The New Year Plan

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The new year is around the corner and I am too excited. I have a bunch of things I want to accomplish in 2012. I wrote before about 2012 being the year of “Just Do It”. I’m taking that motto very seriously. There are some things I HAVE to see happen in the new year. Here are a few:

  • I will finally publish my book. I wrote a book of poetry some time ago. It has been in the process of being published for a while now. It will be making its debut in 2012. It has to! I have put so much work into this thing. I’m looking forward to holding a copy of my work in my hands!
  • I will grow this space. I want to take this blog to another level. I’ve had so much fun with it. It’s also been a lot of work! Somehow, it’s work I don’t mind doing. πŸ™‚
  • I will get back to me in terms of fashion. I have successfully stayed away from mom jeans but I have still fallen into a mom uniform as of late. I don’t put as much time into my get-ups as I used too. I also find that I have been lacking on some new things. I have shipments in the mail as I type to change that!
  • I will stay away from rocking my famous ponytail so much. It’s a part of the mom uniform that I need to release. I promise, it seems my hair is in a ponytail on a daily! It’s just way too easy. I will do better about actually letting my mane flow. Maybe, I’ll even find a new hairstyle in 2012. As lame as it sounds, that would be a big deal!!! My idea of a haircut for the last 10 years, at least, has been getting bangs. It does change up my look a lot but maybe, I’ll go in a different direction.
  • I am also going to get more into photography. I have a beautiful DSLR camera that the hubs got for my birthday this year and I’m not doing it justice. I am taking a class in the new year to get up to speed on how to really get the most out of it. Who knows, maybe I’m a photographer in the making?
  • Freelance writing has long been on my list of things to do. I’ll be making that happen in 2012. I used to write for a newspaper years ago and would love to get back into that space. Not so much with a newspaper but a publication other than my own! πŸ˜‰

More to come… but, that’s enough for now. What are you looking forward to getting done in the new year?

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15 Responses to The New Year Plan
  1. kita
    December 28, 2011 | 8:47 am

    I love my ponytail *crying* My goal for the New Year are very few just simple things that I am sure I can carry out with no problems.

  2. Mrs. Pancakes
    December 28, 2011 | 11:05 am

    Here’s to keeping my fingers crossed for you in the new year! i am sure you will make all your wishes come true!

  3. Denise
    December 28, 2011 | 1:11 pm

    I love that you’re writing poetry! Next year I just want to work on staying in the moment and enjoying each day πŸ™‚

  4. Gaye Brownie
    December 28, 2011 | 4:08 pm

    A woman with a plan. Best wishes with your New Years resolutions.

  5. Roses Daughter
    December 28, 2011 | 9:35 pm

    I’m do glad I can’t do a ponytail anymore!!!
    And YES! Pick up that camera! What class are you taking?

    • Cam
      December 28, 2011 | 9:51 pm

      Yes, I need to retire the ponytail!!! I’m taking a class at Samy’s Camera. Hopefully, I’ll learn something!

  6. Blessing @ Working Mom Journal
    December 28, 2011 | 11:11 pm

    Sounds like you’ve got a plan going for you. I think finishing up that book would be a great accomplishment. And yes, anything but a ponytail. LOL

  7. mimi
    December 29, 2011 | 10:44 am

    Yes!! Pick up that camera. I had no idea I loved photography as much as I do until I picked mine up.

  8. Alicia @MommyDelicious
    December 29, 2011 | 12:04 pm

    What a great list of things to accomplish next year! I didn’t even know that you wrote a book of poems. Can’t wait till it’s published so I can purchase my copy!

  9. Amber
    December 29, 2011 | 1:00 pm

    Yes, yes, and yes! We’ve talked about all of these things this year, so snap to it, hunny! We need another CyberSisterhood meeting, stat! lol

  10. Lady goo goo gaga
    December 29, 2011 | 5:41 pm

    Good luck with your list, I also have to work on writing and losing the ponytail!!!!!

  11. Lady goo goo gaga
    December 29, 2011 | 5:43 pm

    Good luck with your list! I too have to work on writing and losing my ponytail!!!

  12. YUMMommy
    December 29, 2011 | 6:55 pm

    Like you, I hope to ditch my mom uniform and ponytail hairdo in 2012. A lot of people find it hard to believe that I was a fashion major in college but it’s time to reclaim my style. I’m also going to be more active about hitting up the gym and getting back into shape. I have a bridesmaid dress that I will need to be ready for in October.

  13. Natalie
    December 31, 2011 | 5:45 pm

    Oh the mommy ponytail…it haunts us all! Except you look good in one! Great resolutions…and congrats on your book!

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