25 = number of days flat broke. Well, I exaggerate, I've done better this January than others, but why is it so hard?! I didn't use any of my December wage for presents, so I should have been able to manage the same as I do every month. But, lessons learned, next year I SHALL NOT BE SKINT IN JANUARY... I promise!
12 = firsts that I have planned to accomplish this year on (or around) the 1st of each month (work and weather permitting!). Tomorrow's will be chronicled very soon!
1 = 'first' time I climbed Roseberry Topping in Teesside on the 1st of January 2012, absolutely amazing experience and gorgeous views from the top. Even if we do live in the smog...
5.5 = lbs lost following Weight Watchers Pro Points plan. I'm sure there will be a whole lot more talk of this over coming weeks!
171 = smoke free days! Which of course means, 1710 = cigarettes NOT smoked, and £543.23 = in my pocket... just wish I had saved it for the skint 25 = days of January I had!
1 = resolutions achieved so far - yes, I tried a totally new haircut and I got a fringe! I last had one when I was about 5 and I have never had one as a 'grown up' because I have two calf licks and all the hairdressers I've every asked have told me a fringe would be hair suicide. But then I met Amanda, and she threw caution to the wind, chopping off my hair and giving me heavy bangs! I absolutely LOVE it!
£11.25 = spent on my Dymo Jet 1855 Labeller circa.1970s from eBay. On the surface you may think, why, would anyone want one of those? But, if you look a little deeper, I can tell you there's no end to the amount of labels a girl needs in her life! I adore this little thing - I always wanted one when I was younger but was never allowed one - oh well now I have one and it is the best thing I own in the world (for this month anyways!). I'll be making a quick post about my labels soon!
3 = new flowers on my Orchid. I wrote a while ago about my green fingered adventures and I am pleased to say I've nursed my Orchid (which was a stopping smoking present) through all of it's original flowers dropping off, the growth of two new pairs of leaves and now a new set of beautiful flowers.
1 = birthday cakes I've made (I've never, ever iced and decorated a cake before, or made a sponge cake of this magnitude...
And I think that just about sums it up! I hope you had a great month too, see you in February X
Nanna Kate X
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