Sunday, January 2, 2011

2010 . . . in review

Every year I compile all my favorite photos from the last year. I take a lot of pictures, especially now that I have an iPhone and can quickly and easily ZIP them up to Flickr and Facebook. Sometimes that means I forget all the fun things I do!

January
It helps that my birthday is January 3, so I usually get to start the year off with either a great dinner and/or a gathering of great friends.

Stephanie at Pottery Party!  Emily loves pointing at pottery
Coco at the diner
Birthday outing: Painting Pottery and EJ's Diner with Stephanie and Emily.

Best Birthday Dinner. Ever.
Birthday Dinner: "Burger Joint" and a "Crumbs" cupcake!

Also, I love winter sports!
Skiing at Hunter Mt.
Chris and me skiing at Hunter Mountain

My awesome friend Beth got married this year, and January found us up to our eyeballs in silk flowers for her centerpieces.
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February

Apparently it snowed . . . a lot!

Snowing at night  Snow Storm Feb2010 (8)
Snow Storm Feb2010 (51)

March

March . . . otherwise known as The Month of Beth.

Beth's Bachelorette Party . . .
Peanut Butter Penis Bouquet Beth's Bachelorette Party (10)
Beth's Bachelorette Party (21)Beth's Bachelorette Party (12)


Reception Set-up . . .
Reception Set-up (1) Reception Set-up (6)

Chapel Set-up (12)

Reception Set-up (36)


and WEDDING!!!
The Cake (3)

First Dance (6)

Reception Fun!! (101)

Dancing!! (51)
(one of the few pictures of ME!)

March also found us House-Hunting!!!
82-40 Austin St, 3G 84-01 Main St, #527
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until we found "the one"
kitchen, LR
Offer made and accepted!!!

April

Easter is a good excuse for Crafts!
Easter Egg Party 2010 (23)

Easter Egg Party 2010 (8)

May

Looking back, May have been too early to start packing . . . 
The Great Move of 2010
(May 16 . . . I can't get to the desk)

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(June 3 . . . Chris can't get to his chair)

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(June 26 . . . we can't get to our bed)

June

Katelyn's High School Graduation!
Party!   Katelyn
Katelyn

And Finally! Closing on our apartment!
Closing!!!

The "firsts" of our new home:
Unlocking the door!   Our first meal in the new apartment
Unlocking OUR door                                    First meal!
Gipper Meets new apartment
 I think Puppy likes the new place!

First Dinner party
First dinner party with the new neighbors!
(BTW, this was the DAY WE MOVED IN! LOOK HOW MUCH IS UNPACKED!)

July

July brought the beginning of Home Improvement season!
Vacation project!   Painting - Stripping Paint 1
Painting - Edges   Painting - Coat One 1
New Curtains!

August

A vacation!
Minessota_breakfast  Minnesota Vacation Summer 2010 (21)
Minnesota Vacation Summer 2010 (43)  Minnesota Vacation Summer 2010 (76)
Minnesota Vacation Summer 2010 (138)  Minnesota Vacation Summer 2010 (106)

. . . and somewhere between here, there, and back again . . .
POSITIVE!!!


September

6 weeks (4)
6 Weeks

October

12 Weeks
12 Weeks

Halloween as a "Bun in the Oven"
Bunintheoven

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November

17 Weeks 15 Weeks orange

oh, and we're still painting . . .
Painting!

December

20 weeks
20 Weeks

19 weeks 20 Weeks 21 weeks

Countdown to Christmas!
1000000021  The end of the Advent Candle . . .

Finished Christmas Tree (1)

Christmas is also a good excuse for crafts.
Gingerbread House Party (34)

Couldn't make it to the family Christmas party, so we attended via webcam!
Skyping with Nana  Skyping with Nana! (1)
"I'M BLOWN AWAY!" ~ Nana

Finally, a quick trip to St. Paul, Minnesota for Troy and Becky's wedding!
Pancake breakfast

132085_1600117442727_1229788755_31401085_4505111_o  Wedding!

The Notre Dame crew


There is a lot to do this year, and a lot to look forward to. But for now, raise a glass of sparkling something, and celebrate the year behind us and the year to come.

wake me for new years

1 comments:

Beth said...

so touched I have a whole month :). Thank you again for making it such a special time for Bob and I! You are the bestest!!!!