Saturday, January 3, 2015

The one with the things I liked this week (100)(!)

Happy New Year! Hope you all had a wonderful time, spent with your loved ones. New Years' eve mostly is not my cup of tea. The last day of the year always give me a bit of a feeling of melancholy and I always feel like I should have accomplished more in the year that has ended. But for some reason, the blues stayed away this year and I had a great evening/night this time around: good company, laughter, delicious food, playing games, and watching lots of pretty fireworks. Usually I don't really make a list of goals, but I did make a bit of a list of things this year that I would like to do more, or do less:

  • more museum visits
  • be more spontaneous
  • eat more fruits and vegs
  • eat less chocolate
  • spend more time outdoors
  • taking more walks and bikerides
  • taking up Spanish lessons again
  • seeing glasses as being more half full, than half empty
  • try more new things, even if I think the chance of me failing at it are big
  • read more books
  • try out more new recipes (I'm in a bit of a culinary rut lately)

Do you make a list of goals? Would you like to share them in the comments below? I also snapped some pictures this week of things I liked.

Blue skies

Spontaneous brunch and a museum visit (more on that next week) with R.

What's a 'the one with the things I liked this week'-post without a good looking door?

Or a number?

I've been eyeing this necklace for a while, it was on sale now :-)

As was this scarf. Is there such a thing as too many scarves?

Getting creative

14 comments:

  1. No such thing as too many scarves:D And I love your list, Marieken. Here's to accomplishing our goals for 2015!

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  2. The tree photo is gorgeous, and of course, I love the red door photo!
    I usually have a couple of things planned for the new year, but it doesn't include eating less chocolate ;-)

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    1. The red door looks so festive, I've never noticed it before, although I've walked through that street many times.

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  3. The necklace looks stunning! No, you can never have too many scarves. :) Great list of goals. They are very obtainable. I don't really make a list of goals either but rather set little goals throughout the year and accomplish them. I seem to have less of a failure rate that way. I wish you the best in 2015!

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  4. I think most of us could benefit from following your list of goals (except that thing about less chocolate--I can't sign off on that one!) I hope 2015 lives up to your best expectations for it, Marieken!

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    1. Already fell of the wagon, had a big piece of chocolate. I believe there must be goals that aren't going to work out. Just so you have goals to set for the next year :-)

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  5. Everything is so nice, lovely photos. :)

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  6. I love your new directions for new year and I see a few I should be doing myself. I'm happy that you had a great time to celebrate a New Year and my best wishes for you! May your 2015 be filled with magic, joy, and great memories!!!!

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  7. Happy New Year! That necklace is lovely, I hope you bought it!

    Eating less chocolate will probably be a good goal, even though chocolate is the best. :-) I should probably cut down on mine, too, hahaha. And I like your goal to visit more museums! I have something similar on my list, which I posted today: http://www.little-nostalgia.com/2015/01/2015-goals.html

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  8. Spontaneous things are the best! Cool shots :)

    Lu | www.balgarka.co.uk

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  9. that necklace is gorgeous..
    i don't think i could ever do less chocolate..

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