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I am so excited to begin a new year!

I don't have drastic plans or crazy intentions, I'm just so eager to see what another chapter brings!

2016 was in short a very, very good year.  The biggest thing this year will be marked in memory for is our business.  Not only did I make the jump to working full time for mine and Hunter's business, but we have grown in all categories we use to measure our development.  I am thrilled to wake up each morning and get to work; I don't ever get the Sunday night sads because tomorrow is Monday and wahhh I have to go back to an unfulfilling or unhappy work situation.  That, my friends, is absolutely nothing to snarl at fo sho!

On a personal note, my dad battled cancer twice and kicked its ass twice in 2016.  For that, I am happy to move forward to a new year.  No one wants their parent to struggle or get sick and I am thankful every day for healing and forward movement in this wild and beautiful life we get to live.

For 2017, I suppose I do have some intentions, as I like to call them:

A grateful heart- I believe myself to be a very familiar person with gratitude.  I plan to further grow my appreciation for little and big things alike.

Stay hydrated- if you've read this blog for even a few posts you know I'm always barking about water consumption. #brokenrecordpartyofone

Work hard, be nice- one of my favorite quotes by Conan O'Brien explains this concept perfectly.  I can attest it works and will keep it up.


Digital detox- Especially with working in online marketing/advertising and being so in tune with the digital landscape, I'm a huge proponent for stepping back and enjoying a world without such connectivity.  It's all about balance.

Celebrate love and laughter- two of my favorite things in life.  I will hug my Hunter and baby girl dogters as much as possible, I will embrace giggling uncontrollably, and I'll look forward to every opportunity to wear extra glitter.  Who am I kidding, any ol'Wednesday is a fine day for extra glitter!

Thankful for a fabulous and productive 2016, motivated to see what we can do with 2017.  I wish the same for you and yours <3 span="">

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