12/31/12

love letter to our year


dear 2012, 
you were the best kind of life altering, show off kind of year! you were a growing and changing type year with starting anew and waiting it out kinds of days. you were heart mending...mind easing. you helped bring a sense of completion. you brought us our girl

you were growing belly...growing baby. you turned max 8 and made him a baseball all-star, a biggest brother, a 2nd grade little man. you were lemonade stands and road trips...modcloth and dollhouses and early birthdays and ice cream afternoons.  you were carnivals and leap days and midnight feedings to sunrise mornings...a new nephew and parties and a little more time with our mimi. you were the last year of my 20's filled to the brim!

throughout your days you gave us the gumption to face the new and the peace to let go of things past. you taught us perspective and patience. we're still learning. you got our little family ball rolling steady into the coming years. you put a ring on my finger. 

we will forever have the fondest memories of you. although, i think you came and went a little too quickly...

xoxo

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thank you all much and much for the sweet lovin' for matt and me...for our family! we're so excited to take a day to honor our commitment to each other! to be married! my fingers are all itchy to start planning..haha. 
we love you all and i can't begin to tell you how much your support has meant to us!

i hope you all have an amazing new years!
2013...ready or not.




33 comments:

  1. Aww, how beautiful and wonderful your year was!!! Best wishes for the year to come!! =)

    Ergo - Blog

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  2. You always have the right words.

    Thank you for always being so charming.

    XO
    MLP

    http://beautifullysimmmple.blogspot.com/

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  3. Have a wonderful 2013!! I hope it's everything you hope & wish for :)

    http://awayaswego.com/

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  4. I love this post and all the pretty pictures. I should have set my post up this way! ha. would have been loads easier!

    -kate
    www.kateandkuby.blogspot.com

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  5. We're looking forward to this year - especially because of an impending arrival of a baby sister for our boys! From the looks of it 2013 will be filled to the brim with love and joy for you and your family! So happy for you and Matt, Max and Phoebe!

    xo
    cortnie

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  6. My heart smiles at reading your 2012 love letter!! Best wishes :)

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  7. wow that was a big year for you all, happy 2013!

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  8. 2012- The year I found your blog and welcomed my own little bundle, Mr. Joe. Happy 2013 to you all!

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  9. Happy new year sweet Katie! I hope its a great one for you & your beautiful family! Can't wait to see what's in store for you in 2013! I love your blog. :) XO

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  10. What a fantastic year, Katie! I'm so glad I got to tag along in some small way. I'm so excited to see what the next year brings to you and your family. ;)

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  11. Happy new year to you & your beautiful family! ♥

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  12. I'm so happy I found your blog through Modcloth! Can't wait to see what you post in 2013! :)

    -Lindsey

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  13. what an all-out gorgeous year. may this one be every bit as joyful! xo

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  14. hope you have an even more amazing 2013! xxxx

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  15. Beautifully written! Cheers to another fabulous year! Thank you for letting us all follow along with your adventures.

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  16. Happy New Year! =) I adore this post. I hope 2013 is an even better year for you and your family! <3

    http://marilovescupcakes.blogspot.com.ar/

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  17. oh katie :) i am usually a quiet reader, always so giddy when i see you've written a new post. i am simply in love with the warmth and happiness in your words and photographs. may God bless your exciting new year!

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  18. So excited to hear your latest good news! What a spectacular year you all have had, hope 2013 is just as sweet.

    xox Lilly

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  19. Absolutely love this! Such a fun idea to combine all your beautiful photos. :) Happy new year and thanks for the lovely posts and inspiration!

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  20. I actually ADORE these photos! Your style is so soft and lovely, and your words are so sweet! What a beautiful family! :)

    Happy new year!

    http://vivikstyle.blogspot.com

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  21. I just love your positive outlook and ability to reflect on all the wonderful and surprising events in your life. Can't wait to keep reading and see what 2013 has in store for you and your lovely family!

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  22. what a year indeed. i hope for all the best that 2013 can bring to you and yours!
    xo,
    andrea >>hecallsmewifey

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  23. This post is absolutely beautiful! What a fabulous year! Can't wait to see what 2013 has in store :)
    xo TJ

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  24. what a great post! This is my first time on your blog and it looks like you had a busy year. Ready or not... you're right... here's to a great 2013 for both of us!

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  25. great post! sounds like a great year! so glad I stumbled upon your blog! new follower!

    happy new year!

    Saralyn

    www.studiomaisonblog.us

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  26. This brought tears to my eyes. It was such a beautiful year. Love you Katie, and your sweet little family :) Wishing you all the best in the year to come!

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  27. This is a really beautiful post. I hope 2013 is even lovelier for you and your family!

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  28. Lovely post, so beautifully written xxx
    Happy new year and all the best for 2013 xxxx

    If you have chance please stop by my blog:
    http://rainingcakeandcookies.blogspot.co.uk/

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  29. this photo montage is so beautiful, i can't stop staring. 2012 was good to you guys, indeed. happy new year! :)

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  30. I'm so excited for what this new year will bring your beautiful family! Congrats again!

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  31. you are beautiful in every way Katie! Looks like 2013 has some stiff competition :)

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  32. I love the way you put these photos together - you must love being able to see all these special moments, all at once!

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