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This week it's all about the planning! I should know as 70% of my job is planning (I'm a project manager & business analyst) for a goal, project or anything to succeed you need to plan...and execute...and review but do I do this for my blog? No, of course I don't, on a good week I do a little, a few days here and there. I love planning too.

This week though I decided to give myself a kick up the backside, well actually it was finding out my first tots ranking which helped as I am determined to get my tots500 badge by the end of August.  On that note, a massive well done and well deserved to Jocelyn for The Reading Residence's ranking this month!

Then I found out I'd been nominated for 2 categories in the Mad awards - WHAT???? My little blog? It's madness but my goodness am I taking this one and savouring it.

So anyway this week I created a plan and I've mostly kept to that plan and you know what? Surprise, surprise it saved me time, and kept me on track and..... saw my weekly blog stats double!!!!

To anyone else my blog planner might look a little manic but it makes perfect sense to me, I love  seeing 'used' pages.  Yes I've changed things and I won't be publishing everything I planned at the beginning of the week, but that's fine because they are concious decisions, not just because I forgot!

Have a great weekend lovelies (skips off into the sunset) x

The Reading Residence


  1. Go, you! That's a huge jump and greta to have that Tots aim, too (thanks for the mention there :-)). Well done on the MAD nominations. All sounds like it's going very well and smoothly thanks to all of your planning x Thanks for sharing with #WotW

  2. Oh my goodness huge congrats on your nomination I am thrilled for you :)

    Love your planner too. I got a blog planner for my birthday and I am trying to get more organised :) I used to be once! I like your use of stickers too I may need to do this x

  3. Congrats on the nominations - and a plan's always good and definitely helps you get where you want to go more quickly x #wotw

  4. Wow two nominations! that's fab, well done you :)
    I love your planner, it looks very full and I recently have vowed to get more organised and plan my time better.. in fact my #wotw was planning too. Sounds like you're doing so well :)

  5. I so totally get your planner! My calendar is the same! I love how you do your colors. So organized! #wotw

  6. Good luck with the Tots score....You can do it!
    Your planner looks fab! So very organised x

  7. we had matching words! you are far more committed and professional with your blogging than I am! and well done on your nominations

  8. Oh I love your planner - I'm a list and planner girl myself - and you're right it does save time and energy. It so works
    Good luck with your Tots500 aim and your MAD nominations *crosses fingers for you*

  9. Goals are always good! Congrats on the MADS nominations, and the stats increase. Seeing your hard work having results is lovely, and a great motivator for future achievements too - good luck! xxx #WotW

  10. Sounds like a great week. Well done on the tots score and nominations. I need to make my planner look more like your's, I am really disorganised with it at the moment x #WotW


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