Friday, December 30, 2011

2011 in Review

2011, you were quite a year!
... i celebrated a lot.  a lot of birthdays. half birthdays. anniversarys. off-season. Alabama wins.
and other life things.  the way it should be.

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.January. saw me turn 25 years young, celebrated my birthday all month long, atlanta turned into one big snowball for 3 cozy days 

.February. made pink pancakes. celebrated valentines day, sent Austin on a little scavenger hunt! introduced the world to charlie bear, laughed while writing this post,  traveled to Neverland 
.March. said a sad goodbye to my baseballer, had a going away party for twolittle sister visited Atlanta!, made up my own version of 'my favorite things'fought a bee...and won!, flew to Clearwater for a spring training boyfriend visit



.April. woke up early early to watch every dot of the royal wedding {and then again. and again}, made a giant candy card, had a hoppy Easter weekend, was called ma'am for the very first time {noooo!}, prayed for  Alabama, wore big hats with friends at Steeplechase  



.May. took another little trip to help Austin celebrate his birthday, celebrated my two year work anni, threw a re-bachelorette party,  had my mommy guest post!, told the story behind the 'stone' nickname


.June. celebrated 4 years of our datingversery,  discovered i have superpowers, saw my face on a popsicle stick, pooled a lot a lot!, giggled over the bf's bed making talent



.July. 4th of Julyed in Hilton Head, celebrated my half birthday in PA with stone, woke up to a 1/2 bday surprise!, joined twitter, met my cute little real life blogger friend!


.August. took a vacation on my vacation. spent the week at Manomet beach house with family and cousins, jumped around... a lot, traded places with stone, threw a surprise party for a best friend




.September. welcomed boyfriend back with open arms and a little song, cheered for Alabama football, became shadow obsessedwalked far away from baseball season {at least for a couple of months}


.October. pretended we were vampires, fell in love with a bookcase, went on a camping adventure, ate oysters for the very first time, told a sneaky police officer he was coming up with some awfully good hiding places, cheersed to my parents on their 30th anniversary {the cuuutest tradition}


.November. made an orange dinner for two, celebrated a fun thanksgiving with the fam, walked it out, obsessed over the pretty fallish weather, this little blog turned one, pretended i was in college again, made a wish on 11/11/11 at 11:11 


.December. put my christmassy Christmas tree up, found out Austin was invited to Phillies major league spring training, made cute little reindeer beer, celebrated Christmas with my family and dunc.

2012... i cant wait to meet you!

22 comments:

Chelsea Elizabeth. said...

Aw! It seems like you had such a great year! I loved all of the photos. 2012 is going to be an exciting year!

<3Chelsea Elizabeth

Jenn :D said...

Aw that is so cute--"2012 I cant wait to live you!" Looks like 2011 was a wonderful year!! :)

Courtney said...

Such a great post! Love all the pictures. Happy New Year!!

joelizabeth said...

I have been reading your blog for a little while now, and I just love love LOVE your enthusiasm for life and all the little moments. I wish I lived my life a little more like you! Great post!

meghan said...

:) Roll Tide!

Looks like 2011 was a great year! If you come to Clearwater again this us know! I live across the bridge in Tampa!

Have a wonderful New Year celebrating! I just love fresh starts!

Antoinette said...

<what an amazing eventful year 2011 was for you. I wish you all the best for 2012 sweetie.

x

Raven said...

Chelsea I loved this!! Love all the pictures and the stories, I feel like I know you so much more now ;)

oh and doesn't being called ma'am totally suck? How rude!

LindsayNicole said...

Love this!!

Michelle said...

Aww, you have had an utterly amazing 2011!!!! 2012 is going to be even more amazing!!!!!
Happy New Year!!!!!

Erin said...

What a wonderful year you've had! Hope 2012 is even better!

Jenni Austria Germany said...

this is one of the best year in review posts i've seen yet! you cutie-cutie you.

Stephanie and Such said...

Dang girl you've had a good year!! And you are seriously SO photogenic! Lucky :)

BTW I want to sponsor you for Jan :) There still spots??

lori said...

great post :) i don't think i realized you lived in atlanta. is that piedmont park? gorgeous picture.

i agree that this is one of the best year review posts I've read. its great for your new readers to learn a little more about you!

wildchild said...

what an awesome year that looked like :) i hope you two have fun celebrating tonight and you have a fun 2012!

Ashley said...

awww july was the best!!! can't wait to have more real-life meetups!

best recap ever! my goal is to celebrate 2012 chelsea-style!

happy new year love!

Lauren said...

Looks like your year was perfect! Minus your bf leaving! I hope 2012 is just as great for you! :)

xo

Kathy S said...

Have an awesome 2012!

Sara Aisenberg said...

I love this! That photo of the sky above the water is amazing!

I was so inspired that I did a look back at 2011 on my own blog. Hope your 2012 is amazing!

Elissa said...

cutest year in review ever.

LoLy said...

WOW, soo cute, love it :)

Crazy Shenanigans-JMO said...

You had one amazing year! I can't wait to see what 2012 brings you!

Renee@This Won't Hurt A Bit said...

These posts are faaaantastic!! I love this one especially! Greatness!