2013 in Review

I only started this blog a couple of months ago, but I still thought I’d do a “year in review” type post to document my year and share it with all of you. 2013 was quite busy, but it was full of beautiful memories! So, here are a few highlights from each month:

January

Daniel started his new job as the web designer at the NRCC on Capitol Hill.

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Daniel and I took a pre-busy season weekend getaway to Brampton Inn Bed & Breakfast in Chestertown, MD.

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February

We spent a weekend staying in DC to play “tourist” for Daniel’s birthday.

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We had our second annual Valentine’s Day fondue dinner at home.

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I explored Nashville with my friends Brittany and Catherine.

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March

We celebrated Easter by attending a service and going out for brunch in Old Town Alexandria.

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April

My cousin Josh and his wife Meredith came to visit us and see the cherry blossoms in DC.

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We hiked with our good friends Kaitlin and Erik at Great Falls National Park.

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We made our first car purchase (due to me unfortunately wrecking the car given to us by my parents).

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May

We traveled to Seattle for sightseeing….

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…and to Alaska to spend time with great friends.

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June

Our friend Scott came to visit!

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We explored Baltimore and the National Aquarium.

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July

My family visited for the week for Fourth of July. We all went to Williamsburg, VA together.

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I traveled to Billings, Montana to see my friends Emilie and Andy tie the knot!

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August

Elizabeth (my sister) came to visit!

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We visited my cousin and his wife (and very good friends!) at their home in Wake Forest, NC.

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September

I visited Charleston, SC with my friend Becca for a fun-filled girls’ weekend!

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October

We visited family in Texas.

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We traveled to New England.

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Ellen (my other sister) came to visit us!

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We spent a weekend exploring Skyline Drive and all of the beauty that Virginia in the Fall has to offer.

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November

We spent Thanksgiving week in a lake house near Nashville, TN with Daniel’s family.

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I became a CPA!

December

We spent half the month in Texas with our families celebrating Christmas.

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Whew! What a good, fun-filled year! I didn’t even include all of our visitors or all of the fun we had around DC…. This post reminds me of how much we are blessed and all that we have to be thankful for. 2013 was beautiful. 2014, I’m ready for you!

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6 thoughts on “2013 in Review

  1. What an awesome year!! So many comments to make haha.
    1. Why did I not go to Bluebird Cafe when I was in Nashville last year? I feel like every other blogger has gone there when they visited Nashville! lol
    2. I love Seattle! One of my favorite cities. I would definitely live there.
    3. Jealous of your Alaska trip! I really want to see that beautiful state.
    4. Congrats on becoming a CPA!
    And thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such a sweet comment on my review post. :) Happy (belated) 2014!

    • I know! 2013 was kind of a whirlwind. I didn’t even include the trips I took for work (probably about 10 in total). Oh, and I just added your blog to my Bloglovin’ list! Looking forward to seeing more updates from you.

  2. So happy for you two! we did a lot of traveling years ago, not knowing how hard it would be later. The memories are still there! I may blog about the “Europe by train with no reservations” trip. Love, Carol and CJ

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