Sunday, January 1, 2012

Good bye 2011, Hello 2012


At the beginning of a new year I like to take a look back at the previous year. Here's a look back on 2011:
  • We celebrated Maddy's 2nd birthday.
  • We found out we were expecting #3!
  • Keme had puppies.
  • We evacuated because of hurricane Irene.
  • Maddy tried out dance class but ultimately decided not this year.
  • Sean had his first (and hopefully only) trip to the ER.
  • Richard and I celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary.
  • We celebrated Sean's 4th birthday.
  • We may finally have answers on Sean's small size.
  • I had ups and downs with the daycare business but am ending the year on a good note.
  • Last but definitely not least, we welcomed little miss Emily Noelle into our family on December 29, 2011....birth story to come.

I also attempted Project 52. I did pretty good right up until the end (only missed 2 weeks).
Here's most of 2011 in pictures:

I'm really looking forward to 2012. Here's what I would like to accomplish:
  • Work on living on a budget better. 
  • Build our savings.
  • More quality time with Richard.
  • More quality time as a family.
  • Cloth diaper falling back onto disposables like we did with Sean and Maddy.

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  1. Aww, I didn't know Maddy wasn't still doing dance. Hopefully she'll be ready next year. Your 2012 goals sound good, hope you're able to accomplish them!

  2. I repeat my earlier comment... You. Rock. :-)

  3. Yea, she did great the first class but then cried and begged to go home at the next several classes. We'll play next year by ear.

  4. Congrats on your new baby! We had ours Christmas Eve. Looks like week 39 is a lucky week for us both:)