Saturday, 4 January 2014

REFLECT ON 2013

2013 was a year that really shaped and changed me. I came to terms with a lot of things, I grew up, moved out, turned 21, went on my first holiday without my family, and started this blog.

In January I turned 21 and celebrated being with my partner for two years. We flew to Rome, Italy and had the best weekend away ever. 


Shortly after that I started my blog properly (I say properly, I mean I actually wrote a post that was worth pressing the publish button for).
I attended my first ever bloggers meet up which was the North Meet Up that the lovely Em Sheldon of EmTalks set up. Here I got to meet some great bloggers who I'm still friends with now.

From then it was like a whirl wind and time flew past very quickly. My blog grew and I took more interest in writing and even decided to start a YouTube channel. I attended loads more events and meet ups and met some new bloggers and old.

I even met a 'celeb' at an event in Leeds which was really good

So many opportunities have opened up and I'm so grateful for that. I've had an amazing year

2013 was the year I attended my first (and prob last) festival. Including the great British weather!

shamelessly taking selfies in shops. Vouge's Fashion Night Out was great as I got to meet up with some blogging friends and went shopping. A girls dream

At the Mid Summer Meet I met up with my blogging friends again and we all got makeovers done by Benefit.


I went to see one of my favourite artists in action with my sister; P!NK. She was amazing live.


And recently I was invited to the Pro Beauty North which was a completely different experience for me, and has me wanting to go to IMATS!

I've had quite a busy year, but I've loved every moment of it. I'm so grateful for everything that I've managed to do this year. 
I grew up and moved into an apartment with my boyfriend and my son, and I'm currently taking driving lessons. One of my aim for 2014 is to pass so that I can take my little one out on days out to places that we wouldn't be able to go otherwise. 
I always want to blog more and upload more YouTube videos so hopefully I'll be able to stick to them.
Something else that I want to do during 2014 is to support smaller bloggers more and to help them grow as I don't think that smaller blogs get the recognition that they deserve.

Whats been the highlight of 2013 for you? What are you looking forward to in 2014?

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  1. I really want to got o IMATS too but got no one to go with! 2013 was a crazy year for me; I met my lovely boyfriend and started my own business. It will also be my last year at uni!
    For 2014 I'm getting more hands on with my blog and starting YouTube. I should probably finish my degree haha and of course will be working on my business. It's an exciting year! :D
    Becky xxx
    www.geekgetsglam.blogspot.co.uk // harlequincosmetics.com

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  2. Looks like a great year. I'm off to pro beauty next month and I'm really looking forward to it.

    Last year wasn't great for me, I've just written a post on it and it's made me more positive and I'm determined to have a fabulous 2014!

    Happy New Year!

    Jenn | Photo-Jenn-ic

    x

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  3. Looks like you had a great year :) As i'm reading this i have a Pink tour dvd on in the background, i've seen her a few times, love her :)
    Hope you have a fab 2014!
    xx

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  4. It looks like you had a really great dress! Wishing you all the best in the new year!
    the-creationofbeauty.blogspot.com

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  5. sounds like you had an amazing year! wishing you the best for 2014 xx

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  6. You had a pretty full year, hopefully 2014 is just as busy and happy for you! :) x

    Molly's Beauty Spot | A Beauty & Lifestyle Blog

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