Friday, December 31, 2010

2010 Year in Review

We have so much to be thankful for this year.  2010 was really a memorable one for us and so much has happened since last January 1st.  Here are some of the highlights, big and small that made our year so special.

- Wedding planning was in high gear, with invites, favors, reception details, oh my!
- Darcy's first big snow

- Valentines day, although I can't remember what we did! oops, ;)

- Celebrated our 6 year anniversary of dating
- Kevin's birthday at La Residence in Chapel Hill for dinner, sooo good! We must go back.

- Had a wonderful bridal shower, hosted by my MOH Sarah.

- Bachelorette party with some of the most amazing girls!

- Married the love of my life/most amazing person on May 22!

- Had the most amazing wedding/reception and loved seeing all of our family and friends

- Went to Paris for a fabulous honeymoon!

-  Fell in love with Parisian macarons

- Started this newlywed blog!
Newlywed McGees

- Celebrated our dog Darcy's first birthday!

- Ate a huge plate of sushi for my 23rd birthday!

- Went to California for the first time for a BME conference

- Changed my name to officially become a McGee!

- Moved into our new apartment

- Bought new furniture and decorated a lot!

- Received our wedding video from our videographer

- Hosted a fabulous dinner party for Sarah's birthday

- Made Parisian macarons from scratch successfully

- Baked & cooked a lot of food

- NCSU football games and tailgating!

- Ordered 12 rolls with Angela and friends at Sushi Love in Durham

(haha, yes this is a highlight! I thought it was crazy!)

- Recreated Vichyssoise soup from our honeymoon cooking class

- Made the infamous Lemon Drop Jello Shots ;)

- And did more tailgating with friends!

- Dressed Darcy up like a cow for Halloween!

- Decorated for Fall!

- Discovered an amazing recipe for Pigs in a Blanket, which I'm obsessed with

- Spent Thanksgiving with our families

- Made a delish pumpkin cheesecake and macarons

- Decorated for the holidays and Christmas!

- Sent Christmas cards to family and friends

- Lots of holiday baking!

- Hosted our anual holiday party

- Celebrated our first married Christmas!

- Spent Christmas with our families!

- Made red velvet cheesecake cake, which was a huge hit!

- More than 6-7 inches of snow the day after Christmas!!!

- Went to the beach for a few days of relaxation

I hope everyone had a wonderful 2010! Best wishes for an even better 2011!!

Happy New Year!!!  :)


  1. Cute Bloggy!!! We had lots of similar things going on this year with weddings and honeymoons in Paris! Didn't you just love it!? Can't wait to read more!

  2. i am surprised how many of your year events i was present for! i must be doing a good job going back and forth between states. hehe.

  3. I love all of the recipe ideas, especially the lemon jello shots! How cute!

    You had a very busy, and exciting year! Hope 2011 is even better! :)

  4. I really loved reading your blog. I also found your posts very interesting. In fact after reading, I had to go show it to my friend and he ejoyed it as well!


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