Two Oh Twelve

Last year I summed up “Two Oh Eleven” as a year that had minimal changes in our family of 2 but many changes for others and I am thinking the same for 2012.

January

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We started the year off in Colorado, snow boarding and site seeing. See Ice Castles post.

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While we were gone, our Bible study started to read through the Bible from cover to cover. In 90 days. It was an incredible experience. Read my recap.

February

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Photographed my first engagement session, and I love love love how they all came out!

March

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Rooftop celebrated their first 1st place award—in ribs! The second competition in a year full of Babies, Brides, and Barbeque! Then a few weeks later we launched the BBQ sauce full throttle in Las Vegas with a three day convention sales booth.

April

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Hello Owen, nice to meet you! Who knew how chunky this little guy could become and steal our hearts with his gummy smile.

May

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Hello Grayson! A baby that we all waited so long for, praying alongside his mama, grateful for him every single day and those sweet big brown eyes!

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Had my first paying photography client! Thank you Kirsten!

June

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Discovered a new love for country line dancing while celebrating the best friend’s 26th birthday.

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Rediscovered a love for the beach while celebrating two special June birthdays, one 24 year old and one 4 year old. 🙂

July

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Kept the bridal celebrations going with a weekend away in the Sequoias, being pampered by our mamas every moment along the way.

August

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Spent the first week of August under the sweet South Dakota skies.

September

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After going opening weekend, Rachel and I went back to visit California Adventure with the hope of a lighter crowds. And of course another photo with Walt and the Mouse.

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Amid all the wedding festivities, we managed to take the time to watch the footage from our wedding. Ugly happy tears were shed.

October

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Stood by my friend as she pledged her love to her best friend—under the trees and surrounded by sunflowers.

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Took a week, traveling to the Pacific Northwest—basking under the red fall leaves and chilly Seattle winds.

November

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Watched as my childhood best friend married the man of her dreams at her fairy tale wedding.

December

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Photographed a proposal in Orange Circle, smiling knowing my best friend was about to embark on a wonderful new adventure.

And now here we are, half way through January… here’s to a wonderful New Year!

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