Tuesday, December 31, 2013

WHAT I LEARNED IN 2013

Last year my word for the year was “learn” and as 2013 concludes it is only appropriate to reflect on some of the things I have learned. 


I learned that having matching plates is extremely important when trying to obtain some sense of adulthood. (Here) Now I have 6 matching dinner plates, saucers, and bowls. Don't get me wrong, I am totally into mixing it up so that not everything is matchy-matchy, however the pictures above does not reflect that lol. 

I learned how easy it was to eat vegetarian for a week. In fact many of these recipes (here & here) have become household favourites.

I learned that doing something as simple as tossing rocks into a great lake can become one of our most cherished memories. 

I learned that you can have it all  but you might not have it all at the same time.


I learned that it’s okay for me to need my husband. I have always been a super independent, forward thinking kind of gal who thought that the idea of a woman needing a man to be outdated. It is true in a sense. Women shouldn't need A man or men in their lives but when you find the right one, the one that you create a life with, there is nothing wrong with needing his comfort and support. I need this from my husband along with a whole list of other things. Admitting this doesn't make me any less of a woman. 

I learned that completing my bachelors degree is super important.

I also learned that slowing down is the antidote for a hectic life and it makes for a calmer life.
What’s in store for 2014? Will I make resolutions or have another word to live by? I’m over making resolution. All I want and all I have ever wanted for myself and my family is to be the best that I/we can be. I think that will do.  
 

2 comments:

  1. YES to slowing down!! Amen, that is actually what we learned in 2013 too!

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  2. Hi, found you via Happy Kids blog hop! Now following!
    Amen to needing... it keeps us humble, and connected... which keeps us close and that is so not a bad thing!
    Nice meeting you!
    Carolyn
    http://www.ccmcafeeperspective.com/

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