A collage of dreams come true…

Family Time, Just for Fun, Lifestyle/Personal

I wrote a blog post about Dream Jars in April of 2012. The intention was to get all of my hopes and dreams on paper, look at them once a month, and eventually make a collage of them, a collage of dreams come true. Honestly, I haven’t checked back on them in over a year, part of me forgot all about it but the part that remembered was afraid that I hadn’t accomplished any of them. Out of sheer curiosity I went through them this week. With an anxious chest and tired eyes I read through all of my dreams and hopes. Some of them I laughed at, some of them I achieved, some I didn’t remember, while others are still works-in-progress. I’d like to share them with you, I think it might do me well to have them written and out there on my blog instead of hiding them away in a jar. Here they are, my dreams in progress…

Make my mom proud April 16, 2012

*Write books/blogs that influence teens in a positive light, that help them become confident and radiant March 28, 2012*

Marry him, buy a house, have baby, live happily ever after April 1,2012

*Quit Caruso’s for GOOD! FIND A CAREER! May 29, 2012*

Go back to New York! ❤ October 2012

Get married in a bookstore June 15, 2012

*Learn to cook. Paint. Dance. Create. April 1, 2012*

*Write a Y.A. novel  March 29, 2012*

Go to Chicago with Alex May 29, 2012

*Rid of my anxiety March 30, 2012*

*Travel to England, see Big Ben, go to Barter Books, William S. Birthplace March 28, 2012*

Wear my mother’s wedding dress… April 16, 2012

Find a job that I don’t hate April 1, 2012

I’m not surprised by my hopes and dreams – I’m still working on the ones with the astericks and am not too focussed on the whole getting married thing right now. I think I’ll add a few more dreams to this list…

LIVE AND WORK IN THE CITY December 4, 2013 

Go on a European Adventure December 4, 2013

Write another novel, find an agent December 4, 2013

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Dreams are beautiful and fulfilling them only inspires even bigger dreams.

Working towards something is my favourite part of living – that, and love.

Dream it, live it, love it.

Talk soon,

Vanessa Xo 

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