I absolutely loved Jane's Year In Review post and in addition to tomorrow's outfit review post, I wanted to create one of my own to document the year! So here's to the end of 2013, the year that held some good, some bad, and some big moments!
In January, we...
- Lived in Tacoma in a 7th floor apartment I loved
- Learned how to crochet
- CP said goodbye to the blog (my original partner in crime)
- Ben and I celebrated our fourth anniversary on Whidbey Island
In February, we...
- Perfected our signature cocktail the Lemondrop
- Archer tried to die for the third time and cost us an arm and a leg
- We visited the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge (a few times)
In March, we...
- Visited the Mary Theler Wetlands
- Ben's family visited and we went to the glass museum
- Tried mixology (and failed)!
- Added a gallery wall to our apartment
In April, we...
- Almost died when Ben poisoned us
- Found a new favorite cocktail, the Moscow Mule
- I struggled with some future-anxiety
In May, we...
- Cut out carbs!
- Made this awesome deviled egg recipe
- Ben was ACCEPTED TO MEDICAL SCHOOL (well I announced it in May) and we decided to move to Portland!
- We took a trip to Seattle
In June, we...
- My brother came to visit, the first time I'd seen him in over 2 years
- Threw a party for my brother
- Discovered our go-to lettuce wrap recipe
- Went apartment hunting in Portland and found a new home!
- Collaborated with Lulu*s
In July, we...
- Celebrated the 4th separately as Ben was in Ohio visiting family
- Started packing!
- Went to Portland so that I could meet my new colleagues
- Threw a farewell party
- Went to Hawaii
- Celebrated my 24th birthday!
- Moved to Portland
In August, we..
- Settled into Portland work and school life
- Went to the Oregon coast for a powwow
- My brother visited again!
- I went to Denver for work
- Explored Portland
In September, we...
- I went to Portland's fall fashion events
- Went wine tasting with friends in the Dundee Hills
- I gave a tour of our Portland apartment
- Hiked Forest Park
- Discovered a new wetlands
In October, we...
- Watched all of Breaking Bad
- Enjoyed a gorgeous Portland fall
- Picked up our pumpkin at the pumpkin patch!
- My closest friend from Tacoma visited!
In November, we...
- Took a Portland river cruise
- Ben's Mom visited
- I had some disappointments
- Ben's Mom visited for Thanksgiving
In December, we...
- Cut down a Christmas tree
- It snowed (for about an hour)
- Took our sixth inaugural trip to Zoo Lights
- Went to the Nutcracker
- Spent Christmas in Eugene
- Went wine tasting in Hood River