2011 Recap


  • Went to Ohio for a late Christmas dinner with my Dad, stepmom and stepbrothers.
  • My Nan (grandma) passed away on the 17th. I miss that old, perverted woman so much and there is not a day that goes by that I do not think about her.
  • My grandpa who lives in Ohio passed away on the 22nd.


  • Bought my husband a WoW Alliance ring for Valentine’s Day.
  • Had the best Valentine’s Day I had had in about 4 years.


  • Celebrated Mike’s 32nd birthday.
  • Battled a major cold for several weeks.
  • Started a vegetable garden.
  • Became addicted to the mind numbing reality show The Jersey Shore.


  • Celebrated my 31st birthday.
  • Started the Couch-to-5K.
  • Celebrated Raven’s 14th birthday.
  • Bought my first pair of running shoes.
  • My uncle passed away.
  • Celebrated my Mom’s 53rd birthday.


  • Fell in love with the TV show Twin Peaks.
  • Found the house we wanted.
  • Watched The Hangover 2 twice in the movie theaters.
  • Celebrated Nan’s birthday with cake. This was the first birthday she celebrated in heaven.


  • Cut down on how much pop I drunk, replacing it with water.
  • Seemed like we would not get the house.
  • Had a mini breakdown due to stress.
  • Found 2 kittens outside and started taking care of them.


  • We got the house!
  • Closed on the house on the 14th.
  • My cousin Daniel towed my car for me to the family mechanic so the break lines could be fixed.
  • Began working on the house.
  • The girl kitten we found outside in June came up missing. We don’t know what happened to her.
  • Photographed my stepbrother’s wedding.


  • Spent half the month working on the house.
  • Began getting the new kitten (who we named Nefarian)use to begin indoors and around Jedi and London.
  • Moved into our home on the 18th.
  • Raven started high school.


  • Still getting settled into our home.
  • Photographed my stepbrother’s reception.


  • Raven went to her first high school dance.
  • Celebrated Halloween.


  • Had a movie night at my house we my Mom.
  • A major client of mine reduced their work load and our finances took a BIG hit.
  • Started having bad headaches on the left side of my head that continue to this day,
  • Went to my Sister-in-law’s baby shower.
  • My Dad told me he is going to try to move back to WV!
  • Celebrated Thanksgiving.


  • Me and Mike celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary.
  • Kept remarking about how it does not feel like Christmas.
  • Celebrated Christmas.
  • Took maternity photos for my sister-in-law.


  • Reply
    January 3, 2012 at 1:51 am

    What a jam packed year! I remember most of it! I hope you have a great 2012!

  • Reply
    January 6, 2012 at 9:01 pm

    Wow, sure was a full year. You did so many things in one year 🙂 Hopefully 2012 will be just as full and eventful.

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