2011 and flaky polish

Friday, December 16, 2011



For a while now this blog has been fuelled by my reverence for clothes, nail lacquer, make-up and impractical hoarding, yet, as I’m skim reading through 2011 thinking of how to conclude my year I realized that my style didn't really change, my makeup collection hasn't grown exponentially (in size or variety) and my entries are more infrequent than ever. On the surface, I’m a blogger mess... but unintentionally, this year I’ve found growth and change in myself and 2011 turned out to be more invaluable than I ever anticipated. If I had to describe my year in one word, it would most likely be: bombdiggity.

So, here is my year in a nutshell:

I got to visit America for the first time and traveled around the Caribbean in the biggest cruise ship in the world.
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I celebrated my 21st birthday.
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I celebrated my first anniversary with Jeremy.
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I got a full-time job at the 2nd Best Place to Work in Australia.


I got a new car.
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I watched one of my longest friends get married. Congratulations Tracy and Tony :)
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I somehow got through University and full-time work and successfully completed my degree. Graduation photos are yet to come!

I was a guest lecture for Master of Commerce students at UNSW and I've just received a thank you letter from the UNSW Head of School of Marketing.
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I finally launched my online shop!

I was given the opportunity to give back. E-Web Marketing served morning tea and donated gifts to the Charles Chambers Court Aged Care Facility and just this Thursday I volunteered at the Triple Care Farm for Mission Australia.

And at the end of this year I’ll get to spend my first new years with Jeremy.


2011 - you’ve been so good to me, I can’t wait to see what 2012 has to offer.


I invite you all to do a 2011 year in review post, it might surprise you how much this year has impacted on the many years to come and I would love to read your journey :)


P.S I heart the jelly flaky goodness of Nubar's G188!

24 comments:

  1. hey annie!
    nice blog you've got going on here! - This summary post is perfect! looks like you've had a tremendous year - 2012 awaits - it's time for your career - it's same with me too!
    anyway - have a great christmas and a happy new years - i've developed a love for blogging now too!
    - James

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  2. This is a wonderful post! 2011 has been a year of tremendous change for me too in both good and bad ways. Loved how you summed everything up. Keep on doing what you're doing!

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  3. Sounds like it has been a pretty fantastic year for you (: Happy holidays and I hope you have a great end to 2011!

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  4. Sounds like a great year. Which car you have?

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  5. Awww what an amazing year for you!!! Filled with so many events!
    That nail polish is gorgeous by the way!!

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  6. wow u have a good looking circle of friends!

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  7. love that nail polish!!

    http://www.shellzdoll.com/

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  8. wow that looks like a heck of a great year!

    congrats to you for everything you have accomplished thus far!

    http://amourtypos.blogspot.com

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  9. What a great year, congratulations with everything you have achieved and good luck for 2012. Can't believe how quick this year has gone!

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  10. Looks like you had an amazing year! I wish you all the best in 2012! :)

    Lovellyy.blogspot.com

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  11. Awwwwwww!! Reading this made me all smiley :) Congratulations on all that you've achieved this year Annie! x

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  12. nice blog :)

    you look gorgeous !

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  13. Love your blog! i am following you now! ;) xx

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  14. OMG! I have a 370Z too! Mine is in red, you've got great taste ;)

    xo Cee Cee
    @Ceecee's Inspirations Blog

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