Wednesday, December 28, 2011

the year that was

 1. Started this blog and was hugely inspired by other bloggers.
2. Got a half-sleeve tattooed on my right arm.
3. Unsuccessfully had fertility treatment to start our family.
4. Had my heart broken when my fourteen-year-old cat Snickers died.
5. Went to Tasmania for the first time - beautiful.
6. Added a third pug, Thelma Louise Sausage, to our brood.
7. Adopted Mr and Mrs Black, out two bunnies.
8. Had the honour of being MC for the Future Fashion Now event.
9. Found a kindred spirit and friend-for-life in Tam.
10. Got a new laptop, camera and an iPhone.
11. My love gifted me necklaces from Tiffany and Karen Walker.
12. I bought fewer new dresses and more vintage ones.
13. Swooned over Season Four of Mad Men.
14. I had my hair butchered worse than ever before.
15. Turned our spare bedroom into my "Dressing Room".
16. Discovered the joys of having shellaced nails.
17. Was asked to write the front page article for our staff newsletter.
18. MCd the work Christmas party.
19. Successfully survived two years of marriage. ;)
20. Did not finish a single book I started reading.


  1. Love those things that you wrote about this year:D
    Love that you got tattoo, and that your bedroom turned into dressing room(that's the same in my bedroom:D)
    And congratulations on your marriage, let it last till the end of time:D
    Hugs and kisses

  2. this is such a sweet round up of your year. I've been very grateful to discover your blog! xx

  3. I wish I could synthesise my year so efficiently. Will try to work out what happened this year in 20 odd points however and see how it goes.

  4. This is a great list!
    It always seem so much and so little happens in a year. I too shall make a list ;) x

  5. I love this post. I wouldnt know where to begin if I tried this.

  6. O,my,that's a wonderful list of sweet and sad and general splendour,darling.
    Can't wait to hear how you celebrate New Year!Bless you and your darling little critters!!!XXX

  7. I'm pretty sure all I did this year was work. BOR-ING. Thanks for sharing your look back :)

    Mabel Time

  8. Oh hello - thank you for finding me... I love this list. So sorry about losing your darling Snickers. Let's be friends. Sarah xxx

  9. sounds like a year of great ups and downs.

  10. i hear you on the shellaced nails! the best beauty breakthrough of 2011!

  11. love the spare room as a dressing room - fine idea - every girlie girl should - best le