I’m excited because it’s a new year and I have a new book (Release Me, in case you’ve missed the 8 billion times that I’ve mentioned it!) and what better way to start off the new year than a brand new contest and a fun blog hop?
Join the hop and enter via the Rafflecopter below (you need to leave a comment)! Be sure to visit all the stops! It’s a great way to ease into the new year.
I plan on to manage my time better. 😀
Great goal! I’m going to be doing a series of time management posts on the blog this year. After a decade of juggling either a law practice and writing or homeschooling and writing, plus an average of 4 books/year, I feel like I know it from the organized side and the pitfall side!
I hope to get into the college of my choice *fingers crossed*
Mimi, fingers crossed for you!
I want to be more organized.
me too, Sue
Plan on reading…then maybe getting some housework done, maybe… Happy New Year to you!
To better manage my time.
I want to spend more time with my friends 🙂
hoping to get a bit more organized this year
I really want to get my TBR pile down to a more manageable level before I even contemplate adding any new books or authors. sdylion(at)gmail(dot)com
To eat more healthy 🙂
I plan on staying smoke free, since I have to be on oxygen. Then I plan on finishing all the projects that I started.
Pay down debt and get organized.
Thanks for the awesome giveaway! I’m hoping to be able to take more “me” time and catch up on the TBR mountain range I currently have 🙂
I want to read from a crate I have of UF paperback series. There are ton I have been collecting so I could read them in one swing.
I plan on eating better! I have been exercising regularly for over a year, which is exciting, but need to get the right fuel in.
Hi and Happy 2013! 🙂 Certainly hoping this is the year we move away from this neighborhood! But more immediately, get to all the books I need to read and review for my blog by the end of the month… 🙂
I want to accomplish a complete blog re-design and incorporate music & movie reviews.
Happy New Year!
to get a new job
I’d like to get better organized.
• I’m going to strengthen my business and also gain a corporate job in the industry to further my experience and knowledge and piggy bank.
• I’m going to remember myself in the happiness equation because I have to be happy to make those around me happy
• I’m going to let go of what doesn’t make me grow, be strong, happy or lose weight, and find stuff that does! Lol
• I am finishing my book and getting it published!
• I will be adding to this list as I accomplish my goals and need more!
I hope to accomplish the feat of publishing my first book! So exciting 😀
I want to read, reread the books I’ve had on my shelves for too long.
I just want to get to read more. I’ve been a student for the last three years and I’m looking forward to catching up on all the great books I’ve missed.
I plan to move and make this year more about me and my needs.
Read, Lose Weight, Get Organized….spend more quality time with my kids!
I will get back to my hour a day exercise program and eat healthier. I’ve had a hard time getting back into my normal routine following the birth of my baby 3 months ago.
Happy New Years,
Happy New Year! Thanks for the giveaway. 🙂
I also plan to read more and to finish getting my sewing room organized so I can clear a spot to set up a card table that I can work a 1,000 piece jig-saw on! If I win the giveaway that will help me to achieve my goal of reading more since I could pick up some more kindle books to read! 🙂
I am looking forward to reading more — especially now that I have a Nook and an IPad.
I plan on exercising more.
To spend more time sewing and finish more projects.
I want to get rid of my unncessary junk in my house! Get everything in order and organized.
I plan to buy another bookcase so I can get the stack of books off my desk.
I know I’m graduating college this spring so that’s one thing to look for and I need to find a job too. But most of all I”ll want more books to read and more time for it, but also time for writing.
To start back doing Pilates everyday for strengthening and stretching.
going to the gym more
to exercise more
I plan on having more fun, getting a handle on anxiety (bluck!) and getting more organized.
Thanks for the giveaway 🙂
I want to buy a new house!
Happy New Year and congrats on your release 🙂
I’d love to win such a great prize!
u2beegees (at) yahoo.ca
This year I want to be more organized, in life, at work. Started doing that on my blog 🙂
Try to get better relationship with my estranged sister.
Happy New Year.
I will try to exercise and sleep more. Happy New Year! 😀
To be way more organized both on the home front and the digitial network. lol I definitely need more of both.
I hope to meet last year’s goal of actually reading 35 books this year.
I’m going to be an auntie for the first time in May, so I plan on being the best auntie ever to my new niece!
I start a new job tomorrow!
I am going to find a job!
After several years I plan to REALLY get the leak that runs in down my family room wall fixed. There must be a solution and I aim to find it :)!
Happy New Year!
I hope to finally get organized. Thanks so much!
I hope to get more massages
Happy New Year!
I am excited that you have more books coming out in the Demon Hunting Soccer Mom!
me too! I’ll get it out as soon as I can!
Trying to get rid of a bunch of junk in our basement. And also try to organize my coupons so I get more use out of them. Thanks!
I plan to get more sleep. Thanks for the giveaway.
Happy New Year, my one and only goal this year is to quit smoking. And to help me do that i will be reading a whole lot more.
Wishing everyone a Safe and Happy New Year
I know it’s cliche, but I’m going to try to lose some weight this year.
Survive my junior year of college!
I’m working on my Plan B so when my teen graduates in 3 years, I’m not lost and wandering around!
I want to get my desks more organized.
Happy New Year.
I plan on doing lots of reading in 2013 (:
It’s reading more for me too. I want to spend less time on the computer 🙂
I will spend more time enjoying the important things in life – friends & family. Life is too short to miss out on any opportunity to spend time with the important people in your life.
Continue to work on getting healthier, eating better, exercising more.
I want to lose weight.
I hope to get healthy this year and that in turn will boost my self-confidence.
I hope to quit smoking and complete my reading challenges I signed up for.
take a weeks vacation
I’m hoping to finish all the little projects that I started last year and never finished lol Thanks for the giveaway! Happy New Year!
I am going to try to tell people how much I appreciate them more often.
I want to make a dent in my TBR pile. It now encompasses two book cases. The problem is my favorite authors keep writing more and more great books and I can’t keep up!
I’d like to learn to take life in stride!
I want to lose weight, read more and make more money this year.
I want to do a few things on my leap list. Starting with Powell’s bookstore and then heading right over to voodoo doughnuts.
I really wanted to read more books this year. Maybe finish half of my TBR list. So many books to read, so little time.
I plan on trying to lose weight, stop smoking and spend a little more time on me. 😀
I hope to have more definite plans on taking copy editing classes. I’m hoping to go into a publishing house as a copy editor. *Fingers crossed*
congrats on the release and early success of Release Me. I am looking forward to reading it.
I plan to self-publish at least one book this year.
I want to get a job I love and build up some muscle.
I am hoping to survive the summer. I have a son graduating from High School, two daughters graduating from college, and one getting married at the end of June. I get dizzy just thinking about it. Congratulations on the new book it looks great.
I am hoping I can finally get my TBR pile down and read all those books I had to put off last year this year.
At least, that is my goal but with all the great releases out this year, who knows if that will happen! 🙂
I hope to save up enough for a mattress set.
I am hoping to lose at least 20lbs… Thanks
I plan on getting organized. I have been overrun by boxes of things that need to be put away or gotten rid of. If I can at least make a dent in the mess, I will be happy, but I would really like to get my house back. We have been renovating an 1898 victorian farmhouse and playing musical rooms in the process. Real easy to let things get away from you.
I want to teach my son how to read.
I hope to get fitter in the New Year *fingers crossed* lol
Happy New Year and thanks for the giveaway!
To become more fit and exercise more! Thanks for the giveaway! 🙂
I’m going to work on sticking to my goals better, not just letting them slide by. I let myself off the hook too often about things I want AND need to get done.
Happy 2013, all!
I want to get my Diabetes under better control.
I plan to eat healthier and exercise more. This is my year to get healthy!
Getting a new job and eating way, way healthier!
Nothing really I can think of, but I want to read more books!
I hope to learn how to eat right
Happy New Year Julie & Best Wishes for 2013! I hope to be 100% vegan by end of 2013 🙂 I’m currently 40% there!
I’m planning on catching up on my TBR list!
I’m hoping to run a 5K by the end of this year. I’ve never run one before, but I did manage to walk in a few this past year. It’s part of my “staying healthy enough to keep up with the kids” goal!
i hope to reach my reading goal this year
I plan on scoring tickets and having a blast at comic con 🙂 Really hoping to go for the first time!
Thanks for the chance and I hope you have a great new year!
Improve my grammar
I plan to reduce my TBR pile.
I’d like to pass both my AP tests & graduate college 🙂
I’d like to do more book reviews. 🙂
I plan on getting back into the habit of using my exercise bike at least every other morning. I bought it late summer, but stopped using it when I depressed over Grandma’s passing @ end of Sept. I can really feel the difference after a couple of months (& the holiday eating, lol).
Unfortunately, I’m now at that age where I HAVE to keep up the exercise if I want to stay in any kind of shape. Well, round is a shape, but not the one I want…
I have no plans. :s
Win/Earn some giftcards so I can buy a Kindle and start reading more.
I’d love to lose weight this year. We shall see.
I hope to purge and reorg the house so I finally know where everything is 🙂
I have no real plans just yet but I guess you could say I plan to have some sort of plan by the end of this month!
Make more time for me and live in the moment not worry or stress about what is to come & trust.
I plan on making sure I obey my Drs orders after my back surgery so when I have my knee replacement I can start doing some easy exercising, watching my diet better so my diabetics is better controlled, learning as much about M.S. as I can and not give in to it. I want to get better first for myself then for my family. My daughter is 16 n needs her mommy around for a long time. Biggest thing is No Stress! Can’t have it.
I’d like to read more books this year.
I plan on taking a little more time for myself.
Be more productive, read more books, and clean out the clutter in my house 🙂
i want to start taking care of me
I plan on lose weight and keep it off
I hope to finally get my driver’s license. I’ve been struggling with this since I was 16 and it’s getting really irritating.
To stop worrying so much!
I am going to get more organized and eat healthier. Thank you for the giveaway!
More reading and more blogging!!! :O)
i want to save some money for a house
I need to lose some weight for my health
My resolution is to stop stressing so much over the things they I can’t control.
Thanks for the giveaway! I plan on reading a lot this year!
I hope to make the Dean’s List this year. Thanks for the giveaway.
i am moving to a new house in the summer
My husband and I have been trying to have a baby for a few years, and I am believing with all of my heart that this year is our year. We will have a bun in the oven soon. That is my biggest prayer!
I hope to finish my degree this year!
Obtain my GED and apply to college, and to read as many books as humanly possible! 🙂
Pay down bills!
I want to save more money!
To get my college degree. Thank you for the giveaway! Happy new year 🙂
I plan on losing weight! LOL
I’m finally going to get my bachelor’s degree 20 years after I started!
Enjoy our retirement enjoy reading books & working on being a working artist!
I have a short-term goal to finish editing my current novel.
I’m looking forward to going back to school this year. 🙂
Get a job I love!
I hope to begin studying medicine 🙂
a sustainably clean house & balanced eating/exercise regimen! fo sho! 🙂 thanks for the giveaway!!
I want to workout more and keep better records of all the books that I read. Happy New Year and thanks for the giveaway!
Happy, Happy New Year
Enjoy life, be grateful for all my blessings, read more books,
flip at ida dot net
spending more time with the family.
I hope to take part in and win NaNoWriMo Classic AND both Camp NaNos!
Graduate from college.
I hope that after a lot of hard work, the business my sister and I are starting takes off!
going to india
To read as many books as possible in the new year!
I want to lose 50 pounds– I know, I’m scared too! 🙂
I Hope to get my own place.
Try to lose some weight and read more contemporary novels.
I’m trying to find a new job!
To exercise more and eat healthier. Thanks for the giveaway!
jerzeepnay AT hotmail DOT com
I hope to push myself and try more things out of my comfort zone this year 🙂
One thing well there’s a couple of things i want to do this year but the main two is to go back to school and save enough money to travel across sea. 🙂
I want to fulfill my dream and get a job as a teacher.
to get a job.
I’m moving in a few months and starting a new chapter in my life! I cannot wait!
Thank you for being a part of this fun and awesome blog hop!!
Wishing you a Happy New Year!
Get a job! Whew.
I don’t really have any plans other than to improve my house..
I hope to get more of my writing accepted into magazines this year.
Pay down my bills would be helpful.
I’d like to be more patient.
What I want to accomplish in 2013…. EXERCISE and LOSE WEIGHT!! I *must* get a treadmill so I can READ while I walk… 🙂
To read as many books on my TBR list as I can!
Thanks for the chance to win!
I plan & hope to make a dent in my TBR pile because it is taking over and I’ve got so many great books to read! Thanks for this amazing giveaway – I would love to win!
I’m hoping to get a job
to be healthier
I hope to pass my state vet tech exams!
To read even more books than last year (it was 160) 😀
I hope to save enough money to take my kids on a family vacation this summer
I am going to get back to walking 20 miles a week. Also, at school, I intend to make sure I’m keeping up with grading.
I’m going to try to eat better, exercise more, read more & finish school! <3
To find a job
Passing my exam and learning how to drive!
Getting a 4.0
I plan to lose some weight so I don’t have to squeeze into my jeans!
I want to pass my driver exam
I plan to start College
My resolutions are: to read as much as I did in 2012 and to be bolder.
Happy New Year and thanks for the giveaway!
I want to lose weight!
Hope to eat healthier and exercise at least 2x a week
To finish my internship and get a new job!!
Have an amazing holiday!
I plan to go to lots of concerts! Thanks for the great giveaway!
Exercise more 😀
I hope to lose some weight and I’m going to try and eat healthier this year.
I hope to get more organized and read more! Thanks!
Volunteer more at the Denver Botanic Gardens.
Thanks for the contest.
My husband and I are going to try and buy a house!
I’d like to accomplish losing 60lbs this year
to lose weight and keep it off
i plan to read more
I hope to read more and stress less!
My plan is to finally get my diploma and make a decision on whether or not to continue my college education. Also, work on managing my anxiety issues.
Thanks for a great giveaway!
hope to find the time to read more!
I plan to graduate from my university in June. 🙂
Be a better parent
My goal is to meet my reading goal this year (Didn’t do so well last year)
To stop being so lazy!
I want to lose weight and eat healthier, thanks!
I am taking an Alaskan cruise in June
My goal is to swim 3 times a week.
Thanks for the contest.
a family vacation!
I hope to eat healthier.
Thanks for the chance!
I hop to read almost all of the books i own!
I hope to fully recover from back surgery stronger and healthier than ever!
jenhedger at hotmail dot com
I need to get rid of some of the books on my shelf this year.
I want to read more- at least 3 books a week.
Aside from read a good assortment of books this next year, I’d also like to concentrate on organizing my house better. (Thanks!)
To have a baby!
I just had knee replacement surgery. I know, ouch. I plan to get my range of motion back and get back to walking a mile at a time.(not too soon)
lkish77123 at gmail dot com
Hopefully my husband will get a job and we can move.
Spend more time with family, bigger vegetable garden, finish more quilts, do more hiking!
Thank you for your generous participation in this fun hop. I plan to Laugh this year, read some really good books, and then Laugh some more and hope to meet my days with a smile – lofty goals I know but hey everything looks better when you laugh 🙂
I plan on getting married!
I plan on to eat healthier.
I have resolved to lose 50 pounds!
I am looking forward to my son’s graduation and getting into the college of his choice this year. MIT here he comes 🙂
I plan to lose 20 lbs this year
get my house more organized
vmkids3 at msn dot com
i want to get fit and toned!
Diet and exercise.
I plan to read more of the books I already have on hand
I will find a great new job!
I do have one goal but it is currently a secret.
I want to lose weight!
I hope to finish at least ONE of the stories I’ve started writing and get it published 🙂
Thanks for the great giveaway!! Happy New Year!!
This is the year that I finally lose the pounds !!
To loose weight and get into better shape.
I want to get some of our bills paid off. thank you!
I hope to declutter my home.
i plan on being debt free
I hope to clear some clutter and get better organized.
My goal for 2013 is to have a yard sale to clean all the unwanted stuff out of our house.
To do more book reviews!
I’m hoping to pay off most of our “bad” debt.
I’m planning on a great summer vacation.
I would like to exercise more and eat healthier this year.
i plan to lose the last 15 pounds this year and stay at my goal weight for life
Eat healthier and lose weight
I plan on getting my house better organized.
I am hoping to get rid of all the clutter.
TO LOSE SOME WEIGHT
I plan to eat healthier & exercise!
jofo120 at yahoo dot com
To become anxiety-free.
To spend more time with my kids.
I want to continue my weight loss journey.
I hope to gain more patience.
I want to get my blood sugar under control.
Go to the gym 3 times per week
For the first time, I have purchased some oranizer diaries and plan to use them – thanks
i’d like to add yoga to my workouts – thank you!
I’m hoping for a less stressful year.
We’ve already accomplished our goal…we just bought a house!
I plan on cleaning out my closets and getting more organized
I’m looking forward into getting back into a regular exercise routine!
I am planning a trip to Disney later this year
I want to take a vacation.
I plan to put in a new garden.
I hope to eat healthier in 2013.
Taking a vacation!
chrissylea1979 (at)gmail(dot) com
I plan on reaching my goal weight.
start anew biz
I plan to make healthier meals for my family in 2013.
I am hoping to get rid of all the clutter, starting with the closests
I’d like to get in better shape!
eat healthier to lose weight
Be more diligent in my blogging
I plan to get more involved in my community and devote more time to volunteering in 2013!
Moving to a new state and hopefully I will have better luck finding a job there.
Read more books!
To be more organized!
I’d like to find full time employment.
I hope to win the lottery this year, I have hoped to win every year but I have a good feeling about 2013
I would like to clean some stacks of books out of corners (but I have to read them first) and lose a few pounds somewhere – anywhere!
to actually save money instead of just talking about it!
Well, last year my goal was to quit smoking, I’m now smoke free for 1 year and seven days. This year, my goal is to loose the weight that I gained whilst quitting smoking lol.
I have started a Direct Sales job part time and would love for it to be successful.
To lose 50 lbs.
I plan on eating healthier and preparing healthier meals for my family.
Going back to school 🙂
Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
I hope to take a vacation
I plan on walking the dog more
I definately plan on reading more!
I hope to accomplish running 2 miles in one day this year. That would be awesome!
I need too gain some of the weight I lost from last year from being so sick! I would love to read more books this year!
Happy New Year!
I will become a mom!
I hope to be able to lose at least 30 pounds
I resolve to live a happier and healthier life!
To eat healthier foods:)
Thanks for the giveaway…our resolution is to use public transit or bicycle to get to work at lest 3 days each week, instead of driving.
Plan on saving money this year!
I hope to get pregnant in 2013 🙂
I hope to fit back into my cute clothes.
My husband and I have vowed this is our year of DOING. We are big time planners and list makers, it’s the follow through we always have problems with. All those little projects that you mean to do but put off. Not this year! We have already tackled one full page of “to do” so far this year!
I hope to pass my chem classes!
read 300 books
I plan on living back in the states rather than overseas!
I hope to have a baby in 2013!
Finish my Master’s degree!
read more books!
I plan on losing at least 25 lbs. this year.