1.02.2013

A NEW YEAR WITH NEW BEGINNINGS



Oh, hey there!
I can officially say happy twenty thirteen!! 
When we were celebrating the other night, I just had this feeling 2013 is going to be a great year. Not that anyone ever predicts a bad year {what fun would that be?}, but I still had that feeling. 2012 was one of the best years for us, and I can only hope it stays that way. I'm excited to see what is in store for myself, KC&CO, and in our little family! For new years eve, we went out to dinner with some friends to McCormick & Schmick's, and then ended up at Columbus' newly opened casino. We had a great time and I bet you can imagine the crazy good people watching we had at the casino. It was pretty fantastic, ha ha. I told myself that no matter how late we stayed out {ended up being around 2am} that I would make it to spin class at 10am the next morning, and I did! I'm determined to stick to those goals I told you about Monday.

 

What I Wore: Dress-H&M, Blazer-old {not sure}, Tights-Target, Shoes-Macy's. 

 

This is one of my best friends who is due with her baby boy at the end of this month!
We are so excited to meet him and I know Marissa is ready to pop him out. ;)
 
 {yep, our Napa glasses got some use NYE.}

Anyway, what have we been up to? 
Well, our tree and Christmas decorations were put away the other day, and now our house feels totally bare. I think I need to invest in some more house decorations to make up for this! I know I should have some riveting post to start the new year, but the truth is one day work weeks get to me. And by get to me I mean I soak them up in every way possible. Like even standing outside in the 20 degree temps to get pictures with Billy and Rocky in the snow. Completely normal and acceptable, right? I think they turned out so cute, and were worth braving the cold temps for. I'm excited to frame some of these!


The holiday break hasn't quite ended for us yet. Remember when I mentioned we are going skiing? We leave for our weekend ski trip to Snowshoe, WV early tomorrow morning! We are so excited to ski with family and friends in the mountains and I've already reserved one of the hot tubs for myself. I told the staff at the resort to hold it for me with a sign that reads, "Reserved 24/7 for Katie Krysh-don't even think about stepping foot in this hot tub." Kidding. I wish. But I don't plan on moving out of it every single night. Billy will have to pry me out with offering wine, or something equally as good. Steph will be hosting Saw It. Pinned It. Did It link-up by her lonesome tomorrow, so link-up with her if you're interested! It won't be the same without me {I know, I know}, but try and make do. ;)

I promise I will be back next week fully refreshed with some great posts to share to start this new year! Also, I will be contacting the winner of my last giveaway via email today. I haven't forgot!

Linked up with Pleated Poppy for "What I Wore" 

xo

39 comments :

  1. Love your NYE dress, super cute! Have fun on your ski trip!!

    Emily
    Simple Suburbia

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  2. Love the family pictures! Adorable!

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  3. I love you guys!!!! i wish i was on that lawn again doing headstand competitions with beau!!

    so excited for your ski trip!!!!! wish you could take a detour to a new england mountain too so i can see you!!

    also you looked GORGEOUSSS on New Years OW OW!!

    so so excited for marissa and mike!! their babe is going to be so so cute! :-)

    xoxoxo happy 2013 love!!

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  4. Your NYE dress is perfect! I love your pictures; so cute! Casinos are always a GREAT place to people watch :)

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  5. Looks like you had so much fun ringing in the New Year!

    Have fun skiing in West Virginia! I've gone there several times to go skiing and it's so much fun! All the little ski houses are great! And the people are so nice! Enjoy!

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  6. Those family pics are so cute! :) Happy new year friend!

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  7. happy new year! cute pics with the dog

    xx
    Staci

    http://www.leatherandleops.com/

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  8. Not fair that you get to take these pictures in your back yard! I have to wait to go to a freaking resort! Leaving today!! :) So excited!

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  9. Love the pictures! I wish we had snow like that! And your New Year's Eve outfit is precious! Happy 2013!

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  10. Y'all are adorable...and your NYE dress is ADORBS!! Have fun skiing! I just got back and am going again next week! The hot tub is my saving-grace! Happy New Year, pretty girl!!

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  11. Your NYE outfit and "family pictures" are so adorable! I spent last NYE at the casino as well, and I definitely saw some interesting folks haha.

    Good for you for making it to spin class. Did you know the Tone It Up girls came out with a new challenge? I'm so excited to see their new videos and routines

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  12. LOVE your NYE dress from H&M. Oh how I wish we had an H&M here! So many good deals. Also love those snow pictures. Have to ask - did you set the self-timer? :) Your red boots just make the picture perfect, haha!

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  13. I absolutely did not see this dress at H&M or we would have been twins. I'm obsessed. These pictures in frames would make the perfect piece for the new decorations that you need, completely adorable. Happy New Year and happy hot tubbing!

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  14. LOVE the pictures!! Did someone take them for you? And your NYE sounded like a ton of fun...super impressed you went to spin! ;) Have fun this weekend! xo

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  15. You look so cute on New Year's Eve. I love the wintry snow pictures you took of you and your family. I am sending out another envelope today for Maggie.

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  16. I love your sparkly dress--and the snow pictures are cute, too!

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  17. I adore your snow pictures but I do NOT envy your snowy winter. it is supposed to be a brisk 80* here today! That part isn't so great but the snow is even less appealing - i'm already ALWAYS cold as it is!

    Have a great time on your skiing trip!

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  18. I love your NYE Dress and shoes!! Soooo cute!! Happy New Year!! Cute blog, I'm your newest follower! :)

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  19. The dress is perfect for NYE partying!

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  20. The snow pics are adorable!!! I too have a feeling that 2013 is going to bring great things!

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  21. Goodness- could you BE any more beautiful?! I think not! You are stunning in every pic- and your little fam is just about the cutest ever! Enjoy your ski trip :)

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  22. WEll your stunning and your photos turned out gorgeous definitely worth standing in the cold for!! Have a blast on your ski trip and hey why not drink wine will in the hot tub!!
    XOXO

    glammedbytarin.blogspot.com

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  23. You guys are so cute! And I love your New Years outfit, very cute! Have a great time on your trip

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  24. Great photos, especially in the snow. We are from Columbus too, but haven't made it to the casino yet. Have fun skiing. Stopping by from WIWW. Heather

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  25. Your defiantely rocking that dress!! We got snow when we were on vacation it was so exciting :)!!

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  26. very cute photos! totally worth standing out in the cold! I haven't been able to take down our Christmas decorations yet. I'm not ready to admit it's just plain winter for the next three months. I LOVE the magical feeling the Christmas lights create!

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  27. Ahhh so stinking cute, you guys are!!

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  28. Your NYE Pics...adorable! Love your dress & shoes. Your family pics...fabulous! You are so blessed! Happy New Year honey!

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  29. I'm jealous of your NYE outfit!! I don't go "out" so I have no reason to wear a sparkly dress and nice shoes! But I have to say-the family portraits in the snow are so cute!!

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  30. Happy New Years!!!! I absoutley love your dress!

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  31. These pictures are so cute! I'm jealous of y'all's snow. And your dress is so pretty for NYE!

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  32. Super cute NYE dress LOOOVE it!!

    Happy New Year! :)

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  34. LOVE that you made it to the gym by 10 after being out till 2. You are pretty much superhuman at that point in my opinion!
    I just signed up for my first fitness challenge!
    Check it out :)
    http://afabulousfrenzy.blogspot.com/2013/01/i-have-to-do-what-that-cray.html
    Ashley

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  35. my little tree is still up....the sole remaining christmas decoration but tomorrow or friday it must go. and my little corner will be bare for sure! you and billy are too cute!! love all your kissy pics!

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  36. LOVE those snow pics. Framers for sure! Hope you're having a fantabulous time on your ski trip!!

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  37. Your NYE outfit was so cute!! Good pop of color too :D
    Excited to see what 2013 brings you!

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