Friday, December 30, 2011

Goodbye 2011!

I must say that I've really enjoyed 2011, but I'm looking forward to 2012! 
Mostly I'm looking forward to marrying my sweet fiance, but excited to work on my book, get fit, take students on a mission trip to Manhattan, and to spend lots of quality time with wonderful friends and family!

However, 2011 was one of my favorites so far!

Here are some of my favorite highlights:


Made my first fondant cake


Met some of my cousins! Love the White brothers!

Broke a (personal) bowling record

Made an ice cream cake for my students

Visited Radnor Lake for the first time
Saw The Civil Wars again
Celebrated Valentine's Day
Went to Mobile, AL for a conference with Ileia

Tried gumbo for the very first time
Went to Atlanta for our 2 year anniversary!
Atlanta Aquarium
Saw an awesome dog contest in Atlanta

My parents moved to a ranch!
Stayed up all night watching this with a bunch of my students!

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Fell in love with this little guy! I wish we could have come home with me!
Did a "make your own meal" breakfast at the PFunky Griddle with my mom and dad

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Played a bunch of disk golf

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Baby Jennifer graduated!

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Look at her!

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
We bought Oliver a new pool since he missed his old real pool!
Made fast friends with these two!
Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Attended several Sounds games!
Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Tennessee Arts Fair

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Got EIGHT feet away from Bono! U2 was awesome!

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
U2 stage!

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
4th of July with J. L. and family!

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Had my first time hosting potluck dinner

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Went to Holiday World


Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Holiday World with Jenny and J. L.! 

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Got to see all of my mom's family in Wisconsin!

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Went to my aunt's surprise 70th birthday party!!
Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Went to Chicago


Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Saw THE Oscar Mayer wiener car!!


Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
My new students arrived in August!

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Music City Roots Festival

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
My 24th Birthday!

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Saw Maya Angelou

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Titans v. Broncos game!
Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Halloween 2k11

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Church lunch at a farm!

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Culture Fair

Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
My sweet Jenny turned 22


Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App
Annual Turkey Trot 5k
We got engaged! Hard to beat that!!
I'm saying goodbye to 2011 and hello to 2012 with some of my dearest friends!
What are you doing?