Welcome 2015!

Happy New Year everyone! Another year has come and gone, and so starts the blank┬áslate of 2015. Today also happens to be the 1st birthday of this blog! I honestly can’t believe I’ve been doing this for a year already. I hope you’re all ready for another exciting year, I know I am.

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Be sure to keep your eyes peeled. New posts are coming every Sunday this year!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Christmas is finally here! I just wanted to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. Be sure to have a wonderful day and eat lots of food! If you don’t happen to celebrate Christmas, then I hope you have a wonderful Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or other holiday celebration. Enjoy spending time with your families and friends, and make the most of this holiday season.

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Everyone!!!

*A big thanks to my sister who took the picture for this post.

2014 in Review

2014 has come to an end. I always find it fun to look back on the past year and relive the memories and life lessons learned. This past year definitely had its share of highs and lows, but all-in-all it was a good year. I really liked how I got to go travelling to a few places with my favourite people this year. Between going to New York for the first time and getting to go to Disneyland with my sister and husband, I couldn’t ask for better trips. I also enjoyed the time I got to spend in my hometown with my friends. Playing Mario Kart and watching movies can be the best thing in the world if you have the right people around.

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As for life lessons learned I have two that come to mind. The first is that bad things happen. That is life. The only thing you can do is pick yourself up and try to forge forwards. I’ve always struggled with this and let the really bad stuff knock me down for a while, but this year I tried to forge ahead and not let it take over my life. It can be hard, and it hurts a lot, but you can’t put your life on hold for a month or two while wallowing. It just doesn’t work.

The second lesson I learned is a bit less depressing. It’s don’t ask what-if. It can be really hard putting yourself out there. It leaves you vulnerable and you can get hurt, but let me tell you its worth it. I got tired of always wondering what would happen if I did things differently, so I decided to take matters into my own hands. I mean, what is ACTUALLY the worst thing that can happen if you say hi to someone you haven’t seen in a while or ask a person you used to be friends with if they want to hang out sometime and catch up? Though I sometimes still struggle with this, I can honestly tell you that going out and doing something is much more rewarding than sitting around asking what-if.

“Maybe it’s about stringing together all the little things… making those things count for more than the bad stuff” -Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

My Life In Boxes

This post has been 6 months in the making. It’s more of a sentimental musing for myself than an actual post that people can take something from, but if you’re interested in delving into my brain then forge ahead.

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For a while Geoffrey and I have been throwing back and forth the idea of moving. It doesn’t really hit you until you start packing your things up in boxes that you realize you’re actually moving. It’s no longer this concept that is thrown around ocassionally, but an actual event that is happening. It’s funny looking around and seeing all our things packed in boxes. Little pieces of our life organized to move into a new place.

It’s sometimes hard to move and close a chapter in your life. So many memories were made in this place, but it’s time for us to close this chapter of our life. There are many new things coming up for us on the horizon, and it is with great excitement that we leave our old place.