Tuesday, January 01, 2008

8 Happy New Year!!!

I'm so excited for 2008...for me it means new beginnings and new adventures. 2007 was a great year! Last night while we visited my family (all of us were there!!!) we played a game that I had prepared (thanks Tiff!!) where we answered questions about each other and reflected on the year that has past. It was a fun time to be able to spend together and remember the things that have happened to us this last year! I'd have to say that for me...it was my favorite New Years Eve ever! It was so wonderful being with family! My cute niece and nephew just stole my heart...they are the sweetest kids! So thanks family for a great week!

I'm setting a goal here on my blog. I am going to participate in Project 365 this year. It's something I've been wanting to start for awhile, but now with the new year, it gives me a good excuse. I have always been an advocate for documenting my life in photos. Even though I'm not the best photographer, I want my children to always remember their life experiences. So this year...I'm going to do just that. I'm going to take one photo each day! So here's my first one...

This was taken this morning just before we left to come home. To me it starts the year off right...with family. My one word for this year is family. That is most important to me and I want to keep it that way all year long!!

One last thing...here's a layout I did that helped me remember some of the wonderful times we had together!! Take a look at our year in review:


ALLISON said...

Oh Emily, what an awesome first photo for the project! I'm going to give it a whirl too and I'm actually really excited about it! I look forward to seeing your photos! And happy new year to you too!

rem1701e said...

Great layout Em! I love your idea of a picture a day. You are a better photographer than you give yourself credit for. ;)

Garynka said...

Happy new year to you too, Emily!!! I've decided to give a try to Project 365 too, I'll come back to check your photos!
Love your layouts, you are an amazing scrapper and a wonderful inspiration!
Have a great day!

tiffbrady said...

Yeah Emily! It seems like it's been way too long :) I'm so glad that you had a great time with you family. We'll have to compare notes later;) Love the whole family pics and the layouts are so fun to look at! I love the Project 365 idea! Though I guess it will have to be 364 since I didn't take one yesterday, hehe.

Jeff and Jen said...

Awesome idea for a resolution, though with my new camera I will probably take more than one a day. And, your layout is beautiful! Can't wait to watch the kids tomorrow...should be a lot of fun. London is so excited.

BrynnMarie82 said...

Yea for Project 365!! And I don't know what your talking about your an awesome photographer.

Love the 2 page LO too.

Gabi Butcher said...

Great family shot!!! Loved the different blues! I'm sure you will have 365 amazing shots!!!

Gabi Butcher

malia said...

fun idea!


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