Tuesday 1 January 2013

New Years Resolutions | Hello 2013

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Hello Lovelies,

I hope you all had an amazing Christmas and a fab New Year! After relaxing and eating my own body weight in food, I certainly did :).
I have decided to jump on board the resolution posts and share with you my own aims and goals for 2013. Last year was both an amazing and tough year mainly due to my Masters and the pressures of a super long dissertation! I was so proud of myself for even finishing that huuuge piece of work as I felt like giving up with it so many times, but here I am now with it all completed and excited to see what 2013 has in store for me.

When it comes to 'New Years Resolutions', I'm not really a big believer in 'New year, new me'... being the person you want to be, or goals you want to achieve take patience, hard work, persistence and time. I think by starting off with small aims and goals is the key to achieving them, not just rhyming off all these things that apparently are going to make you this 'new' person and ultimately overwhelming yourself with all these big life changing things. Anyway, enough of my preaching, here are my resolutions for 2013.

1. Blogging - I have had so many OOTD's and new products I have loved and not been able to share due to my university course and full time job taking over. Now that I only have to focus on my job, I am very excited to be able to give so much more time to my little blog and be able to share with you what I am loving at the moment. I am going to aim to do at least 2 posts a week to begin with to get back into the swing of things.

2. Go somewhere HOT - Last year left me no time for a holiday so this year I am 100% going away to some where hot where I can embrace the tan, relax, chill on the beach and sip on mojitos all day. I feel that I deserve it and I love being in the sun on holiday more than anything!

3. Go to New York - Going to New York is something I have wanted to do since I was little. I don't know why but I just know I would absolutely love it, maybe its all the shopping and bright lights 8) I love America and this is somewhere I have wanted to visit for a long time, so why not :)

4. Save money - I have a savings account so I definitely need to use it. I'm not some high flying earner (yet ;) ) so this is hard but when I think about all the things I want to do I definitely need some money there to help me out!

5. Pass my driving test - I have passed my theory test so I really need to get back into driving again as I was so close to taking my test before! dayuum. I'm so sick of being a bus w*nker!

6. Stay Healthy - I successfully ended my gym contract last year 8) so I should probably join back up again. However, I find the gym really boring so I am going to look into classes as I find these much more beneficial for me personally. I am not going to say I am going to eat healthy all year round, because I am definitely not and I don't intend to. I think eating healthy Monday to Friday means indulging a little at the weekend is okay and making sure I have my five a day will do the job.

7. Ebay - I'm so bad for throwing away clothes. Now that I have an iphone, taking photos with the  Ebay app and uploading all the things I don't need/use anymore could never be easier.

8. Exfoliate - I am so bad for not exfoliating once a week. It's so strange as I always take my make-up off before bed and I do have a skin routine every day. However, exfoliation does not come in to it. Don't get me wrong, I know how good it is when I do do it and being a 'tanorexic' I'm surprised my tan goes on as well as it does, so this is definitely something I need to keep on top of!

9. Drink more - I'm pretty good with drinks as I rarely drink fizzy pop but I don't think I drink enough in general. There are times when I will be in work with one bottle of water that will last me all day. Definitely NOT enough! I am going to make sure I have at least 2-3 bottles of water in work every day from now on.

10. Experiment with cooking - I am useless for being adventurous with my cooking skills.Whether it be lack of time or just being too lazy I need to start making me and my roomie Jessy some more exciting meals. We have a few fave dishes but realistically we can't eat what we call 'sausage surprise' every day of our lives, haha. In all fairness, Jess comes up with lots of yummy dishes from scratch, whereas I stick to what I know. It's time to get my Nigella on !

What are your resolutions?

Hope you all are having a lovely New Years Day !



  1. i love your New York resolution! i would love to go to new york one day it looks
    ile such a wonderful place :) xx

    1. Ahh I know it looks amazing doesn't it ! xoxo

  2. I'm so bad at drinking too! (Although don't seem to have a problem with getting alcohol down me!) I just don't get thirsty so I tend to forget :/

    Happy New Year!



    1. Haha I am exactly the same! I need to start forcing it down! xoxo

  3. I would definitely recommend going to New York, my lovely boyfriend took me in November and it was amazing!I have a few pictures on my blog if you fancy taking a little peek (:


    1. Oooh definitely! I will have a look now :) xoxo


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