So, did you notice anything different about Fashionista Barbie? Yep, I’ve had a little makeover, the blog, not me, I wish!!! I decide to celebrate my eighth year in blogging that I would step up my game, redesign my blog, and even right a business plan, yep, you heard it a business plan. I know crazy right. As you know, I’m not so great at the business/PR side that you need for making it in this blogging world, I tend to get caught up in the words and images, well this year, I’m trying to be positive and push myself.
Happy New Year you filthy animals. How was your festive break? Mine was so nice, I actually switched off a little, it was all about oodles of chocolates, trashy Christmas flicks, long puppy walks, and spending time with my loved ones. It was quiet and I loved it and now I look at my to-do list for the next month I’m grateful for a little time off, but I can tell you it has been hard getting back into work mode. So like most people I always start a new year jotting down all my goals, dreams and plans, as
This weekend I saw the new Star Trek movie, yep, I’m a Trekkie, not a recent convert, a forever Trekkie as my friend calls it as I love the TV shows as well as the recent movies. But, I left my husband in charge of buying the tickets and he somehow, selected 4DX, even though he is standing by the fact he only bought 3D tickets. Are you asking yourself what’s 4DX? Well, you are not alone, so was I. At first glance, there’s a bigger screen, think Imax, the seats are more plush and bigger, they have that rollercoaster
So I have a different type of blog post for you today, how do you measure success? Seriously, I want to know. I’ve been blogging nearly seven years and I’ve been evaluating not just Fashionista Barbie, but my career and life in general. I was thinking to achieve my goals equals success, to me success is measured so differently for different people, careers, etc, that really you only have yourself to measure up against. But yesterday I was speaking with someone, who might I add I had never met me before, who probably hadn’t even looked at my blog, and didn’t know me as
Today is my birthday. I’m currently enjoying a fabulous mini break in the Lake District thanks to my husband, plus it is Falcon’s first holiday as we’re staying in a super dog-friendly hotel. We’ve only just checked in, but basically, our lovely puppy can go everywhere except on the sofas, and he is loving all the attention he is getting. I promise more to come on this fabulous trip next week. Birthday’s are a funny thing, when you are younger you get excited, maybe there’s a party, then you get to you teens and you count down to those big