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Happy New Year! :)

Hi girlies!
How did your new years go? I had an awesome countdown hehe :p

Anyway, I guess I'll post my new year's resolutions on my blog to help me feel motivated.
I have learned that bigger than life ambitions are just going to make me feel bad about myself if I can't do them. So I decided to go realistic this year.

1. Write a summary or at least a one-line entry in my journal everyday.
- I've been on and off with my journal, but I do think I write more entries than an average person so it's not a big deal. And it's a great tool to keep track of my life. not that anything spectacular is happening in my life at the moment :p

2. Reply within 24 hours.
- I have this really really bad reputation among my acquaintances and friends as the "where on earth is she" girl. I have a horrible time replying back to people or returning calls. If you have wrote me something and have gotten an answer back within 3 days, you were on the fast line. I am going to work on this problem and get back to people within 24 hours. - this is going to be my biggest challenge of the year. -_-;;

3. Film AT LEAST 8 videos per month.
- I know this sounds like a ridiculously small amount of videos, but you really have to put my personality and situation into the equation. I film more videos than what I put up. I believe that I am borrowing your time and I do not want you as the viewer to have a bitter taste in your mouth and feel like you have wasted your time after you are done watching my videos. I might not be the best out there and I might not be your type of guru to watch, but I really really want to have at least one helpful tip in my video and want them to be diverse and fun to watch.
Also after changing recording devices and editing softwares, every single video eats up at least 8 hours to edit and get things right. I might edit everything and then just throw the video away because it's not worth putting up. So, what goes up gets reduced to a small amount of videos. But I will try my best to get more videos up for you guys :) I promise!

4. Work out at least 5 times a week.
- Ah.. the cliche one. Haha, well I feel like I should really work out since it makes me feel better when doing so. I don't necessarily have a set goal in mind, I just like the feeling of running for a long time and getting that runner's high.

5. At least 4 posts per week
- Yes, devote more time to my blog and post more often. I am determined to do more reviews and helpful tips on this blog.

6. healthier diet
- I'm having extremely bad acne right now - which indicates that my diet is out of whack. I should cut out flour and the amount of sugar intake and try to have a more disciplined diet.

Anyway, as motivated as I am today - I re-filmed the tut I messed up a few days ago. I feel happy that this one's lighting came out great and how I got to fix up a problem from 2009 in 2010 (haha, I'm superstitious like that :p)

it looks pretty much the same from my last post, but it's a whole new video :p

Happy New Year and let's all have a super good year! yay for 2010!!!
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  1. Sounds like great solutions :) I should think up of a list myself today or tomorrow!

    Wow 8 hours of editing/etc and you sometimes delete it?! And we only get to see few minutes. So much hardwork. Making videos sounds harder than what it seems >__<;;

    Happy New Year! Love your new layout :)

  2. I have been watching ur vids and reading ur blogs for a while now. i tihnk they are so sweet and helpful! I just wanted to say thank you so much and keep up the good work!

    oh and 소햏덕에 익게에서쌍코로 갈아탓소 ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ

    happy new year!!

  3. I need to do better with the whole new year resolutions too - especially with working out! I'm never doing what I say I would do, lol. I hope all your resolutions workout and wish you the best in 2010 Catalina!

    And your skin looks really nice. You should see mines. Horrible!

  4. Your skin looks great in the pic!

    I need to work out too =( a

  5. Happy new year to you too :D I'm all for cheering you on on the resolutions about blogging more!

    Hope u had a good one!

  6. hey, you are my favoroute beauty blogger :) i love how you're so genuine and i feel like can relate to you for some reason... and gl with your resolutions!

    anyway I have a question- have you heard about revlon's photo ready foundation? Because i'd love to hear your opinion on it :)

  7. The lenses you are wearing raelllly suit you !

    I reckon that the working out resolution is the one that comes back every year xD

  8. Happy New Year to you as well, Catalina :)

    You're one of my top 3 favorite people to watch on youtube, so can't wait for more videos this year!


    P.S: I love how mr.penguin is in the background of your gorgeous pic, watching what you're doing!! :)

  9. Happy new year. All the best for you this 2010 ^_^ --hathor2 (on blogtv/youtube)

  10. aww the penguin!
    Happy new year! thanks for all the helpful advice in 2009 hehe hope 2010 is even more awesome for you!

  11. Acne? What acne? Your foundation/concealer/photo-taking ability must be amazing because you look like you have flawless skin! <3

    Hey, we have the same eyelids. One of my sides doesn't show up either.

  12. I know this is the stupest question, do you mind if you tell me where you got the lamp behind penguin???

    happy new year!

  13. I know this is the stupest question, do you mind if you tell me where you got the lamp behind penguin???

    happy new year!

  14. Happy new year everyone >_<)/// wuv you all!!

    @namu: it's from IKEA!!


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