Goodbye 2019, Hello 2020!

Can y’all believe this is the LAST day of 2019, then it’s going to be a NEW decade!!

In one way, it feels like 2019 just started and in another way, it feels like so much has happened this year!

This is one of my all time FAVORITE posts because I do a little recap of our year by listing a few things that we did each month!!

So without further ado, our 2019…



We rang in the New Year with Ashley and Logan in Sparkle City! ~ We flew to Dallas for Nick and Mary Grace’s wedding ~ Ace turned 6 ~ We had some low key, cozy weekends!

Read more about our NYE, here: Tell all Tuesday: New Year Goals!

Read more about our trip to Dallas, here: Dallas Recap

Read more about Ace turning 6, here: All About Ace


In February, we celebrated Valentine’s Day, low- key at home ~ Did some fun photo shoots with some of my favorite girls ~ Ace had issues with his ears this month ~ We made a weekend trip to the coast to visit Isle of Palms ~ I threw a surprise party for my sister’s 30th birthday~

Read more about Ashley’s birthday, here: Ashley’s Dirty Thirty Bash



In March,  we celebrated mom’s birthday ~ had a weekend in Charlotte with Ashley and Logan ~ celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in downtown Spartanburg ~ celebrated Brittney, the bride to be, at her bridal shower ~ we had some warm days outside with Ace!


…and at the very end of March, we lost Harry’s precious Nana. Words will never explain how much her family misses her. She was truly a one of a kind. I miss her cuban accent the most! We love you so much Nana!



In April, I went to Nashville for the first time for Brittney’s bachelorette weekend ~ later that month, Brittney got married ~ We celebrated Easter ~ The new worship center at our church opened this month!



In May, I attended Spartanburg’s Best of the Best event with my girls from Southern Charm Boutique where I model clothes ~ I had a girls night with my favorites AnnaVee & Chelsea in Charlotte ~ I wrapped up my 4th year of teaching & Harry suprised me at our end of the year program! ~ I also started teaching online with VIP Kid this month!


At the end of May, we lost my precious MeMe. There are no words to describe how it feels to grieve her loss. We were really close, really, really, close. MeMe celebrated her first birthday in heaven a few days ago. We are clinging to the fact that she is completely healed and she’s with Jesus.

You can read more about MeMe, here: MeMe: The Most Precious Soul I have Ever Known



In June, I enjoyed being on summer break ~ We took PaPaw to our favorite local restaurant in Clover, The Grill to celebrate the start of summer ~ We attended Spartanburg’s annual Pickin in the Park event ~ We spent a week in the Isle of Palms ~ I spent time with my favorite Chelsea’s in Charleston ~ This month also marks TEN years since I graudated high school!

You can read about our trip to IOP, here: Summer Vaca 2019

You can read about my flashback to highschool, here: Flashback Friday to 2009!



In July, we celebrated the 4th at the Lake ~ Celebrated Brittany’s birthday in Charlotte ~ Celebrated my 28th birthday here in Spartanburg ~ We took a family beach trip this month!

You can read about my birthday, here: YaY to 28!



In August, we celebrated Ethan’s birthday ~ Ethan also had a football jamboree in Spartanburg ~ wrapped up summer ~ I started my 5th year of teaching!

You can find our summer recap, here: Summer Recap 2019

You can find my classroom set- up, here: Welcome to Room 606



In September, baby Eleanor was born! She is SO perfect! ~ We also spent time at different apple orchards with family ~ All of the fall things!



In October, my sister got engaged ~ We had Storybook Character Day at work ~ We went to Charleston to celebrate Chelsea’s engagement ~ Attended an outdoor country concert ~ Went to the fair ~ Harry traveled a lot for work this month ~ Harry also took his annual shrimping trip with his dad and brothers ~ Celebrated Halloween which marked 5 years since we got engaged!!



In November, we were surrounded by football! ~ We had a weekend in Clover to watch LSU beat Alabama ~ We attended a home, Clover game ~ Celebrated Thanksgiving ~ We went to the SC/ Clemson game ~ Started doing all the Christmas things!



In December, we went to NYC!! ~ We celebrated Harry’s birthday ~ My fam came to Spartanburg for a fun, festive, Christmas weekend ~ AnnaVee & I went to see the Nutcracker ~ We celebrated Christmas with both of our families ~ Following Christmas, I caught the flu!

You can find our NYC Recap, here: Welcome to New York!


And that was our year!! It was filled with a lot fun, exciting moments. This year brought travel and a sweet baby niece for us! It was also filled with sadness and loss. Harry and I both lost our grandmothers this year and that was hard. We had to really rely on our faith during those difficult times and trust in God’s plan, which we 100% do!

We are excited for a NEW YEAR!! Thank you for following along on this online journey of mine during, 2019! I try to keep this a bright/ light spot on the internet! 🙂


I’ll see you all in 2020!!


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