet little Evelyn! I blinked and October was gone. Will November go by just as fast?!?! We’ve also started potty training Rhys the past 5 days ago. We are still having a couple of accidents a day, but he’s learning and he loves trying to use his little potty and earning stickers. Cross your fingers that we can go accident free soon!

Intentional November goals.

How I did in October

Blogging & Work

4 pitches for collaborations | I did two pitches, but I applied to a lot of campaigns even though I wasn’t accepted to any. But, I’m putting myself out there!

Get all my history lesson plans I created when I taught history onto Teachers Pay Teachers | Done! 

Prepare everything for my new Etsy shop I’ll be opening in November| Um, kind of put on hold. I still need to create a few more prints, and I’m waiting for my light box to arrive so I can take good quality pictures!

Earn at least $100 a week in freelancing/virtual assisting | Some weeks were better than others. But, I did my best applying to different jobs. However, this last week of October, I made bank!


NO SNACKING AFTER RHYS GOES TO BED! | A-HAHAHAHA! I need to do better at this! I’m hating my thighs!

Work out 3 times a week for at least 20 minutes each. | I did about 50% of this. I need to get better again.

Marriage & Family

Let Rhys play outside 3 times a week | We did pretty good with this, but then we started potty training…

Do tot school with Rhys at least 3 times a week | I did pretty good at the beginning of the month, but not since then. We are only on “C”. I need to do better.

Go to the library’s story time at least 3 times a week | We went maybe twice this month. 

Play video/board games with Justin at least 2 times a week | We did this maybe 75% of the time.

Have a NO SPEND month! | We did pretty good the first half of the month, then we bought Rhys a Halloween costume, had car issues (which we couldn’t avoid), ate out a few times (while dealing with car issues), and we all got a new book each.

Personal & Religious

Finish Rough Stone Rolling | DONE!

Study at least 3 chapters in Preach My Gospel | I’ve decided I’m gong to finish the Old Testament first…I have about 40 pages left.

Be more intentional with scripture reading and my prayers | I need to do better with this. I need to get up with Justin, before Rhys wakes up so I can actually focus.

November Goals

Blogging & Work

  • Make and complete plan for opening my Etsy shop.
  • Earn $300 in freelancing.
  • Stay caught up with blogging and free lancing.


  • Workout 3x a week for at least 20 minutes

Marriage & Family

  • Finish Morrell ornaments
  • Try 2 new recipes
  • Make a nesting list and schedule it out to prepare for Evelyn
  • 3x tot school a week with Rhys
  • 2x a week game night with Justin

Personal & Religious

  • Finish the Old Testament
  • Finish 4 books.
  • Order a 2017 planner

What are your intentional goals for this month?

Tayler from The Morrell

Tayler is a work at home mom. She does free lance articles and dabbles in graphic design and virtual assisting for bloggers. She spent 3 years as a history and English teacher. Her passions are her husband, two children, history, reading, nature, and her Savior, Jesus Christ.


  1. Ooooo what 2017 planner are you going to get!?!? I got am Emily Ley planner for this year but it’s soooo heavy… I really love her planners but they’re just too thick and heavy to carry around all the time. I like the Mormon Mom planners (even though I’m not a mom). They’re religious centered and I really like that.

    Also…. 40 PAGES LEFT of OT??? That’s incredible. I learned OT in Seminary my sophomore year (I think) aaaannnndddd I haven’t read it since. I just read the Epistle of James in the NT and really liked it!

    1. I’m not sure yet. I had an Erin Condren this year, but I think I want one with more spaces.

      I love reading the scriptures front to back…it’s taken me two years to do the OT. I started Jan 2015. It’ll be the 2nd time reading it all the way through.

  2. Wow! Your goals are so intentional and you have done so much. You did all that while taking care of a toddler and pregnant, I’m so impressed! I love how you are working on so many various areas and good for you for putting yourself out there.

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