Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Goodbye 2011, Hello 2012!

Happy new year, everyone! My flight landed on New Year's Eve, but I did manage to stay up to see the clock strike midnight. Shortly after that I slept for a good 12 hours. Jetlag, I'm over you.

I'll be honest, my 2011 resolutions were promptly forgotten after a few months *ducks head* and only resurrected because it's a new year.

How did I do?
(1) I did manage to stop buying useless dresses. All the ones I've bought in 2011 have been worn at least twice, I believe. Some were worn more than that (as they should).
(2) Fat to weight ratio have probably remained the same but redistributed throughout the rest of my body. Once a lazy bum, always a lazy bum.
(3) I did end up taking a vacation (at the end of the year, just barely). High five!
(4) I've surprised myself with heels this year. Not only have I been wearing them more, I've been easing into 4" territory. I'm still quite the wobbly-walker but slowly gaining more balance.
(5) I broke this one and it happened only 5 months into the year.

All in all, 3 out of 5 isn't horrible. I don't think I'll be setting any for myself this year, because well, I'll probably forget about them in mere weeks. Again.
necklace: Etsy SewPetiteGal via giveaway (sold here)
tee: American Eagle deep v-neck (similar)
cardigan: J.Crew perfect-fit mixed-tape (sold here)
belt: J.Crew piped glitter (similar)
ring: Forever 21 delicate etchings (similar
pants: XOXO flared (similar)
shoes: Ann Taylor covered platform bootie (this season's version; similar)

20 comments:

  1. You did well, 3 out of 5 is pretty good :)
    Love the neutral colors with pop of light pink in this outfit.
    Hope you had a great vacation!

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  2. Welcome back, Cee! I've long since given up on making resolutions - just another bunch of things I won't do and feel bad about! ;o)

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  3. I love the Zara jacket!! and this look of course!
    Classy!

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  4. 3 out of 5 is totally job well done. Love the nudes tones in this outfit.

    http://www.thegirlieblog.com

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  5. Love that jacket and pants. I think you did good for 3 out of 5, Cee. I didn't achieve all of my 2011 resolutions but hoping to catch up this year especially on financial side of story. Welcome back, hope you had a great time.

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  6. Happy New Year Cee...and keeping 3 out of 5 is impressive in my book :)

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  7. Haha I can never keep my resolutions either bec I'm so unrealistic with them. But I think resolutions are meant to meant to be broken anyway ;)

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  8. welcome back! i cant even remember my resolutions from last year, so you beat me!

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  9. Oh! Look at you in your platform booties! :p

    Glad to you have you back...any vacation pictures to share? :)

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  10. I think 3 out of 5 is better than me! Love the outfit - and I need to get better with wearing heels...

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  11. Welcome back! Can't wait to see the vacay pictures if you took any :) I missed the part about your breaking the Longchamp, are those bags weak in the handles?

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  12. welcome back! i hope you had a great vacation!

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  13. Happy New Year and welcome back. 3 of 5 is pretty good. I hope you will share photos of your vacation with us.

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  14. Welcome back my dear, cant wait to see pictures and hear about your trip! that's awesome you got to travel and take a break from blogging and enjoy yourself. 3 or 5 is great!

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  15. Thanks, everyone. I had an amazingly fun time on vacation and will definitely write up a post once I sort through my pictures.

    @Olyvia - Sorry to be so confusing! I meant that I broke my "no buying a bag" ban 5 months into the year because of the Longchamp. The bag is still looking good with the handles in tact and not looking like they're going to break anytime soon *knocks on wood*

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  16. LOL I don't even want to look back at what I wanted to do for 2011. But I guess I should :P Happy New Year Cee!!!!

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  17. Welcome back! Great you had good time on your vacation! I like your jacket too.

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  18. Yay, so glad you're back!! Happy 2012! I was good about resolutions for about 3 months and then they went by the wayside. I've made some for this year that are hopefully more realistic :)

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  19. Welcome back Cee! Happy New Year to you! And yes you did great - 3/5 is fantastic. Love your Zara jacket- looks so nice on you :)

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  20. I didn't even go back and revisit my 2011 resolutions, because I'm pretty sure I stopped paying any attention to them in March. Here's hoping to better luck in 2012 :)

    Hope you had a fabulous, fabulous trip!

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