October Goals

I’m welcoming fall this year. The fake decorative leaves, the honeycrisp apples on sale, the cooler mornings, all of it. I guess this isn’t really a new thing for me, but something in a season shifting wakes me up a bit. Now entering October, I’m setting a few goals/reminders/would-love-to’s for the month.


  1. Finish one book. Maybe two. And I should probably give myself the guideline that cookbooks don’t count. I’m ready for another fiction read, so let me know if you have any recommendations.
  2. Clean out the closet. Then get new winter-proof boots.
  3. Make pumpkin ice cream. Probably from Joy the Baker in her book, Homemade Decadence. 
  4. Take note of what I’m learning through the month. Inspired by this post.
  5. Try something new. Vague with little direction. I’ll let you know how it goes.

Happy October, friends!

1 Comment

  1. Most of my recent reading has been in the fantasy genre. I’ve read Red Queen by Aveyard, all four books of The Selection series by Cass, the Graceling Realm series (Graceling, Fire, & Bitterblue) by Cashore, the Alienated series (Alienated & Invaded) by Landers. All of them were pretty good. Or, I could send you the latest draft of my first book. It’s character-driven High Fantasy. I finished a major revision of it several weeks ago. What do you like to read?

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