Well what a crazy few months it has been for me, stressful to say the least, but also absolutely amazing at the same time!! I never for one minute thought this time last year that I would be sat here blogging to the world about my life as my full time job but boy am I glad that is the path I have chosen
You guys should by now know that every few months I like to do a little life update post, to be honest I actually like to do this more for my own benefit, to keep myself accountable of my goals and also so I can look back every few months to see how I have progressed. This year has been filled with change and risk for me, lots going on and some big decisions were made. One new one in particular that I can let you guys know is that I finally decided to step down from my managers position with Benefit Cosmetics, I have hugely enjoyed my time with the brand and had so much fun over the last year but in order to fully give my blog the time it needs I have to have more time to focus on content/images etc which is virtually impossible to do working full time!! It is kinda scary, but I really do believe in myself more now than ever so the risk and uncertainty is something I am willing to work with 😉
OK let’s talk COSMO…… If you follow me on my other social media channels you will know that I recently got shortlisted for the Cosmopolitan UK Influencer Awards for “Best Newcomer” ahhhhhhhh like what the hell?? I literally was and still am totally blown away by this and feel so grateful to even be recognised enough to be shortlisted up against so many other amazing influencers, just incredible! HUGE thank you to all you guys for supporting me this last year and a half since I started my blog, means the absolute world to me For those who don’t know, the winners for all categories will be announced on the 3rd November at the Awards Ceremony in London which I am so excited to be attending as some of my biggest blogging inspirations will be there (star struck springs to mind)!! The overall winners decision is made by a selection of expert judges on a panel rather than a public online vote so whatever the outcome, this is a huge milestone for me and I will walk away proud no matter what my placing is on the night <3
BARCELONA BABY….. International trip numero 3 of the year is taking place next week WOOOP WOOOP 😀 I am off to Barcelona with a friend who I met randomly in Ibiza last month, he is also majorly into his social media, loves exploring and is obsessed with taking photos in cool locations like me ha we both fancied a trip away so thought why the hell not go together Barcelona is somewhere I have wanted to visit for so so long and I am really excited to finally be going!! We are staying a beautiful hotel just outside of central Barcelona right on the beach and I will of course be snapping everything while over there so if you haven’t already got me on Snapchat then add me “Victoria2106” 😉 Also, if you have any recommendations on places to visit while over there then please leave a comment!
After Barcelona I will be on the official countdown to my biggest trip yet…. NEW YORK CITY for Christmas with my best friend Holly ahhhhh this trip is a trip of a lifetime and a total bucket list situation for me. It will be the first time in my 25 years on this planet that I will be away from my family on Christmas but if there is any place on the earth I would rather be, it is 1000000% New York!!!
Then who knows…. I have Bali on my brain for the first trip on 2017 and now that I am going ahead with blogging full time it is so refreshing to know as long as I have my mac book and wifi I can work from anywhere in the world <3
‘Find what you love and do that, a lot!“
Thanks for reading guys, hugely appreciate every single one of you who take the time to read my posts.
Lots of love,