recap 2009…big year.

Category: everyday | January 2nd, 2010

so it’s 2010. this calls for a 2009 recap. plus i’ve seen others do it, and i thought it was a great idea. so here goes…ps. sorry if it is a bit long. couldn’t help it. i even took a lot out. :)

celebrated new years with the youth group. started teaching my first bootcamp courses at the YMCA (5:45am…way.too.early.) had an amazing IGNITE experience.
hubby and i
worshipGod is Love

had our first attempt at making sushi :), youth group made care packages and gave them out downtown, threw in some worship songs in a downtown park, had my first girls night with the youth (tons of girlie things=amazing) had my first bridal shower!
making sushi
care packagessinging downtown

trav’s turn at speaking at IGNITE (very inspirational), bridal pics!!!, engagement pics!!!, bestie’s birthday bash.
bridal pic
bridal pic
beth's bday

big day…got MARRIED!, honey moon in costa rica, moved into hubby’s apt and gave it some love :) ran at relay for life
manly men
first dance
costa rica
costa rica
costa rica
relay for life

trav’s surprise birthday, baby michelle was born!, emery got baptized
trav's bday
baby michelle

started up painting again, bestie and i tie dyed our first shirts! sisters came into town and had a big girl’s night with all the besties
peacei love youpainting
tie dyetie dye
girl's nightsisters

celebrated the 4th with the youth with the river and volleyball, actually got to go to the DREAM BIG youth camp :)
volleyballmolly panda
camp leaders

english friends came to visit!, went and saw wicked!!!, started teaching kid’s church at my church, hometown girlfriends came to visit and floated the river, started up Mocha Monday! bought our first new car!! back to school camping tripĀ 
paul visited
kid's church
floating the river

sister and niece came to visit!, travie’s 3rd birthday with the fam, ellen stayed with us and made a million cake balls, got rockband (good purchase), baby violet was born!
texas love
hook em

glide launched new website!, learned how to make pumpkin spice lattes, hubby and i did a lil fashion show, GO youth halloween bash, started peace, love, and crafts blog :), hubby let me take over half of our bedroom for my crafts.
pumpkin spice lattes
fashion show
fashion showfashion show

turned the big 25, converted over to a brunette, emie turned 1!, duct tape fest with the youth (left over with tons of duct tape if anyone needs any), autumn found out she’s preggers! packed up our lil church, got blessed with a building we can now call our home church, thanksgiving potluck lunch with the church, then more eating and fellowship with both sides of the family!
church in a car

my first attempt at making some of the Christmas presents=success, first snow (and only snow, if you can call is snow) of the year, finished up at the current job to become a nanny for 3 of my nieces start in january!!, trees turned amazing colors, spent lots of time with family and loved every second of it, first Christmas as a married couple!
Merry Christmas!!

man that was a lot. good year. even better year to come!

peace and love

  • Travis McAshan

    I love it… you’re amazing. Can’t wait to see what TWENTY 10 brings.

  • Leigh-Ann

    man, you take cute photos :) I love grid-painted brick the wall behind you in the wedding photo and your Christmas photo! all so sweet :)

    • Kristen McAshan

      thanks Leigh-Ann!!! those are some of my fav too. Can’t wait for style school in a few days!! speak soon!