A Year of Intention

5 January, 2017



  • I wish you all the best in achieving that 🙂

    • Thank you so much Aleksandra! I wish you a beautiful 2017. xo

  • This is a wonderful thought and plan for the year, I love the idea of purpose and intention! Also these photos are beyond dreamy!

    Hanh | hanhabelle

    • Thank you so much Hanh 🙂 I swear my friend Megan can make even a plan old hill look so beautiful. xo

  • The Gossip Darling

    I love this post. Wishing you the best!!! xoxo

    Mel | http://www.thegossipdarling.com

    • Thank you so much Mel! I hope you have a beautiful 2017. xo

  • Such a beautiful post, Kelsey, both in words & in visuals. And you look so gorgeous in these photos! xx


    • Thank you so much Jenni!! I swear my friend Megan always makes me look ten times better in photos. I hope you have a lovely 2017 sweet friend. xo

  • Aw I love this! I feel the same way, less is something I’ve been thinking about already a lot this year! Best of luck achieving your goals! x

    – Eternalleigh.blogspot.com

    • Thanks so much Leigh! I hope you have a wonderful 2017. xo

  • Happy New Year! What a lovely word and intention for the coming year! I also started the process of having less last year and. Ow I’ve created the space I’m going to fill it with two things that bring me lots of joy: travel and fitness. One is a dream and the second a challenge.
    Inma x | sunshineandglow.com

    • Happy New Year Inma!

      Your goals in 2017 sound absolutely perfect and are some of my favorite things! I hope you enjoy a year of less much like I did. xo

  • I completely understand where you’re coming from with trying to achieve intention in your every day life. I too struggle with that and it takes a lot of effort to keep it in mind all the time. I love reading expository posts like this. Can’t wait to read more!

    Kat | katsomething.com

  • All of these photos are so pretty. I just love your dress and that cute little cabin!

    Like I said on instagram, intention is such a good word for this year. And I totally agree. I always buy these pretty calendars from paper source and make haphazard lists half the time too and then I’ve got all these empty journal pages that drive me insane lol. Definitely going to work on my calendar skills this year haha.

    xo, mikéla / simplydavelyn.com

    • Thank you so much love!! It’s alway so fun shooting with Megan because she can make any space gorgeous.

      Y E S 🙂 you sound just like me! I keep placing my calendar next to my computer… but always end up ignoring. haha hopefully I get a bit better at reaching for it as the year goes on! xo

  • Jen

    It’s the perfect word, Kelsey, and these are the perfect photos! You look stunning! I’m with you on the loved ones moving to different stages and not knowing exactly where I stand. Here’s to your year of intention and figuring some things out. xx

    Jen | affecionada

    • Thank you so much Jen!!

      I swear growing up is so funny/awkward at times 🙂 I hope you have a lovely 2017! xo

  • I LOVE THIS! I totally agree about feeling sort of unsure about 2017.. everything has been changing for me and I really don’t know what to expect for the new year. I really love your idea of living with intention though, and that’s something I’m feeling inspired to work on. And I also agree about more “real life” in blogging- I’m going to try to be more creative and do more new things on my blog; more me. 🙂
    Julia | juliainbluhm.com

    • You totally get it!!! 🙂 2017 just feels like a year with so many expectations, which is good… but a bit scary. I hope your year turns out beautifully filled with plenty of real life blogging.

      Thanks for such a sweet comment Julia! xo

  • I hope your 2017 is amazing and that great things happen for you throughout the year! It’s hard to try and plan things for a New Year, especially when you have no idea what’s going to be thrown your way. These photo’s are gorgeous and you look so pretty! Love that dress on you 🙂 xo

    Char | http://www.charslittleblog.blogspot.co.uk

    • Thank you thank you Charlotte! I feel behind towards the end of the year on answering comments and I honestly missed chatting with you. I hope you have a wonderful 2017 sweet friend. xo

  • Thank you for this heartfelt post! I’m completely with you. For some reason a list of goals just didn’t feel right this year. I have no idea what will happen this year, or where life will take me. I’m excited and scared at the same time.


    • Yesssss 🙂 Those are my exact feelings Andrea! So here’s to a year that is full of possibility (and is a little scary lol) 🙂 I hope you have a wonderful 2017! xo

  • I love the pictures in this post and a year of intention and having a purpose for everything you do sounds lovely and a great way to start a year 🙂


  • For me, 2017 is also a huge question mark. I have no idea what the next few months will bring, let alone the year! I remember your post last year about your “word of the year” and it has made me think a lot about mine. I still haven’t feel like I nailed it, but I’m getting close to making a choice 😉

    Brittany | thechicette.com