Wednesday, August 06, 2014

My month in numbers for July 2014

July was all about the pictures. Not surprising from someone who calls her blog "Happysnappy". ;)

For July 2014´s update and goals check in I´m doing {My month in numbers}. It is a project taking place at Julie Kirk´s blog  where you sum up your month with numbers. Here are some inspirational instructions on how to go about it. This is my 28th consecutive participation.

I´m keeping 220 photos and 3 videos for the month. It was my girl´s birthday and that event got a lot of camera attention. :D Here are my favourites from each day. Click on the mosaic to see it bigger.

I followed 09/31 of the #photoprompts for June plus 7 Plan B takes:  Find August´s prompts here in this note on my Facebook page (note available only during August 2014)!

For daily reminders of the #photoprompts Like my Facebook Page here or Follow me on Twitter here.

News of the month:
My girl´s 15th birthday party

"On line" goals:
In July my Paula - Buenos Aires Facebook page grew by 78 followers. I´m hoping for the 900 followers milestone next. Suddenly the "crazy" goal for 2014 of 1000 looks doable. My Twitter account for which I didn´t set goals is growing too. 268 persons are following @PBAtweets.

Btw: everyday at 6pm my time I post a #photoprompt for the next day. Takes off the pressure of thinking what to photograph for your 365 projects, gives you a conversation starter and once you start looking for things you actually SEE more.

Plus I wrote 4 Wednesdays posts and had 1 guest blogger:
+ My June´s numbers.
+ How to plan a party using Pinterest
+ Something I found on Pinterest that I actually made
+ A step by step tutorial on using jars for souvenirs
+ First steps on setting up Pinterest by China Rodriguez 


Remember I got invited to be part of the board of the International Bloggers Association? Well I was promoted to VP of our G+ community which you can join here AND I´m also in charge of the G+  sharing network. It is brand new, come and make your voice heard.

I was invited to cohost linky parties:
+ 4 #ilocesocialsaturday
+ 4 Ultimate Facebook parties
That many linky parties I´ve been doing had been overwhelming for my Happysnappy blog so I moved them to their own site: Nice to meet you


My "hobbies" goals for this year include:
60 layouts (0 so far), 12 fiction books ( 0 in June, 5 total), 6 non fiction ( 0 for June, 3 in total ) and 6 rereadings (1 ! Finally!!!).

My "go out" goals for 2014:
From the 6 new places to eat: this month, that is 2 total  ,  0 craft fairs in June ( 6 total),1 animé exhibitions ( 3 out of total Yay! ) and  from the 3 new Museums the count is still at 1 art exhibit in Jan. and now 1 revisit.
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Rowing club in Tigre


Navy museum

Do you keep track of your goals on a regular basis?



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31 comments:

bxcrochet said...

Sounds like you had a great month. You are going to hit them 900 likes in no time!

Michelle F.

Annemarie Leblanc said...

Looks like the entire month was filled with great memories!

misteejay said...

Gosh you've been busy.
Wonderful photos as usual Paula and a very interesting collection of numbers.

Toni xx

Gabby OBrien said...

What a busy and fun month you had! Keep those numbers going!

Tara Woodruff said...

This is Such a Fun Post!!

Paula Parker said...

No, I don't make a list of goals. This is a good idea though. Thanks for the inspiration!

joangogreenlivegreen said...

Awesome post! This is a great idea! Much luck :)

Lisa said...

Your Doing AWESOME You'lle Be A 1000 Likes Before You Know It!!

Maria Long said...

I wish I would lay out more goals for my blog and social sites. Congrats to you.

FamiGami said...

I like the numbers idea. Makes me want to do something creative!

Jenna MOMenvy said...

Those are some great goals! And some great numbers for JULY!

Liz Mays said...

You've really exploded over the last month. Congrats on all the goals!

Aisha Kristine Chong said...

Congrats to all those! Its actually awesome you kept track of all of them!

Sharon Ruggieri said...

Dang! That's a lot and good for you. No, I don't personally keep track of my goals like that. My biggest goal right now is to not have any more toothbrushes fall in the toilet ;)

Rena McDaniel said...

Sounds like you are a very busy woman! It is hectic maintaining your own blog (s) plus social media

Rachael Yerkes said...

Being a blogger is hard work. But it looks like you had a good month and great goals. Keep it up. Nice photos too.

Nicole Williams said...

You had an awesome month! This post prompted me to think about my month in nunbers.

Christie C said...

Looks like a great month for you! I'm constantly taking pics as well

Ann B said...

I am not a big goal setter but I would love to try it for a bit. I think it would really motivate me to have something in writing to work towards.

mail4rosey said...

I just checked to make sure I'm one of those followers on Facebook. I am. :)

Patricia Woolverton said...

Looks like you are doing fantastic. Keep up the good work.

Paula - Buenos Aires said...

Thanks for the cheering Michelle! :D
It was Annemarie. :)
It didn´t feel that busy at the time Toni.
I will Gabby! Thanks.
Thanks Tara. :)
I´m a list maker Paula. ;)
Thanks joanne.
Thanks Lisa! Hoping to get there.
"Just do it" Maria. ;)
The counting is fun Jonathan. And the getting track. And the doing things to keep track of! ;)
Thanks Jenna.
A bit all over the place, wasn´t I Liz? :)
Thanks Aisha. My brain works that way. :D
That is one important goal Sharon! :D
And I´m planning on expanding my services as well Rena. It´s going to be interesting.
You get me Rachel. :)
Great to know that Nicole!
I´m loving the digital era CHristie.
The accountability factor counts Ann.
Yay! Thank you Rosie. :)

Margarita Ibbott said...

I love the idea of keeping a tally in numbers. Are you a professional organizer or do you just like organizing? I'm asking because I AM a professional organizer and blogger. I'm keeping an eye on your blog. :)

MaryJane Tauyan said...

love the photos! i am aiming for 2k followers too on my Twitter fb and IG haha goodluck to us!

Kath Rivera said...

What a very productive month. My mom's kinda lame and I hope this month will be fruitful.

Angele @Shoeboxbegone said...

I love your diagram with the days you took pictures! I keep track of goals, just not as detailed as you :) great post!

Anonymous said...

Slow and steady wins the race. Building a following online is hard and takes lots of time.

Enjoyed our take on goal setting.

Paula - Buenos Aires said...

Margarita, I was born this way. :D I was the kid who´d spend hours organizing buttons by shape, colour and size. All my dolls had name and surname and I still have a list of them I wrote for "the class".

I´ll be cheering for you MaryJane!

Go for it Kath.

I love lists Angele. :) And I´m the visual type. It´s easier to know how I did with schemes.

Miguel Cruz Cairo said...

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words... definitely a great way to make memories.

Eliz Frank said...

You had a terrific month and I'm impressed by your record keeping. Terrific memories too.
Elizabeth

Julie Kirk said...

I've never set out such clear cut goals as you do Paula - it's really quite something! I keep wondering if [like me] you've moved away from using regular scrapbooking as your 'go to' method of life documenting. But with your daily photos you're certainly still memory-keeping though!

Your post is pinned to the Month in Numbers board - for the 28th time!!! - with those from all the other numerical list-makers now: http://pinterest.com/notesonpaper/my-month-in-numbers/

Here's to a happy-August!

Julie :-)

p.s: Doesn't your daughter look like you?! :-D

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