17 Things I loved About 2017

17 Things I loved About 2017

2017 is coming to a close – which is cray! – so instead of talking about how 2018 will be bigger and better I thought I would revisit this year’s highlights. New beginnings, endings, and all things in between. If you’ve been with me the past twelve months then you’ve been privy to all of my let downs, victories and adventures, lets go back in time a lil bit shall we?

1. Women’s March SF

2. Leaving a job I hated

3. Beginning my career in Quality Analysis at an amazing company

4. Becoming Vegan

5. Girlboss Radio

6. The movie Get Out

7. My mini birthday getaway to Baltimore

8. Visiting the National Museum of African American History and Culture in D.C.

9. Family Reunion in Los Angeles

10. My foray into all things Photoshop – something I never thought would happen

11. Starting the journey to monetizing the Thanks for the Marmalade brand

12. Renewing my love for blogging – learning more about my blogger self

13. Discovering my signature makeup look

a. Courage to be my authentic self and wear bold lips

14. Discovering bomb Vegan restaurants

15. Participating in blogging challenges for the first time

16. Finding a bomb Vegan chocolate chip cookie recipe 

17. Christmas Eve caroling with incarcerated youths

*Bonus Love* My new car aka Dolce the cream colored PT Cruiser


What are your 2017 favs? What are you most proud of? What were the best lessons? Most importantly, best food you had?! Leave me some below!






  1. December 26, 2017 / 11:17 pm

    I really loved the movie Get Out as well, it wasn’t at all what I’d expected it was so much better!

    Julia // The Sunday Mode

    • Chloe
      December 27, 2017 / 9:15 am

      It was amazing! Definitely took me by surprise, such a complex film. I hope it gets some award nods.

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