Friday, 27 January 2017
Thursday, 12 January 2017
As I mentioned in my last post, one of my New Year's resolutions is to relaunch my YouTube channel. So I thought what better way to begin than with some bargains, to hopefully inspire you to go thrifting. Check it out on my YouTube channel below, and don't forget to subscribe for more videos! <3
Sunday, 8 January 2017
Portion control. Drink tonnes more water. No sweets. Cut down on sugar. NO fizzy drinks.
I'm not looking to drastically lose weight but I just want to be a fitter, healthier me. Taking advantage of the fact that my boyfriend is a personal trainer and having him whip me into shape.
Save not spend.
I've not treated myself in a while and when it comes down to it, I have enough clothes to dress a whole school. So every time I want something i'm just gonna put that money into my savings and forget about it.
Re-launch blog & YouTube channel
I'm very aware that I let my blog flop last year and I feel really bad about it. I fell out of love with blogging after starting 5 years ago, but new content ideas and a different path should be just what I need to get right back into it. I'll also be back on the Tube of You and have tonnes of video ideas coming real soon!
Read more books
I bought about 20 books in 2016 and didn't finish one. And i've finally realised why - I feel like i'm wasting time by sitting down and reading. That's when I discovered audio books - DUH! I work from home so I can do my thang whilst being read a book. I finished a whole book in 1 day by reading whilst cleaning my room! All the books on my to-read list (or to actually finish list) are currently self-help books: The Power Of Now, The Art of Happiness, Life Is a Gift & How to Win Friends and Influence People
Work on FLUFFY the label
It was always my dream to be a fashion designer when I was little, so this year i'm going to work as hard as I can on making a super sassy little independent label, because i'm really good at sewing, and I don't put it to good use! Lets make that £30,000 degree worthwhile, lol *dies inside*
Travel more & buy a campervan
These come as one as I can't decide which I want more. My life dream is to own a motorhome and travel Europe, the UK & go to festivals in it. But at the same time I want to jet off again this year and explore more of Asia. Hopefully i'll be able to do both if I work hard...
& finally, Confetti Crowd world takeover!
2016 was our year, but 2017 is looking even more exciting already. Our biggest goal is to work with tonnes more charities who support girls and women worldwide. Follow our journey on Instagram: @ConfettiCrowd & www.ConfettiCrowd.com.
Tuesday, 3 January 2017
2016 was the best year of my life. I did more travelling than ever before, went to 10 festivals and holidayed with my love. I'm so excited for 2017 and what it will bring! Here's some of my highlights of the year...
I went travelling solo
The 7th March 2016 was one of the toughest days of my life; leaving my family, friends and boyfriend to fly 13 hours across the globe to begin my backpacking journey all on my own. I will never forget the feeling of saying goodbye to Will at the airport... let's just say I cried all the way to Bangkok. And then cried some more. Travelling was amazing, and i'm glad I did it solo, but it made me realise I never, ever want to travel on my own again. I returned early 6 weeks later because being away from home all got a bit too much. 2017 will be filled with lots more trips away, but this time with a friend/my boyf by my side!
|the dreamiest turquoise water at Maya Bay, Thailand|
I attended a total of 10 festivals last year - how on earth did I fit them all in?! I swear I was at a festival every single weekend over the summer. I discovered new ones like Lost Village and Outlook, and re-visited my all time faves, Secret Garden Party and Bestival.
Here's some of my highlights...
|Lost Village with this gang was beautiful!|
|our home for the weekend at V Festival, Chelmsford. Just made me want a campervan even more|
|all day partying at Outlook festival in beautiful Croatia|
|the sparkly camp gang at Secret Garden Party|
Even though 2 weeks here cost more than 2 months in Asia, it was so worth it. Travelling around Italy with Will, from Venice to Pompeii, was one of the best trips i've ever done! Highlights of this trip: Vespa tour around the Florence countryside, rooftop drinks in every city, seeing the Colosseum IRL, and Herculaneum was incredible.
|Burano, Venice - the rainbow island of dreams|
I ticked off another city on my list, Barcelona! In 24 years we've never been on holiday just us, and Barcelona was the perfect place to go. Endless tapas restaurants, good wine & sightseeing.
Confetti Crowd turned 2
I'm so proud of us and all we have achieved in the last 2 years! Never did I think things would take off quite like they have. We've got so much planned for 2017 already. We want to show we are more than just girls who dress colourfully. Our main goal is to work with tonnes of charities supporting girls worldwide. Some of my 2016 highlights... working on campaigns with Topshop, Ribena, Estee Lauder, Dr Martens, Zandra Rhodes, Illamasqua and many more. Also being featured some magazines like Disorder & Debut!
I had the best birthday to date! Will's birthday is 4 days before mine which means double birthday celebrations every year forever, yay! We had all our best friends at my house for a big colourful bash with volleyball, a bouncy castle, jacuzzi, and every cocktail you can imagine.
2017 goals to follow...
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