Thursday, January 2, 2014

Moving Forward


Happy 2014, everyone! I'm super thankful for each and every one of you who follows this little blog and I thank you for your awesome support.

If you've noticed lately, I really haven't been updating nearly as much as I used to. Getting a full-time job at the end of 2013 made blogging pretty difficult. Rather than shooting outfit photos over the weekend, I would want to, you know, go out and spend time with my family and friends instead. It's also pitch black outside when I finally come home from work, which makes taking blog pics during the weekdays nearly impossible. 

Instead of scaling back on blogging, I want to steer my blog in a different direction in 2014. I still love fashion, don't get me wrong, so still expect to see personal outfit shots and style inspiration boards. However, I'm in my mid-twenties, I live near one of the most exciting cities in the country (Washington, D.C.) and I love exploring and being out and about in the area. Why not incorporate it in my blog a little bit more? Dating, dining, nightlife, shopping -- D.C. has a lot to offer and I want to dish about it. Being a single twenty-something in a bustling city is amazing, and a big part of my life that I definitely want to focus on more. Also, I've even had some of my friends who know me in real life tell me that I'm playing things a little safe and not fully showing off my personality. I'm a sassy little firecracker in real life, and I really don't think I'm harping on that as much as I could.

Don't fret if you don't live anywhere near D.C. -- I'll still make this blog applicable to my followers in different cities, states and countries. I'm planning a design revamp along with this change, so stay tuned for that as well.

Thanks for bearing with me and my fickleness, everyone. Stay sassy in 2014. 


13 comments:

  1. Happy New Year! Can't wait to see the changes you make! xo

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  2. I think these changes you want to make are going to be great! I'm trying to do the same myself- steer my blog in a direction that shows more of my personality and surroundings. I look forward to reading! :)

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  3. Best of luck! I am curious to see what your blog will become

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  4. Excited to see these changes, Alicia! The DC area has so much to offer and hey, maybe we can plan a blogger meet up once I graduate since I'm planning to move to the area!

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  5. SHUT UP - I would LOVE that! You are seriously gonna have so much fun living here and we definitely will have blogger meetups!

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  6. Right? I'm wishing you luck with your future changes as well and will definitely be reading along!

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  7. Happy New Year to you Kate, and thank you! xx

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  8. Alicia, I agree with your friends, it would be great to share those things. Looking forward to the " musings of a firecracker "!
    XX, Elle
    http://mydailycostume.com/2014/01/ringing-new-year-lbd/

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  9. I love DC! Glad to see all these exciting changes going on :) Oh, and your New Year's dress is stunning. Can never go wrong with sequins! Happy 2014!


    xo,
    Stephanie
    Diary of a Debutante
    www.stephanieziajka.blogspot.com

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  10. happy new year, beautiful! congratulations on your new full time job! :)

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  11. Hi Alicia,

    As a city girl myself, I know what you mean. There are so many fun things to explore and talk about. I just found your blog, love it and will follow you from now on. Hope you will follow me back. Can't wait to see more of D.C. :))


    P.S.
    I'm in Los Angeles.

    Sincerely,
    Tania
    http://inspiremyfancy.blogspot.com/

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  12. This sounds like a great plan! And it's so true - you ARE a sassy little firecracker!

    I followed your blog and social media sites (why wasn't I following all of them before?!). I'm so happy that you're also moderating HCBN!

    HCXO♥ emma
    www.itsemmaelise.com

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