June Plan with Me

June is a great month! In LA, we feel the June gloom almost every year so it’s my last chance to basque in the cool weather before the summer hits. Summers are my least favorite because it’s hot.as.heyl. 
 
I’ve been dreaming about a relaxing getaway lately so I decided to make this month’s theme palms and palm trees. I have this beautiful picture from Hawaii when we went in 2013 where I captured the sunset with silhouettes of palm trees. It was such a memorable moment for me. The photo definitely doesn’t do it justice.
 
I was thinking of what else to add to the design so it wouldn’t be so monotone and so many Pinterest pins had birds on them. But if you know me then you know that isn’t an option lol! So we’ll stick with just the leaves. Plus, I think it goes well with one of my main goals for this month – be a Plant Lady. Please LAWD! Don’t let me kill my plants lol!
 
 
Hope you enjoy the layout! This design will be available for download in my Etsy shop beginning today! If you decide to create your own version of this layout be sure to tag me on Instagram or Twitter @JustKissa! Happy planning!
 
xoxo,
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June Goal Setting

I’ve got big, big plans for you June! I feel like I say that about every month lol.

But really, life has been great! Not saying that life is full of ups. Trust me, every day is a challenge. I never know what kind of hand I’m going to be dealt. But because my goal in April was to focus on “faith” and May was to “simplify.” I know my outlook toward every day life has changed in the last 2 months because I’ve shifted and made an effort to focus on the right things. I feel more at peace about things, I appreciate all the good things so much more, and I have more room for things that lift me up. Why fill myself with negative things when positivity is so much better!

That being said, this month the keyword is “Balance.” Balancing life between work and personal life has never been my strong suit, TBH. I think it just goes with the type of person I am. I’m a work-a-holic. If I’m into something or I find it useful I’m 110% dedicated and hard core about it. I guess you can call it passion lol! But like I said, that doesn’t lead to a balanced life.


“Balance, peace, and joy are the fruit of a successful life. It starts with recognizing your talents and finding ways to serve others by using them.”
– Thomas Kinkade

Aside from work goals (restaurant sales goals, posting 3 blog posts a week, and creating content 5 days a week) I’ve created 5 fun personal goals for this month to keep the balance. I’m going to keep track of these goals in my Digital Planner to keep me on track.

Be a “plant lady.” Guys, this goal is the one that probably gives me the most anxiety. I am so bad at keeping plants alive. Even low maintenance plants die at my hand lol! So I bought 2 plans at the end of May and I am determined to keep them alive and watch them grow!

Please don’t die, Plants!

Finish our backyard patio. This one is pretty embarrassing. We started on this DIY project a year ago and it’s STILL not done. We have a really nice covered patio attached to our home and we wanted to extend it out because we have such a big back yard that we don’t use. The project came to a screeching halt when we moved the restaurant at the end of 2017 and continued until recently because we’re lazy AF. But Charlie and I agreed that it’s finally time to finish this one. Mind you, we still have a LONG list of home improvement projects we want to complete. But, one step at a time.

 

Start exercising again. I miss exercising which surprises me lol! I know I’m not at the place where I used to be (working out 4 days a week, sometimes 2-a-days) but I just want a little pump. I miss that feeling after a work out.

Go to church. I’ve been watching/listening to sermons weekly but it’s so different when you’re physically there in person. This is the one thing that truly turns my attitude and approach on life a complete 180 degrees.

Make time for creativity. I guess the graphic designer in me is yearning to come out. Now that I don’t really get to draw and hand letter as often as I used to I want to make space to excercise the creative side of my brain.

Hope you have a happy June everyone! Half way through the year, let’s keep it going!

xoxo,

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Digital Bullet Journal Templates Officially on Etsy

It’s finally here! I’ve been working on this for quite some time, using them myself, and I finally put them online!

 

My Digital Bullet Journal templates are now in my Etsy Shop. I’ll be selling the blank pages for those that want to use the templates in their own unique way. You can buy it as a set or you can purchase the pages individually. I’ll also be selling my layouts for the month that are featured in my Plan With Me videos on YouTube for those that are just starting out or would like to use the templates the way that I do.

I’m so excited to be sharing this product! I know I’m a planner nerd so this may not be as exciting for you as it is for me lol!

If you’re interested in how I use my planner layouts or want to use the same layouts I am for the month you can watch the video below to see my May Plan with Me video. You can also read my previous post about the thought process behind my planner design.

If you’re interested in using the pages for yourself head over to my Etsy shop. The pages are available for purchase now! I really hope that these pages help to improve your productivity so  you can live every day to its full potential!

Happy planning!

xoxo,

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