Wednesday, January 1, 2014

I Resolve To NOT.....

I've been doing resolutions that I will NOT do for several years now. They're easier. I recommend these to the real resolutions.

With that being said, here's what I resolve NOT to do...

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I resolve to not....stop getting irritated when people don't drive properly. Use turn signals! Don't cut people off. Stop texting and driving.



I resolve to not....cook dinner anymore. (I wish.)



I resolve to not....stop wearing my sneakers everywhere. Apparently as a girl I should love wearing boots and such in the fall and winter. I do not. I wear my sneakers all year long. Sometimes in the summer I wear flip flops.



I resolve to not...stop hating ridiculous words. Selfie needs to go away. Along with cray, amazeballs, and totes. Huffington Post even wrote an article about it.



I resolve to not....give up my Diet Coke no matter how many anti posts I see about it floating around Facebook or on blogs. Normally when I'm reading them I'm sipping on my Diet Coke.



I resolve to not....craft. It's just not my thing. Thank goodness for Etsy. I pay people to craft for me. Thanks, talented ones.



I resolve to not....stop buying clothes for Natalie. I can't help it. She'll only let me dress her for so long.



I resolve to not...stop trying to get my kids to like Labyrinth. Why don't they appreciate it? It's DAVID BOWIE with tight pants! Ludo! The bog of eternal stench.


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Happy 2014, everyone!

24 comments:

  1. I resolve to NOT like the words you mentioned plus squee.. yuck

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  2. Brilliant.
    I think you'll be off to a good start.

    Happy New Year.

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  3. Perfect list, except I would add adorbs. Hope you have a have a great New YEar.

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  4. Labyrinth is so awesome! Jennifer Connelly when she had some meat on her, and muppets!

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  5. Perfectly reasonable non-resolutions! Happy New Year.

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  6. I am pretty sure we would be very good friends if we lived near each other.

    have a great 2014

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  7. don't lose hope... it took my kids several times of watching Labyrinth to "get it". Have you shown them Princess Bride?

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  8. I. Love. This. List. It's "amazeballs"...lol. Happy new year!

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  9. I had such a crush on David Bowie in Labyrinth. I wonder if it was the tight pants..even though I was like four so let's hope not.
    And I am with you here!
    I will never stop getting irritated at brainless drivers.

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  10. I love these!!
    I'm with you on the drivers - I'm not going to stop calling them idiots and a few other choice words!
    And, crafting - no thank you!!!

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  11. I love my sneakers and diet coke too!

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  12. I love my sneakers too! And my hiking boots for winter.

    Ha, I am not good at crafts either. We're good at some activities and we're not at others and that's *alright* :-)

    I love your Not-Resolutions. I might even make my own list!

    Hope you have a wonderful 2014, yay!

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  13. I love this tradition of posting your "NOT Resolutions." I don't like setting new goals at the start of the New Year. or making Resolutions I can't keep.

    Great list. I am so with you about David Bowie. I love that movie.

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  14. I thought of you when I read that Huffington Post article! I agree with the bad drivers resolution, can we add people who don't stop at crossings? As someone who walks a lot it drives me crackers when people don't let me cross the road, doubly so if it is raining!

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  15. I love this list!
    I love using strange words, like the ones you listed plus more. I'm sorry!!

    Happy New Year!

    Michelle
    The Girly Gamer

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  16. Blessed new year, Amber. May it be better, brighter and beautiful for you and your loved ones.

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  17. The words... yes, I see what you mean. I agree. Unfortunately, I believe Selfie made it into the dictionary this past year. You don't have to like it though, I respect that. Totally.

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  18. I love this list! I've got to start one of these!

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  19. Heh! My four year old LOVES labyrinth and David Bowie, too!

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  20. Yes! Anti Resolutions! totally onboard with that.
    but I am keeping the word "douchenozzle" that I learned this year. because that's just fun to say.

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  21. I LOVE ALL OF THESE!!! Except for the shoes part...I love shoes...but lately just live in my flip-flops

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  22. Great post! You should come over and link it up!
    http://www.thelieberfamily.com/2014/01/tuesday-ten-my-new-year-resolutions.html

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  23. LOL about Labyrinth! Such a great movie. My 5 year old has very little appreciation for movies from my time. I'll just enjoy them with my 8 year old for now. I just wish my 2 year old would sit through Anastasia. It's still a princess movie! "The Princess Anastasia..." See they even say it in the first song!

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