2009: Year in Review

1) Where did you begin 2009?
I honestly don't remember. All I know is that it was most likely somewhere in the state of Utah...

2) What was your status by Valentine's Day?
Married - and knocked up!

3) Did you attend school this year?
No! After 6, long, painful years, by 2009 I was FINALLY finished!

4) How did you earn your money?
continued working at Stevenson's in Provo (5 years strong!) and building up my Photography clients. Once Adam and I moved home to VA I made additional money by cutting and doing hair.

5) Did you have to go to the hospital in 2009?
I did - home birth just isn't my thing. I went to the hospital/doctor quite a few times after learning I was pregnant.

6) Did you have any encounters with the police?
No - I've eluded them another year.

7) Where did you go on holiday?
Outer Banks, NC - plus we visited a few states on our drive cross country and I made trips to WV, OH and NC to visit family!

8) What did you purchase that was over $1000?
A moving truck - shipping our car across country sure came close as well.

9) Did you know anybody who got married?
Yes! Kelly and Brandon, a few people from home that were in the ward, old family friends, etc.

10) Did you know anybody who passed away?
President Brown, my "Uncle Jim"

12) Did you move anywhere?
Yes! We finally returned to the promise land, the east coast. We left our friends and lives in Utah and traded them for home buying woes and parental responsibility in Virginia.

14) What concerts/shows did you go to?
I don't think I went to any sadly... My lack of "culture" is starting to show.

15) Are you registered to vote?
Yes - still in Utah I think. I'm a menace to a society I no longer belong to.

16) Who did you want to win American Idol?
Anyone other than that Adam guy. Done and done.

17) Where do you live now?
Dumfries, VA.

18) Describe your birthday?
I was pregnant - my one desire was for the whole family to go out to eat. One of my favorite past times obviously. Adam, my parents, my sister and her 3 boys went to CiCi's Pizza for dinner. It was a good day.

19) What's one thing you thought you wouldn't do but did in 2009?
have no idea. Maybe be "one of those" ladies with the big strollers at the mall? Kind of unavoidable!

20) What has been your favorite moment?
Finally having a child of my own. That and not having to pee every 10 minutes has been AWESOME.

21) What's something you learned?
I've learned a lot this year, whether it was crafts, mothering stuff, becoming more humble, etc.

22.) Any new additions to your family?
Yep - baby Autumn and credit card debt due to the move.

23.) What was your best month?
October - Kae visited, had the baby shower with all my friends, and Autumn was born.

24.) What music will you remember 2009 by?
Lady Gaga and anything you can find on the Now CDs. I'm a Top 40 maniac.

25) Who has been your best drinking buddy?
Up until May when we moved, it was Regan. Cherry Cokes for life. Now, considering she eats about 4 times a day, I'd say Autumn.

26) Made new friends?
I've made a few new friends, but mostly just reconnected with old friends I knew growing up.

28) Favorite Night out?
Any night out with Kae. We made those regular things when I lived back in Utah.

29) Someone you liked?
I like lots of people. A more interesting question would be WHO DIDN'T LIKE, but you didn't ask that.

30) have you kissed the one from question 29?
Nope - my lips are reserved for only two. Adam and my baby.

31) Kiss any one of the same sex?

33) something you look forward to before 2010?
Oh man, I'm late.

34) Where will you start 2010?
At home with the family. The only way to ring in the new year!

35) Overall, was it a good year?
It was. It was such a crazy year with so many changes. It's hard to believe that we could completely relocate and have a baby in such a short span of time!


  1. This is cute, I think I'll re-post it!

  2. I like these little quizzes. I'm just glad you've continued to evade the police... =)