2012 was one amazing year. I’m not going to lie- it had it’s ups and downs, but overall SO many more ups. I’m so thankful to have this blog so I could document it all. I love going back and reading my posts and remembering how the year progressed.
My first post of 2012was a feature on The Grant Life where I showcased my newest favorite recipe. Hey- I’m no food blogger, but y’all know I love to share a good recipe when I see one. I also wrote about starting My Fitness Pal. By the way- I lost 35 lbs on that baby. I gained 10 on the holidays, but overall, 25 lbs down from last year…totally not bad at all. I just started up MFP again 3 days ago and I’m already seeing results. I also got a case of “I dont know what to write after my wedding”-itus and I introduced our almost puppy, Pearl!
|Our first picture of Pearl! We couldn’t wait to get her in Feb!|
One post in Feb. One stinkin post. I was still “Housewifin’ It Up” but posted some of our wedding pictures. I’ve been terrible about posting more on the blog, but I feel at this point- people don’t care about our wedding pics on the blog haha. Best pic of the post?
|Gettin’ our groove on and dancing all kinds of cray|
I surprised Mathew with a weekend in Dallas for Valentine’s, and we ate at the famous “The French Room”. It was amazing! Pearl became our baby on Valentine’s weekend, and I took a BILLION pictures of her!
|Look at how little Pearl is!|
|April 2012- Nice and pasty!|
We sent the following picture to all of our friends and family on Easter. Pearl made an excellent Easter bunny. She’s seriously like our child.
|April 2012- Pearl aka The Easter Bunny|
In May, I worked my last day at the high school. To be honest- I hated that job this year. I dreaded going to work every single day, so Mathew helped me drop some stuff at the office on the last day and surprised me in the car with this:
|Nerf gun fight!|
|Put on my war paint! Ps- I kicked his butt!|
At the end of June, Mathew and I made a trip to Corpus to visit my family, and I HAD to book tickets to a Hooks baseball game. They’re the AA team to the Houston Astros, and I always used to go to games back home. It was a treat!
|The Hooks ended up winning so far ahead that the game
got boring because there was no action from the other team!
|August 2012- Mathew’s birthday dinner|
I also went to New Orleans for work, which was tons of fun, but sadly I wasn’t able to bring Mathew. I had tons of fun posting about it on Instagram!
|Sept 2012- me, Neely, and Sar. I LOVE THEM|
|October 2012- Don’t worry- I shared!|
|November 2012- we got color schwasted!|
Filming that was the best time EVER. No lie. I ended the year with a family ski trip with Mathew, my parents, sister (and her husband and kids), brother, and little sister in Red River. We had the best time and it was really great going on one big trip with my family. Mathew and I spent Christmas in Corpus this year, and although I didn’t post a Christmas recap, here are a couple pictures from it all:
|I made Christmas cookies for our Christmas Eve party|
|My niece Lexi and I made dog treats together! Sarah from
Scissors and a Whisk got me a recipe and cookie cutter.
It was great!
|Dec 2012-My sister and I- like my Christmas dress? It’s
I absolutely loved my dress on Christmas Eve. The cut, hem, and fabric were all perfect. It’s from eShakti.com and it’s called their Lustrous Illusion Yoke satin Dress. It’s about $120 and seriously you’ll love it as much as I did. I got compliments the ENTIRE night on it. Here’s a full length view for y’all:
|Mathew’s Christmas shoes! He loves them!|
2012 was very good to us. We had SO much fun and I’m so happy that I’ve been able to document it all. The blog turns 2 in January and I have so many wonderful things coming your way. I can’t wait to see you all in 2013. Stay safe tonight everyone!