26 was a year of a lot of traveling and growing up and having fun.
Boston, MA (March 2012): Triple birthday celebration with my birthday twins, Katie and Eric!
Phuket, Thailand (May 2012): Jared and I went on an amazing trip with our friends Tiff, Mark, Barry and Tina.
Hong Kong SAR (May 2012): Wandering around Hong Kong with Jared and my sis!
Macau SAR (May 2012): Some pretty incredible dim sum at the Grand Lisboa Hotel’s “The Eight.”
Singapore, Singapore (May 2012): Went to a crazy gala with my parents — this is Jared dancing with my mom :)
New York, NY (June 2012): Rocking the America’s Test Kitchen aprons with Kate at Book Expo America.
Seattle, WA (June 2012): Returned to Seattle for the first time in 10 years for BlogHer Food, one of the best conferences I’ve ever been to.
Fenway Park, Boston, MA (June 2012): Where I caught Big Papi’s 399th home run. I couldn’t believe it!
Rockport, MA (July 2012): It ain’t a New England summer until you take a road trip to a cute seaside town.
Provincetown, MA (July 2012): The annual trek of 100+ friends who head to PTown to party like crazy for a weekend. It’s always the highlight of my summer.
A Farm in Western Mass (July 2012): I went on a gardening kick this summer and Jared took me to my first REAL LIFE FARM where we picked our own veggies.
Amesbury, MA (July 2012): The Color Run. It was so good, we ran it twice (once for the run, twice to go get the car.)
Brookline, MA (August 2012): I’m a huge Olympics fan so during the London games, I roped my Test Kitchen co-workers into an epic game of Office Olympics.
Portland, OR (August 2012): A relaxing, amazing and fun family vacation with Jared’s fam to visit his brother in Portland!
San Diego, CA (September 2012): A crazy trip where I met all 130 of my new Automattic co-workers all at once.
Canadian Border (September 2012): Trekked up to the Canadian-American border to get my immigration paperwork settled for my new job.
Cambridge, MA (September 2012): It’s Jared’s birthday, which means it’s “Dress Like Jared Day!”
St. Louis, MO (November 2012): Thanksgiving in St. Louis, where goats sit on benches. (Just kidding, we were at the St. Louis Zoo!)
Chicago, IL (October 2012): Back in the city to celebrate RedEye’s 10th Anniversary!
Toronto, Canada (January 2013): Standing on top of the Rogers Media building in downtown Toronto! It’s almost like I’m Canadian!
Sunday River, ME (January 2013): Ski trip!!! Perhaps the only time when you can have a 30 person pajama party.
Sugarloaf, ME (February 2013): What do you get when you put 10 cooks on a ski trip? A very, very delicious weekend.
Las Vegas, NV (February 2013): Yes, we drove race cars. And yes, we went 140 miles per hour.
Dublin, Ireland (February 2013): Airport + Randomly running into friends = Getting a Guinness at 5 a.m.
London, UK (February 2013): We visited the BBC!
Austin, TX (March 2013): WordPress Smilebooth at SXSW!
Atlanta, GA (March 2013): WAHOO!
I feel very blessed to be surrounded by amazing family and friends. Thank you for being a part of my life. Here’s to 27!