Happy New Year friends! I hope you all had an amazing celebration last night, full of family, fun, and friends.
If not, I hope you at least enjoyed bringing in the new year.
I know lots of people set resolutions and goals for the New Year, but I honestly don’t like the idea. It’s just not for me. If I’m going to make a change, it will be because I want it to happen, not because it’s another Monday, or a new month, or year. That’s just how I look at it.
Let’s see all the wonderful things that happened in December.
This month the root veggies have taken over. Give me butternut, kabocha, turnips, parsnips, and rutabaga and you better bet I’ll be roasting it.
It’s so wonderfully delicious cooked in some coconut oil, until nice and crispy on the outside.
I also have a full blown obsesssion with tea.
Maybe not as much as Meg, but it’s pretty high up there.
And how could I forget about gingerbread!
A classic throughout the Winter months and I managed to finish this loaf rather quickly.
‘Tis the season after-all.
I also showed you all my favorite coconut flour frosting, that I’m still continuing to eat almost daily.
I wonder what my foodie obsessions will be next month?
I can’t forget about my red cup Starbucks love, next month I have a feeling I’m going to be loving my new versimo, instead of the daily lines at Starbucks.
I went through a phase of adding peppermint stevia drops to my coffee and it was a lovely mixup every now and again.
Another favorite post had to be the vlog I did, where I really opened up about some struggles I’ve faced in the past.
Your ongoing support in me publishing this makes me feel so much better about making the decision to post it. I wasn’t sure I actually would, but I’ve gotten tons of comments and e-mails thanking me.
So, basically you all are fantastic.
Another thing this month has changed for me. I’ve stopped going super hard on the workouts.
Cutting back on tabatas, HIITs and incorporating pilates into my daily routine.
I’ve grown to love it, however, I do miss HIIT some of the time.
I know that this will only benefit me by holding back for now.
And now for some beauty favorites.
I admit, I’m a little head over heels for hot couture by givenchy. I posted about it before, and I’ll say one thing everytime I wear it I get compliments on how good I smell, every.time.
No lies people.
I’ll stop here before this post gets super duper long.
What were your favorite things this December?
Any new obsessions you’d like to share?
How was your New Years Eve?
Happy Tuesday all!