I think it's in some unwritten blogger's code that a year in review is a must. Just kidding, but I really do enjoy looking back on the previous year to see where we've been, remember what I've shared, and look forward to a new beginning! Here are some my memorable & favorite posts of 2012.
I celebrated the New Year in Seattle.
God sifted my soul.
I shared 5 things I've learned about running a handmade business here.
I started the New Year with much inspiration on the blog, kicking off with this delicious cocktail.
& I also found my favorite thrift find of all time.
I started doing more consistent outfit posts, kicking off with this number. This was one of my favorites. This one too.
I busted out the sewing machine to make this clutch.
With friends visiting & several out of the ordinary warm spring days to take advantage of, we took a hike or two.
I celebrated my 25th birthday.
I shared a tour of our home.
Had a baking fail that turned out to be yummy & pretty anyways.
I accidentally dressed like Mrs. Arnold from the Wonder Years.
I had fun participating in a sewing challenge.
I also co-hosted amilk & cookies themed baby shower.
Phew! March was busy!
Teamed up with another local blogger for a fun DIY project.
I went to Texas.
I took a step back from my shop.
Sewed up a peplum tank.
Enjoyed the colorblocking trend.
Answered your questions.
We made some turban headbands.
We got away.
We threw a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!
I "perfected" a comfort food staple.
We went to Mexico.
I sewed up five custom bridesmaid dresses.
I shared my heart.
Became obsessed with making spring rolls.
Spent some time at the cabin.
Took neopolitan ice cream to a whole new level.
Made my favorite meal over & over.
Shared some thoughts on blogging.
Became obsessed with all things lemon.
Hosted a party to celebrate the 4th of July.
I pondered change.
I prepared my wardrobe for the fall.
Combined my two favorite things: Ice Cream & Coffee
Met my favorite fabric designer(!).
I committed a self-proclaimed fashion crime.
Got bangs & celebrated 4 years with the hubby.
Braved pumpkin spice marshmallows.
Felt God at a Mumford & Sons concert.
Confessed to being Martha.
Layered up for cold weather.
Celebrated a three year blogiversary!
Perfected a hot apple cider recipe.
Shared my mom's tortilla soup recipe with you.
Styled a fancy skirt 6 ways.
Made some macarons.
Launched the Fayette Headband Holiday Collection.
Hosted a local blogger meet-up.
Hung a deer up in our living room.
Hosted a Christmas Cookie Exchange Party with a hot chocolate bar
I had the honor of being Blowfish Shoes' "It Girl"
Made more macarons.
Revealed our Little One's gender!!
What a full year it's been. I'm so thankful for the ups & downs that 2012 has had. I'm incredibly grateful for being able to document it here on the blog. I'm blown away that you all have stuck by my side and read along, encouraged, chimed in, and shared. I'm humbled by the grace & goodness that God has shown me and cannot wait to see what the next year holds ((especially welcoming Baby Davis into the world!))!
Thanks for being a part of Oh, Sweet Joy!
Here's to 2013!