Today is the last day of 2014. The year has been filled with much joy and countless blessings; a new baby boy, lots of ‘behind the scenes’ work at home towards a house project next year and plenty of freelance work to keep me busy in between naptimes.
Looking back at my first post of 2014 (featuring a tasty recipe for Polish Apple Pancakes) I’m flabbergasted that most of what I set out to do this year did actually happen! I resolved to “banish my inner-critic” and have done a pretty good job of that, though it’s still a work in progress. I intended to “be more selective of what I spend my time on” and I’ve definitely had to to that with a newborn. I did also “bring back Simple and in Season” – a monthly blog event here on RenBehan.com that has continued to bring together a lovely sense of community to my blog. And lastly, I have enjoyed “taking inspiration from my Polish heritage and from the food of my childhood,” by way of plenty of Comfort Food-related posts for my JamieOliver.com column including my ultimate comfort food recipe for Polish Kopytka (photo above).
I also finished the year on a high by helping to promote Poland through a campaign called Polska. Spring Into for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with an article published on the Huffington Post called 5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Polish Food – over 19K likes on that one so thank you!