Friday, December 30, 2011

Highlights of 2011

This year has been full of so many events, it is a wonder it has not been a more stressful year. In fact, 2011 has been one of the most joyful years of my life, and I am excited to see what lies ahead in 2012!

In 2011, some of my best friends came from abroad to be at our wedding. They came from Holland, Finland, and Turkey to celebrate with me. The days leading up to the wedding were so fun as we explored Chicago together.
Hanging off the side of the Sears Tower
I had the privilege of marrying the love of my life on March 5th
I moved to another state after the wedding and turned 24 during our honeymoon in Amish country.
I started my first "real" job, and attended 7 weddings so far this year (the 8th will be on New Years Eve). These included our wedding, and my brother's wedding.
At one of our many weddings this year (we are so colorful because he was in the wedding party!)

We got to spend good, quality time with family.
My nephews are very excited to have a new uncle
We moved out of our first home and into our second, and soon we will be moving into our third.
We found our new church home and are happy to be growing in Christ there.
my "get well" flowers
The Lord tested us both when I got sick for 3 weeks in December. My poor husband took such good care of me and really showed me his love through his care.
We also celebrated our first Christmas together.

I got the news that I will be an aunt again! My brother-in-law and sister-in-law are going to have twins in late Spring 2012. This year may be the year of weddings, but next year will be the year of babies.

I am excited to see what 2012 brings, and I look forward to sharing what the Lord brings to my life next year. I pray you all have a safe and happy New Years, and may the Lord bless you in 2012!

1 comment:

  1. I live near Chicago as well! :) And just moved here from Oregon!


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