December 30, 2012

Sunday Seven 12/30

See you later 2012! Hello 2013! 
We are on our way back from Bama right now....such a long ride home (15hours) but I can't wait to be home!

Side note... I crossed off another goal on my 2012 Goal Update! So remember if you still have some left on yours it's not too late!

Back to the topic...Here's to the last Sunday Seven of 2012

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A new way to tie those new scarfs you got for Christmas

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How to make a dog bed from an old suitcase....so chic

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Adorbs

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Tips on the cheapest day to buy airplane tickets and the cheaper days to fly. Good to know if you're like me and looking at flying several times this year!

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An app for your envelope system

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"Auto-measure spice rack. You click it to dispense 1/4 t increments! Brilliant! $29."
A potential wedding present...hmm

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Some good New Years shoes!

Happy New Year's y'all! Be safe!!!!

December 27, 2012

Christmas Recap

We have had an absolute blast over the past few days celebrating Christmas with my family in Alabama and luckily I have cousins who are picture maniacs and captured a lot of the fun! 


All the unmarried cousins.
 I have an incredibly beautiful family!
 Mon, Dad, Dale and I
 Fun props for family photos

 The unmarried girl cousins {:with the props:}
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 The girls oohing and ahhing over the newest addition to the clan, Jacob.


We play this fun game every Christmas year where you have a box wrapped with duck tape and the boxes keep getting smaller. Everyone playing sits in a circle and you take turns rolling the dice. If you roll doubles you put on the santa hat, scarf, and ski gloves then you begin to open the present. As you are doing this everyone else keeps rolling the dice. When someone else rolls doubles they steal all the "garb" from you and start opening. The person who gets the last box open wins....and I won!!!

 There were numerous tornados Christmas day and we spent some time in the "toilet room" {:because calling it a bathroom would make it seem WAAAAY bigger than it was:} Yup, count us. There are 6 of us in there! There were even more people in the closet. This seems like it was all fun and games but literally second before this picture there were prayers and tears filling that bathroom. A lot of damage down here, but we are all safe and now we have a funny memory.

Another GREAT Christmas for the books!


December 26, 2012

Highlights from the Year

This was an incredible year so I thought I would go back and highlight some of my favorite parts from the year in pictures {:and a couple words but I will keep it to a minimum promise:}.

The birth of this blog YAY

Bought my first Mac....I will forever be a Mac girl now

Participating in the Generation Hope Project in DC

Getting my Gracie girl
Meeting this couple has been such a blessing!

Graduating with my Masters

Linds getting engaged
Reuniting with this amazing one <3

My cousin Paul is engaged!

Planning Adored

Cati and Parker getting married!


Linds and Chris got married and I got to be a part of their special day...
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ANOTHER friend got engaged to the man she's been praying for for years! And, I get to be in the wedding YIPPEE

The fall fun day I got to have with my friends.

Having the best Thanksgiving EVER with both of our families.

My cousin Lacy {:Paul's sister from ^ there:} is engaged!

I got to spend my birthday in DC with my love

Spending Christmas with my family in Bama

AND...
I am going to be another wedding, Lacy and Johns!

I had a pretty incredible 2012, but I know 2013 is going to be even better!!


December 24, 2012

Merry Christmas

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas from Gracie and me!! Don't forget to take every opportunity to spread His love this season!

December 23, 2012

Sunday Seven 12/23

Ahhhh...I am officialy on Christmas break! YIPEE
My parents and I just made it to sweet home Alabama yesterday to spend Christmas with our family.

So take a break from the cooking, wrapping, and hustle and bustle, pour a cup off coffee and enjoy this week's Sunday Seven.
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If you need any last minute items to add to your Christmas list....it's Fossil

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For all of those guest at your house make it smell like fresh bread in the house while the crock pot does all the work.

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Absolutely no tie I can make to Christmas...I just think it's sweet

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Use a cupcake tier for a coffee bar. Perfect idea to have out on the counter for all of your out of town guests over the holidays.

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I have got to get me one of those necklaces! But I really like this outfit for work.

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From head to toe....LOVE

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I likey


Happy Sunday and Merry Christmas!

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