My Reading and Blogging Resolutions for 2018

We’re a week into the new year already! How time flies. I was planning on writing and posting this blog post a lot earlier this week, but I’ve been feeling pretty lousy lately, so I haven’t done much of anything. It’s been all about taking it easy, since it seems I overexerted myself (and mostly my brain) a little during the holidays. Today’s been good, though, so here I am typing this at last!

I’m excited about 2018! When 2017 started, I had no idea what it would bring. I was going to graduate and then I would need to start looking for a job, which is always a tricky thing. But now, at the start of 2018, I’ve got a job I really like and life is pretty good. I’m excited about reading and blogging and figured I’d put together a little list of resolutions to go with that excitement.

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Happy New Year!

It’s officially 2015, everyone! I can’t believe it’s already been fifteen years since the new millennium… Anyway, enough with the old people talk (HA, I’m 21…). I’m here to talk about the future, not the past.

cool-happy-newyear-friend-funny-new-year-2015-wallpapers-pictures-pics-sms-messages-images…Okay, let’s talk about the past very briefly. 2014 was a great year for me! After having a rather tough year in 2013, I decided my only goal for 2014 would be to have fun and be happy. That worked out pretty well for me! Of course I had my ups and my downs, but when I look back on the past year, I mostly remember having loads and loads of fun. I made new friends and had great times with old ones. This was also the year that I decided not to care about what other people think of me or my passions and hobbies, like reading, or blogging. If people didn’t understand that, that was their problem, not mine. And, man, does it feel good to just be myself! It’s only made me more secure and comfortable in doing the things I love.

Now, onto 2015!

I have a feeling it’s going to be pretty good! If everything goes according to plan, I will have earned my Bachelor’s degree in English language and culture by the time the summer rolls around, and will have started my Master’s in writing, editing and mediating in September. Some pretty big things to look forward to, I’d say! It also means I will be writing my bachelor thesis in the next few months, which should be interesting.

This will also be my second full year of blogging and I am so looking forward to it! Unlike last year, I have set myself some goals, such as reading 50 books, and getting organised on Goodreads. I’m going to continue to post on Thursdays and Sundays, with the occasional Top Ten Tuesday on (you guessed it) Tuesdays. I’ve already been planning my posts for the next month in Google Calendar (which is a new thing I do, and am oddly excited about…). And then there’s this new thing I’ve decided to do as well: a monthly recap every last Saturday of the month. I’ve  been wanting to do that for a while now, and the new year seems like a great time to start!

I hope this year will be just as amazing as the previous one! My main goal is to get more organised (in general), and be more efficient with my time (less browsing around on the internet aimlessly…).

One more thing: thank you all for sticking around and reading my blog! I really appreciate it, and I hope to see you here again in 2015! May your 2015 be merry and bright (oh wait, that was Christmas…).

Ten Book Blogging Goals For 2015


Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

Holy moly, another year over! Well, almost over — there’s still time to finish one more book, I’d say. Before doing so, however, it’s time to write down some bookish resolutions for 2015! This year was my first full year of blogging here at Books Baking and Blogging, and I had so much fun with it. I can’t really imagine my life without my blog anymore, to be honest. But let’s not get emotional! There are still a lot of things I’d like to work on or do differently when it comes to book blogging and the organisational side of it. So… Here are some of my book blogging goals!

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