Aloha Friday – Week 14

December 28, 2007 by  
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Welcome to this week’s edition of Aloha Friday.

Today’s question is:

What’s one thing you’d like to improve on in 2008?

For me, it would probably be my organizational skills. I’ve always prided myself for staying on top of things but 2007 found me lacking. With all of Girlie Girl’s extra curricular activities, household responsibilities, being away for days at a time due to layovers, and blogging deadlines, I’ve been a little overwhelmed. I need to figure out a system to keep track of everything. That is my goal for 2008.

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About the Author: Kailani:
Owner of An Island Life. A flight attendant and mother to 3 beautiful girls. . . living a blessed life in Hawaii.
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31 Responses to “Aloha Friday – Week 14”
  1. 1

    I am hoping to try to eat (and live) healthier this next year, so I think that one important thing that I’d like to improve on is my family’s diet. We need to eat a lot healthier than we do and hopefully I can find some ways to make that happen. :)

    Deb – Mom of 3 Girls’s last blog post..On the road again…

  2. 2

    I wish to have the courage to do the things I’ve always wanted. Not to be afraid to try new things and go out of the norm. To stand on what I believe in.

    Rach (Heart of Rachel)’s last blog post..Aloha Friday #12

  3. 3
    Laura says:

    Well that is a terrific goal! Feel free to come on by and visit. I’m sure some of my “freakish” organizing tendencies will rub off on you…he he.

    Laura’s last blog post..Menu Plan Monday ~ Merry Christmas!

  4. 4
    JHS says:

    It’s a toss up between 2 things:

    1. My health and fitness. I’ve lost 75 pounds . . . still losing and am determined to hit my ideal weight by the end of 2008.

    2. My proficiency on the flute. I intend to intensify my study next year, as our band director is talking about a return performance at Carnegie Hall. Woohoo! To play there once was a dream come true. Twice is more than I could ever have hoped for. I also want to go to Switzerland to study for a week with Sir James Galway in his Master Class that he offers every summer.

    Happy New Year!

    JHS’s last blog post..Aloha Friday Holiday Edition

  5. 5
    Michelle O. says:

    I want to be more positive and count my blessings more.

    Michelle O.’s last blog post..Aloha Friday #2

  6. 6

    my health! i need to eat healthier and exercise!

    Charlotte (Charmed Life)’s last blog post..Highlights of 2007

  7. 7

    My wife, Janette, and I are going the organizational route, too. We’re trying to figure a way to coordinate our “have-tos”, “want-tos”, and “should-dos” into some kind of repeating schedule next year. If it’s on the schedule, we can work together to make it happen, make room for the other to complete tasks, etc..

    Hopefully, both you and we will both find a good system!

  8. 8
    Baby Advice says:

    I need to work on being more forgiving, it is really hard for me to put the past in the past

    Baby Advice’s last blog post..Safety Tip For The Kitchen

  9. 9
    Dana says:

    I think my goal will probably be to hone my photography skills…by taking some classes on how to really use my (our – hee hee) new camera. There is much to learn, as I’m sure you know!!!

    I hate to make actual New Year’s Resolutions because it is like setting yourself up for failure. So, I make “plans” and then try to keep them. :)

    Have a happy New Year Kailani!

    Dana’s last blog post..Not much of nuthin!

  10. 10

    I don’t know how you do it now, Kailani! I can’t imagine having your schedule.

    Me? Technology, technology, technology (wow, that was annoying to type three times, lol). I have a lot of techie things I want to learn this year and hopefully master by the end of 2008.

    I also want to take a Flash class with my husband. I think that would be a blast!

    Write From Karen’s last blog post..Deadline: January 3rd

  11. 11
    Summer says:

    I definitely need to get fit!

    Summer’s last blog post..Party Go-er or Party Pooper?

  12. 12
    Cathi says:

    I truly want to become totally organized without anything in the house that isn’t needed so that I know where absolutely everything is without a second thought.
    How’s that?? :)

    Cathi’s last blog post..Wordless Wednesday

  13. 13
    Carey says:

    My eating habits, and exercise. I want to start feeling better about myself. When I am feeling sad, i tend to just want to eat, and i need to curb it.

    Carey’s last blog post..Merry Christmas!

  14. 14
    Grace says:

    My health – I aim to lose more weight until my brother’s wedding. He told me he will decide on the size of the dress I’ll be wearing. Gasp!!

    Grace’s last blog post..three days to go and it?s 2008

  15. 15
    Renee says:

    math skills for me & DD. We’ve both been slackin in the math lessons dept, so I’m hoping that with the new books I’ve bought that we’ll both get caught up.

    Renee’s last blog post..Not much of anything to report

  16. 16
    Swati says:

    I really liked your blog Kailani…Nice work!
    Well, I wish to plan and organise things better and more efficiently in 2008 :)
    Happy new year to u.

    Swati’s last blog post..Birthday cake

  17. 17
    Susan S. says:

    Oh I think I have tons of areas where I could improve in 2008 LOL!
    But the main one would have to be like you….my organizational skills. If I could learn to be more organized I know I could be more productive.
    Also, I need to work on goals. Writing them down and sticking to them! I really slack in the area of writing things down. I get so many great ideas in my head then never write them down, thus they never amount to much. So I think this also ties into being more organized!

    Great topic and maybe this will be my push to a better and more productive 2008!

    Best wishes,

  18. 18
    Fresh Girl says:

    I want to finally lose the rest of my weight to reach my goal. Unfortunately, that goal’s a little further away after all the eating over the last couple of weeks. :-/

    Fresh Girl’s last blog post..Friday’s Feast #173

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    Angie says:

    I’m going to try to savor every moment. Thanks for taking the time to judge the write-away contest hosted on Scribbit’s blog!

    Angie’s last blog post..Greatest Accomplishment?

  20. 20
    Sher :) says:

    I’d like to grow and improve my business. :)

    Sher :) ’s last blog post..Winner of our December Contest!!!!!!!

  21. 21
    Christine says:

    For me it would definetly try to be more organized, and procrastinate less.

    Also as a family eat healthier, I know we probably eat healthier because of Josh, but there is always room for improvement.

    Christine’s last blog post..Aloha Friday

  22. 22
    Arizona says:

    My computer skills! I am learning HTML and want to also learn to use InDesign, Photoshop and a few others.

    Arizona’s last blog post..Big Teacher In a Little Package

  23. 23
    tracey says:

    That’s an easy one: my eating habits. Gotta get them under control.

    tracey’s last blog post..Our first video attempt!

  24. 24
    Rosie says:

    Definately my time management skills so I am more productive and spend less time procrastinating and then complaining there are not enough hours in the day to get everything done!

  25. 25

    I need to de-clutter my house – desperately!

    Desert Songbird’s last blog post..Lucky Me – Part Deux

  26. 26
    Courtney says:

    I want to improve my cooking skills. I have recently discovered that I enjoy cooking and would like to learn how to make healthy meals for my family.

    Courtney’s last blog post..Aloha Friday

  27. 27
    Vader's Mom says:

    I really do want to eat better. I’m drawn to all those yummy fried foods and I need to do better about saying “no” to them!

  28. 28
    Arizona says:

    I also want to improve my butt. I’d like it to look like the butt on the woman in your header. Ok, she’s not real, but so what? I want her butt anyway!

    Arizona’s last blog post..Aloha, From Snowy Chicago!

  29. 29
    Kila says:

    Hey, where’s the Aloha Friday music?!

    What I most want to improve on in the next year are our finances and my fitness/weight.

    Kila’s last blog post..Thursday…

  30. 30
    Deana says:

    I would like to save money! Actually have a savings and NEVER touch it for “emergencies”


    Deana’s last blog post..Hi Ho ! Hi Ho!

  31. 31

    For me, it’s organization and cutting down on processed foods in our life.

    God bless everyone and may He help you with your goals!


    Laura of Harvest Lane’s last blog post..From my Recipe Box? Sausage & Mushroom Breakfast Casserole

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