Do my hair more.
I just realized that I feel better about myself when my hair is done, so why wouldn't I want to take that extra time each day for myself? Plus, I thinks its fun.
I want to try this style.
I have fallen into quite the lull as far as my dancing is concerned. I used to dance quite a bit in Denver, but since moving have fallen out of habit. I only dance at Fernando's shows; never going out to any of the swing nights here. This is mainly due to 2 reasons: money and time. I am pretty strapped financially and swing nights aren't cheap. Also, I work quite a bit so by the time I am off I am pooped. I need to make it a priority though. I love dancing and there are some great leads here. Also, its great exercise!
Get my mending pile fixed/shop my closet.
This goal isn't just for Viva, mind you. I tend to wear the same things over and over in my daily life. I want to be more creative and wear more of my wardrobe. Also, if I get all that stuff mended I will have a plethora of great everyday items!!
Go back to Denver
I left Denver in quite the rush and in my hurry I left behind about half of my belongings. My best friend Beth was kind enough to let me store them at her home. My plan was to return to Denver within the year to get them. That hasn't happened yet, mostly for financial reasons. I miss my stuff and desperately want them back so my goal is to go get them this summer. It will be a pain in the butt to do, but I have a ton of vintage goodies stored away that belong in my home; not in Beth's shed.
More than that though I really want to visit my Denver friends and the place I called home for 6 years. I miss it sometimes (never thought I would say that!) and I want to show Fernando some of my favorite haunts. I also want to eat, as my favorite Cuban and Thai restaurants are there, as well as the best cupcake place on earth!
Eat less salt/cut out soda
I never noticed how much salt I consume before Fernando (incessantly) pointed it out to me. I love flavor and tend to go overboard a bit. I also heard a program on NPR about Americans love of salt and how unhealthy it is. I decided that I would not add salt to any of my meals. I am not going to cut out salt completely, as it is still used in cooking, but I will just not add any afterwards. So far this has been difficult but I have been doing a good job. Hopefully I can get to where I don't even notice it anymore!
Both Fernando and I are also cutting out soda. We got in the habit of drinking it; so much so that we would just buy one even if we weren't craving it. He wants to lose some weight and cutting soda is a great way to do that. I just hate drinking it, as it is unnecessary calories. I have gained a bit weight on my hips (like always) and would like to shed a few pounds as well.
Bile beans. Yum!!
I fell off the blogging wagon quite a bit last year. Due to a lot of the above I did not feel I had anything interesting to write about. Even when I had ideas I often got too lazy to actually write the post. Bad Holly!! My goal for this year is to be way more consistent. Even if I'm not going to shows or shopping I can still blog about lots of other things. I have requests for tutorials, which I am working on. I plan on doing some Viva posts and also a giveaway when I get to 600 followers. One thing I know I need to do is carry my camera with me more to document shows and events. I also need to remember to take outfit and hair photos, as I enjoy sharing those with you guys.
Your feedback is always welcome! If there are any posts you would like to see from me please leave me a comment. It might not happen right away (due to aforementioned laziness) but I will do my best to do them.
So please, comment away!! I would also like to know what your resolutions are for the new year as well!