Highlights of 2011

Oh hello there! It’s nice to see you all again. :) I have been enjoying my week off, but thought I’d pop by and share some thoughts on the eve of 2012. This year will forever be near and dear to my heart.

Here are a few highlights from this amazing year:

I moved into my current apartment.

I saw this cute couple get married.

My dear friends and family threw me a wonderful wedding shower.


My sister Carrie got engaged!

I went to the Hockey All Star Game.

Every Sunday afternoon through March I had marriage counseling with J.

I went to the NCAA Tournament in Charlotte and saw Duke win at the last minute.

I was up to my elbows in to do lists.

I got married!


We went on an amazing honeymoon.

My sister got married and I gained an awesome brother in-law.


We went to three other summer weddings.

We hosted J’s best friend for two weeks in the summer.

I went on a spontaneous trip to the beach with my sister Lucy.

We replaced both of our cars in three months.

I surprised my sister in-law with a Wine & Design party.


J and I watched Harry Potter for a week.

My parents hosted a Staycation at their house.

I went to Asheville for a long weekend with my mother in-law.

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I welcomed old friends to the neighborhood.

I stayed at a cabin in Boone with old college friends.


I met distant relatives in Charlotte on my mom’s side.

My sister in-law surprised me with a Brad Paisley concert.

We joined a small group and made new friends.

I went with five of my best friends to the mountains for a girl’s weekend getaway.

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I celebrated Canadian Thanksgiving.

I went to a NASCAR Race, thankful to have ear plugs.

We paid off our car!

I went to see the Rockettes with some of my coworkers.

I had a fabulous first Thanksgiving with J’s family.

I visited my best friend in Atlanta.

J and I spontaneously went to New York City for three days in December.

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I got to see two dear friends get engaged two days before Christmas.

I had a fantastic holiday season with my old and new family.

2011, it’s been a lovely year. Here’s to a happy new year! xo

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