I survived the apocalypse, I guess I have to clean now...

Every time I think of this last round of the world is ending crazy, I think of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and I giggle. And, then I think oh poo, it's time to start cleaning.

I wasn't really putting off cleaning the house or getting organized because of the apocalypse, but since it didn't happen and I'm still here, I guess I have to get with it. I have some goals for the new year, I have decided to boycott the word resolutions, it sounds snooty, or maybe it's because I haven't ever followed through with one, I don't know, but I like the way the word "goal" sounds.

Plus, if I make it through one, I can yell soccer-announcer-guy style -
goooooooooooooooooooooooooooal. Doesn't that just sound like more fun?

I have a motto for the year also. I haven't ever had one of those before, and I don't know if will continue the tradition, but I have one. I found it one on a blog and it was one of the first things I doodled this year.
One of my other goals for this year is #projectlife365 using Instagram, because I am kind of freak about taking pictures with my camera phone as it is. It's also another way for me to be creative.

I am also going to try to make more of what I need this year, so there will be some disasters (okay, lots of them) and probably some tears, but here's the deal (for me). I am getting tired of spending money on stuff I only kind of like because I couldn't find what I really wanted, so the solution seemed simple to me, make it myself! I am not saying I am going to make all my stuff, because frankly I wouldn't make it, but I am going to try and save money where I can by reusing or finding other ways to use stuff that I am not so fond of, to make something I will love. I am also hoping this focus is going to help me de-clutter, because frankly, if I am making alot of what I have I won't feel as compelled to go buy another shirt, because I don't like the color of the one I have. It sounds great in my head anyway.

I am also starting to get ready to have some of my photography in a local gallery in April. It's freaking me out, but I think it's time to take the plunge and get out there. I may even have a solo show later in the year (but I'm trying not to think about how THAT freaks me out).

So, there's some of what I will be up to this year. What are your plans?



Faith said…
I've actually read several blog posts the past couple days hating the word "resolution" and loving the word "goals". Funny.

good luck with projectlife365! sounds fun :)

!!!! That's so cool about your photography in April! Good luck! :) I'm happy for you!

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