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. :)


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


 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


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


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


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!!!!!


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


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–

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