2013 Year in Review

Where did 2013 go? Seriously, you guys, where did it go? I feel like we just rang in 2013 and here we are getting ready to start 2014.

I did this last year and I loved looking back on what my family has done and what I have shared with you in the past year. So, naturally, I am doing it again!

2013 Year in Review


I contemplated about finding faith.

finding faith-2

We struggled with Ben’s speech delay.

expressive language delay

We visited the aquarium.

hello monday-15


I spent my birthday in New York City.

new york -4

Love is

vday agll-24

I came to the realization that I will never be a perfect mom.

an almost perfect mom


Why are we should-ing all over ourselves?

why are we should-ing all over ourselves

We dyed Easter Eggs.

dying easter eggs

And I helped you gain 10 lbs just by reading about this amazing  peanut butter brownie trifle.

Peanut Butter Brownie Trifle


I saw my boyfriend, I mean, Adam Levine and Maroon 5 in concert!

We made Trix Treats!

trix treats

I found out Betty Crocker is a fake.

betty crocker is a fake


I shared my life list.

life list

We spent a great family fun filled weekend in Lancaster, PA.

visit lancaster-17


Ethan “graduated” Pre-K!

ethan prek graduation-11

The boys were a bunch of beach bums.

beach bums-2

We took the boys to a Day Out with Thomas!

day out with thomas


My husband wrote about what it was like to coach Ethan in T-Ball.

coaching baseball

Shared 10 more things you should know about me.

I went to Chicago for the first time.

chicago 2


I shared my 5 things you need to know about working from home.

5 Things You Should Know About Working from Home

I shared my worries about Ethan and Kindergarten.


And I made this awesome mug as a Meet the Teacher gift.

diy chalkboard mug


The boys both headed off to their first day at new schools.


I shared some consignment shopping tips!

just between friends mainline sale

We visited a new farm for pumpkin picking and hay rides!

hurricane hill farm


I shared why it’s so important to speak up about Preeclampsia and HELLP.

preeclampsia and hellp

You all know that my love for New York is strong.


I made this ridiculously easy and ridiculously cute treat for Halloween: Witches Hats.

witches hats


I took a Mommy Time Out.

Personal Time

The yummy treats didn’t stop with Halloween. These Oreo Cookie Balls are festive for the holidays!

oreo cookie balls

I shared some of my favorite Pinterest Plugins.

9 pinterest wordpress plugins


Our Elf on the Shelf returned!

elf on the shelf ideas

We visited Strasburg Railroad to take a train ride with Santa!

holiday happenings in lancaster

We had a snow day!

snow day-4

We visited Gaylord National to check out their amazing Christmas on the Potomac.

christmas on the potomac gaylord national

And finally, I chose my word of the year!

2014 word of the year

2013 flew by so fast, it seems like a blur! Here’s hoping 2014 slows down a bit.

Happy New Year!

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  1. I could look at your photos all. day. long. Looks like a fun year. Here’s to 2014!!!

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