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This year I...

Friday, December 31, 2010

Inspired by Izznit's "This year I..." post I decided to make my own! This is also influenced by the fact Kevin and I are stuck at home watching movies, playing video games and eating hummus on New Years eve since I'm terrified of being on the road with the possibility of so many drunk drivers being out. (I am so my mother!)

This year I...
...met lots of neat critters!
...ate the best sweet corn ever, straight from our own garden! 

...learned how to make origami cranes! (still stoked about that!)
...was adopted by the sweetest little kitten ever.
...baked more than I've ever baked in my whole life!
...had the best craft room ever built for me by my dad... and then had to desert it due to flooding!
...dyed my hair the prettiest colors!
...thrifted, antiqued and auctioned my butt off.
...got tattooed a lot, including a piece for my kitties (just days before adopting the professor!)
...enjoyed the little things!

I think 2010 was an absolutely awesome year, and I'm looking forward to 2011! Here's to a fabulous year!
xoxo

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26 thoughts

  1. Happy New Year Kaylah, Kevin, and Kitties! I hope you have a ton of fun :)
    Love and Turtledoves,
    Jaco

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  2. Happy New Year! (I love your new layout! It's so cute!)

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  4. Happy new year to you and yours, Kaylah! Thank you for all the wonderful things you've shared with us on your blog that I've enjoyed and been so inspired by this year. I wish you nothing but happiness for 2011.

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  5. Is it possible to add in the professor to your leg piece? or are you going to leave it with the other babies?

    happy 2011 to you, and the kitties :)
    xx

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  6. Awww I love that first photo! I rescued,raised,and released a little baby opossum a few years ago-her name was Gerdie (short for Gertrude lol). She was a cutie :) Looks like you had a great year! Best of wishes for 2011!

    P.S. Great tattoo!!!

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  7. Happy New Year to you guys & your kitty family! I hope 2011 is just as good to you as 2010.

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  8. Happy New Year! Good list! I bet you'll have another amazing year! Hearts, Janna Lynn

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  9. are you going to add the professor on somehow? and i didn't realize the basement flooded! i thought you left it because it was depressing down there or something.

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  10. ohh the critters! cutest photo ever!
    May you have an even happier year!

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  11. Thank you so much Katie! :)

    Jodie, I'm not sure. I'm also undecided whether or not I want to try to squeeze him in. I'll definitely get a tattoo for him someday though.

    Thanks Burnt Toast! :)

    Happy New Year to all of you as well. :)

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  12. looks like a pretty good year, wishing you another one in 2011!

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  13. the cake is soooo colourful! Absolutely good job! did you bake those?

    and i love your hair colour!

    Happy new year!

    loves
    hueys
    http://polka-dolkies.blogspot.com

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  14. Looks like you had a wonderful year! Hope 2011 is just as magical.

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  15. Happy new year, I love your blog and enjoy every posts you write.
    I love your hair and colors too ^_^
    I'll try these colourful cakes too...
    Thanks for ideas...

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  16. The cat is adorable!! I want a cat so bad but we're not allowed pets in the apartment complex :(

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  17. 2010 surely was amazing! Greater things to come this year, for sure!

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  18. I adore your blog after following it for a couple of months now. I'm looking forward to another year of colourful hair, thrifting adventures, yummy cakes and mega-cute kitty pictures. Can't wait to see how grown up Professor Stingray is come 2012!

    Happy New Year.
    x

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  19. I'm glad I'm not the only person who doesn't like driving on holidays because of the drunken drivers!

    I'm glad I came across your blog this year, can't wait for 2011 :)

    Happy New year!

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  20. crazy but we have that same needle point victorian house and it hangs over a bed :D love it!

    happy new year sweetie!

    xo,
    cb

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  21. kaylah, you & your photos are fabulous!

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