Thursday, December 17, 2015

2015 Year in Review: {April, May, June}

As we're approaching another week closer to the end of 2015, I've got another recap post of April, May and June!

{April}
~MG and I returned from our anniversary trip to Punta Cana and I recapped our amazing time there {here, and here}

~Had a blate with Christy and Holly--getting to meet Holly for the first time was awesome! Can't wait until she visits again!
~Celebrated our anniversary weekend with a super delicious dinner in DC after meeting up for the blate
~Made a delicious and easy recipe: sun-dried tomato and roasted asparagus pesto penne

~Talked about April 15- "That Sucks Day"

~Celebrated my friend and coworker's baby shower

~Got my first Rocksbox and did a review
~Spent a weekend in Philly with MG's family--got to see all the family, pick out our guest bathroom cabinet and countertop, and meet the neighbor's little baby kitten

{May}
~Had a double blate with Christy and her husband, The Pilot--our husbands totally hit it off and were insta-friends
~Bought a spiralizer and discovered the magic of zoodles!
~Got our zero gravity chairs and enjoyed a ton of time in them on our deck...and with wine

~Redid the entire basement, including painting that entire room ourselves, and getting trim, carpet, and flooring installed; the change was amazing. Go here to see the dramatic before and afters. Bye bye mauve, 1980's carpet!

{June}
~Started re-doing the guest bathroom and getting rid of the linoleum and hideous orange paint

~MG's parents came to visit
~Got addicted to the show Bloodline--if you haven't watched it, do it!

~Painted the bathroom--bye bye orange!
~Did a post on Things to Do in Virginia

~Wrote some funny Bachelorette recaps
~Got new furniture for the basement, including a power reclining sofa (oh so comfy!)
~Went to the Mount Vernon beer festival at the Mt Vernon estate with friends
~Had the last day of school/work for the summer!

~Got my first romper and fell in love with it
~Had my first pool day of the season
~Got our new huge tv for the basement and put together the console table

Looking back, a lot happened, and this may be picture overload (and it could have been worse--I pared it down a lot!) The summer months are some of my favorites, which will be in my next post: 
~July, August, September~

28 comments:

  1. I had forgotten how much progress you made on your house this year! It looks so good! And your trip to Punta Cana... still jealous! <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

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  2. I can't wait for the new season of Bloodline to come back, that and HOC - come on Netflix!!! Your basement is so awesome (weird to say I know!) xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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  3. love! i mean punta cana - hard to top that one haha. and your basement and bathroom look awesome! what great progress! also we totally need to chat when bachelor starts again!

    xoxo cheshire kat

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  4. The Coop photobomb is my fav pic... and again all the house stuff! So fun and so amazing the difference.

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  5. Your basement looks amazing!!! So many fun things this year!

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  6. Looks like such a great year! Well the parts you've highlighted. I remember some of these posts! Your basement and bathroom look great :)

    liz @ sundays with sophie

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  7. So many fun things! I can't wait to go back to Punta Cana and I love your basement!

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  8. What a fun couple of months! I love how you've updated and modernized parts of your house! It really makes a difference :)
    Sarah at MeetTheShaneyfelts

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  9. Ahhh I remember your trip to PC and of course those zero gravity chairs. I need to get a set for our patio!

    Green Fashionista

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  10. I am cracking up over here about getting a romper as making the list, I mean it is hard to find one that fits right? That one is adorable on you!

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  11. I spy a Philly trip!

    Love your basement and the bathroom. Good stuff!

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  12. You had such a great year! My husband and I would love to go to Punta Cana one of these years. Your basement before and afters are also amazing!

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  13. You've been so busy this year! The house updates are exciting - I'm still obsessed with your basement.

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  14. That was a busy few months!! All your house updates look awesome! We have orange (with actual sparkles in it!!!) paint in our bathroom too, I can't WAIT to paint it a more muted color. I've been thinking about a spiralizer.. what else can you spiral other than zucchini? I feel like I'd get tired of zucchini quickly.

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  15. sounds like you had a good year, hope the next one is good as well :)

    danielle | avec danielle

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  16. I've heard so many wonderful things at Punta Cana, and it sounds like you had a great time celebrating your anniversary there! Y'all did so much renovating during the second quarter of the year and it all looks great! I definitely don't think that I would have been able to do what y'all did!

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  17. The trip to Punta Cana sounds amazing!

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  18. Nothing tops Punta Cana! Definitely my favorite place ever and definition of heaven on earth..I love how your basement turned out...so pretty!

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  19. I want to go to Punta Cana!! Jealous!! This is a great post!! I may have to do something similar!!

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  20. I love that you painted with shades of grey! I painted the interior of my entire condo grey (except for my bathroom- I painted it mint green!)I even got all grey bedding! Love your decoration choices!!

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  21. Your basement reno has turned out so great, you guys should be proud!

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  22. So many great posts in the past year. Can't even believe how fast it went. Glad you were joined the Blogger in Review link up.

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  23. Looks like it was a great few months! This year has just flown by, can't believe the summer is in review already :)

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  24. I love that I'm in both of your recaps! YAY friends!!! Also I definitely thought our blate with Holly was last year...oops!

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  25. You had some awesome posts! I am still so jealous of your Punta Cana trip! xo, Champagne&Suburbs

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  26. Ok we're going to have to hang out in 2016 so I can make your year in review lol!
    I wish I was in punta Cana right now. Trish - tales from trish

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  27. i want to go to punta cana. it looks beautiful! are you blogging the bachelor this season? i'm looking for people to co-host with or even linkup.

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