Hi Friends! Happy New Year! I hope your holiday was fantastic and you enjoyed spending time with the special people in your life! We host Christmas Eve every year and always love spending time with family. Christmas day was spent lounging, playing with our pup, and watching random shows like Hot Ones. Have you seen it?
I hope Santa was good to you, too! This and this were under the tree for me on Christmas morning. But my favorite gift was my new customized robe that my daughter made at Cuddle Clones. What’s your favorite gift that you received this year?
My two-week blogging/social media break was much needed, and I’ve never felt better. I feel refreshed and focused and cannot wait to create new content for you this year. But before we get to that, I thought it would be fun to look back at 2023.
I always love digging into my analytics to see what posts you love the most. And, since I was on my one-post-a-week schedule for most of the year, I was surprised that I had created and published 80 posts in 2023. Here are your favorite blog posts from each month in 2023, plus my top three pins from Pinterest that drive traffic to my blog. Oh, and if you’re not following me on Pinterest, you can follow me here.
Top Three Posts Trending on Pinterest
Your Favorite Blog Posts of 2023
What better way to kick it off than last January’s Oahu Hawaii Trip Recap. We hadn’t been on vacation in ages, and this was a trip to celebrate our daughter’s college graduation. We stayed at Disney’s Aulani Resort, and my mom, sister, and her family joined us. It’s up there as one of my favorite places, so be sure to check out the post.
If you live in a climate where cold weather has arrived, you’ll want to check out The Best Ways to Style Boots for Winter. This post features 15 outfits wearing different styles of boots.
I’m grateful to have the opportunity to try new makeup, skincare, and wellness products, and this post shares my top 10 beauty products that were initially gifted and that I’ve repurchased.
Jewelry is a great way to distinguish your style and express your creativity. I’ve always been drawn to jewelry with little details that can take an outfit from basic to killer, and Simple Tips for Styling Minimalist Jewelry was my top post in June.
What is Quiet Luxury was the most read in July and came about from a reader request. Check out the post to read about the trend and see how I created outfits with pieces already in my closet.
There’s no denying that a great bag can instantly elevate your outfit, and Fall Handbag Trends covered everything from shapes to colors.
I always see things I want to add to my closets, but my budget doesn’t always allow it. How to Update Your Wardrobe on a Budget was this month’s reader favorite and highlighted my tips for refreshing your closet.
We all want to make a good outfit even better if we can. Wearing vs Styling was this month’s most clicked post and showed how little tweaks can elevate a basic everyday look.
December’s reader favorite was my Christmas Home Tour to wrap up the year. Years ago, I shared a lot of home decor and DIY projects. I would love to hear if you want to see more of that in 2024!
That’s a wrap! Which post was your favorite? Is there one that you loved but didn’t make this list? I’m in full content planning mode for 2024, and would love to hear specific content you would like to see this year! Please let me know in the comments.
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