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What we’re grateful for in 2020 – End of Year Recap

What a year it has literally been. I feel like we will only be able to fully comprehend everything when we look back several years from now. Even though this year definitely didn’t go as we planned, I am happy for the time we were given to reflect and make decisions that we may not have made had it been any other way.

A little background…

Before COVID struck, around November of last year I started listening to podcasts and finding courses and realizing that making a business and doing what we love is really possible. It was only a matter of sitting down, making time, and really investing into it.

We have technically had our blog/Instagram since right out of high school but didn’t understand the “rules” of how everything worked and put very little effort into it. So in the beginning of 2020 we invested some money into some courses, listened to endless podcasts, researched on YouTube, and got straight to work. And now here we are! Doing what we love and sharing it with our amazing community on our blog, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube.

It was LOTS of hard work, planning, endless hours working on the computer, late nights spend learning the basics of website design, SEO, photography, photo editing, and so much more. But we’re exactly where we wanted to be. We’re able to do what we love and start a side business that we are truly passionate about. We met so many amazing people through our platforms, worked with companies around the world, had increidble collaborations, and it’s only the BEGINNING! Nothing comes without constant effort and lots of hard work.

We want to thank everyone who has supported us and continues to support us throughout all of our up’s and down’s this year. Without all of you, we wouldn’t be where we are today. You keep us motivated and energized!

So in celebration of this crazy year we’re going to share some of our favorite blog posts from 2020:

Favorite Travel Posts from 2020:

1. Stunning Gem of the Israeli Desert – Nitzana Hillocks | White Rock Duneshere is the post!

2. Discover Masada Fortress, Israel (and the Monochrome Fashion Creations We Designed for the Visit)here is the post!

3. Visiting Pamukkale? Here’s Everything You Need to Know Before You Go! here is the post!

Favorite Fashion Posts from 2020:

1. Fashion Photography – Hiking the Desert in Gowns| Shchoret Canyonhere is the post!

2. Hold Your Breath… We’re Going Below Sea Level to the Dead Sea with our Handmade Bathing Suits!here is the post

3. Three Outfits I Designed and Created Specifically for my Trip to Turkeyhere is the post!

Personal Favorites (because we had so much fun):

1. Beach Day at Kibbutz Maagan Michael – Handmade Hawaiian Swimsuitshere is the post!

2. The Surprising Best Place to Stay Near the Dead Sea – EinGedi Camping Lodgehere is the post!

3. Bananas! Plantations, Corn Fields, and Hand Designed Outfitshere is the post!

How We’ve Grown

Also know that we both still work full time jobs and this is our little “side business”. (Even though we perhaps spend more hours working on it- late into the night, early morning, and weekends) Its a lot of work but it makes us happier and more fulfilled because we are doing what we love. So just remember, no one knows exactly what they’re doing at first and its all about enjoying the process along the way. Just get out there take the first step, you never know where it will take you!

It’s going to be hard at first and it will take a lot of time, but you will grow and learn. What is life for if not to grow? Wishing you an amazing end of 2020 and a phenomenal 2021!

Also if you need help growing your WordPress account, feel free reach out to us πŸ™‚

Lots of Love,

Brooke and Danielle, Colorful Sisters

P.S. – Special thanks to our mom and boyfriends who are our photographers and for their unending support and love. We couldn’t do it without you πŸ™‚

93 Comments

  1. I’ve seen a lot of Beautiful pictures of places I’ve never been to, thanks to your blog.
    How can you assist me to improve my WordPress?

    1. Thank you so much for you kind words. If you’re interested in increasing your WordPress traffic and followers send us an email at sisters@colorfulsisters.com and we will be in touch. Happy New Year!!!

  2. Amazing!!! Have a happy and positive year deariesπŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸ₯³β€οΈβ€οΈ

    1. Thank you dear!! Same to you 😍

  3. It is great to watch you both have fun. Happy New Year to you both.

    1. Thank you soo much! Happy to have you as a part of our community 😍😍

      1. YOU both are very graciously welcome. I am happy to be a part of the community.

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  4. Glad that you both had funπŸ€—πŸ€— wish you girls a very happy new year 😊

    1. Thank you so much! Same to you!!

      1. Wish on Valentine’s day 2021 forget 2020.

    2. Happy Valentine’s Day in Advance.

    1. Same to you!!

  5. Wonderfully inspiring. Happy new year to you both and happy blogging into the future. πŸ’«πŸŒˆβ€οΈ

    1. Thank you so much! Same to you πŸ™‚

  6. A great attitude of gratitude. You have both been to some incredible places! All the best in 2021!

    1. Yesss we have! Such a unique year! All the best for the next one ahead πŸ™‚

  7. Happy New year both. Have a wonderful year ahead ❀️❀️

    1. Thank you so much! Same to you as well ❀️

  8. This is my favorite post. I love the positivity; it’s very motivating!

    1. Thank you so much! It means a lot to us πŸ™‚ Have a great new year!

  9. We loved this post! We had a great year also, and we loved reading “it’s all about enjoying the process along the way.” We are enjoying our process and it’s evident that you are too. We are happy to follow along on your journey. Happy 2021 to you both!

    1. YEsssss!!! Because the journey is the most important part!! Thanks for all of your support and have a happy 2021!!

  10. Happy New Year 2021 to you all!

    1. Thank youuuu!! And the same to you πŸ™‚

    1. Thank youuuuu !!!

  11. AmazingπŸ‘πŸ‘
    Happy New YearπŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’–πŸ’–

    1. Thank you!! Happy new year to you tooo πŸ™‚

  12. Please have a Happy New Year and may you both be healthy, happy, safe and secure in your lives in 2021 and forever!!πŸŽˆπŸŽ†πŸŽ‡βœ¨πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸ’

    1. Thank you so much for the kind new years blessings and may the same that you wished for us be for you in 2021 and beyond!

  13. Happy New Year! xx

    1. and to you too!!!!

  14. Wow, Love your Content! Happy New Years from all of us at La Rouge Hair and Spa. πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ’•

    1. Thank you and happy new year to you too!!

  15. That sounds so inspirational, and lots of lovely content to read. Thanks for documenting your fascinating travels. Wish you a very happy new year 2021!

    1. So happy you like the content!! Happy new year to you too!!!

  16. Congratulations for reaching those numbers, and for launching your blog! Looking forward to reading more of your posts this 2021!

    1. Thank you so much my dear!!!!

  17. Gorgeous and inspiring

    1. thank you so much!!!

  18. Happy New Year to you and everyone here πŸ™‚

    1. thank you and happy new year to you too!!!

  19. Happy New Year new followers. Thanks for connecting. Have a great weekend.

    1. thank you!! and happy new year !!!

  20. Excellent work! Congratulations!!!

    1. thank you so much!!!

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  21. Hello! Happy New Year! I wanted to thank you for following my blog! I’m a new blogger and still trying to figure it out! I posted a poll on my page! If you could please put your input in that would be amazing!

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  22. […] What we’re grateful for in 2020 – End of Year Recap […]

  23. Well done! It’s so cool to see hard work turning into amazing things like this. You two are rocking it!

    1. Thank you so much! It’s so exciting for us as well. Much more learning and progress to come!

  24. Happy New Year and well done ladies! You both really deserve it and congratulations on amazing new blog stats! Looking forward to reading more of your amazing travels. X

    1. Thank you so much! So happy to have you along for the journey!

  25. It was fun – realizing your dreams – together! Lovely!
    Cheers for more successful years! <3

    1. Thank you so much!! It really has been lots of fun and lots of hard work!

  26. Wonderful picture bidding farewell to 2020

  27. haapy new year to the wonderful sisters. looking forward to see your 2021’s pictures
    best

  28. Very inspiring! 😍

    1. Thank you!!! Nothing happens without some hard work πŸ™‚

  29. Beautiful pictures. Safe travels.

    1. Thank you!!!

  30. Good photos and travel personal touch. Will email also to increase my traffic flow on my blog thanks!

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  32. So wonderful to see how far you’ve come in one year. Also encouraging for other bloggers. Thanks for the inspiration!

    1. Yayyy I’m happy that it is encouraging! It was also inspiring for us to take a moment and really look at how far we have come πŸ™‚

  33. Thank you for following my blog and thank you for the supportive comment. So are really nice.

    1. Thank you so much! We love supporting other bloggers πŸ™‚

  34. Hi. I wrote you a comment that didn’t go through. So this is my second attempt. Thank you for the like, encouraging comment and following my blog. I fully support your business. I too love fashion.

    Have a happy, safe, corona-free 2021!
    Thank for your support

    1. Hi thanks so much for not giving up! Sometimes it takes us a bit to get to the comments. But thanks again πŸ™‚

      1. 😊thanks again

  35. Love this! All the best in this year

    1. Thank you so much! Same to you πŸ™‚

  36. This is awesome! Thanks for the connect.

    1. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  37. Happy New Year!!! Both of You, Your designs and Your blog are absolutely wonderful! How fun!!! Cheers and Rock on!!! πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•

    1. Thank you so very much!! So kind of you πŸ™‚

      1. My pleasure! πŸ’–

  38. Woah these are some great pictures. What camera do you guys use to take these pictures and do you use a certain lens? I am trying to work on my photo-taking and photo-editing skills! Keep this blog up. I love the whole website design and concept, it is so cool!

    1. Hi Abhie! thank you so much for the sweet words πŸ™‚ So we use the Canon EOS 250D and Canon EOS Rebel SL2 and a basic 18-35mm lens right now. It’s on our list to invest in some more lenses like a 35mm but they can be so expensive! We mostly use lightroom and photoshop for our editing. There’s a bit of a learning curve but once you get the hang of it it’s totally worth it.

  39. You guys have infectious attitudes…

    1. Thank you πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  40. Thank you for your positive and cheerful attitudes! We all need more of this.

  41. Hi! I just wanted to say, that I really appreciate your positive, cheerful, health attitudes. It’s refreshing. People, including myself, need to hear, read, encouraging as well as beautiful, things like this. Thank you.

  42. It is great to see people around the world thriving in the uncertain and realizing their dreams, focusing on the many good things that life is throwing at us. I’m on my learning curve as well and appreciate the inspiration that you give us with your work.

    1. I’m happy that you are as well!! It certainly is inspiring when people at least try to fulfill their dreams πŸ™‚ Looking forward to seeing how you guys progress in the future πŸ™‚

  43. Wow! I wish I could travel like you guys! Some amazing places! Thanks for the follow. Will be happy to read your blog as well.

    1. Thank you as well for the follow! I hope you can travel a lot more someday as well πŸ™‚ Looking for ward to seeing your blogs in the future πŸ™‚

  44. W
    Love this blog! Beautiful photos and you two look amazing! Can’t wait to see more ❀

    1. Thank you so very much!!

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