Hello lovelies! For my last post of the week, I thought I would top it off by reviewing how my year went in terms of blogging. Keep reading if you want to find out more!

JANUARY-FEBRUARY

I started off this year strong with making resolutions and thinking that this would finally be the year where I would keep up with school and my blog.

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I went on a couple of adventures that left me really hopeful for the upcoming year.

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This lasted for about 2 months until school, work, and being a costume coordinator for one of my clubs dominated my life, making it impossible to blog.

JULY-AUGUST

I came back in July after going on summer vacation in May ready to go with new ideas. I believe this is the time where I also renovated my blog because I wanted a change, which made me even more excited to write since everything felt brand new again.

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I went on some summer adventures as well, but not as many as I had hoped. I took some breaks from my blog during the summer, but I spent most of my days writing. Then I started the beginning of my senior year of college at the end of August.

SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER

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September was my birthday month; I spent my actual birthday all day at school, but I did get treated out by my friend during one of my gaps between classes. 🙂 Since 21 is such an important age here in the states, I wrote about it here and it also included an OOTD!

 

In October, I made an announcement that I was making a big change to my blog. I “took a couple weeks off” to figure it all out; in reality, I was still on my blog almost daily, I just wasn’t posting. Instead, I was renovating my blog and getting it ready to relaunch.

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In November, I announced my blog’s new name and the renovated site that I was finally super satisfied with! I actually bought the domain too, which was a big step for me in committing to this new name.

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November was also the month of the presidential election, and I put together an OOTD with my thoughts on how I felt about the results which you can take a look at here.

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Find this OOTD here!

I think I did pretty well with blogging in December, considering I was so stressed about finals week. I pulled 2 all nighters in one week where I was awake for about 40 hours both times, so I took a break from my blog to study. It all paid off though because I got all A’s and 1 B!

Plus, I realized that I had been posting on this blog for the last 6 months, even though I took some breaks! That’s a record for me, since I don’t think I’ve ever kept up with any of my side hobbies consistently!

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I did an OOTD post on this outfit here!

And now here we are; we’ve finished celebrating Christmas and we just have New Year’s Eve to go!

I, for one, am extremely excited about leaving 2016 behind. I know it’s become a thing on social media to dislike this year, but I didn’t have the best 2016, so I’m ready to welcome 2017 with open arms. I don’t know what the next year will bring, but even if it doesn’t turn out to be better, I hope I can stay positive no matter what.

However, in terms of blogging, I think I had a pretty good year. I may not have posted consistently and I still have a long way to go to become a really good blogger, but this post shows that I accomplished something this year and I’m really happy about that. 🙂

If you made it to the end, thanks for reading and I hope you can be on my journey through 2017 and see where it takes us. I’ll see you lovelies in the new year!

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Posted by:Annie

Annie is an ice cream enthusiast with a passion for fashion and beauty. In her free time, she enjoys pursuing other creative mediums such as photography and music. But usually, you can find her curled up in bed binge-watching shows #potatolife.

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