Sunday, December 31, 2017

2017 Year in Review

I'ts hard to believe that another year has passed us by.  2017 has brought many amazing things to our family, and I feel like my kids have grown so much this year!  Here are a few of my favorite pics from this year, get ready for photo overload.  

Spending time at the park

Making the most of our Disney passes and savoring a kiss from the princess

I said goodbye to everyday chats with two of my besties and started a new job, primarily working from home

The Costco near our house finally opened (by the end of the year, we have upgraded our membership, which basically means we spend too much money at Costco!)

We celebrated loving the Seminoles

Spent time reading books at the book store

Arianna went to her first yoga class with Mommy

We celebrated Arianna's first birthday!!

My brother and his family came from Texas for a visit and we took Camden to Disney for the first time

My husband had his annual excellence event for his brokerage

I went to Oklahoma City for work #yogaeverydamnday

Vincent finished his soccer session

Sarah and I ran the Gasparilla 8k

We celebrated my Dad's birthday on the 26th 

We started treatment for moluskum :( 


We celebrated Mike's cousins and their new baby on the way #verarose

We documented Arianna's first year in pictures 

We celebrated my mom's birthday on the 9th, but I have no pictures :(

We went back to Disney and Vincent rode his first roller coaster

We went to see Disney on ice and Arianna matched Mommy

Arianna finally started to walk 

Sarah and I went to yoga in the park 


We celebrated spring-time in Florida

Colored Easter eggs 

Hunted for Easter eggs 

Arianna got her face painted for the first time

We spent Easter at G's house

Celebrated Mike's grandmother's 102nd Birthday!!! She's doing great and we'll be celebrating 103 soon

Made messes all over the house with our new-found freedom


We started the month at Hollywood Studios

Went to a fun durby party

Just becasue she's cute and this was one of my favorite outfits, that she wore ONCE

Went to the splash pad

Spent time by the pool 

One of my favorite memories of the year happened this month as Mike and I celebrated our 5 year anniversary with our cousins who celebrated their 10th on the same day.  We took a trip from Las Vegas to California for the weekend, and it was nothing short of amazing!  Here are some of my favorite pictures from that trip.  

We made popsicles

Celebrated Mike's birthday on the 4th

Took a trip to the beach with our neighbors, the Dangs! (ps, we already miss them so much!)

Celebrated my friend Taylor and her little one on the way, Brooklyn


We started out the month by taking a trip to finally meet sweet baby girl #VeraRose

Celebrated the 4th

Renewed our Busch Gardens passes 

Celebrated 7-11 with free slurpees 

Went to see Sam Hunt

Went to see NKOTB

Spent time at the park

Took two work trips this month, one to D.C. and ended the month in New Orleans

We celebrated Vincent's besties 4th birthday 

Arianna celebrated her 1/2 birthday on the 9th 

Celebrated my besties little man, Archer Jasper

Went to see some cool legos

Vincent started VPK

We took a fun family vacation to Orlando 

Visited the Bucs training camp 

Celebrated Vincent's 4th birthday with friends and family!!

All Vincent wanted for his birthday was to do Jedi training academy, so we spent the hottest day of the year at Hollywood Studios celebrating with our boy!


I went to NYC with my girls to see the US Open, such a fun trip!

Arianna got to go on her first bike ride

Irma missed a direct hit to Tampa

With school canceled, due to hurricane Irma, we took an impromptu trip to Disney on my birthday!

Went to visit with Elmo again

Had fun in our 'hood

Donation sunset yoga to help those affected by the hurricane

I took Vincent to a baseball game and he left with a foul ball.  One of my favorite memories was him saying he wanted to go back again the next day and catch a ball again...

Uncle Matt, Papa and Grammy came for a visit

I closed out the month in Kansas City graduating from a leadership development program 

I finally got to meet Archer, born on the 25th

I fell in love with mums

Matching jammies make my heart melt

Date night with our close friends

Back to Busch Gardens 

My little girl grew so much!

We ran our annual Great West Chase

Vincent ran his first kids run!

We pumpkin patched

Had a great Halloween 2017 with Minnie and Darth Vader 

We started the month back at Disney for Wine and Dine weekend

3am wake up for a 5k run

Great finish by everyone!

This boy!!

These girls!!

Finished the Kids Run

Celebrated their love of Star Wars

Celebrated Thanksgiving with the kids at school

Spa day with my bestie!

Spent Thanksgiving in Coral Springs

Finally got to see the Wynwood Walls

Said goodbye to our dear friends for the first time...their departure to Australia would be delayed and we'd have to say goodbye a few more sad times!


Chichi came back and told the kids they were heading on the North Pole Express to see Santa!

Arianna got hand, foot and mouth virus :(

 Santa came on a parade through our neighborhood

Annual cookie exchange with my girls

Disney during Christmas is magical

Santa, maybe next year she'll like him?

Dixie Chicks!

Vineyards holiday party with train and all

Christmas with my babies!

2017 has been a year to remember!  As I go back through all of these pictures, it makes me emotional seeing how much my kids have grown and how lucky we are to have experiences so much!  I am so lucky to have Mike by my side and look forward to our future with our two beautiful babies.  Cheers to 2018 and all of the magical things that it will bring.  Happy New Year to you and your families!



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