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        New Year New Blog


        Happy New Year! I’m so happy you’ve found the blog! If you’re new to Rosemary & Rye – welcome! If you’re a repeat reader, welcome back my friend! As promised, the new year brings in the new rebrand and the unveiling of Rosemary & Rye (formerly Pursuit of Glowiness)!! I’m so excited to be sharing more delicious posts with you and taking this humble corner of the internet to a new level! I have so many things up my sleeve for 2017, I just can’t wait! I hope you’ll stay in touch, enjoy the blog, and keep life delicious! Here’s to a great 2017 and all the tasty recipes to come!


        New Year, New You

        It’s the time of year to start thinking about New Year’s Resolutions. Some people are firm believers in starting the year out with goals while others scoff at the very thought. I’ll be honest, I love setting goals for the year. It gives me a sense of purpose and excitement. Over 40% of Americans set some goals for the year but get discouraged when only 8% of these resolutions are ever realized! The 92% of failed resolutions are because these goals just aren’t “SMART”.


        We should all just make resolutions like this one:

        Credit: Kayla Yanoli / Adam Ellis / BuzzFeed

        Let me clarify – the goals themselves aren’t stupid. They just aren’t: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic or Relevant, and Timely (or SMART for short!). It is a framework for setting achievable goals with clear guidelines for how you define success. I’ve put together a little worksheet that you can use to create SMART New Year’s Resolutions below. Print it, write on it, stick it on your fridge – let’s start 2017 with a strong start!!

        Got a great resolution? Post it in the comments below!