Tuesday, January 02, 2007

My New Year's Resolution

So I love New Year's Resolutions. I don't really keep them, but I always make them. Because that's the point of New Year's.
Honestly, I can't think of one serious resolution I have ever kept. I tried cutting out pop and chocolate and working out every day and eating healthy. Those are hard.
But, the one I kept really well was that I would make a concerted effort to always keep my eyebrows groomed. And, guess what? I'm still doing this 4 years later. I also one year made the resolution to keep my nails looking good. That was a few years ago. It lasted until I had my son, and then I gave up. But, I've still stuck to never having scratchy old nailpolish on my nails.
So this year I decided to come up with another AMAZING resolution.
Know what it is???
My resolution is to wear more jewelry.
Don't worry. I'm not about to rob Tiffany's. But, I am going to wear more "sugah"* (right, Beck?) I don't have as much jewelry as I would like to, but I can collect this year. And my sister, niece and mom gave me some pretty cool stuff for Christmas. So I'm set.
One of my friends at work wears jewelry all the time. She totally mixes and matches stuff that I would never even think to. And it looks awesome. So, now I will start.
The inspiration comes also from my grandmother who passed away a couple of years ago. No matter what she always wore jewelry. She had rings and broaches and necklaces and bracelets for every single occasion. She would keep all of her jewelry in this huge fishing tackle box. And when my sister and I got older we were allowed to play with it and try it all on.
So, this year I'm going to make an effort to wear jewelry. Maybe not every day. But often.
And ... now I'm off. I have the day off, and the boys are at their respective office/daycare. What am I going to do with all my time???
Well, clean, shop and maybe even nap.
I know. Jealous!!!

* when we went on a road trip to Buffalo, my friend Ketly and I were laughing at some super snazzy boots with "bling" on the stilleto heels. Becky (my sister) for some reason thought we were calling bling "sugah" - and so for the rest of the trip any time we saw anything with bling (of which there is lots in Buffalo) one of us would say "look, Becky, Sugah". Funny.


LC said...

Happy New Year Darlin'! Can't wait to see the jewels - you know you rock with or without it though. I owe you a thanks too - if it weren't for you - I wouldn't have started a blog. I'm glad we became close in 2006, I'd be lost at work w/out you!! So here's to a fantastic 2007! Much love sista!

Amanda said...

Oh, I like that resolution for SURE. Do you have a big jewellry box to organize everything? I got one for xmas a couple of years ago from Costco, just love it! It makes it so much easier in the morning to know that it is organized (well, I'm working on it, as you know--my resoultion) and accessible.

Deborah and Sally said...

I love your resolution !! I love jewelry and wear it often. It just makes me feel good (not in a showy way just a feel good about myself way:)