Saturday, December 31, 2011

Not quite resolutions

I've gone back and forth over the years on setting New Year's resolutions - from having a super long list that I've actually looked at later to track progress... to being too cool for them because 'no one sticks to them anyway.'  Turns out, I prefer to start the new year with a few goals.  Some serious and some silly, it makes me happy to just have a few things documented and try to hold myself accountable.  Here goes, my random list of goals and resolutions for 2012....

1) Run the half

Source: google.com via Vickie on Pinterest


2) Call Mom more

3) Be more organized



4) Practice yoga at least once per week

5) Stand up straight (hoping #4 will help with this one)

6) Go BLONDE(ish).  My stylist and I discussed this look, and I made my next appt for March to start the process :)



7) Shop Smarter

8) Be a better listener

9) Eat CLEAN food



10) Shop more flea markets and antique stores

11) Buy a dining room table

12) .... and chairs (currently liking these as one option)



13) Do more DIYs.  I'm excited about this because I already have a few planned.

14) Stress less

15) Buy my first pair of Louboutins. It's gotta happen.

Source: google.com via Andrea on Pinterest


Wishing everyone a healthiest and happiest 2012!!!

24 comments:

  1. I am SOOOOO with you on the Loubs! Yes you need to make that happen!

    And yay on the blonde! It's so much fun being blonde. I've thought about going darker but I end up sticking with light hair every time.

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  2. I LOVE your list! Love the organization, dining room table (ha--me too), stress less (YES), DIYs (starting tomorrow), and shop antique stores (so much fun). Happy New Year! xoxoxoxo

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  3. I like that list. I do believe they are very reachable goals. Good ones too. Good luck babe!


    Hollee
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    http://scissorsshoesandspoons.blogspot.com/

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  4. yes...i need a pair of loubs too!!! somehow i don't think that my husband will ever agree so i am going to file them on my "bucket list" instead of my 2012 list. i may be 80 years old by the time i get them, but at least i will own them golly gee damnit. pppppffffshhhh. love your list girl.

    p.s. my hubby thinks it is funny to poke me in my back so i stand up straight...but i make a point to hunch even more and tuck my bootay in even more just to drive him nuts. it's real cute...lol =)

    xoxo, jenn
    the stylish housewife

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  5. This is a great list - very similar to some of mine (which will remain unpublished because I'm too afraid of people holding me accountable)! I don't know if I'll ever own a pair of Loubs...maybe I can paint the soles of my black pumps red and people will think they are...hahaha!

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  6. Hope that all of your plans come to fruition.

    http://theleatherskirt.blogspot.com/

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  7. i love this list! i think i'll just copy & paste ;)
    i bought my first pair of Loubs a few years ago when my hubs and i were visiting friends in Charlotte. he left me alone all day while he was out playing golf. oopsie! of course, you could buy a pair back then for $495...not today my friend! so ridiculous, but what can you do as a shoe addict.
    i'm going to go start the year off right and take my giant dog asleep in my lap for a run!

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  8. Great list and I think your hair would look gorgeous blondish!

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  9. I think you read my mind and then put what was in there on this list! LOL! We share similar goals! I have wanted to do the 1/2 marathon for a couple of years now. Maybe this is the year! :) Great blog!
    www.glamandeggs.com

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  10. I love your list! I would never be brave enough to run even a quarter! You will never regret buying Louboutins, but you may not be able to stop your shoe shopping once you break that "threshold". Once I got started and made it okay in my mind to spend $500+ on shoes, it was all downhill from there. Manolos and Jimmy Choos look downright affordable next to Louboutins and it's not a huge leap from those to Balmain! Slippery slope indeed!

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  11. This is a great list...I love #15....and I totally need to work on listening better.
    Hope you have a great year ahead!

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  12. i need a pair of louboutins in my life as well :) and i'm totally excited that you are going blonde :) really enjoyed reading your blog and becoming friends with you over the past year and here is to an even better 2012!

    Happy New Year!
    xoxo,

    Fashion Fractions

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  13. All really nice and achievable goals! I hope 2012 brings you everything you wish for! Happy New Year!

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  14. Now you and E.O are going to be identical, I love it! Best Resolutions! :D Happy New Year Sarah (and Tim)

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  15. Love your goals! I want my first pair of Loub's, too.

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  16. I feel like I am already carrying over a few things from 2011, so I'm skipping the list for now. But, this is a great list and some of these items are def. on my would-be list. Keep us posted on the progress!

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  17. Happy New Year, honey!I wish you all the best in 2012!

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  18. Great resolutions! I can't wait to see you as a blonde, wearing your new Louboutin's ;-) Cheers to a fabulous 2012! x www.casualglamorous.com

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  19. Hi dear!!!
    This post is really beutiful...so interesting!!! :) :)

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  20. Wow!! You have a ton of goals! More power to you! I cannot keep that many! :)

    Jenna
    www.thelifeofthewife.blogspot.com

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  21. Love these resolutions! I am with you on the standing straight. I never noticed I slouched until I started looking at recent OOTD pictures and I'm hunched over in a lot of them. BOO! Here's to a great 2012! - Katy

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  22. Perfect resolutions, all so good. Definitely think some blonde would look great on you!

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  23. I can't wait to see how you look blonde! I think it's going to be fabulous. :)

    xoxo
    CK

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  24. Just found your blog. Any resolution involving Louboutins is a must-keep, in my opinion! Following your blog now - can't wait to see which ones you pick!

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