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  2016 & holiday giveaway winners!

(New stickers for a new year…SO FUN!)

Happy Monday everyone. How was your weekend? Honestly, I can’t believe it’s mid January already. These last few days have been filled with purging from last year and planning for a year ahead. We’ve been starting to make vacation plans for the year ahead (gotta love having things to look forward too!) We’ve been immersing ourselves in magazines and Pinterest getting inspired with regards to planning for our kitchen remodel. I’ve been trying to stay the course eating well and working out a bunch. So far this year is really shaping up nicely. Isn’t it awesome that at anytime (and especially the beginning to a new year) we can reset and make new goals? Love it!

When it comes to goals I always like to make three lists. I’m a compulsive list maker in general but these January lists are super important in keeping me on track for the entire year. I revisit the lists, rework them, and concede when something needs to adjust to the master. My three lists are Home, Life and Work.

The home list typically involves any home improvements I want to see to our space. Typically this includes painting this or that, remodeling or redesigning a room or maybe it’s as simple as buying a new comforter or towels.

The life list is usually the longest – filled with personal wellness goals, travel goals, and even goals about new hobbies or interests I may have.

Then work goals are just that, since I own our design studio this list is important to making a successful work year. I have lots of input on this list of goals from my staff and we try our best to revisit it thought the year in order to ensure we finish the year with a solid, most creative year behind us.

While it might sound like a lot, my three lists are what make me happy. As a creative person it is very easy for me to get distracted and want to change direction at any given moment, knowing I have mapped out a year filled with goals keeps me engaged and on track.

How about you guys. Have you made your lists filled with goals for the new year? I’d love to be inspired by some of your goals, do share!

Also, today I want to share all of the wonderful winners of my holiday giveaway contests. I was able to collect some great prizes and I loved how so many of you engaged with me during the busy season entering and tweeting to win. Drumroll please…fingers crossed you are a winner below (some of you were already given your prizes but congrats anyhow!)

Day 1 : 2 Tickets to the Cleveland Botanical Garden : won by @cara_clemens (Cara Clemens)
Day 2 : Dinner for 2 by Mod Meals : won by @burritosbubbly (Kerry Bindernagel)
Day 3 : Tickets to see Elf at Playhouse Square : won by @fbpkayla (Kayla Schneider)
Day 4 : Swimming lessons at Goldfish Swim School : won ny @McCarthyGarland (Ann Garland)
Day 5 : A gift certificate and hoodie from Market Garden Brewery : won by @danprusha216 (Dan Prusha)
Day 6 : A load of laundry done for your by Wash Club Cleveland : won by @hayescapist (Kate)
Day 7 : A collection of Cleveland books including The Bone Lady biography : won by @kkudro (Kara Kudro) AND @ErikMosley (Erik Mosley)
Day 8 : Tickets to the Cleveland Pops Orchestra New Years Eve Extravaganza : won by @nads30 (Nadine Ezzie)
Day 9 : Water delivery for you from Distillata : won by @Val23G (Valerie Glassner)
Day 10 : Lunch from Bruegger’s Bagels for you & 3 friends : won by @miket2598 (Mike T)
Day 11 : Brunch for two at Punch Bowl Social : won by @kathryn_213 (Katie Ardner)

Winners, shoot me an email (editor@iheartcleveland.com) to coordinate receiving your prize! Congrats & have a great new week!

  Day 10 : Bruegger’s Bagels for 4


Just a few more giveaways as we roll into this new year! I am going to wrap up the giveaway fun this week in order to get back to blog-business soon. You know; new year goals, vacation dreaming, house and design projects and everyone’s favorite updates on little baby ninja.

Today I have an awesome giveaway for you and three of your office mates. It’s been a handful of days of eating less cards, less sweets and so on, and what better time then perhaps a splurge on an amazing bagel with cream cheese and a slice of tomatoe! Lunch from Breuggers Bagels including a beverage and one of their yummy lunch sandwiches. I especially like a everything bagel, with hummus and tons of veggies…it’s all about balance and moderation, right?

To win todays giveaway tweet me “@iheartclev I’d love to win the @Brueggers lunch bunch for me and three friends!” Good luck and happy Monday everyone!

I was invited to try Bruegger’s lunch as part of their social engagements efforts. In exchange for this post I was a provided lunch and drinks for my office! Thanks for supporting this business in the CLE that allows me to create special content like this for iheartcleveland!

  Day 10 : Breakfast from Bruegger’s

Day_10Happy Monday to everyone! Are there a few of you back at work today? While I didn’t necessarily have to come into the studio today, sometimes I love to sneak in after hours or on the weekends just to get things done while everything is peaceful. I crank the music loud (today’s tunes compliments of Beyoncé!), eat at my desk, wear my yoga pants (with hopes to grab an afternoon class) and keep the lights low so I can work incognito.

On the way onto the office I stopped by Breugger’s Bagels in Rocky River for a bagel-brunch sandwich of hummus and veggies on an asiago bagel, toasted. It was the perfect mid-morning meal since I still don’t have groceries from all the holiday travel and indulging. I’m letting myself slack on cooking until next weekend, then it’s back to business. Does anyone else let their home cooking slide a bit during the holiday season?

For today’s giveaway I have FIVE; Bruegger’s Bagels “Breakfast for the Bunch” certificates. These pries include a bakers dozen of bagels, 2 tubs of cream cheese and a box of coffee. The perfect winter treat for breakfast with friends or coming back to work with your team.

To win one of the 5 certificates tweet me “@iheartclev I’d love to win the @Brueggers Breakfast for the Bunch!”  The winners we will be drawn by Friday, January 3rd. Good luck!