We took a road-trip to California that included home-made candies, Disneyland, a dueling piano bar and reminiscing.
Then I got this crazy idea I should train for a triathlon, which was awesome -- at least for awhile, until health issues and stress got in the way.
Our kitchen flooded and the firemen saved us.
And somebody got the crazy idea to invite me to be a camp director.
I covered the Japanese earthquake and tsunami from a local perspective. I was in the newsroom all day long, but it was totally worth it.
My photo was on the cover of a magazine I worked at, I designed my graduation announcement, and I got crafty with my girls camp girls.
I had my very first guest post at See Sallie Run, all about faith.
I made chocolate-covered Peeps...yum!
I showed off the art I created during the semester.
Texas Tech gave me a piece of paper that made me a professional.
I took engagement photos for some friends.
I got crafty again with the camp girls and wrote a freelance story.
We celebrated one year of marriage.
And I was blessed to spend a week at girls camp with girls that taught me more than I taught them.
Some strange man sold me steak at my door, and we locked ourselves out of our house.
I threw Kourtney, my cousin, a bridal shower -- including homemade decorations, strawberry frosting cupcakes and strawberry ice cream.
I shared my ideas with you on how a women's self-image is so wrapped up in two things: weight and beautiful hair.
And...we made the move.
We flew to California for Kourtney's wedding and had an interesting time getting there. While we were there, we also went on a white-water rafting adventure.
I told you about my grandmother's lucky coin, and shared my favorite braid.
And my favorite...I started a series on creativity.
I began volunteering for Segullah and I shared with you what I think are common misconceptions on mental illness.
I made a whole slew of baby onesies.
And how could I forget? The best weekend ever aka being sick and having my car broken into.
My grandmother's lucky coin finally worked, and I could officially call myself a journalist.
I hosted my first giveaway.
Work had gotten crazy but I shared some of the most important things I'd learned.
Oklahoma had a massive temper tantrum in the form of tornadoes and earthquakes in a 12-hour time span.
I embraced my newly-discovered laugh lines.
I took a quick trip to Utah, visited Temple Square and partied for my cousin's wedding.
Our Christmas was simple, but I shared a fabulous Christmas book and how to make an easy-peasy ornament.
How was your year?