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Saturday, December 31, 2011

Happy New Year!

Hello, my Pretties!

Technically, we are 11 hours and 33 minutes away from 2012 here in Texas.  But, I know we will all be out and about celebrating and welcoming in the New Year.  So, I just wanted to take the time right now and wish you all a very Happy and Safe New Year!

I wish for all of you to have an even better year in 2012 than you did in 2011.  I know I need a new, fresh and clean slate.  I will not lie, 2011 was a rough and tough year but I do have high hopes for 2012.  No pressure 2012!

I have so many goals I wish to obtain in the new year.  Whether or not they will be accomplished is only something time will tell.  But my main New Year's Resolution is to start making YouTube videos.  That is the one thing I want the most and the one thing that scares me the most.  That is part of the reason why I need to do this in the upcoming year...just to prove to myself that I can do anything!

And you can too.  Whatever your hopes and your dreams may be, if you want them bad enough, I hope they come true for you.

And since I wanted some photos to go along with this post, I decided to post some of my favorite looks I did on myself in 2011.  Maybe you can use one of these looks to inspire your New Year's Eve look.

Shooting Star

Simply Seductive

Happy Thanksgiving

Profusion Exclusive

Mar y Tierra

Before and After

E.L.F. 100 Eyeshadow Palette

E.L.F. Mineral Eyeshadows

Blue Had Me at Hello

Silent Treatment

Perpetual

Red and Blue Make Purple

Wildflowers
♥ All photos include links to the blog posts in which they were featured. ♥

Well, my dears, that is all for this year.  This will be my last blog post for 2011.  Tomorrow January 1st, will be my one year bloggerversary and I am so excited!  Starting up a blog was last year's New Year's Resolution and I think the only one in my entire life that I actually followed through with.  I am so proud of myself.

My goal was so have 200 subscribers and 200 blog posts.  As of this post, at 3:51 p.m., I have 206 posts (this one makes 207) and 198 subscribers.  I hope my wish comes true and there are 200 subbies in the morning when I wake up!  Oh, subbie fairy, hear my cry!

Thank you all so, so very much!  I cannot find the right words to express my gratitude.  You all have made this blog was it is, better than I thought it would ever be!  I started this blog for myself and now, I do it for you.  Again, thank you all so much for all the sweet comments you have left behind for me to read and for taking the time to view my blog in the first place.

I pray that you all will have a wonderful night filled with friends and family, laughter and love, and most of all, faith and hope for the New Year.  Be safe.  God bless you all, tonight and always.

All my love and gratitude,
--Lisa Martinez

11 comments:

  1. Love all these looks you have the prettiest eyes! Happy Early Bloggerversary!

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  2. All thee looks are so pretty. But I am loving the one with the red lips, red suits you well :)

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  3. I love all the looks, but I think the 2nd one and the last one works best for NYE. 2011 has also been a rough year for me, but I feel in my heart of hearts that 2012 will be better for us. Amazing even. Starting a YouTube channel is so much fun. I hope you do open up one. I will be one of the 1st to sub :)

    Happy Bloggaversary Twitter Sister. I hope you get your wish. Be safe & God Bless.

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  4. Love all of your looks!!! Hope 2012 will be a great year for you!

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  5. All of the looks are very pretty my BBB!!!
    BEST wishe to you on this new yr=)
    ~Jazmin

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  6. Happy New years Lisa! I loved this post I liked looking back at all the fun looks you have done. I like you in bright colors! <3 you are at 199 followers as I type this I am crossing my fingers you get one more to 200!!

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  7. Oh my gosh, hun, happy new year to you too, and I hope that this year will be filled with nothing but happiness and blessings for you and your family. If you end up making YouTube videos, I'd be one of your very first subscribers! :D

    By the way, I tagged you for a little 2011 tag type of thing if you're interested lol

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  8. I saw Amber from Lipgloss Flipflops tweet that you were trying to get to 200 followers on your blog so I joined! Great job keeping your goal for 2011! You did it! :) I can't wait to see more from you!
    Hugs from a fellow Texas beauty! :) <3

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  9. @Cathy, thank you, darling. How funny because everyone tells me my eyes are my best feature! Haha, I think they are uneven. LOL. I appreciate the comment :)

    @Kristen, thank you! I never use red outside of my house because I'm afraid of it but maybe I should. You all seem to like the red lips :)

    @Jessica, aw, thank you. I know I still need a lot of work on my technique but it's been fun practicing :)

    @Tamyr, aw, Twitter Sister! I'm smiling just reading your comment, it is so sweet and genuine. I also believe in my heart of hearts that this year will be so much better. I wish you nothing but the best! I hope all your dreams come true, darling.

    @Jacquelyn, thank you, hon! Yes, I'm hoping 2012 will be a great year. But you know what, it's been extra great to me so far! Keep it up, 2012!

    @MissAshDG, thank you, dollie! I plan on being even more creative this year in my eye looks. Time to try all things new!

    @Hunter87, thank you, BBB! I'm sending best wishes your way too :)

    @Amber, your comment was so freakin sweet! I'm happy you liked this post and I'm so happy that you are a regular reader of mine. It means a lot to me that you have stuck around. And thanks to you and all your RTs, we hit 200! Thanks a million :)

    @Huda, thank you, sweetheart! Your comment really touched me. I love reading all these sweet comments. It makes all the late nights and crappy pictures worth it all. Blogging is hard work, as you know, but with people like you standing right beside me, I could do it forever! And thanks for the award! I love awards, LOL!

    @((hugs)), I LOVE AMBER! She really is a doll and she has done so much for me and helping me reach my 2011 goal of 200 subbies! See, here you are! Thank you so much for taking the time to read, and comment, and subscribe. And the fact that you are from Texas, well, that automatically makes you a favorite of mine! LOL. I do hope that you will keep in touch :)

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