Amazing?…Should I even use that word in the title? I mean, I don’t want to jinx 2022 or anything… Happy weekend and welcome to the Saturday Spotlight! Each week, I like to highlight a different theme or topic to inspire you…(and each week I attempt to publish my blog post on Saturday but sometimes I get a bit delayed). Maybe posting on time should be one of my New Year’s resolutions! Anyway, I’m going to be optimistic and hope that 2022 ends up better than 2021…and it just has to be better than 2020, right? Cheers to a fresh start for an amazing new year!
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Ways to Start Fresh in the New Year:
Whether you’re making an official list of New Year’s resolutions or just have some simple goals in mind, I hope some of these ideas will inspire you!
Look Back Before You Look Forward:
If you’re like me, you find it helpful to look back at your accomplishments before you start fresh for the new year. For instance, last week I shared my top ten most popular posts of 2021. As always, I find it interesting to see what resonates with my readers. Knowing what you like, helps me create future blog posts.
In addition to reviewing my most popular posts, I always like to look back at my own favorites for the year. Sure, I love to see what everyone else likes but I also think it’s important to share what I feel passionate about. After all, if I’m going to stay motivated with fresh content in the new year, I need to enjoy what I’m doing!
Give Your Home a Fresh Start in the New Year:
Once you pack away all your holiday decor, do you find your home feeling a little bare? See if you find any of my ideas helpful as you transition from Christmas to winter decor.
Stay on Track with Your Goals for the New Year:
Need a little motivation for the new year? Yes, I think we all do! Here are 5 ways to kick start your goals!
Even though next Christmas is probably the last thing on your mind, here are 5 things you can do now to make next Christmas easier. In a few months, you’ll be glad you planned ahead!
Shopping Ideas for a Fresh Start in the New Year:
During this time of year, our organization goals can seem overwhelming. Just start out small with something like your junk drawer. Here are a bunch of drawer organizers to choose from.
Keep your organization pretty with seagrass baskets.
From what I’ve heard, this book is supposed to be life changing. My husband gave it to me for Christmas and it’s at the top of my pile for 2022!
For even more ideas for a fresh start in the new year, here are some finds from around the internet:
- Keep track of all your important dates with this beautiful (and free) 2022 printable calendar!
- Never forget a birthday again with the printable birthday tracker!
- If you still need to pack away your Christmas ornaments, try this awesome storage hack!
- Gather up your inspiration and make a vision board for the new year!
- Here are 5 Easy Things You Can Do to Start the New Year Right (includes some inspiring quotes).
- Now is a great time to start a 30 day decluttering challenge!
- If you plan to cook more in 2022, you’ll need to organize your recipes.
- To stop procrastinating with those New Year’s goals, this “2-minute rule” is a great idea!
There, that should get you started! Hopefully, you found some helpful tips you can use this year!
As we head into another year, I hope you’re getting some value out of my Saturday Spotlight posts each week. If there is anything specific you’d like me to highlight in the coming weeks, please let me know.
- At the end of the year, I skipped a few Saturday Spotlights, but here is my most recent one – Last Minute Christmas Ideas.
- And here is my latest post as we transition from January to February.
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