(collage I made with cutouts using ads/editorials from Teen Vogue, Nylon, Glamour, and Vogue.)
HAPPY NEW YEAR'S!
So many people seem to be cynical about New Year’s. They argue that making resolutions is rather silly because New Year’s is "just a holiday” and nothing really changes when the clock strikes twelve. While I get that, to me their cynicism defeats the point of New Year’s Eve—I mean other than an excuse to have a party. It’s not to say that in the New Year there’s a guarantee for change, but more so a time to reflect on the past and see what you can make a conscientious decision to do differently in the coming months. To be honest though, I’m not too about great actually keeping my resolutions. Last year’s resolution to exercise more (or to start, really) never really took place nor did my momentary mind-lapse when I thought, per chance, I could go a year without caffeine (let’s just say that was broken quickly). I think my 2011 goals are bit more realistic and probably more fun to try to attain:
1. To use my free time as an opportunity to read more novels of substance
2. Write more frequently
3. Do more watercolors
4. Channel my inner Martha Stewart by cooking and baking with all of those recipes I’ve had bookmarked from Smitten Kitchen and past issues of (now defunct) Gourmet magazine.
Okay so maybe New Year’s resolutions are a bit silly. But even so, it’s part of that holiday magic! So why not? 2011, can’t wait to see what you have in store.
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