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Hello October!!

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Time is truly flying by, or is it just me? I feel like 2017 has gone by in the blink of an eye, and here were are in the final quarter of this year!
It is truly my favorite time of year! And, although it doesn’t feel like fall here in Hawaii, our home feels it!

All of the fall decor is up, pumpkin candles are burning everyday, fall baking has commenced (I’ve made 3 batches of my infamous pumpkin bread with maple frosting already!), and our home is complete now that my husband is home after 2 months of school!

With a new month, comes a new page and a new chapter to document my goals for the month! Taking a look back at September’s goals, I have to say that I am very happy with what I accomplished!

*Christmas lists are done and will be purchased this week! (I hate crowds!) *Family photos are scheduled! *definitely have been baking here! *Booked 2 weddings * Pinterest page is updated and I made major changes! Check it out! *Scheduled 2 styled shoots! *And while my Instagram page did not grow as much as I wanted it to, it did grow almost 100 followers!*

So, here I am! As they say, October typically is the busiest month for photographers and this year is no different! Starting today, Starbucks will be attached to my arm via an IV bag!! Let’s check out my goals for October below!

October Goals 2017


  1. Complete Christmas Shopping
  2. Schedule an eye exam!!
  3. Order outfits for our family photos!
  4. Do Two new hikes this month!
  5. Try an new baking recipe!


  1. Fully book my Holiday Mini Sessions – only 4 slots left!
  2. Book 2 weddings this month!
  3. Purchase my ticket to Arizona for next month’s Showit United Conference! By far the best photography conference I’ve ever attended!
  4. Submit 3 sessions for publication.
  5. Find time to take a breath and enjoy the moment this month. It’s  a crazy busy time, but I am one person, and I know I can do it!

That’s pretty much it for me! What are your goals for this month? Have you written them down? Make sure you leave a comment below on at least ONE personal and professional goal that you would like to accomplish!october goals hawaii wedding


Check out more of my goals lists!

August 2017

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  1. Noelle says:

    Get it girl…. I’m right there with ya in the Starbucks IV department. LOL

  2. Jenna Leigh says:

    Great post! I have not even thought about Christmas shopping yet lol. Having goals and lists like this for the holidays is such a great way to stay organized!

  3. […] am so happy with what I accomplished last month! It was such a busy month, and I have to admit, I am happy to close the chapter on busy October! […]


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