My year of adventure (Glossies Made Me Do It!)

Welcome to the December edition of Glossies Made Me Do It, a monthly series I am co-hosting with Lauren of Shooting Stars Mag! This year we are sharing our favorite magazines and what we learned from them. Books, beauty, food, you name it – it’s all fair game in our series.

In January, I was inspired by Oprah's year of adventure, which encouraged readers to try new things. Here's a look at my year of adventure...

In January, I was inspired by Oprah’s year of adventure, which encouraged readers to try new things like visiting national parks, picking up a new book, or trying a new recipe. The December edition of O Magazine features Oprah’s beloved “What I Know for Sure” series, which this month celebrates her year of embracing new opportunities.

I saw 2017 as the year of decluttering and downsizing, of blogging less but putting more of myself into the posts I do publish. My goal was to spend my life in the real world and not behind a computer screen. Here’s a look at my year of adventure…

#BlogHer17 judge

♥ Grew out my bangs

♥ Blogged less

Crowned Ms. Captivating 2018

Used my passport and traveled to Canada

♥ Directed my first kids musical

♥ Payed off credit cards

♥ Read over 70 books

♥ Made time for crafts

♥ Attended concerts, plays, and musicals

♥ Took acting and improv classes

♥ Booked a principal role in a Ford commerical

Glossies made me do it...!

Glossies Made Me Do It!

What did glossies make you do this month?

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17 comments

  1. This is amazing! I loved the fact that you read 70 plus books! This is amazing, I love reading! Congrats for all! I think that blogging less is fine, too, because there’s so much life away from the screen! Hope you have a great weekend!
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  2. So many awesome goals you achieved in the last 12 months! Love this series… it’s really been a great!

    Ashley @ A Cute Angle // acutelifestyle.BlogSpot.com

  3. I have loved your glossies made me do it series! I Have been really enjoying all of the Christmas gift ideas that I am seeing in the magazines and hope to publish it soon. Congrats on all of your accomplishments this year – it has been fun following along!

  4. I’m in awe at all of the books you have read – I really need to make more time for reading. I’m trying to spend less time at the computer when the boys nap, and I’m logging out early each night so I can read a book in bed for a bit 🙂 I don’t manage it every night, but I’m hoping it becomes a regular habit! 🙂

    Hope you are having a lovely weekend! I’m surprised it’s December already, but excited too, we are going to put up our Christmas tree this weekend and we are going to a Christmas party today.
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