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My favorite moments of 2013

2013 was an exciting year! It was full of vacations, magical memories and life changing moments. I am hoping a more amazing 2014! I have rounded up my top ten favorite moments of 2013. Take a look:

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Souwan was a monk for a day. He learned it was a hard task. An honorable tradition in our culture.
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We gave more back to our community this year. I loved every bit of it. We helped One Church One Child with the drives and cleaning the facility. I spent time with some kids painting pumpkins at a school and got to know them. It was so nice to meet them. We gave food, clothes and our love. It was so nice to be able to give and care more about others this year.
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Our Derby Bridal Shower was so much fun. I loved dressing up for the "Derby" and seeing all my friends and family have fun with it too. I loved the sweet and fun moments reading cards from my friends and family.
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We went to Myrtle Beach and stayed at a resort where we drank by the pool/hottubs. The girls took me out to Hard Rock Cafe and got me in front of the whole place to congratulate me on my upcoming wedding. I had a blast!
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Souwan and his best friend Geoff went out to vineyards and fishing for his bachelor weekend. He came back with some great memories and good stories for me.
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Our wedding day on June 8th was one of the best moments in my life! Our friends and family came from all over to celebrate with us at our laos ceremony, church ceremony and reception at the Train Station. There was so much love and partying that weekend.
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Going to Disney World's Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Animal Kingdom was a magical moment for us. Meeting the all of the princesses and disney characters was amazing. Going thru the different countries in Epcot felt like we had travelled the world. Seeing all the exotic animals up close on a safari ride was a fantasitc moment. I absolutely loved everything about Disney World and our honeymoon was perfect! Words are not enough to describe the fun we had on this trip.
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Some of you might have some financial goals for your 2014 New Year's resolution! I know we did and one was to pay off our car. We did it! It felt like a huge relief!
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The family finally got to all go out to Charleston/Edisto Island together. We got a cute beach house on Edisto Island and enjoyed local food and places. I think we enjoyed it so much we are planning for another trip together there in 2014! I look forward to it!
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In September we finally were able to call ourselves homeowners! It was so exciting! We bought a cape cod style home with 4 bedrooms in a small town. We love it here! Our family came to town for Christmas here at our new home. We are looking forward to the spring time where we can grow a garden and do some landscaping.

Those are my top ten moments of 2013! It's been a busy year as you can tell. For 2014 we are hoping to keep up momentum. We have travel plans, home projects, some more financial goals and we hope to help more people in our community in the upcoming year. As for resolutions/goals, I really want to focus on helping more in the community and reaching those financial goals. Thank you for joining me on my blog for 2013 and I hope all of you will be back for 2014, have a Happy New Year!!

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