Monday, December 31, 2012


It's amazing how quickly one year flies by. 
This is what we were doing this time last year.

While it seems like it's been such a short amount of time, so much has happened. 

So here's our 2012 year in review

  • We spent our first day as a married couple.
  • We set sail for our honeymoon, a cruise to the West Carribean.
  •  Kyle officially moved to Gainesville.
  • I started my last semester in Grad School.
  •  I cut off all my hair for locks of love (and am still growing it out...)
  • We spent some time at Disney with family and friends.
  • Kyle started working.
  •  Went to this pretty girl's bridal shower.
  • Tried my hand at sewing. I later wrote a tutorial on how to make t-shirt blankets (here)
  • We spent a lazy spring break in the apartment
  •  Started using instagram. Get ready for a ton of square pictures!
  •  Celebrated a wonderful 23rd birthday with my husband!
  •  Headed to the Friends of the Library sale to buy a ton of children's books!
  • Attended my last college class ever!
  •  I officially became a UF alumni with a Master's in Education!
  • I started blogging again on my new blog, Come What May.
  •  Kyle decided to build his own computer. (here)
  • Kyle decided he wanted to try the Keto diet. (more info here)
  • To kick us off, I decided to try my hand at freezer cooking! (here)

  • Tropical Storms and rainy days in Gainesville meant lots of rain and flooding (here) and (here)
  • I tried my hand at some new recipes (here) and (here)
  • I worked my last shift at CCFP, where I had worked for 5 years.
  •  We surprised my beauitful friend with a bachelorette party at Anna Maria Island! (here)
  • I later wrote a tutorial on these decorations (here)
  • We came home to spend 4th of July with our families! (here)
  • I got to go to Colorado to experience the Boender Family Adventure! (here)
  •  I was a bridesmaid in this pretty girl's wedding! (here)
  •  We moved out of Gainesville and back down to south florida!
  •  The day we moved into our new condo this cutie was born!
  • I spent the month trying to get a job and stressed out!
  • Kyle worked.
  • My laptop died :( (here)
  • My little brother graduated!
  • I did lots of craft projects (here) (here) (here) and (here)
  • Another hurricane called for lazy days! (here)
  •  I officially got Kyle to agree to watch all of Friends, my favorite show with me!
  •  I threw Kyle a 25th birthday party (here) and (here)
  •  Kyle threw his phone in the dumpster and I had a retrieve it! (here)
  • I got a job teaching Kindergarten! (here) and (here)
  •  I got strep and every other sickness basically! (here)
  • We began playing epic Settlers of Catan games! (here)
  • Our dryer broke! (here)
  •  Our friends Phil and Ana got married! (here)
  • It was two years since our engagement!
  • We celebrated Halloween!
  •  We bought a couch!
  •  This pretty girl had a bachelorette party!
  • We celebrated Thanksgiving with both families together and it was wonderful! (here)
  • My best friend in the world got engaged to her wonderful boyfriend of 7 years!
  •  We set up our first Christmas tree!
  •  I was asked to be the matron of honor and went dress shopping!
  • We celebrated four different Christmases with lots of family!

I would say that 2012 treated us well.

I can't wait to see what's in store for us in 2013!


  1. So many weddings! You had quite a year! ;)

  2. looks like a wonderful year! I am definitely looking into your t-shirt quilt tutorial.

  3. What a fun year!! Congrats on last college class ever!!
    Just dropping in from the Hop to meet you and am now following via GFC:)

    If you get a chance drop by, I co-host an awesome hop "Let's Get Social Sunday" where you can link up all your social sites (and your blog) to meet new friends and gain more followers:)

    Hope to see you there, and Hope you have a Very Happy New Year!!

  4. New Follower!!Found you via the GFC link up! Love your blog.. hope to get to know you better over 2013! If you have a second, check out my blog.. and if you like what you see.. follow back! Happy Happy New Year! K Jaggers

  5. What an amazing year. My husband and I also got married and over new years were wondering how on earth we are going to beat last year! Both of us graduated, we got married -- now what?!

    Stop by and say hi sometime!
    -- ( after january 6!)

  6. What wonderful photos and truly beautiful memories you've had in 2012!! I hope the year ahead proves to be just as good...NO.. BETTER than last year if that's even possible!! Looking forward to reading your blog and getting to know you through it in the year to come!

    I hope you're having a great week and a Happy New Year! Thank you so much for linking up to last week's Aloha Friday Blog Hop!! I'm following you. If you have time, we'd love to have you come and link up to the Aloha Friday Blog Hop if you haven't already! (Thank you so very much if you've already linked up, I truly appreciate it!!) Come and link up and celebrate the coming weekend with us! Aloha, Jean {What Jean Likes}

  7. Awe, love these beautiful wedding pictures! What a wonderful year for you two! I hope 2014 brings you more great memories :)

    xo, Jenna

  8. Oh my gosh!! Fellow Gator Alum here!! Sooooo happy to have found you through the GFC Collective!

  9. Found you through the GCF COlelctive blog hop and I'm SO glad I did. I'm a fellow Floridian and primary teacher too. (Except I teach the firsties!)

    Sounds like you had a wonderful year. Your wedding pictures are gorgeous. Can't wait to read more!


  10. Looks like you've had a busy year! Best wishes for a wonderful 2013!

    Found you and following along via the blog hop. :)

  11. Nice, a fellow Gator!! I grew up in Gainesville, my parents still live there...Home Sweet Home!

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