Saturday, January 1, 2011

happy new year! a recap of 2010 :)

Happy New Year friends! I welcomed 2011 with both my high school and college friends in New York, which was a ton of fun. As exciting as 1/1/11 is, New Year's is also a time to celebrate the passing year. 2010 was full of tremendous experiences and life lessons learned. Here's a little recap of my year, if you'd like to see...


In January, I spent my first full month back in the U.S. after a semester in Europe, reunited with frozen yogurt & New York Restaurant Week, and started letting "my beat" build.

February was filled with little bursts of inspiration. I played shoe paparazzi and was inspired by all sorts of NYC related things, like the Soho House and a new HBO show.

In March, I went to brunch, showed you my bag, and had an amazing Spring Break trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina!!!


In April, I fell in love with Sylvia Plath, thrift shopping, and Crif Dogs... I also attended the Tribeca Film Festival (with my all-access "A" pass!) and celebrated my 21st!

May marked the end of junior year; I relaxed in Philadelphia and enjoyed a few cozy frozen yogurt & coffee shop trips.

In June, I moved to my West Village summer apartment, started my marketing internship at L'Oreal, visited the Brooklyn Flea, and read tons of Alice Munro.

July was crazy! I watched Prince Harry play polo, partied on the Kiehls float in the NYC Pride parade, and ate tons of yummy food, like crab.


In August, I moved into my Little Italy apartment (yes, lots of moving!), celebrated the end of summer with Vietnamese/Mexican food, Almodovar films, and had my first ever blog giveaway.

September was full of senior year celebration. I accepted L'Oreal's full-time offer, hung out in my new apartment, explored entrepreneurship, and had cupcakes.

October brought a Harvard trip, eccentric apartment pictures, another blog giveaway, and Halloween! (I was a cat)


November was relaxing & full of thanksgiving. I felt especially thankful for my girlfriends, my sister, and life's little lovely moments.

In December, I had apple sandwiches, met the Rent the Runway co-founders, and toasted my dear friends.

While 2009 was filled with travel and adventure, I grew even more in 2010 both personally and professionally. I'm so grateful for all of 2010's blessings! Excited to see what 2011 brings! :)

PS: Here's my full recap of 2009!

(1st photo via sally m, the rest by me)

7 comments:

  1. Your 2010 was full of travels! Hopefully 2011 will have some adventures in store, too :) Buenos Aires is on my list of places to go...maybe in 2012!

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  2. Wow! What a fun-filled year you've had. Hope 2011 is just as good. PS I will totally let you know when (not if!) I go to NYC. Need to get an insider's guide to food and culture. Unlike most Irish who go, I'm not going just for 'the shopping'!!

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  3. how fabulous! i so enjoyed reading this. happy 2011!

    xo Alison

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  4. happy new year!! great recap, sounds like a cool year, i'm getting all reflective too ;-)

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  5. thanks ladies, HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! :)

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  6. what a year you had! lots of fun and excitement. I hope 2011 will be just as amazing for you, and even more so! you know what? I'm sure that it WILL be! xoxo.

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  7. Hey, it’s nice you want to tell your stories about your days in BA. I have to admit that I do believe the city is "the Paris of South America". It is the architecture, the way people look, street and building design, everything is European. Maybe not Paris, but I would definitely say Italy.
    Anyways, I remember when I travelled to BA, I decided it on a whim and headed to the big city. I also rented buenos aires apartments. Don’t worry if you don’t understand things and bureaucracy, friendly porteños will help you out and you will end up knowing all the secrets.
    Lindsay

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