Ben and I rang in the New Year in New York City with a few days of bagels, coffee, and freezing walks.
We survived Jonas and even made a few treks.
I celebrated the big 24 with roller blading in the park.
Ben surprised me with tickets to a Caps game!
Sweet Katherine and JD got married and it was the best. Weddings and reunions all in one weekend.
We introduced Rupert into the fam! Even though we didn’t get to keep him for long, he was the absolute best!
I took a trip to Nashville to spend the weekend with Hope and even got to catch up with Meriwether and Steph!
The gang enjoyed the croquet match with dresses, wine, and friends.
Charlie, our dear neighbor from London, came to visit!
I spent a few days in the Bahamas with my company!
Katerz got married and celebrated the Powell Couple!
Ben graduated from TBS! Oh happy day!
We celebrated our second anniversary.
I took a day trip to Philadelphia with new friends.
To celebrate our second anniversary we each chose an activity. Mine- skydiving. Bens- Dave Matthews Band concert.
We soaked up the sun in Hatteras for a few days.
I flew out to Seattle and spent time with Jamie and Hannah!
Anna and Eric got married in Oregon and we got the band back together!
And Ben’s flight got switched so we spent the afternoon back in Seattle.
We soaked up our final weekends calling DC home.
We found our new home and made plans to move to New Bern.
I tried something new- a yoga retreat in Costa Rica!
I even made a video about it. SEPTEMBER
Labor Day was spent eno-ing and enjoying DC.
We made the move to New Bern and took advantage of exploring around our new state. First trip- Wilmington.
Afternoons on Sundays were spent at the beach.
The hurricane gave us an excuse to catch up with Kat and JD and make a stop home. Our home started to feel like home.
I had the joy of watching my dearest friend marry her dearest friend.
A Clemson White House reunion! (or 50% reunion!)
We took a quick weekend trip to Asheville. This little mountain town holds a dear place in my heart, and it was so fun to share it with Ben!
A trip to Charleston to photograph the most beautiful wedding also allowed us to spend time with Kat and JD!
Home sweet home for Thanksgiving! It has been such a long time since all of us were back together.
New Bern was overflowing with Christmas cheer and we soaked up every event and light.
We shared our own little Christmas by our little tree.
For Christmas we adventured in Cartagena, Colombia!
2016 was a year of moving, learning, and transitions. I’m so thankful to have Ben by my side to navigate this crazy adventure we are on! We are excited to see what 2017 has to offer!
In case you want to see what we were up to in 2015 and 2014, you can do that too!