Thursday, March 5, 2015

Choose Your Own Adventure: Relationships + Giveaway

Life According to Steph

This post should be title Heather Fails at all things in February. On top of not doing any of the creative things listed, I also "started" lent not wanting to buy makeup and that has definitely not happened.

These were my February creative goals, and even though I am a creative I just didn't do any of these things this month.

This month the challenge is Create. I've listed things for each category that I'd like to get done and if I accomplish only one it will have been a success!

DIY: One of the things I purchased almost all of the supplies for was a vanity area. Now, I bought this stuff during my LAST January spending challenge as one of the things I was allowed to spend money on but I've done NOTHING to actually put it together.

Recipe: I want to share one recipe a month and this month there isn't one on the book so I need to look through my recipe arsenal and do all the work that goes into sharing a recipe on the blog. What kind of recipe would you like to see?

Art: I bought more little canvases to paint Tiffany blue and I still have my large canvases that I need to cover up with the simple design, lol.

Fashion: I need to pull out my screen printing stuff again and get my ideas out of my head. It just takes a lot more time than I've been wanting to invest.

Since I didn't do any of those things, what did I do creatively?

I created graphics for my side business, HEA Ink. I baked cupcakes and made cute little cake in a jar things with the leftover batter. I perfected using my makeup with the Beauty Blender.

For March, the goal is relationships and even though I constantly think about my relationship with myself I want to focus on bettering myself. Eating healthy, drinking tons of water and exercising. The light shall finally be on when I get home from work thanks to DST FINALLY starting this weekend. So, that means I can't use that as an excuse anymore!

I also want to improve the relationship with my sister. We have pretty opposite schedules with her being a bartender up all night and me being a 7-5 gal it's a little hard to get phone time. I'm pretty much sure of her days off and I want to make an effort to call her on those days.

Work friends are important and we've had a blast the few times we've all grabbed a drink after work so I want to try and organize one of those this month.

What are you doing to strengthen your relationships with others and yourself?

Now it's time for a Birthday + Blogiversary Giveaway with my friends!!

Today I'm turning 30 and it's very cool that it's my Birthday but it's also a pretty big mile marker age, right?

Well, I never wanted to forget when I started my blog so I launched it on my Birthday two years ago making it a Blogiversary as well.

Last year I didn't do much but this year I kind of did it up. On top of the $175 Paypal cash with my friends, I've been collecting things and will post that giveaway SPECIFICALLY for MY blog readers and friends tomorrow!!


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14 comments:

  1. I'll join you on the drinking more water and exercising! Gotta improve the relationships we have with ourselves!

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  2. I am trying to work on myself this month as well. And I hope to do a lot better at it than my creative goals for last month which were laughable!!!!

    Welcome to the 30 and up club! You are among good company :) Happy Birthday!!!!!

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  3. First of all happy happy birthday and thanks for the giveaway opportunity! I'm trying to be more present and not on social media 24/7 lol!! xo, Biana - BlovedBoston

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  4. Thanks for hosting this giveaway! So cool! Happy Birthday!

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  5. Your relationship with yourself was a great idea for this! I wish I'd thought of that. I am planning on spending more time with my dog, though, and he probably needs it as much as I do, after this long, frigid winter.

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  6. HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY HEATHER!!!! And Happy Blogiversary!!

    This year to help strengthen my relationship with others I'm trying to spend more time with everyone. I'm a homebody and tend to withdraw without realizing it.

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  7. Happy birthday Heather!!!!

    I'm glad to see self on a lot of relationship goal lists for March. It's so important and often the most neglected.

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  8. Happy Birthday!! It is so important to take care of yourself first. I need to work on my relationship with one of my best friends, her schedule is off from mine so it's harder to connect with her.

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  9. Happy Birthday!! The 30's are my favorite decade so far, it's a good place to be! :) Love your goals to take care of yourself!

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  10. Happy birthday Heather! Popping over from several of the giveaway host's blogs where I saw the giveaway and heard it's your birthday. Also following your blog now.

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  11. First, HAPPY BIRTHDAY :) Thanks again for including me in such a fun giveaway! Even if you didn't knock out the things you were hoping in February you still accomplished a lot! I can't wait to hear how all of March goes for you!

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  12. happy belated birthday gorgeous!!
    i think you did way more than me in feb, even if you didn't complete your actual goals ;) and i love that you included your sister and bettering yourself for your relationship goals, they are both things i think we don't think about and take for granted, so really focusing on them is so smart! :) good luck!

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  13. Happy belated birthday!!!

    I would have flunked at the "create" prompt as well. Im not the most creative person. Relationships however I can totally do Good for you for wanting to improve the relationship with your sis!

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