Welcome, 2013!

A year ago today I wrote a post that looked back on 2011 and looked ahead to 2012. As the years tend to do, 2012 flew by and now it’s 2013. Wow! Doesn’t it seem like yesterday that everyone was flipping out about Y2K? Memories…

2012 was a great year. Like any year it had its ups and downs, but thankfully, the “ups” were abundant!

Here are some of the highlights:

Adopting a third doggy, our big baby boy, Jethro

Our annual March trip to South Florida – Mom and Dad joined us for the first few days, which was awesome

Reconnecting with some family members I hadn’t seen in a few years


Honeymooning in the Bahamas

Finding out I’m going to be an Auntie again

I like the idea of starting a new year with a clean slate. Things I wanted to do, but didn’t get to, in 2012? Well, there’s always 2013.

One big thing I would really, really love this year is to start a family with Brian. Other than that, I would like exactly what I hoped for one year ago today: to continue to simplify and to spend time doing the things I love most: being with Brian and our dogs, being with family, writing, biking and practicing yoga.

I hope 2012 was good to you, too. Here’s to a fabulous 2013 filled with love and happiness!

Brian and Me at our rehearsal dinner!

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Audrey McClelland has been a digital influencer since 2005. She’s a mom of 5 and shares tips on her three favorite things: parenting, fashion and beauty. She’s also a Contemporary Romance Author.

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  1. 1.2.13

    Congratulations on an amazing 2013- thanks for letting me be a part of it

  2. 1.2.13
    mel said:

    I am so happy for you on you being an aunt again! May 2013 be the best year yet for you!

  3. 1.2.13

    So happy for you that so many wonderful things happened in your life in 2012. Praying that everything you wish for in 2013 comes true! And yeah on being an aunt again. 🙂

  4. 1.2.13

    Sounds like 2012 was pretty good. I hope 2013 tops it!

  5. 1.3.13

    Your 2012 was fabulous!!! I’ll keep my fingers crossed that your wish comes true in 2013!!

  6. 1.3.13
    liza said:

    you are going to make a great mom when the time comes! xo

  7. 1.3.13

    I’m glad you had more ups than downs! 🙂 Getting married & honeymooning are definitely high points to the year!! Then what comes next…?!?! Good luck with starting your family!! It is an amazing experience that just goes on for the next….well…many, many years!!! 😉 You will be a great MOM!!

  8. 1.4.13

    I love your post. I love you and your beautiful family! I hope and pray all of your dreams come true! xoxox! Happy, Happy New Year 2013!

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