Friday, January 1, 2016

Year Review and Bloggaversary!


OK- I wasn't going to but just had to get in on the review fun!




JANUARY


Painted bathroom and bought new mirrors -
 giving this space a whole new feel at a budget cost.





FEBRUARY


I took a French baking class with my friend Crystal
 and we learned how to make macarons.








MARCH


Treated my sister to afternoon tea at the historic Kelton House.





APRIL


I sponsored my beautiful niece / god-daughter
 for her Confirmation at church.





MAY

I lost my bestus furry friend, Romeo.






JUNE


My sister-in-law's baby shower at the historic O'Neill house.




JULY


Hosted a tea time brunch with my other niece
 in our covered patio garden room.

Enjoyed mild weather our there as much as possible
 wearing my stupid broken-foot-boot most of the summer.






AUGUST

Bridal shower & wedding of our younger daugher.




And I just now realized I never shared a post
with any other pics of this beautiful wedding.
How on earth I never got around to it escapes me?!

Well, I may need to remedy that - better late than never, eh?




SEPTEMBER


Dear tea society sister/friends Dawn and Marina hosted an amazing
 Ruby Pear Afternoon Tea
in honor of our friend Karen's birthday.






OCTOBER

I participated in my first tea cup exchange.






NOVEMBER


Hosted a "Thankful for Friends" luncheon.




And Becky from Timewashed blog gifted me
 these 2 beautiful velvet pumpkins.






DECEMBER


Changed my blog header into something seasonal for the first time ever.




Also hosted a Christmas tea for my young lady niece
 in case you missed it a couple posts ago here.







****Today is Jan. 1st****
 and it is also my 4th bloggaversary!



Here is my first-ever post
It was so lame it is cringe-worthy, but was truly sincere.







As always, thank you for your visit!

Happy Happy Happy New Year to you!

GO OSU BUCKEYES!
FIESTA BOWL



~Michele

30 comments:

  1. Dear Michele:
    Just wanted to say how lovely your photos are and I enjoyed your review pictures. Happy New Year to you Michele!

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  2. Happy New Year and happy anniversary! I didn't realize your daughter got married in 2015. What a beautiful location to get married! It looks like it's right out of a story book. You will definitely have to share more photos! I hope that 2016 brings you much happiness too.

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  3. Wonderful year - wonderful memories. Happy New Year.

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  4. Happy New Year. What a lovely way to ring in the New Year.

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  5. Happy New Year, Michele! Happy blogging anniversary! Four years...I just finished my first year. Thank you so much for telling me about PicMonkey. I don't know what I'd do without it. Lovely reflections of your year! ♥

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  6. Oh Michele, it was fun looking over your last years blog post. I enjoyed it all over again!
    Happy New Year!

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  7. Michele, what a lovely post and I so enjoyed reviewing your 2015.
    Happy anniversary to you and "I look forward to seeing more posts.

    Wishing you the best in 2016.
    Hugs,
    Mary

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  8. Great review, Michele. Make sure you have the macarons and tea ready when I visit. lol

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  9. Happy bloggaversary! I enjoyed reading and seeing your Year in Review. Lots of wonderful things happened for you in 2015, and may God's blessings be yours in 2016 too!

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  10. Hi sweetie! Lovely review of your year!! What a pleasant surprise to see those pumpkins again! You're a dear!! I am so sorry about Romeo. Hoping your heart is healing up and filling with the fun memories of him. I have been thinking of you and want to connect. I am kind of unplugged but will be back in action soon.

    May your new year be filled with peace, love, and joy!!!
    Big Hugs,
    Becky

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  11. Nice to see your year in review Michele, doesn't surprise me to see tea come up a few times.
    Doesn't time fly when you're blogging, four years already - and now on to your fifth!
    Happy New Year.

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  12. Nice review!! Happy Anniversary on your blogging. I would love to see more wedding pics of your daughters wedding.

    Charlotte Moore

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  13. Happy New Year and Bloggaversary, Michele! Your daughter's wedding photo is gorgeous - maybe consider doing another, picture-filled post, on their 1 yr anniversary? And I love your blog header!
    Rita

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  14. First things first...Happy 4th Blogiversary! Blogdom brightened when you came along!

    I missed a few of these posts and I am shocked that you have not returned to the wedding. What a beautiful bride and handsome groom! Never too late to revisit that one.

    Happy New Year, Michele!

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  15. Happy Blogiversary, Michele! It's always a treat to visit you.
    It was fun looking back on your year in review. Yes, please, let us see more of the beautiful wedding!!
    Happy 2016 to you, my friend.

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  16. Happy Blogiversary! May your 2016 be as full of beauty and joy as the last!
    Ruth

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  17. Lots of good things happened in your life last year… wishing you lots of peace and joy in this New Year. Happy blogiversary!
    XOXO Mary

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  18. Happy New Year!
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  19. Happy Bloggaversary and a very happy new year to you! Xxx Leah

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  20. Happy New Year Michele! Happy Blogiversary, too!

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  21. I love this post...love your header and Happy Blog Anniversary...xo
    Hoping 2016 is blessed for you.

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  22. Oh, I love that first post! We have to start somewhere, don't we? Aren't you glad you made the plunge? Four years! I just passed the two-year mark.
    Yes, please post wedding pictures. I'd love to see them, and perhaps "steal" some ideas, too!
    I see a theme, too, in 2015. Lots of beautiful tea parties! You also lost your dear Romeo and had to wear a cast. And had a wedding. Life is so full of ups and downs, isn't it? Praying that you have a wonderful 2016, dear friend!,And that we can meet this year! xo Deborah

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  23. Hi Michele! Happy New Year. Great year in review...happy bloggiversary!

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  24. Happy New Year Michele. You had a wonderful 2015 full of happy and memorable events.

    I am sure 2016 holds lots of beautiful and blessed days for you.

    Janet

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  25. Happy New Year and Congratulations on your 4th Bloggaversary, Michele! I'm so glad that we met through the teacup exchange and have enjoyed getting to know you as I slowly work my way through your archives.

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  26. Happy New Year and Happy, Happy Blog Anniversary. You've done great!!!

    And, yes, you should share more wedding photos.♥

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