Tuesday, December 23, 2014

2014 Recap: {July, August, September}

Ahh, the summer months!
Here's what I was up to in July, August and September:

{July}
-Recapped the wedding dresses that didn't make the cut

-Finished staining the deck (it was quite a process!)

-Drove to Charleston for 4th of July with our friends; spent most of the day at the pool, then out in the city at night

-Spent a week in Kiawah, SC with MG's best friend and his gf in the cutest cottage ever, and saw gators!

-Went to our friends' beautiful wedding in Charleston
-Met the top male model for Polo there and tried to sneakily paparazzi him without him knowing

-DIY'ed a mirror re-paint
(still haven't figured out where to put that thing tho haha)
-did lots of reading on our deck

-Had a quadruple date with my friends from work and their significant others, and another date night with one of our favorite couple friends
-Went to NJ for our friends' parents surprise anniversary/vow renewal, and met up with some friends from home while up there (small world!)

-taped off, picked out paint (after like 9 samples) and painted the kitchen walls gray

-Recapped some awesome things from growing up that kids today won't understand

{August}
-Replaced the hideous 80's fixture in our dining room

-Painted our kitchen cabinets like an assembly line in our basement

-Had the kitchen turn out amazingly well! (all the hard work paid off!)
-Made a bunch of yummy new dishes!

-Went back up to the Shore to spend time with MG's family. Ran into my same friend from VA up there again!

-Read a bunch of books

-Went to my buddy Bree's Bachelorette party and had a TON of fun!

-Had my first week back at work, but started the week with these from MG:

{September}
-Painted our living room
still need to hang the photo ledges for our gallery wall
-Another school year started

-Did a gallery wall in our kitchen (and figured out the easiest way to do one)
-Went to my buddy Bree's beautiful Moroccan wedding

-Saw a comedy show with my girlies from work and our significant others (so funny!)


-Went up to Philly and met the newest member of the family, Burton the puppy (who even now looks nothing like a puppy anymore!)

These were definitely some jam-packed months, but super productive ones on the house, and full of lots of vacation time!

Next up, the last part of the year: October, November and December!!

9 comments:

  1. So much fun, weddings and sun in the summer - can't wait for another one hehe!! I can't believe you met the top model for polo - he sort of resembles Leo Dicaprio...a little!! xo, Biana - BlovedBoston

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  2. Dang girl! Your July-September was busy!! Love your DIY mirror! And major props for all the renovating of your kitchen! I'm sure that took awhile but it turned out great!

    <3, Pamela
    Sequins & Sea Breezes

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  3. You definitely have a lot of gorgeous friends that got married this year! Not going to lie seeing all those summer pictures kinda makes me want warm weather again.....even though I finally just got to bust out all my scarves and boots ;-) Hope you have a wonderful holiday this week! xoxoxo

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  4. Still love the kitchen redo. And the Cooper photobomb in the mirror.

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  5. Looks like such a fun summer! That shot of you reading on your deck looks so perfect and relaxing, I'm jealous! :)

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  6. So fun!! You have me missing summer now:) y'all's house is so pretty- I am very impressed with the kitchen remodel! It looks amazing! And your deck looks like the most perfect place to relax and read! So fun. Merry Christmas Eve!:)

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  7. Sounds like you got so much done and some fun trips too! I need to get my butt in order to start painting and upgrading stuff around the house. Love the color you painted the kitchen!

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  8. LOVE your kitchen gallery wall, also the whole makeover-looks so awesome! I have contemplated panting my cabinets just have never done it in the end. How hard was it?

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  9. Looks like a great summer. I'd love to go to a real Charleston wedding just to see if it still has the southern feel I always grew up knowing they'd have... You know, southern belles :). ha! I live in the midwest, I've always wondered :)

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