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2012: my year in review

Hi All,

I have been MIA but for good reasons! I've been spending much time working at the office (not only santa's busiest month but ours too), celebrating the holidays with my family and friends, and planning a wedding (less than 6 months). Before the New Year I wanted to make one last post for this year. I do these every year and I love looking back at all my great memories from the year.  Here is my year in review!

We started the year celebrating my then boyfriend's 26th birthday with our friends and family at Dave & Busters.
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New Year new snow! It snowed for the first time of the year.
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Our friends from college got a new home and a little reunion took place.
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In March we travelled to DC with our German friends Dina and Mark to view the Cherry Blossom festival. A first time for us and very beautiful! We also got to meet our friend Geoff's girlfriend Lauren and reunite with a high school friend Phillip.
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In April the New Year came for Thai and Lao folks around the world. My two little cousins participated in the annual pageant at the temple. They look beautiful in our traditional clothing.
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In May my boyfriend proposed! It was magical and very sneaky of him! I had hopes going into this year I would be getting engaged, but was surprised when in the middle of the night he brought me to our back yard and with candles lit "Marry Me" appeared. I was thrilled! My fiance and I continued celebrating our engagement at the Biltmore Estate and lunch with our loved ones.
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In the summer we chilled by the pool and at the parks with our friends and family.
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When July came around we celebrated Independence day in DC and at the temple in VA. I got to show DC to Serena for the first time and she loved it. I hope we get to do it again soon.
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I had to take a trip to Charleston, as every year!
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Fall came around and it was beautiful. Our office did our annual Susan G Komen fundraising and raised over one thousand dollars. The leaves and our Halloween party were a hit here.
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We end the year with Thanksgiving and Christmas. I think it was by far our best. Being able to be with family is so special.
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