Tuesday, January 1, 2013

LIVE {happy new year}

Happy New Year everyone!
It's officially 2013 and I couldn't be more excited.  For some reason, this year has me incredibly excited.     I feel more then ever that this year is full of new possibilities and excitement.
Maybe it's because 13 is my lucky number and I've been referring to this year as "lucky 13".

I don't normally do resolutions, but this year I wanted to pick I word that I would focus on.  As I mentioned before, if 2012 taught me anything it is that life is so incredibly fragile and you have to live each moment to the fullest.  That's why I have chosen my word for 2013 to be live.


I really want to experience the world, and 2013 is no better year to do that.  I want to take advantage of situations.  If someone asks me to do something exciting, I want to jump on board.  I took the initiative last year by applying {and getting accepted} into the two month London study abroad program.  While I'm there I want to experience everything and not regret anything because I missed out on it.  I truly believe the quote don't regret the things you've done, regret the things you didn't do when you had the chance.  I've never believed in having regrets, but this year I want to make sure I jump at every chance I have so that one day I don't look back and say "I should have done that when I had the opportunity".

Along with my goal to live, I have a few other, smaller goals I would like to be mindful of this year.  I'll be doing another "24 in 12" goal post at the end of this week.

I hope you all had a wonderful new years eve.  Mine was pretty low key, spent with friends + family {and good food of course}.

Have a wonderful first day of 2013!! xo 


  1. I really like the idea of choosing a word for the year! Is it live, like 'live it up' or live, like 'feeling aLive"?

    1. Both! Last year I experienced a series of events that taught me that life is short. This year, I never want to have to say "I regret NOT doing that". So basically, I want to live it up by doing things I normally wouldn't do and feel alive in my everyday life.


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