My 2020 bujo setup *flops on table tiredly*

Hey guys! welcome or welcome back to my blog! I’ve got a new post for u ( be happy please bc this is quite a rare occasion ;)) Ok, but in all seriousness, I need to post more. Thats my goal for 2020 -be consistent with blogging. So expect to see more posts in February because I’m going to type up some drafts so when I don’t have time to type a post, my drafts will be ready to SHINE xD Anyways, I’m going to try, so cross your fingers 😉 But ya girl is busy, school is drowning me over hereeeeeeeeee

Anywhooooo…. onto the actual post!

I think this is the last 2020 bujo setup post that anyone will post in 2020 aka I am the LATEST but ahem…. we’ll say its okay 😂 also, this has my January setup bc it was very short and sweet so I figured why not throw it in? NOW: Onto the post!!!

Here is my Bujo!! I really like it although it wasn’t exactly what I thought was getting! I bookmarked this page on amazon and told my mom this was what I wanted and she bought them for me so thank you mom, if ur reading this ;)) When I picked them out I didn’t realize that they are grid lined and not dotted pages but I actually still really like them! I got the clear cover one so my first page is the front page and its spiral bound so u can rip out ur mess-ups, as I mess up quite a bit and my previous journals have all been “threadbound”? idk the work but they’ve been bound like books so I really like the spiral bound! For the actual page I went very simple and minimalistic and I really like it!

Ahhhhhh the famous RESOLUTIONs page 😉 So for 2020, I decided I was going to have goals, resolutions, and a bucket list. Aren’t those all the same?? u might be wondering. Well, they might be to you but to me this is what the mean:

Resolutions: wide goals ie. get into better habits, grow my blog etc.

Goals: precise goals ie. reach 150 followers on my blog, make a high school softball team etc.

Bucket list: fun goals and things I want to do this year ie. go iceskating, carve a pumpkin etc.

so yeah, this is my resolution page and I tried to keep it simple and I really like how it turned out! Also, I really like the quote bc i’m big on stuff like living ur life, not just existing, and trying to make something out of ur life!

My word of 2020 is achieve. I really want to achieve and accomplish stuff this year so I thought it would be the perfect word and I love it! at the bottom of this page I just put some stuff I’m excited for this year like maybe meeting my pen pal, my mom having a new baby and our church campout!

Here are my goals! The mountain name is crossed of bc of privacy reasons but its a mountain I live by and it takes about 2-3 hours to hike up. Its only 3 miles but its uphill and I really enjoy hiking it bc its very refreshing and pretty 🙂 I recently hiked it with one of my best friends and we got some really cool pictures and had a TON of fun! And the grade is also crossed off for privacy reasons 🙂 back on topic tho, the rest of my goals are pretty straight forward, I want to get a job and start saving money so I can travel when I’m 30, become more responsible in school and just life in general, make a high school softball team and do good things with my blog! What are some of your goals for this year?

Heres my bucket list!! I haven’t filled it all in yet but I’m going to fill it up thru out the year and yeah, I like it! I really like how its divided into seasons, it helps not just having a mash of things I want to do all year round! I really want to go snowboarding or skiing this year, they both sound so fun but I feel like I would fail epically 😂 we’ll see if it happens!

Next is my book reading page! Last year I made my reading goal 150 books and it was hard but fun! self promo here 😉 -> link to the post about my reading in 2019! So far I’ve read 2 books this year, but I took this picture before I read them 🙂 50 books is definitely do-able so im excited to be more relaxed with reading this year!

This page is actually by the page in the very top picture but oh welp. Idc and i’m to lazy to move it up there 😂 I’ve got the rest of my year at a glance and some important dates where I can put special things that are happening!

Onto January’s layout:

Here is my layout for January! its definitely not my favorite and im not proud of it really but it needed to be done so this is what we got! I still kinda like it and I thought the colors and quote were cute!

Here I have my mood tracker, habit tracker, and sleep tracker squished onto one page! I kept it SUPER simple but I still like it and I think the mood tracker is pretty cute + Ive already had a couple AWESOME days in 2020 so thats super cool! ALSO: my sleep schedule is horrible and im working on it, promise! I can never fall asleep so last night when I couldn’t fall asleep at like 11, I got up and did wall handstands for a while haha, it was entertaining 😂

And that is all for this post! hope u enjoyed! Until next post,

xx, Jasmin

I read 150 books in 2019: These are my favorites

Hey guys! Welcome or welcome back to my blog! Happy New Years!!! Hope ur 2020 is absolutely amazing and u achieve so many goals and dreams! I personally am really (and I mean REALLY) excited for 2020! I love the way the numbers look, and its the beginning of a new decade, which is amazing! I’m just super excited to see what God has in store for this new year + decade! My goal is to get a bujo post up soon and that will include my goals, resolutions etc.! But anywhooooo let’s get onto this post 😂

In 2019 I set my reading goal for the year at 150 books. At the time I wasn’t fully aware of how MANY books 150 actually was. I procrastinated WAY to much and in December I had to cram and read quite a few books but I was determined to reach my goal and so on December 27th, it happened. I reached my goal!!! I was very excited and VERY successful feeling 😁 Here is a random* list of some of my favorites from 2019! *This is not a list of my favorites to least favorites, it’s just a list of random books I really enjoyed this year*

The Ruby Redfort series:

I actually read most of this series in 2018 but I reread them in 2019 bc they were interesting! The books are about a teen spy named Ruby and I really enjoy the series 🙂 One cool thing about the books is sometimes they have little survival tips intertwined into the story, like if ur trapped in a forest fire u are supposed to dig a hole as deep as you can and climb in face first, and cover the top of the hole with a coat? Or at least thats what I read in the book, and it sounds like a decent plan to me if I’m ever trapped in a forest fire 😉

The Canterwood Crest series:

OK: mini rant warning:

So, these are the canterwood crest books. They’re really interesting books, aged more to a younger (tweens/teens) audience and their super easy to read and understand which I greatly appreciate when I don’t want to have to think really hard to understand a plot but they. are. so. unrealistic. IT IS CRAZY. The girls are in 7th grade, with boyfriends, makeup, and drama. WOW there is a LOT of DRAMA. but their still really good books and I genuinely enjoyed reading them!

The Red Umbrella:

This book is hands down one of my favorite books from this year, I actually read it like 3 times, which is pretty good for me and a book. Usually once or twice is enough but this was an exception. I even bought it bc it was so good 🙂 It is about a cuban girl who is living her normal life when suddenly her life is flipped upside down when some soldiers come into her town and her and her brother are shipped to America for safety reasons with the chance of never seeing their parents again. The story is pretty good 🙂

White Bird:

I just read this book and I was surprised when I opened it to see it was actually a comic book! I was disappointed at first bc I’m boring and I tend to prefer the basic formatting of a book but I really REALLY enjoyed this one! It takes place during World War II which is one of my favorite time periods to read about bc I find the nazi stuff really interesting. Its horrible and I can’t believe some of that stuff actually happened bc its so brutal but I like to learn about it so I can be well-educated. One sad thing about this book is someone important dies and its so sudden I wasn’t even expecting it 😦 But thats how death is sometimes and especially how deaths were then. Jews never knew when their door could be thrown open and they could be arrested. I’m getting a bit off topic tho so overall this book was really good!

The Last Cherry Blossom:

I read this book earlier on in the year so I don’t remember quite as much as others but I remember really enjoying this book. It’s such a good book and its so sad 😦 But its so nice to read about Families and friends coming together in a time of need, And if I remember correctly, there was a lot of that happening in this book 🙂

All Four Stars:

This was such a sweet book. I think being a food taster would be such fun job as long as u stayed active and didn’t just test-taste food xD any who, definently recommend this book!

The Book Theif:

Ahhhhhh I LOVED this book! It was so cool how it was told from deaths perspective, I’ve never thought about anything like that and I loved how u have to follow the plot along! It was a little graphic in some parts of the book and there is some language but overall its a great book. I literally love all the characters and I actually shed a *few* (read MANY) tears at the end 😦 ugh I love sad books but I hate them toooooooooo

You carried me:

This was a good book. A sad, but good book. Finding out u were a survivor of a botched abortion would be heart wrenching and Idek what else to say. This is a good book though, u should read it.

Any historical fiction book by Alan Gratz :

Dude. I read so many books by this guy last year and they were all awesome. Prisoner B-3087 was one of my favorites tho. I also really liked refugee, Projekt 1065, and Grenade. Go check these books out if u like historical fiction!

Ok, so I’m going to cut this post short bc that was a lot of typing and i’m now tired 😂 Have u read any of these books? do u want a part two? Let me know in the comments 🙂

Hope u enjoyed! Let me know in the comments if you want a part two because I did skip some awesome books :(( See u next post!

xx, Jasmin

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” 

― Charles W. Eliot

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