Monday, January 1, 2007

2006 in Review...

2006 In Review I found this exciting year in review from Kristi Mangan, through Nicole's blog. Enjoy!

  • JANUARY 1. Did you have a new year's resolution this year?: Yes, it was to focus on family and take time to relax 2. Who kissed you at midnight?: Mike of course! 3. Did it snow where you live?: I don't believe it did 4. Have you ever been to Times Square to watch the ball drop?: No - but maybe one day!!! Highlights: Dave, Krista, Boeker, and Rob'n's Birthday

  • FEBRUARY 1. Who was your valentine?: again - Mike, of course! 2. What did your valentine get you?: flowers, our new puppy, Jack, and a card 3. When you were little, did you buy valentines for your whole class?: Yes - I still do as a teacher! Highlights: Harold, Mandi, Effie, Heather, and Erin's Birthday!

  • MARCH 1. Are you Irish? I don't really know...isn't that sad? I have a little bit of everything I guess! 2. Did you wear green on St. Patty's Day?: Yes I did - I didn't want to get pinched! 3. What did you do for St. Patty's Day?: We went over to a friend's house and then went to St. Louis for my dad's birthday Highlights: Grandma Fergy, Tracy and Dad's birthday, Wendee and Matt's Wedding, Arbonne's Test Drive a Mercedes Day, and Lynne and Harold's Anniversary

  • APRIL 1. Do you like the rain?: as long as I am not driving in it! 2. Did you play an April Fool's joke on anyone this year?: Nope... 3. Did you get tons of candy on Easter?: Not a ton, but we did get some goodies! Highlights: Nick, Jorgy, and Annie's Birthday and Arbonne's National Training Conference in St. Louis

  • MAY 1. What's your favorite kind of flower?: daisies 2. Do you like the spring? yes! 3. Finish the phrase: "April showers bring...": well, usually it is May flowers, but this year the showers brought a lot of baths for our dog Jack. ;) 4. What would you think of as a spring color?: llight green and pink Highlights: Mom, Brad, Jamie, Frannie, Tracie, Jacki, Dan, and my birthday and Cortney and Matt's 1st Anniversary, and Don and Katie's 2nd Anniversary

  • JUNE 1. What year did you graduate from school?: 1997 - high school, 2002 - college 2. Mike's accident June 23rd...thankful that he was alright and didn't get hurt too bad... Highlights: Krista and Brian's Wedding, Wendee and Jamee's Birthday, Jamie and Andy's Wedding, Christy and Brandon's 1st anniversary, and Ben and Olivia's 4th Anniversary

  • JULY 1. What did you do on the 4th of July? We went up to Michigan to visit friends that weekend, and then on the 4th we just hung out at home 2. Did you go on any vacations during this month?: The weekend of the 4th to visit the Morrisons and Huffs, July 7-10th, I went to Miami for a college soccer girls reunion, and with my sister and parents we went to Colorado July 15-20th. Highlights: Mandy and Rocky's Wedding, Grandma Merritt, Julie, Jen and Christy's Birthday, Steve and Holly's 2nd Anniversary, Martine and Pete's 2nd Anniversary, Liz and Tom's 1st Anniversary, Heather and Marcus's 3rd Anniversary, and Mike and Erin's 2nd Anniversary

  • AUGUST 1. Did you do anything special to end off your summer?: Had my sister's wedding shower, Mike graduated from the police academy, and we had Mike's 30th birthday party at our house. 2: What was your favorite summer memory of '06?: being able to see a lot of friends and family 3. Did you go swimming a lot in the summer?: no... 4. Did you go to the beach a lot?: Just in Miami.... Highlights: Kelli, Malone, Laura, Anthony, Ryan, and Mike's Birthday, School started (teaching 4th grade), and Dan and Amanda's 8th Anniversary

  • SEPTEMBER 1. Did you attend school/college in '06?: I taught 3rd grade summer school 2. Who is/was your favorite teacher?: oooh, that's hard - I think it was my 4th grade teacher, Mrs. Bierman 3. Did you like fall better than summer?: That's a tough call...they are both my favorites! Highlights: Kelli and Kris's wedding, Madalyn's 1st birthday, Rachel and Jeff's Wedding, and Christy and Amanda's birthday

  • OCTOBER 1. What was your favorite Halloween costume ever?: when I was a kid, I always wanted to be Punky Brewster! I loved her! 2. What's your favorite candy?: Reese Peanut Butter Cups! 3. What did you dress up like this year? Mike and I went as hippies ;) Highlights: Kim and Jeff's Wedding, Mallory's 2nd Birthday, and Jordyn and Sage's 1st birthday, Cathy, Sticky, and Leslie's Birthday.

  • NOVEMBER 1. Whose house did you go to for Thanksgiving?: my parent's house 2. Do you like stuffing?: It's not my favorite thing in the world, but I like it. 3. What are you thankful for?: my family, friends, and the many blessings in my life! Highlights: Madison's 5th birthday, my Parent's 28th Anniversary and Faith and Lynne's birthday

  • DECEMBER 1. Do you celebrate Christmas?: yes - love Christmas! 2. Have you ever been kissed under mistletoe?: yes, by my husband 3. What do you want this year for Christmas?: to be with the ones I love and a new camera! ;) 4. What's the best present you ever got for Christmas?: there are so many....I can't decide! 5 Do you like cold weather?: NO!!!!! 6. How would you rate your year on a scale of 1-10?: 8 - overall a good year, but I'm really looking forward to 2007!!!!! Highlights: Don, Heather, Olivia, Ben, and Martine's Birthday, Barrett and Brian's 2nd anniversary, and our 4th anniversary!