Normally, you'd have to pry my paper planners from my cold, dead hands, but when it comes to my blog, I'm all about digital planning tools and my absolute fav is Trello. | BLOGMAS DAY 41: WHY TRELLO IS THE ONLY PROGRAM I USE TO PLAN MY BLOGGING CALENDAR | HONEYBEE JOYOUS

Blogmas Day 41: Why Trello is the only program I use to plan my blogging calendar

Normally, you’d have to pry my paper planners from my cold, dead hands, but when it comes to my blog, I’m all about digital planning tools and my absolute favorite digital planning tool is one called Trello. My college newspaper tried to start using the program one year for assigning stories but none of us could really figure it out and we already had a system that worked well, so it didn’t stick and I pretty much forgot about it. But then, I read this post from my friend Samantha over at As Life Grows and I totally changed my…

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I'm so excited about my goals for 2018, but they involve instilling some brand new habits. What better way to do that than with a habit tracker? This post shows you how + includes a free printable template! | BLOGMAS DAY 40: HOW TO CREATE A HABIT TRACKER TO HELP YOU ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS | HONEYBEE JOYOUS

Blogmas Day 40: How to create a habit tracker to help you achieve your goals + free template!

I’m so excited about working toward my goals for 2018 and centering my word of the year in all my practices, but part of achieving your goals is developing systems that motivate you and hold you accountable. A lot of my goals for this year rely on instilling new, healthy habits into my life. It can be really hard to start new habits, but I’m excited about the system I’ve developed to work on my 2018 healthy habits! Check out my habit tracker method in this post and keep reading through the end for a free download of your own…

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Happy New Year! It's the first day of 2018 and you know what that means — goal setting time! For #HBJblogmas Day 39, I'm running down my goals for 2018. | BLOGMAS DAY 39: MY GOALS FOR 2018 | HONEYBEE JOYOUS

Blogmas Day 39: My goals for 2018

Happy New Year! I hope you have big plans for 2018 because I know I do! A couple days ago I posted my 2017 year in review, yesterday I shared my 2018 vision board and why my word of the year is REACH, and today I’m sharing my goals for the new year! Keep reading to find out what my goals are for 2018 and be sure to leave me a comment with some of your goals for the new year.     Y’all I LOVE setting goals. I’ve got my method narrowed down pretty well, so if you’re interested in…

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For 2018, I'm setting a word of the year and sharing my vision board for #HBJblogmas. I'm so excited for what the new year will bring! | BLOGMAS DAY 38: MY WORD OF THE YEAR AND DIGITAL VISION BOARD FOR 2018 | HONEYBEE JOYOUS

Blogmas Day 38: My word of the year and digital vision board for 2018

It’s New Year’s Eve! Yesterday on the blog I said goodbye to 2017 with my year in review post, but today I’m ready to say hello to 2018! This year I’m trying two new things to really focus myself for 2018. This year I’m setting a word of the year to guide myself and my decisions as well as creating a vision board and putting it everywhere to help me focus on my 2018 goals, which I’ll be sharing on the blog tomorrow. {If you have a word of the year or have made a vision board, be sure to leave…

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2017 was a year of immense personal growth for me. Relive my year with my for #HBJblogmas Day 37 and tell me what you did this year. | BLOGMAS DAY 37: 2017 — MY YEAR IN REVIEW | HONEYBEE JOYOUS

Blogmas Day 37: 2017 — My year in review

This post has been so much fun to pull together. The week between Christmas and New Year’s is always one of my favorite times of year because it’s a time filled with reflection on the past and planning for the future. I loved going through all the pictures on my camera roll and my Snapchat memories to decide what I wanted to write about for my year in review because this was such a special year for me. I’ll be going into a lot more detail below, but to summarize, my theme for this year ended up being growth. I learned so much…

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In this installment of Friday Favs, I'm sharing my fav Christmas present, fav blog post I've read this week, and fav new lipstick! | BLOGMAS DAY 36: FRIDAY FAVS NO. 5 | HONEYBEE JOYOUS

Blogmas Day 36: Friday Favs No. 5

It’s Friday and it’s still #HBJblogmas so you know what that means — Friday Favs! This week I’m sharing my favs in the categories of fav new lipstick, fav Christmas present, and fav blog post I read this week. If you haven’t yet, be sure to read Friday Favs No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, and No. 4.-9 I’ve been absolutely loving doing this Friday Favs series for #HBJblogmas and I might even continue it after my blogmas adventure ends, although it might turn into a monthly favorites series. Let me know in the comments if you want to see…

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Honeybee Joyous is full of posts giving advice on all kinds of topics. In this post, I've rounded up some of my favorites to help you follow through on your New Year's resolutions. | BLOGMAS DAY 35: LET ME HELP YOU WITH YOUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS | HONEYBEE JOYOUS

Blogmas Day 35: Let me help you with your New Year’s resolutions

You probably already know I love setting, working toward, and achieving goals! That’s why I love celebrating the New Year! It’s so much fun and feels so good to work toward something important to you. My 2018 goals post is coming on New Year’s Day, but in the meantime, for #HBJblogmas Day 35, I’m going to help you with some of your New Year’s resolutions! As of publishing this post, there are 65 blog posts on Honeybee Joyous. That’s a lot of content! I sorted through all of it and did a bit of a link roundup below. I’ve included…

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For #HBJblogmas Day 34's installment of "What I'm listening to Wednesday" I'm sharing my Girl Power playlist, full of jams by awesome female musicians that will get you pumped. | BLOGMAS DAY 34: WHAT I'M LISTENING TO WEDNESDAY — GIRL POWER PLAYLIST | HONEYBEE JOYOUS

Blogmas Day 34: What I’m listening to Wednesday — Girl Power playlist

I’ve loved doing the “What I’m listening to Wednesday” series for #HBJblogmas. This will be my last installment of the series and today I’m sharing my “Girl Power” Spotify playlist with y’all! If you want to catch up on the other posts in the series, I’ll link them below. Leave me a comment on this post and tell me which playlist was your favorite to listen to! Songs for a rainy day Christmas playlist Top songs of 2017 Songs to play on repeat     I shared my Girl Power playlist with my residents last year and they loved it,…

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The time is coming to make New Year's resolutions! In this post, I'm running down 3 things I think it's important to think about before making your 2018 resolutions. | BLOGMAS DAY 33: 3 THINGS TO THINK ABOUT BEFORE MAKING NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS | HONEYBEE JOYOUS

Blogmas Day 33: 3 things to think about before making New Year’s resolutions

If you were celebrating, I hope your Christmas was absolutely magical! Now Christmas Day has come and gone but that doesn’t mean #HBJblogmas is over. I’m keeping this project going until the 12th day of Christmas on January 6th! In today’s post, I’m starting my 2018 preparations by sharing with you three things I think are important to think through before making your New Year’s resolutions. I’ll be doing a post in a few days with my resolutions and goals all laid out in detail, but if you can’t wait until then, I’ve got some resolutions-related resources I’ll link below…

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I participated in the Blogger Secret Santa this year and it was amazing! See who my Secret Santa was and what I got in this blog post. | BLOGMAS DAY 32: BLOGGER SECRET SANTA REVEAL | HONEYBEE JOYOUS

Blogmas Day 32: Blogger Secret Santa Reveal!

A while ago, I wrote a post for #HBJblogmas about how to organize a Secret Santa. In that post, I said I was part of five Secret Santas this year, including two with fellow bloggers. Yesterday, I revealed my Bookish Secret Santa along with some tips on how to start reading for fun, but today I’m revealing my Blogger Secret Santa and what I got in that exchange! The Blogger Secret Santa gift exchange was hosted by Abigail from Living the Gray Life and Cathleen from Classy Cathleen and it was an absolute blast! Be sure to check out Abigail’s…

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