Thursday, December 24, 2015

2015 Year in Review: {July, August, Sept}

Time for the fun of the Summer months! This one is extra picture-heavy because of how much we did during these months, so apologies in advance (altho I always love photos!)

{July}
~Finished up our guest bathroom reno, a much bigger project than we'd originally anticipated
~Got a new monster grill (MG's favorite new toy)

~Celebrated the 4th of July in Philly

~Started working at summer school

~Had a party at the house with some of our friends
~Read a bunch of books: Paper Towns (boo), Wild (yay), Bread & Wine (double yay!)

~Jessi and I started our What's Hap-"Pinning" Wednesday link up!

~Went back up to Philly to see our friends from MN who were in town, and finally got to meet their adorable new baby girl, and go out for a night on the town with them (since they had built-in grandparents for babysitters!)
~Saw Magic Mike XXL with my two sisters-in-law, and my MIL--amazing!

~Got a bunch of stuff from the Nordstrom sale
~Went to see The Book of Mormon, which was my gift to MG for our anniversary
~Discovered the magic of Cize, and am still loving it!
~Got to meet two of my friends' new baby boys
{August}
~Got my Kate Spade watch that I'm still in love with and wear probably more than any of my watches, and discovered Essie's Limo Scene nail polish color--one of my faves:
~Had friends over for dinner and cooked vegan for the first time!

~Went to Chicago for a long weekend with MG--and it quickly became one of my most favorite cities! (Check out the recap here)
~Reviewed the awesome Mira water bottle (like the Swell bottles, but half the price--a great stocking stuffer gift!)
~Went into DC and watched my friend's husband DJ at the W hotel
~Had 2 of our favorite couple friends over for a dinner party at our house
~Got a Sisterhood of the World Blogger Award and answered some questions about myself

~Headed up to the shore in NJ for a week with the fam and had some fabulous guest posters while I was away

{September}
~Started back at work and got my office organized for another school year
~Had a weekend of date nights with MG in the city
~Teamed up with Owen and Meghan to talk about the #GiveGrace campaign
~Rocked my earrings from a Rocksbox set (that I eventually bought) to a double date dinner at Mussel Bar with one of our favorite couple friends
~Read The Royal We and absolutely loved it!
~Had another happy hour blate with Christy
~And in the following weekend had a triple date with friends, and a double blate with Christy and The Pilot (2 blates in a week!)
~Went to my friend/coworker's baby shower, and won a prize by doing the word scramble (my baby shower game of choice!)

~Talked about the fluffy love of my life, Cooper, before his 7th birthday

Phew! I told you that was a lot! The summer months were definitely packed with tons of fun trips, friend and family time! 
The next post will be on these last 3 months of the year right before the end of 2015: October, November and December!

Merry Christmas Eve, friends!!

8 comments:

  1. Wow you were busy this summer! I love that the majority of it was spent with the people you love the most--that's always the best!
    Sarah at MeetTheShaneyfelts

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  2. A bunch of really great photos and memories here! I have still never been to Chicago but it's definitely on my list. So glad that you started the link-up this past summer, it's quickly become one of my favorites!

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  3. So much fun with friends and traveling to amazing places! Love Chicago and your pretty earrings from Rocksbox. I just received a similar Kendra Scott pair that I'm tempted to buy. Merry Christmas lovely lady!

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  4. So much fun family time this summer. Love that bathroom update, seriously one of my favs that you have done. xoxo Merry Christmas!

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  5. You had such a fun filled summer! We went to Chicago this summer too and absolutely loved it! Your guest bathroom renovation turned out so wonderfully! Can't wait for your last recap of 2015!

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  6. You got a lot done those 3 months! Guest bathroom looks great! Can't wait to visit and poop there ;)
    Trish - tales from trish

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  7. I bought both my brother-in-law and his wife Mira bottles for Christmas, and they are loving them!

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