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Welcome beautiful people! I am Laura, a beauty lover and chocolate addict. I love to share my thoughts on the best (and of course the worst) of all things beauty related.

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2017 Goals

Welcome to 2017! That's right folks, today is the 1st of January of 2017. It's a new year, starting today. Which means it's time to make those New Years Resolutions and goals to aim for during the year. I am hopeless at both setting goals and following through on them, but this year I want to change that (I guess that's goal number 1). So here we go, some of my goals for my blog, uni, and life in general!

Theres only six goals! I am not one to set lots and lots of goals, just a couple of attainable ones, that I know (well hope) that I can achieve. They are all fairly broad, but mostly because I don't like to be locked into things, and let the journey take me where I should go (so deep...stop Laura). Anyway, here they are:

Blog Goals

1. Attend some blog events 

Living in Canberra there are no blogging events, well none that I know of. In 2017 I am going to (not try, but actually going to) attend some events up in Sydney, as long as they fit in around life and uni. I want to actually meet all your beautiful people that follow and support me. So next year, that is the plan!

2. Hit 5k Instagram Followers

I know followers aren't everything, but I do hope to continue to grow and welcome new followers. By the end of the year I would love to have hit 5,000 followers over on Instagram. 

3. Extend my beauty blog to include other things

Don't get me wrong, I love beauty blogging and all things beauty, but I would like to extend my blog to include a bit of health and lifestyle aspects too. It will be first, and foremost always a beauty blog, but I don't want to be constrained to being just beauty. I want to be open to including other aspects of my life too!

Uni Goals

4. Get one HD!

It is a silly little goal, but being my last year of uni I want to get one HD. I always get so close, but never quite there. So in 2017, I am going to work my butt off and get one.

Life Goals

5. Put myself first/learn to say no

I say all the time that I need to put myself first, but what 2016 taught me was that I don't do that enough. I no longer want to let others walk all over me and take me for granted. This year I will learn to say no and put myself first when I need to. Particularly knowing when I need a break and to cut back.

6. Set aside some time each week for 'me-time'

In my weekly planning I want to set aside some time just for me. Probably on Sunday. Probably in the form of a long bath and face mask session. It will be time for me to get away from uni and work and just relax, clear my head. I just need to make sure I do it every week, not just as a once off. 

What are some of your goals for 2017? I'd love to hear them! Maybe they'll inspire me to write some more goals!


  1. Me time is so important! Hope you have fun at blogging events in Sydney, that's a bit exciting! And good luck reaching 5K on Insta. You can do it! xx

  2. I'm hopefully going to MBFWA in Sydney this year! It was the fist big event I went to, definitely a learning curve for myself and my blog! You should come this year!!
    And I'm also trying to extend my blog into beauty haha we're doing opposites! Best of luck for your goals chick, you've got this! X Izzy

  3. I love these posts! As long as you tell yourself you can do these things you will!! I hope everything goes your way this year beautiful and I'm looking forward to following your blogging journey Xx

  4. Love all your goals for 2017! For blogging events make sure you're part of Bloggers United and we can invite you to some Sydney events x

  5. I have a few of the same goals. I would love to reach 5k on Insta and maybe on Youtube as well. That would be very exciting! :) I attended 6 blog events in Brisbane this year which is crazy for me because I am actually a very shy person, so I definitely put myself out of my comfort zone this year! Good luck with all of your goals! xoxo

  6. Fantastic goals! I hope you hit 5k on Insta! My goal for the year is only 1k. 😁 I also agree with "me time" and not letting others take you for granted. xx


  7. Good luck on your 5k insta goal! I'm sure you're going to nail it at the half year mark. I would love to attend blogging events too so hopefully we will bump into each other in the future!

  8. It's so important to take off for yourself! xx
    You'll surely cross 5k on Insta <3

  9. This is a great idea, putting it all down so you can clearly see what you want to achieve makes it that bit easier to obtain


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