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Bye 2017...Hello 2018!

January 01, 2018

Happy New Year friends! I don’t know about you, but I just love a fresh start! I feel like 2017 was a pretty successful run up to 2018…well that is how I am looking at it anyway! This last year started with the most perfect proposal, under twinkling fairy lights in our back garden, my darling love asked me to marry him and I said yes (obv!) I could not have wished for a more beautiful moment and a more delightfully dizzying start to 2017. As the year progressed I have overcome challenges, had some wins and some losses but overall I have experienced the most wonderful personal growth. I can firmly say that 2017 has been one for emotional development thats for sure! When I look back on the year, the beginning few months were fraught with anxiety, insecurity and pretty much flat out panic. My beautiful and loving relationships with my fiancé and my family kept me sane and a revisit to my therapist pulled me up for air and gave me some perspective. My mental health journey is something that I would love to discuss in more detail if that is something you guys would be into? Let me know.

2017 saw Darren and I reach 4 years of dating, 3 years of living together and 1 whole year on our vegan journey! I have loved growing as a person this year, it has felt like the most meaningful year of personal growth to me. I have learnt to not be so hard on myself, but at the same time, not to make excuses for myself either. I feel more ready than ever to power slide right on into this new year and make sweet magic. I have some exciting plans, but don’t we all? I am excited, I am motivated and I am ready for all the excitement the world is going to throw at me in 2018. There are some REALLY exciting personal life changes and plans that are actually in motion as I type this, but they are the long term kind, the kind that you don’t want to talk about on your blog JUST YET because they take so long to cook up that by the time they are done it seems like an anticlimax to other people, does that make sense? You guys are going to FREAK and I am going to FREAK and it is going to be amazing! So please keep hanging out with me and share this year with me and my little family. I am not going to make a long list of public resolutions... but I have got shit to do in 2018 and I am ready for it. SO I am not going to blab on and on, I just popped in to touch sides and basically wish you all a HAPPY NEW YEAR! I apologise in advance for all the “New Year, New Me” posts I am bound to be putting up for the entire month of January. I can’t help it, I’m just like that. I would love to hear more about what your resolutions are for 2018...please share!

Thank you for everything in 2017, I really hope we can be closer and just more in 2018. I want you guys to know me and I want to know you and for us to make more glittery magic together. I want to be places and tell you about them and I want to teach you how to make things, I want to make mistakes and have you all laugh and learn with me. Yeeha, 2018 let’s do this!

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Love Duffymoon 


Jordyn 'Duffymoon' Burne

Hello, I'm Duffymoon, seeker of all things magic. I am a passionate vegan foodie, obsessed with curating and creating beautiful things and a penchant for the dramatic.