Saturday, December 31, 2011

Year End Review {2011}


 January: Ty goes sledding for the first time and has a ball!

 February: Ty's vocabulary starts to explode and we enjoy a quiet month at home.

 
March:  I take a fun trip to Chicago with my girlfriends!

April:  Ty moves to a big boy bed and gets bunk beds!

 May:  Rebekah came to visit!!

 June: Ty turns two and starts getting haircuts by mommy (thankfully, they've improved!)

 
July: We take Ty on his first camping excursion exploring caves, swimming in waterfalls, and kayaking in the beautiful Watauga lake. 

August: I turn 30 and graduate with my MBA in the same week. We celebrate with the coolest pirate murder-mystery party ever! (And TY gets potty-trained in a weekend by Nana!)

September: We had a crazy family camping trip that produced 90 and 40 degree weather in the same weekend!

October: I finished teaching my first college course, we finished our PRIDE training for foster adoption, and we enjoyed two trips to the orchard for apple picking!

 November:  I made my goal time of under an hour (by 30 seconds!) at our annual mountain bike race.

December: We book-ended our travels with a trip to Houston and San Antonio for Christmas (Other trips included: Toronto, Hocking Hills - OH, Appalachian Mountians - TN, Lake City - MI, Port Huron - MI, and Holland-MI).

10 comments:

  1. Very jealous of the potty training success!

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  2. love the year in review idea! Love you guys! Obi always enjoys seeing pictures of his cousin, thanks for sharing.

    cindie and Obi

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  3. Jealous too and want/need to know nanas secret!

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  4. Saw Ty's sweet picture on my list of posts and had to say hi. Great pictures. You have had a blessed year. I'm so happy for you. We (Grandpa and I) wish many more happy events in the New Year.

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  5. Happy New Year! It sounds like a busy and fun-filled one for your family:). I have no doubt this next year holds a lot of magic for all of you!

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  6. It was a great year...looking forward to what 2012 will bring!

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  7. What a wonderful year right??? I cant wait to see pictures of Sea World!! HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    Rebekah

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  8. You are too cute! I cannot believe Ty got potty trained in one weekend...I think if I were a mommy that'd be the highlight of the year. ;)

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  9. I was catching up on your blog (haven't been here in awhile:) and just about fell off my chair when I read you visited Lake City, MI. I seriously live 10 minutes from there!!! Wow, small world :) Were you camping at the park there?

    I'm praying for you!!

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