HAPPY 2017! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday, filled with loved ones, celebrations, and lots and lots of treats. It has been so very chilly here in the Northwest, the kind of cold where when you head outside, the chill nips at your face. We are all bundled up in our biggest jackets, warm beanies, wool socks and scarves- and that’s just while we’re sitting hanging out at home! Nah, I kid, I kid, it’s not THAT cold, but definitely one of the chillier winters that I can remember.

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In case you were wondering what I look like when I am FREEZING cold, there you go^. That picture was taken in Leavenworth which is a few hours from Seattle, but you get the gist, don’t you?

It’s funny how we get so sucked into the holidays and being all cozy, eating all the delicious foods, settling into the season, and then BOOM! New Years hits, and we are catapulted into making life changes, setting new goals and really working towards switching up whatever is not working for us in our lives anymore. I love talking to people about what their resolutions are- mostly because I rarely have one myself, but just to get a general consensus of what my friends and peers are working on. I used to love resolutions, starting the year fresh and having a goal to work towards, but I rarely found that I was able to stick to them: ‘Im going to stop doing this, Im not going to eat that, I’m going to avoid this situation…’ The problem with that was that I ended up feeling like a failure if I DID ‘eat that’, or if I didn’t ‘stop doing this’, and the point of resolutions is not to feel like a failure, e