Wednesday, January 12, 2011

2010 - Looking back

Looking back over the past year: Some 2010 Highlights

1. I made homemade english muffins

2. We went to the Burton US Open and narrowly escaped a bear attack

3. I made my peeps Easter chick peep mirrors for Easter

4. I was at the Oscar red carpet bleachers

5. I got a Cricut for my birthday & made sprinkles jars

6. I was a little obsessed with pocket pies

7. I made homemade pretzels

8. We went camping and made orange campfire cakes

9. We made pizza on the grill

10 . I made a lot of terrariums

11. Celebrated Ljcfyi 10 year blogging anniversary

12. My mom taught me to make kimchee

13. I got Aaron a vintage Schwinn tandem bike for his birthday

14. I made spooky pumpkins

15. We threw a Sweeney Todd Halloween Dinner Party

16. I made pinecone turkeys for Thanksgiving

17. We painted the living room

18. We cut the cord

19. We made vintage silverware planters & seeds for Christmas gifts

20. Hugo joined the family

This was also the year I lost the first person close to me - my grandfather.

I miss him everyday and it made 2010 one of the hardest ever. But I have so many happy memories of him and I hope to keep making happy memories in 2011.


  1. Happy New Year!

    I'm sorry about your grandfather. Wishing you a good year to come.

  2. I'm sorry to hear you lost your Grandfather last year. :( Very sad. Best wishes for a lovely and bright 2011 for you and your family.

  3. That's a great photo of your grandad and I'm sure he knows you miss him very much.

    As for the new year, will there be another detox diet for 2011? Where's that juicer of yours!

  4. A great post. I am sure Grandpap was very proud of his Grandaughter!

  5. Happy New Year LJC! As always, you've accomplished so much and given us so many ideas this past year! Congratulations on the new addition. And I'm sure your Grandad is just so proud of you, too!

  6. sorry about your grandpa. He's with you in spirit, I'm sure. As far as the rest of your year, I feel woefully inadequate in comparision! :-)

  7. I've enjoyed reading your blog for several years now. I want to be you when I grow up!