january// i ring in the new year with my very best friends, bake lots of cupcakes, and celebrate my last teenage birthday with wonderful friends.all out for valentines day - but so does clay. his basketball team wins the RMAC conference championship, we throw a fun st. patricks day party!
april, may// april 1st i launch my new (now this one!) site, *try* to learn to cook, score some sweet compliments, & celebrate my best friends birthday.
june// i walk my mom down the aisle! she marries the love of her life, we have our first night as a new family (in all of this)
august// i throw a very tall someone a surprise birthday, i transfer to the University of Colorado at Boulder, clay and i head to minneapolis to my cousin's wedding
september and october// i assist for at the first wedding i've ever done with Drake Busch Photography, the wedding is later featured on COUTUREcolorado, i share my first "real" portrait session/clients, i work with Keri Doolittle Photography to shoot marketing material for a museum opening as a wedding venue! clay wins best costume award for the rest of our lives.
november// i get to hangout with my fave friends in breckenridge, colorado at my business fraternity's formal, head home for thanksgiving, then spend a weekend visiting family
december// bake a cute cake for my best friends birthday, make new christmas traditions, launch D.I.Y segments and a new 17inheart.com design, and ring in the new year with the greatest people!!
this year was amazing!! i also wanted to share my photo session giveaway win from on sunshine photography - what a treat to win, especially on new years day! yay!
here's to 2012 being as lovely as 2011!