2017 in Review

Rather than do a huge long recap of the year, I've decided to just list my favorite moments of each month and I tried to just pick ONE (or two or three) picture to represent each month!

.: January :.

 Started year in Piqua
Bill turned 34 - Del Frisco's Double Eagle
Moved into new apartment in new building
Inauguration :( (Decidedly NOT a favorite moment but was very substantial so I can't leave it out)
Women's March on Washington
Saw Connie Britton "in conversation" with NPR

Bill's birthday!

President Obama flying past our house as he left the inauguration

.: February :.

Lisa in town - Charter House
Valentine's Day at BDubs -- gross and we got sick!
Dogsat for Griff
Took the bar for the 3rd time
My cousin's baby Zoe was born


.: March :.

Brunch with Bill and Allison
Celebrated our 6 month anniversary
Cherry Blossom/Mario bar
UD/GW game w/ Franny
Volunteered at Rock n' Roll Marathon handing out tshirts
Volunteered at a local teen book festival
St. Patrick's Day - watched UD lose in March Madness then RFD
Went to yoga a lot
Saw Beauty and the Beast
Nick and Lindsey visited


.: April :.

Honor Flight including drinks after with Shawna
Celebrating Pat's birthday with the law school gang
2 Nats games - once with Uncle Mike and Aunt Sherry
Thea's birthday
Sister trip to Harry Potter World/Disney/Tampa
Dave and Darren's baby shower
Mushroom hunting trip

Diagon Alley!

Cherry blossoms after Honor Flight


.: May :.

Bloody Mary Fest
Found out I was pregnant
Work trip to Minnesota
Eric Church concert
Started house hunting

Mall of America!


.: June :.

Kai's first birthday party
Bath and Body Works semi-annual sale (what can I say, it's the little things!)
Planted our rooftop garden
Tried several times to see NASA launch chemicals into the night sky
Went to the Congressional baseball game

One of our many times waiting to see the NASA launch


.: July :.

Finger Lakes over 4th of July
Bought my first pair of maternity pants (slow month, lol)

Happy 4th of July*!*


.: August :.

House hunting
Recapped our wedding on the blog (finally!)
Saw the solar eclipse (on one of the hottest days ever)
Announced that we are expecting a baby



Eclipse gang on my roof


.: September :.

Charleston for first anniversary
Kyle visited
Karlee and Matt's housewarming
Dinner with Bill's dad
Bought my Erin Condren Life Planner


Sweetgreen with Kyle


.: October :.

Cleveland shower
Pumpkin got sick (but has since mostly recovered!)
Jackolantern Glow Fest
Pumpkin patch
Dogsat for Griffin
Carved pumpkins
Went under contract for a house


.: November :.

Bought a house!
Moved into our new house
Thanksgiving in Ohio
Hometown baby shower
Shower in Ohio

Best balloon ever at our shower!



.: December :.

Bill's family visited
DC shower/housewarming
Turned 32
Went on our hospital tour
Family visited again for Christmas
NYE - Del Frisco's/home


First Christmas in our house!


  1. Replies
    1. Me too! I'll be in Cleveland for a wedding in September but hopefully sometime before then!

  2. So much excitement in 2017, but something tells me 2018 is going to be equally exciting!! ;) (Can Obama come back? Please?)