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Bye 2013, Hello 2014!

“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” ― Oprah Winfrey

I'm surprised at how time flies by! I will be graduating this year and this means that I will be entering the working life soon. I do hope I can make this year a good one! :)

Let's start by going through the meaningful events that happened in 2013. It has been a relatively good year for me. If it weren't for this blog, I wouldn't have been able to recall what I had done in the past years. This is where my blog comes in to relive my memories of the things I managed to do, and perhaps some things I should improve on!

Blogging was something that many of us started when we were in secondary school, where we would write about our daily lives and at that time, we would exchange links and chat in the cbox. I do miss those days but I have taken all my older posts down and converted my blog to a place where people can get honest reviews about products and services. You might wonder why?

As a poor student who don't have a fixed monthly income, I can't afford to constantly try different types of products/services before deciding to settle on one. This is where search engines like Google and also blogs come into place. I would do my research on various platforms before committing to a purchase. Through these beauty and lifestyle blogs, I managed to get the information I needed. So I decided to be like them and started my own blog so as to help more people who are just like me!

Moreover, I learnt more about almost everything, from blogging to makeup and dressing up. I have to admit, I used to be lazier, hardly making the effort to dress up. Other than the events I worked for, most of the times I just wore tshirts and jeans which can be boring after awhile, not to me but to my friends and bf. I managed to make some changes and it did turn out pretty well, so for this upcoming year, I would try to do even better and hopefully take more ootds so do follow me on instagram too! ;)

2013 was also the year where I managed to get more sponsorship and attended events to understand more about particular product and meet more new friends. I was excited when I received invites from Channel 8 & Channel U to cover their new and upcoming dramas or variety shows! A great opportunity to work with them, meet the cast of the shows and find more more about the series. I'm really glad that my blog got noticed despite being so small and insignificant at the start. I have to thank all the sponsors and especially my readers! Thank you for visiting and supporting my blog through reading and clicking on my advertisements, if it weren't for you all, I wouldn't have the motivation to keep on blogging and sharing reviews. *Big hug to my readers*

Come 2014, I would try to be more hardworking to upload more posts, and hopefully put into action of visiting some countries to do a helpful travelogue to help future travelers! To everyone, do continue to support my humble blog and stay happy in 2014!
Happy New Year 2014! :)


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