Thursday, December 26, 2013

13 for 13!

Well, our Christmas excitement has come and gone.  We will be having Christmas dinner with my family tonight but all gifts were opened last night and this morning.  Now we are sitting around and playing with the things my daughter received last night.  We have built one Lego Dolphin Cruiser, baked chocolate chip cookies in the Easy Bake Oven and have played farm with her Melissa & Doug barn.  Now, I have a few minutes to think of 13 memories I have made over this past year.  I am doing mine a little differently.  I am going to pick one memory from each month and then I will choose one word to keep close in 2014.

We rented a manor in North Conway, NH with a bunch of our friends.  There were 13 adults and 3 kids in total.  We have been doing this yearly, but, we are not this year.  We are hoping to do something in the Summer months instead.  It was a lot of fun.  We went tubing and for a sleigh ride as well.  It was a wonderful weekend with friends!

In February, we had a blizzard!  The storm was named Nemo and that gives me a chuckle.  We lost power and were without it for 2 whole days.  Luckily, we have a generator so, we were able to run the heat, fridge, hot water, toaster over and microwave.  We had fun living by candle light for a few days.  :)

Easter!  We had a blast decorating eggs, going on  an Easter egg hunt and spending time with family!

 We have a beautiful daffodil field in town and we always visit every year.  The sight is just beautiful, this picture does it no justice!

BOSTON!  We looooooove Boston!  The Public Garden and Common are gorgeous in the Spring time.  It was very somber as this was the first time we had gone into the city after the Marathon bombing.

Took a trip to Chatam to see the seals and enjoy the beach!  I was finally on Summer vacation after 5 make up days due to the blizzard!

We went to the zoo on on of the hottest days of the Summer with my co-teacher and her daughter.  I even took a picture of the temperature reading on the stroller.  I don't know how we made it that day but it was a HOT one!

Cassie had her first friends only birthday party at the Ocean Explorium.  She and her friends had a blast.  I can't believe she is 4!


I received my call to return to work and began to set up my new classroom.  I was able to move into a bigger classroom which I was super excited about because it put me right next to my lovely co-teacher!

We took Cassie apple picking for the first time this Fall.  We all had a blast!

I found these guys strolling around right after Thanksgiving.  Guess they felt they were safe seeing as Thanksgiving had past!  I have never seen this many together before!

Walking on the Duck Pond in Boston.  The temp dropped for a few days and the pond was frozen solid!  We were making our way to Georgetown Cupcake and decided to get out on the ice.  It was a lot of fun!


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  1. A wonderful capture of your year! BEAUTIFUL!! Smiles and stop by anytime :-)

  2. Boston is definitely my favorite city. My husband and I love going up to North Conway as well! We are hoping to get up there during my February break. Have a great new year!

    Sara :)
    The Colorful Apple