2013 in Review
So this little blog has been chugging along for about four months now.
It’s been a total blessing to me.
I love putting the things I think about down on paper (or rather on the screen) and taking the pictures to go along with them.
I love telling the story of our life through our home.
And I especially love connecting with other people who enjoy the same things.
And since we’re at that time of year when it’s customary to reflect on the year that was, I thought I’d take a look back through Creating This Life’s posts for 2013.
When the blog began, I shared with you a big change at our house: the kitchen remodel.
I so appreciated all your lovely comments. And there were some questions, too, so I did a kitchen remodel Q&A post to answer some of those.
I told you what works for me when dealing with that space above the cabinets and how my mom made some no-sew kitchen cafe curtains for me.
We set some tables and folded some napkins.
There was a fall porch and then a Christmas porch.
We traveled a bit too. To Chicago, Oregon, Naperville, IL, Washington DC in the fall,and Germany and Rome at Christmastime. Okay, I guess that’s more than a bit of travel.
We also stayed closer to home – my home anyway – when we visited Mary Carol Garrity’s amazing home in Atchison, KS.
We talked about estate sale finds, like two pieces of artwork and a silver champagne bucket.
I took you on a Christmas home tour.
And there were some other Christmas posts too, like this recipe for sugar cookie bars and this sheet music star how-to. And I set up a hot chocolate bar for the winter months and shared that with you too.
There were some project-type posts, like turning empty picture frames into a chalkboard and a memo board, having an antique chair recovered, and creating a family photo wall.
But my favorite posts have been about the little things. The very little things.
Like a single antique plate or little thrifted picture frames.
Thanks so much for being a part of Creating This Life’s journey this far. Whether you’ve commented on a post, pinned a picture, or taken the time to subscribe, I appreciate it all.
It’s fun to look back and see what you’ve posted. It is the little things that mean the most!
I so agree, Liz. Happy new year to you!