Friday, December 31, 2010

A fond farewell to 2010

I've been trying for over an hour now to create a Picasa collage of our year, with highlights from each month. Somehow, what I've ended up with is a collage of thousands of teeny-tiny photos, seemingly every single one on our hard-drive. Gaaah! What a giant waste of time! Anyway, keep calm and carry on, right? I have to actually do it, and not just keep saying it while I find myself getting all riled up about something or other. So instead of our year in photos, I'll leave you with a lovely photo from my tumblr archives and a wish for a wonderful night and a new year full of wishes come true.

We're off to Butchart Gardens tonight to experience the magic of a million twinkly lights, to drink hot chocolates and listen to Christmas music and take a winter walk as a family. Then it's back home to put the boys to bed, to relax and watch something funny, to prepare some delicious snacks, and wake the boys up again to help us ring in the new year at midnight. There will be kissing and cuddling, horn-blowing, banging pots and pans, sipping fizzy drinks, and taking a happy look back at the year that was 2010. Maybe I'll even figure out how to get that photo collage created before midnight!

Happy New Year, my lovelies!

* I'm not going to a fancy party this year, obviously, but if I were...
these are the shoes I'd wear.



And this is the dress.



images here, here and here

15 comments:

  1. Happy New Year to you and your family, Erin!
    It's already 2011 here and my boys are fast asleep!!!

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  2. love the sparkly shoes & dress! happy new year! oh, also... what a sweet idea to get the kids up to ring in the new year! love!!!

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  3. Happy New Year Erin :)
    May this coming year be a great one for you and your beautiful family : )
    Feliz Ano Nuevo :)

    Karina xoxo

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  4. Happy New Year all the way from England! Wishing you all the very best for 2011!

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  5. I remember that dress. Gorgeous... and you'd look gorgeous in it. But something tells me you'd break your ankle if you tried to wear those shoes!
    Happy New Year!!
    Love you. xoxo

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  6. We would have to be a matching pair at the party because I had my eye on those shoes too!! ;)

    Lovely to catch you as you just began the New Year. Wishing you the very best year ahead dear girl.
    xx

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  7. wishing you a wonderful new year. i hope last night's party was special and fabulous. i appreciate all the sweet comments and really do think of you as a friend.

    happy happy 2011! xo.

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  8. Happy new year Erin! Hope 2011 is a good one for you and your family! xx

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  9. happy new year to you and the boys! love all the sparkly photos you posted!

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  10. Happy New Year Erin!!! I hope 2011 will be just as fabulous for you and your beautiful family as 2010 was! Sounds like amost perfect night and way to ring in the New Year with your boys! xo

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  11. happy new year Erin! your plans for ringing in the new year sound wonderful! I mean, that dress and those shoes are fabulous, but what's better than kissing, snuggling, and banging pots and pans? with delicious snacks to boot? :)

    hope it was just as wonderful as it sounds!

    happy new year! and many happy returns! :)

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  12. yes, i will take the shoes, the dress, and the low-key. all of it. for any day this year!

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