Last month I hosted my very first blog survey and was blessed by the responses I received! After four years of blogging, I have grown to appreciate seeing the same sweet names pop up among readers. It was about time I hear from y’all on what you like to read here! I so enjoy reading survey results from the blogs I follow, so I’m sharing mine with you today!
When did you start reading my blog? More than half of you began reading in 2017! Welcome new friends! About ten percent of you have been reading since the very beginning in 2014, while another ten percent began following along in 2015. Thirty percent of you joined in 2016, the year of our engagement – so fun!
I am so excited to share my 2018 reading list with y’all today! Last year I officially became a consistent reader and am so much better for it. In all, I read 18 books in 2017, surpassing my goal of 12 by a lovely margin. I used to admire disciplined readers who made a consistent habit of reading for personal growth, and now I truly enjoy it myself!
For those of you who don’t lavish the idea of reading for enjoyment, take heart that I was not always a reader. In fact, I’m not a fan of fiction books and came to love reading through nonfiction. The habit can be formed little by little and it’s simple to get started. The key is to choose a book that interests you, set a daily page goal, and stick with it. You get to set a pace that works for you and grow steadily from there.Read More
Happy Monday, friends! Blogging simply got away from me this past month and I miss it terribly. I considered prewriting posts to share through the holiday weeks, but it simply didn’t happen. But my wheels have been turning and inspiration has been abundant!
There has been lots of excitement and activity in the Shattuck household, with one of the biggest updates being that I got a new job! It’s with the same incredible organization that I worked with last year but in a different capacity. Rather than working in a cubicle setting, I will be doing more client-facing work at a different office location. I’m so excited! It is a great opportunity for this season as we pay down debt and I start my own business (more on that coming soon!).