When 2011 began, I definitely had no idea it would end this way. Had you told me last New Year's Day how the year would end, I would not have believed it.

But here I am. Here we are. Feeling strong, confident, and most of all, happy. My kids are happy and that makes me happy.

My in-laws are happy, they got exactly what they've been wanting. And that makes me want to egg their house.
Just kidding.
(Sort of.)

It was a big year in many ways. My baby girl turned 10. My son graduated from high school. And my middle daughter turned 16. I am so proud of my kids.
I got my job which I love and plan to do forever.
My parents celebrated their 50th Anniversary. My niece got married and pregnant.

I'm excited about 2012. I'm finding my happiness and taking care of ME. There are some things I know 2012 will bring; my divorce, my niece's baby girl, my baby girl graduating 5th Grade.....and of course, the year will be full of surprises.

I'll be celebrating the New Year with old friends and new friends. It's going to be interesting, just like the new year. I can't wait to see what both of them bring!

I hope your New Year is full of wonderful things.


GypsiAdventure said...

Happy New Year to you Cyndy!!

Amy said...

Glad you're happy.

Happy New Year!

Tara R. said...

I hope 2012 is your best year yet, and it sounds like you are well on your way to getting there.

Unknown said...

*hugs* All the best to a new year full of new beginnings, and wonderful changes.

Tiffany said...

This was a cool post. I love how you time lined what has happened, closing the door on another year and opening the door on another.
Here's to another year and hopefully it's a good one!
Happy New Year!

Debby@Just Breathe said...

Wishing all the best in 2012.
Happy New Year! ((HUGS))

Anonymous said...

happy new year cyndy!

although i havent commented much lately, youve been in my thoughts.

youre a brave strong woman and im honored to call you my friend.

Sorta Southern Single Mom said...

Happy New Year... a bit bittersweet, but good things to come!

Mamarazzi said...

sounds like 2011 was filled with goodness. may 2012 be even more amazing!

Happy New Year!

Broot said...

Happy New Year!!

Kat said...

It is amazing what can happen in a year, isn't it?
I am so glad you and your family are happy and well.
Hope this new year brings even more happiness and peace to your home. :)

Jenny @ flutterbyechronicles said...

Happy New Year. I hope 2012 is full of wonderful new adventures for you and your family.

Sandra said...

Lovely post! Your hope for 2012 and your joy at everything in your life (minus the in-laws :) is contagious!