Part two of my YEAR-IN-REVIEW!

You don’t even want to know how long it took me to pick my favorites!  I was up until three am last night. :)

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THANKFUL FOR…  1.  summertime collections   2.  sleeping baby photographs   3.  bubbles and balloons in the kitchen sink   4.  freedom   5.  mud puddles & rain boots   6.  tender hugs   7.  Christmas crafts   8.  Birthday traditions   9.  our annual whip cream fight

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 THANKFUL FOR… 1. ideas from Pinterest   2. family fun   3.  this photo! I had planned to take a grocery store like this when my oldest was a baby and I finally did almost 17 years later!!  even thought I only got it on iPhone I will treasure it always.   4.  visits from St. Nick   5.  mother-daughter shoes… Emerson’s wanted these for her first day of K   6.  cupcakes   7.  reminders of my childhood   8.  everything CHRISTMAS!   9.  the person who designed this recycling center

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THANKFUL FOR…  1. traditions   2.  mini celebrations   3.  a trip to the beach   4.  learning    5.  shoes   6.  Blaise’s New Year’s Eve party station   7.  my yearly Santa suit shot   8.  cookie plates   9.  hearts &  flowers

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THANKFUL FOR…  1. a stroll through a vintage camper rally  2.  goodies from my dad   3.  Jollay Orchards    4.  rocks to climb   5.  books, books, books!   6.  oil cloth   7.  a trip with Kate and her crew   8.  our first drive in movie   9.  antique shops

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THANKFUL FOR…  1. creeks to wade in   2.  silly pancakes   3.  FALL!   4.  a lemonade stand kit for cousin Zoe   5.  love   6.  pumpkin’ carving   7.  putt-putt with my boys   8.  God never ending love and grace!  The challenges of this year have become blessings and made us stronger!  9.  the best moment of 2012!!!!!

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THANKFUL FOR…  1.  kite flying lessons   2.  the bride-to-be   3.  care packages    4.  treats and sweets   5.  walks on the beach   6.  baby food   7.  my favorite time of the year   8.  tea parties   9.  the colors of Autumn

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THANKFUL FOR…  1.  every single moment we create together   2.  our first ever banana split   3.  festive pictures   4.  cross-fit   5.  a loving God who never gave up on me   6.  baby legs   7.  summertime strolls   8.  photographs   9.  adventures

copyrightkatherinemarie-010913dand if i had to pick my very favorite iPhone pictures from 2012 it MIGHT be these four! maybe! maybe not?  I just love them all. :)

All photos via iPhone/Instagram–  @katherinemaries.com

I hope 2012 was filled with many many moments that made YOU smile too!

xoxoxoxox!!!!