Thursday, January 3, 2013

A Year in Pictures: 2012

Hello 2013, and Fellow Bloggers!

I can't believe that the holidays are over, and 2013 is actually here! I guess time really does fly when you're having fun, and this year has been the most fun year to date!

I've been thinking a lot about what I want to accomplish in 2013, but first I'd like to take a ride down memory lane, and look back to all that was great in 2012...


We Bought Our First Home

From Painting...
...To Ripping out Floors

We Poured Our Hearts & Souls into Our New Home

Our Engagement Party- With our Best Friends


Wedding Dress Shopping, and This was the Winner!

New car for me!


Happy St. Patrick's Day

San Francisco for the ACA Conference

Wine Tasting in Sonoma with my Favorite Regent Girls!


Spring is here! Must be color-blocking time ;)

We give Each other Easter Baskets Each Year!

Bridal Shower...Time to Become a "Mrs."
Sidenote: Loving my Bestie's Faces in this one! haha

Graduated with my Master's

Taking our Engagement Pictures-What a blast!

One of my favorites

Bachelorette Party Time!

Couldn't Survive without my Best Friends


The Most Magical Day of my Life<3

"You may now Kiss the Bride."

On Cloud Nine

St. Barths was the Perfect Honeymoon


Annual Family OBX Vacation

Celebrating my Birthday with my Very Best Friends!


Becoming a Wife...and Trying to Cook ;)

Spinach Lasagna

The Ritz's Famous Lemon Pound Cake

Chicken Bundles


Beaching it for my Sister's Bday!

Rocking out to Journey at the Ted!

My Dear Friend Beth Got Married, and I was Lucky Enough to be a Bridesmaid!

Our Girl in her Halloween Sweater ;)


My Best Friends at the Willow House Party I Hosted

The Williamsburg Inn & Spa for my Best Friend, Malena's Bachelorette
...And I want to go back one day SOON!

Thanksgiving with my Precious Family


Our First Christmas Tree in our Home

Merry Christmas!

Being Silly with Matching Snoopy Tees

My Mother & Sister- Blessed to have Them

Spreading some Holiday Cheer at Hope House
These Men are so Inspiring- and Yes, John is Pretty Awesome!

Opening Ella's Presents on Christmas Morning

My Mom and I got Matching Michael Kors Watches from our Hubbies...
And it Wasn't even Planned!

I got Matching Monogrammed Bracelets for My Mom, Sister, and I.

Ringing in the New Year with my Best Friend!
Wow, looking through these photos makes me feel so incredibly blessed and lucky. What a year I have had! There's truly nothing I could complain about, and I can only hope that 2013 will be just as great.

Here's to hopes, dreams, and new beginnings in the new year!


  1. Glad to see you back my dear! What a fantastic year you had!!! :)

  2. Thanks Lauran! Yes, I took quite the hiatus! haha. This year will be a hard one to top- that's for sure!