2012: The Year in Review

And, just like that, another year is behind us.

January.

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We spent the first day of the New Year at my favorite place in the world; The Shannon.  Brooke turned 21 in an elevator.  I started my own Etsy shop.  Greg turned 24 and we all became Ninjas for a night.  We successfully spent 12 hours in a bar.

February.

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We went to see David Guetta in Atlantic City and wore the most ridiculous t-shirts ever.  We celebrated as the Giants won the Superbowl.  And then I quit my job!

March.

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I turned 24.  I went to London to visit my very best friend.  Brian picked a lot of noses.  I started my new job after enjoying one very fun weekend of FUNemployment.

April.

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We got bottle service for absolutely no reason.  Tom celebrated his Golden Birthday.  We went on a wine tour in Long Island and got a little bit rowdy on the party bus.

May.

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We survived Electric Daisy Carnival.  The Devils beat the Rangers in the Eastern Conference Finals and I was lucky enough to witness it first hand.  I shot my first set of engagement photos.  And I got a new roommate!  The highlight of my year!  

June.

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I ate meatballs with my soul sista.  Frank cooked, a lot.  We went to DJ school and got our jam on.

July.

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My best friend moved back home.  I visited Holly and Jay in Nantucket and fell in love with it.  I ran a race in excruciating heat (and didn’t die)!  I spent too much time at the Jersey Shore.

August.

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We threw a successful surprise party.  Frank continued cooking, and we drank a lot of scotch.  Jimmy met Brooke.  Another highlight of my year, indeed.

September.

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I met my beautiful baby cousin for the first time and fell in love.  We bought tickets to Lady Gaga!  And we Wine Riot-ed.  Tommy and I got all fancy at the Guggenheim with Gaga.  As always, we remembered.

October.

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We cheered on the Yankees.  Jay-Z came to Brooklyn.  We survived Hurricane Sandy in Hoboken, even if it did trap us in my apartment for 9 days.

November.

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History was made, again.

December.

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Frank, Greg and I sent out our very first roommate Christmas card (and it was a big hit).  I went to Norway.  I got to spend Christmas with the people I love most.

 

2012 was wonderfully fabulous, just as I predicted.  I am excited to see what’s in store for 2013.  I’m determined to make it my best year yet.

Thank you for reading, as always!


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31. December 2012 by Alyssa
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  1. Next year I better be on your 2013 year in review – it’s about time we get together! I don’t think I’ll be in NYC for New Years (I had to come into work today – BOO) but I’m planning a trip soon. AKA we can get wild and drunk and obnoxiously run throughout the city. Happy New Year love! 🙂

  2. Happy New Year, Alyssa! Congrats on a 2012 well done. Wishing you a 2013 with many more laughs, opportunity, and heartwarming memories.

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