Left Photo

Left Photo

Middle Photo

Middle Photo

Right Photo

Right Photo

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Adios 2012

2012 was a good year.
There were good things and bad things that happened.
I know that there is purpose in all things.

A little recap...

Purchased my first sewing machine.

Celebrated my birthday in Charlotte.

Went to the Bahamas with my man.

Received a Creative Teaching Grant.

Trained for my 3rd half marathon.

Led another successful VBS.

Rang in 2 years of wedded bliss with my man.

Celebrated my brother's birthday, Mimi's birthday, and 4th of July with my family.

Started making clothing for myself.

Ran the Color Me Rad 5k with hubby and friends.

Made new friends.

Reunited with old friends.

Said goodbye to some people we love.

Refashioned some fantastic thrift store finds here, here, here, and here.

Started making and selling baby items on Facebook.
Grew that into infinity scarves (and adding more product each day).

Made the gift bags for my first TriFABB meeting.

Began blogging seriously and met some fierce females doing it.

Opened up more doors for my business and started Lulu's Mimi.

Ended the year with holiday parties, cookies, and great friends.

Celebrated Christmas at home in the snow with my family.

To ring in the new year, I decided to participate in the New Year's Eve link up with
I'm not going anywhere fancy for NYE, but thought it would be fun to play dress up.

Here it is.  What do you think?
Jewelry: Premier Designs & Silpada, Dress: White House, Black Market (old bridesmaid dress),
Shoes: Shoe Dept (very old)


  1. I love you post great job :)And I'm proud of you taking charge in creating your business :)

    BTW, who is the bridge memorial for in your photo?

  2. 1st- you look AMAZING in that dress! Hot mama alert! 2nd- looks like you had a great year! I hope that 2013 brings you many more blessings! I'm so glad for our friendship!!!

  3. Now that IS a good year! I love this post, and yowza! You make that black dress!

  4. I wish you a ☆ :: * Happy-New-Year * :: ☆ From Japan.!! God bless you during 2013!
    Ryoma Sakamoto.

  5. Love! You had an amazing YEAR! Halleuljah! Wasn't it the best when you got that sewing machine!

    Making your own Clothing! WOW! Congratulations on your Shop and doing a Craft show! I bet it was a wonderful experience!

    Now following you ♥

    Stay Blessed in JESUS NAME!

  6. I love this 2012 recap! I am just not on top of things enough to do something like this. You are amazing!! And btw look totally ah mazing in that black dress! wow!! I bet your hubs liked it too :)


Feel free to leave me some love. It makes my heart smile.