Monday, January 12

2014: What I Did

How would I define the last year for me? Probably "settling." I didn't get a degree or start a new job, I started to settle in, own, and enjoy this next chapter of life; as a really young single professional. I loved life this year. I had so many afternoons at work where I felt dizzy because I was so hyper with all the good things happening. I hung out with my scattered family at any chance I got, adored my friends, and my sweet boyfriend Hunter was SO good to me! I'm pretty whiny and dramatic most of the time, but 2014 rocked, and I have no complaints.

Now presenting: my favorite memories from 2014!
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In January, I celebrated my first ever New Year's in Nashville and settled into a new home.
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In February, I enjoyed my first corporate Valentine's Day, participated in a Style Swap with Lauren, and remixed my beloved cowboy boots.
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In March, I ran my first half-marathon in Florida with Sundar, got my hair colored for the first time, and traveled home with Huntee for a long-weekend to see Tarif in Shrek.
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In April, Hunter & I saw Weezer at the Ryman, I spent Easter weekend with Andrea & her family, & Galina came to visit me and run the Music City Marathon.
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In May, I traveled to Alberta, Canada and met up with my mom & dad, and attended my friends Julie & Lee's wedding.
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In June, I celebrated my 23rd birthday with a group of friends at Cedars of Lebanon State Park; and began chipping away at my Summer road-trip wishlist.
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In July, I spent the 4th in Memphis, and saw Beyonce and Jay-Z perform in Atlanta.
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In Augustseveral siblings, Stephanie, and David came to visit me in Nashville; and Hunter and I celebrated our four year anniversary.
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In September, I made a quick weekend trip to Chattanooga, and reflected on some blue boots.
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In October, I met some family in Florida, celebrated my one-year "Emmaversary" at my job, volunteered at a Haunted House, and spent Halloween in Memphis.
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In November, I visited Amir in Davidson, made it to CA just in time for Jacqui's engagement, & spent Thanksgiving with my family and all my best girlfriends.
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In December, I really grappled with ipsy & Birchbox, celebrated the holidaze in Nashville, and spent Christmas with my entire family in Maui.

Thank you for sharing this past year with me, and following along with perfectly Priya. I'm thankful for whatever bloggy friends I have made, and I honestly hope my rambley bunny trail writing and crooked toothed smile brings you some sort of encouragement. I truly hope this New Year brings you the best things, and you're LOVING 2015 so far. 

13 comments:

Whitley Gaffney said...

Yayy! Love reflecting on your year :)

Priya said...

Thank you Whitley! So glad to have you following along.

Danielle Wallace said...

I'm so jealous of all the traveling you did last year- so fun!

Larissa said...

Wow, what a year! You travelled to so many awesome places and I love that you were able to spend lots of time with your family too! I love how your family is travelling a lot to meet up and to see each other :)!
Thank you for all your comments! It made me so happy to see all the emails saying "Priya left a comment..." :D
Have a great day!!!
xx

Amy Fashion Blog said...

sounds like you had an amazing 2014

Priya said...

Thanks girl! It's actually more than I thought looking back now.

Priya said...

ha- the only way we see each other is if we're always traveling! you are so sweet, and likewise girlfriend!!

Taylor Hart said...

Wow! You are the little traveler aren't you?! Looks like you had so much fun!
xoxo
Taylor
http://www.nothingbutapigeon.com/

Marisa Noelle said...

Wow - this looked like an incredible year for you Priya! You are quite the traveler - which definitely gives me the travel bug seeing all these lovely pics. And Weezer...hehe...don't get me started! I hope to see them one of these days too - definitely one of my favorite bands from high school.

Lauren @ Exploring My Style said...

I'm so glad you did this post! Going by month was such a great idea! As I was reading through it, I was like, "Hey I remember that! " including our style swap which I think we should make a monthly thing, are you down? :)

It looks like you had an amazing year full of experiences, family, and friends. I really wish we lived closer to each other as I think we'd have a blast together! One of these days, we need to meet up in the Bay Area. Or I need to make a trip to Nashville. It needs to happen.

Love you and your blog. I always look forward to hearing about what you've been up to and the latest outfits you've been wearing!

TAPEPARADE said...

I know I'm really late to the party with commenting on this one but Priya it looks like you had a great year! Your blog is such a joy to read, I feel like your personality comes across so well and I love all the little quirky details you toss in about your life and your friends, it paints such a vivid picture. :) Sucks we don't live closer as I feel sure we would really hit it off over coffee or some such if the opportunity arose!!

ALSO that picture of you and Hunter and your brother is so lovely! I love black and white photographs and you all look so happy :) xxxx

Priya said...

Going back to read old comments. You are the sweetest Lauren, THANK YOU! We will meet someday :) :)

Priya said...

That is the kindest compliment Laila, thank you!! And likewise, I hope we get to meet someday.

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