2015 Year in Review!

December 31, 2015

Everyone says it, but can you believe how fast 2015 went? It seems like just yesterday I was writing my year in review for 2014, but here I am, drifting down 2015's memory lane.

Oh, 2015. What a year you were.

Between lay-offs, torn ACL's,  delicious recipes, gorgeous weddings, fun honeymoons, failures, successes and everything in between made for a 2015 I certainly wont forget anytime soon.

#bestofnine is currently sweeping Instagram and I'm not one to let trends go by without joining in. Before we start the year in review, here's my best of nine! It appears the winter season pictures are really loved. Thanks for following, liking and commenting :) 2015 really has been one of the bests.

Warning: this post might be a little long, but it's my fav, so grab a glass of wine and settle in.

It's time to look back on 2015.

January: I got laid off. Am I allowed to say that? I've never written that out before. But I got laid off in January. But I also made my first patch of paleo bread, saw Sam Smith live, watched a lot of the Bachelor, and did a lot of Pure Barre. Overall, it was a great month.

February: I was thrown a gorgeous bridal showerwent to my best friends gorgeous bridal shower, watched more episodes of the Bachelor and tore my ACL and my meniscus.

March: March was slow. I was a month out from tearing my ACL so it consisted of a lot of surgeon appointments, MRI's and random doctor visits. We sent our wedding invites out and prepped for our honeymoon. I got a wonderful new job (which is still my current job), crafted some delicious recipesJamie King re-tweeted me and Whitney won the Bachelor. Wanna know the BEST part about March? My adorable niece was born.

April: April was a really fast blur of a month. Dress fittings, my best friend's bachelorette party and my bachelorette party in Vegas. It was Adam and my one year Denver-Anniversary, we made delicious recipes and enjoyed our last month as an engaged couple!

May: I got married! By far the best month of the year. We spent 6 wonderful days in Arizona celebrating all things wedding. We got married and ventured off to Grand Cayman for the most wonderful honeymoon in the world. Tanned and relaxed we headed back to Arizona for my best friends wedding and my 10-year high school reunion. Oh, what a month. It will be one I'll always remember.

June: June was the calm after the storm. May was the busiest month of my life and in June we relaxed. I turned 28, we celebrated one month of marriage and we settled into life as husband and wife. Wanna know the BEST part about June? My best friend got engaged! Hooray!

July: Adam turned 29, we celebrated the 4th of July in Omaha and I took a blogging hiatus. The blogging hiatus was the best thing I did for myself and this space of mine. I came back inspired, encouraged and ready to write. To celebrate July, you get a delicious picture of my hubs!

August: The hiatus ended and I reintroduced myself to you, my lovely readers. Kids started school, my nephew turned one and we threw an amazing shower for Coti and Matt. The worst part? I had knee surgery. The best part. I started healing. August was good, but I was glad when it was over.

September: Adam and I spent Labor Day in Jackson Hole, Wyoming which is so rad. We celebrated tons of birthdays. I conquered paleo banana bread, got my knee surgery brace off, I had some great guest posters on the blog and we enjoyed fall in Denver.

October: failed and I found my self worth. I went to Michigan to celebrate family. I saw Taylor Swift with my girls, watched my niece turn three and went to the Denver Beer Festival. I mastered the art of paleo muffins, I co-hosted an Instagram challenge and I figured out what is the most important. It was a month of learning, growing, some tears and a few bottles of wine. I think these months are the most important because it's how you grow.

November: in November, Adam and I celebrated 5 years together and 6 months of marriage. We made delicious food - ribs and again, I mastered paleo sandwich bread. We spent Thanksgiving in Arizona with our family, celebrated World Kindness Day, had a ton of snow storms and I launched my sponsorship program!

December: Adam and I spent a weekend in Keystone, dinner dates with friends, I showed you what's in my bag, we starting looking for houses, I showed you who I think is the most fascinating and we spent Christmas in OmahaDecember flies by every year and every year I have all these huge plans, but it escaped me again this year. Now, we're gearing up for New Years and 2016!

So, I hope you enjoyed that super long trip down memory lane because I loved it! How was your year? Anything super fab? Let me know, I want to hear all about it! Until next year everyone! Happy 2016!

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  1. Congratulations on your marriage! It sounds like you had a fabulous year! We LOVE Grand Cayman. I'm so glad you guys went for your honeymoon and hope you had a blast.

    Happy New Year,
    Allison | www.LiveLifeWellBlog.com

  2. 2015 will be hard to top as the year you got married is always one of the best but I hope 2016 is just a good and hopefully more healthier in terms of no surgery!

  3. What a busy year, girl!!! Sorry about your knee... you made a brace look adorable though, and that's something...right? :-) Congrats on getting married, and I hope you have a FANTASTIC 2016!!!

  4. All year in one post. Saturated events were you in 2015. I wish that all the following years were even more eventful. Life is a cool thing and you have to live it unforgettably. What I am doing,more info


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