February Goals

Are you kidding me? It’s already February?


Here’s a recap of the first month of 2016 and what to expect this month!

Popular Posts from January 

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RECAP: January Goals

  • Finish and submit Public Health major application
  • Go one whole week without fast food
  • Stick to a workout routine
  • Budget for the next 6 months
  • Figure out Spring Break plans
  • Hit 1,000 monthly views

5/6 completed 

January was by far one of my most successful months in both my blogging and personal life. I’m so excited to have finally passed 1,000 monthly views!!!

  • 1,081 unique visitors +703
  • 356 comments +65
  • 199 Twitter followers +72
  • 162 Pinterest followers +16
  • 1,216 Instagram followers +3
  • 2,057 page views (!!!)

All positive #s from last month! I can’t explain how great I feel about this increase!

RECAP: January Projects

□ DIY ripped jeans

□ DIY my own stationary

Clean out and tidy up the fridge

Create a budget planner

2/4 completed

February Goals

  • Hit 4,000 monthly page views – I’m going to try and double this time!!
  • Attend one of Helene’s blogging webinars/classes – I sign up for the webinars and always have to come back and watch but I want to make time to sit and be part of one while its live!
  • Start my new volunteer job at a nearby hospital
  • Take a hip hop dance class with the roomies – this will most definitely be the most embarrassing thing I’ve ever done. Oh well.
  • 250 Twitter followers – I’m working more and more on interaction with this social network!
  • Participate in a Twitter chat
  • Stick to a workout routine
  • Meal prep at the beginning of every week

February Projects

  • Come up with some way to organize my bathroom and store everything
  • Start Bible journaling!
  • DIY Lace Bralette

Also, this month I’m participating in a Show Your Blog Love daily photo challenge on Twitter!

Join the fun by taking a look at the challenge topics here!

If you haven’t already, can you take my reader survey? I’d love to hear from you how Always, S makes you smile but also which parts of my blog need a little work. I’d really appreciate you taking 3 or 4 minutes to answer some questions!


That’s all for today, y’all! What are your goals for this month? Do you have any special Vday plans? 

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  • I think you have some amazing goals for February, like you I can’t believe January flew by so fast. Your instagram account is so cute, I can’t wait to see all of your challenge photos (instagram challenges are always so much fun)!

  • Good luck with your goals next month!
    I hope you join in on Brittany and I’s goal setting link-up tomorrow 🙂
    xoxo, Jenny

  • Kristine Circenis

    I’m so happy to see how well you were in achieving January’s goals! I can’t wait to see how your blog will continue to grow in February!

  • Congrats on hitting all of you goals! I am rooting for you this month to make the 4K pageviews!

  • Helene is the best! You really knocked it out of the park with your January goals! Great job hitting 1000 views!!!

    Nicole // Chronicling Home

  • Kayleigh

    Love how you set up your goals for the month!

  • Ruya Kirac

    Love seeing your goals! I know it’s hard to break the habit of eating fast food but keep trying!


  • nicole simonetti

    So cool that you let us know what goals you’ve hit and what ones you’ve missed – congrats on 1k page views..that’s awesome! x Nicole | http://www.changeanddress.com

  • Congratulations on the accomplishments with your blog! It’s so exciting to see growth in something you love to do. I love when people share their goals as well because it motivates me to create some for myself.

  • 4 out of 5 is great!! I struggle with the no fast food too haha

    How 2 Wear It [] http://how2wearit.com

  • Love the goals that you’ve made for the month!

    Southern Soul

  • caroline | thecarodiaries

    Congrats on your milestones! You have such great goals for the month 🙂

  • nikki

    I need to write out goals like this! Great idea!

  • Congratulation on accomplishing your goals and good luck this month!

    All the Best,
    Allison | http://www.LiveLifeWellBlog.com