Monday, 30 December 2013

Solutions for my Resolutions

Like most bloggers, I like making lists. I like writing them down. I like typing them up. I am A-OK with lists. Despite this, I am terrible with actually doing the things on my lists. After realising how little I have ticked off my 101 things in 1001 days list, I thought I would be a biiiit cheeky and sneak a few into my NYR list. I'm hoping that if these things are on multiple lists, I will be more likely to achieve them. Sounds doable, right?

Tiny baby Dylan getting read to bring the new year in. Such responsible parenting!

Seeing as it's New Year's Eve tomorrow, I thought I better get this out into the open before I get caught up in the moment and forget. So, without further ado, in 2014 I would like to...

1 - Renew my passport!
This has to be my most important thing as my old passport photo is hideous and I hate using it for some form of i.d. I know everyone hates their passport photos, but I had mine taken about ten minutes before I went to get my hair cut. This means I have lank, scraggily hair and look like a big fat boy. No jokes.  

2 - Work on lowering my overdraft
I don't want to be forever in the red, and it would be nice to reduce my overdraft by at least £500 this year. I don't have any really plan on how I'll do this, as I don't really want to be working two jobs for the next year as well as uni as that just doesn't work for me, time-wise. Woe.

3 - Have a weekend away with Joe
After how little we have seen each other since we both started working pretty much full-time, I want this more than ever. I know Joe has something planned for February, but I'm not entirely sure on whether it's a weekend or evening away. 

4 - Do something special for my 23rd birthday
23 is my favourite number, so I would really, really like to do something amazing for my birthday. When living at home with my papa, we used to always go on holiday during my birthday - poor me, right? - and if I could do that for my 23rd that would be cracking! Not likely, but a girl can dream.

5 - Move!
I'm sure I say this at every chance I get, but I hate where I live. The house itself is cold and dark, and we recently found out that if it rains too heavily then it floods the kitchen. It has a downstairs shower-room thing, which means no bath. Showering a 2 year old is not fun. The neighbourhood is on the lower end, and we basically have no real reason to stay here. 2014 will be the year we move, it simply has to be.

Of course, I'll probably give myself the mental-goals of losing weight/becoming fit or something. I do really need to do this, and I could probably start now buuuuut where's the fun in that?

Chelsea xo


  1. Great resolutions! Getting in to the black is such a great feeling but difficult to maintain!

    1. I'm hoping that if I put small amounts into my savings every week then it won't seem like such a big thing... Famous last words, or what? haha

  2. I always make lists in the hope that they will motivate me... we'll soon see!x

  3. Good luck with your resolutions! I'd love to be out of my overdraft next year but alas that isn't going to happen!

    I hope you have a happy new year and Dylan enjoys a tipple or two :P


  4. Sound like good resolutions! I aim to keep my overdraft as low as possible this year! Haha. Hope you had a good new year lovely.
    Ps. Dylan looks so freakin' cute! xxx

  5. Lol, I told myself i'm getting fit, two days in I've not started! I will! I need to renew my passport too, the dog ate mine :-( I hope you and joe get a mini break/holiday away together, you deserve it!

  6. I forgot to renew my passport in the summer when I hit my 10th wedding anniversary. I'm willing to bet that it will cost loads extra now.

    Good luck with your resolutions, especially with moving house. With all the rain we've been having you must be going insane with worry about the kitchen :(


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