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Friday, December 27, 2019

Year in Review // 2019

We bounced in the world's largest bounce house.
We had the best chocolate chip cookie in Denver.
We made new friends and got closer to old ones.
We spent New Years Eve in the French Quarter.
We helped put on a successful charity event.
We visited a bunch of Denver coffee shops.
We launched the Austin Restaurant Guide.
We went to the Denver Womxn's March.
We celebrated a four year friendiversary.
We went to Lakeside Amusement Park.
We went to a Wyoming football game.
We visited to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
We became a restaurant instagramer.
We got more involved with AAUW.
We started baking again on the blog.
We celebrated one year in Denver.
We witnessed Texas host GameDay.
We started a summer drink week.
We started a holiday drink week.
We hosted an epic cheese party.
We saw cool Colorado sites.
We went after my love life.
We met Elizabeth Warren.
We joined Junior League.
We went apple picking.
We visited Iowa State.
We did a lot of hiking.
We went to Germany.
We dealt with snow.
We went to Croatia.
We turned seven.
We turned 23. 
2019 has been an interesting one. I knew going in I was cautiously optimistic and boy was a I right to be. The positives — I got more comfortable in my role at my office, made new friends & got closer to old ones, traveled to amazing places and really expanded my side hustles. On the negative side — dating is hard, work is boring (ha!) and life really gets in a holding pattern when you aren't changing classes all the time. It has been a bit of a learning curve this whole adulting thing but I wouldn't want to change the last year for anything. And let me just say I'm incredibly excited for 2020 — I'll be ringing in the new year in El Paso, Texas and then the best friend is coming to visit in a few weeks. I'm trying not to set too many expectations for the new decade but I think it's gonna be a really good one — xoxo darling, Hayden.
P.S. 2020 is a huge election year, yes, for the president but also for many local elections. Please make sure you are registered to vote.


  1. This is such a fun way to wrap up 2019! Cheers to a brand new year and decade!

  2. Sounds like an amazing year to me! I want to go to Croatia. And meeting Elizabeth Warren wow!

    Allie of