Reflecting on 2015

2015 was a pretty great year. A few ups and downs, but that’s to be expected every year, right? Last week I was looking at a white board I have in my bedroom at home where I listed my 2015 goals, and realized I completed almost every single one! Coincidentally, they tie into some of my favorite moments from 2015:

A few weeks into the new year I was offered a full time job at the agency where I was interning. I’ve been in my position for almost a full year and I couldn’t be happier working at an amazing company with awesome coworkers.

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I fell in love… with Soul Cycle that is. In April I tried Soul Cycle for the first time, which I talked about in this post. It is probably one of the best things to happen to me in 2015, and I can really see my improvement from my first ride. I ride front row more and more!

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In May, after gaining some confidence from Soul Cycle, I received my Zumba Instructor certification. I haven’t begun teaching yet, but I’m hoping that’ll happen in 2016 😉
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In August, I finally found an apartment in Manhattan to move into after searching for quite a few months. I still can’t believe I’m living a dream I’ve had since I was a little girl.

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My sister studied abroad in London this past semester, and my family and I went to visit her! It was my first time out of the country so it was a big deal. I absolutely loved the trip and can’t wait to plan some travel for 2016.

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And last but not least, I worked on this blog quite a bit, and even did my first partner post with New York & Company!

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Thank you for all of your support during 2015. I can’t wait to see what 2016 has in store. Have a safe and Happy New  Year!!

 

Xo,

Nicole

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I love New Year’s Eve.

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I love the closing of one year, and the clean slate of starting a new one. I love picking out a sparkly outfit and getting all dolled up. I love popping a bottle of champagne right before midnight. I love reminiscing about all the great things from the year before, and learning from the not so good memories. I love looking forward to what is to come, for the memories I will make, and the people I will make them with.

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I love loving New Year’s Eve.

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I should probably explain this backdrop. For the past 11 years, my best friend and our families have been getting together to celebrate. This year, I thought it would be fun to set up a photo booth, and picked this backdrop up at Party City! I’m so excited to take pictures in front of it tomorrow. I can’t believe we were just 11 years old when this all started! It’s almost time to pop some champagne and ring in the New Year!

 

Xo,
Nicole

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P.S. Isn’t this graphic tee the cutest!? I ordered it from Old Navy a month or two ago. It’s on super sale right now for only $9!! I also ordered this ChicWish faux fur vest last week and got it in the mail last night, so I knew I had to pair them together!