2017 Year in Review

2017 was one, if not the best year of my life. I had incredible wedding clients, traveled so so much, met the love of my life and accomplished so many goals I set out for myself. I grew in my faith, made some amazing friends and grew closer to ones I already had. I drank a lot of coffee (you'll see) and ate a lot of donuts (you'll see that too.) I got to travel to new cities like Las Vegas, Nashville, Boston and San Antonio...but also returned to some of my favorite cities in the US like Seattle and NYC. I couldn't be more grateful for 2017 + I truly could not be more stoked for 2018.
Photo time! Scroll for some of my favorite photos and memories from 2017! 

At the start of the year, I took a road trip to Lexington + Nashville. It was my first time to both cities, and I FINALLY was able to meet my long time insta friend, David, who actually introduced me and Jonathan. 

 The man himself! Forever grateful for David! 

The man himself! Forever grateful for David! 

 My road trip pal, Liz! 

My road trip pal, Liz! 

In May 2017, after two months of talking, Jonathan and I were finally able to meet when a tour he was on stopped through Baltimore. I knew he was the one long before we met but that day confirmed it all. Our third date was technically in Portland - our love for the Pacific Northwest was one of the first things we had in common. The photo below is the first photo we ever took together and I am still wildly shocked it isn't blurry considering how much my hand was shaking. 

Since then, we've done our fair share of traveling. We visited 13 states together in 2017. 

 Washington. 

Washington. 

 Virginia. 

Virginia. 

 Brooklyn, NY.

Brooklyn, NY.

 Washington. 

Washington. 

 Washington.

Washington.

 Washington.

Washington.

 Love this boy.

Love this boy.

I drank a lot of coffee this year. And went to a lot of coffee shops. A lot. 

 Copper Cup. Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 

Copper Cup. Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 

 Mothership Coffee. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mothership Coffee. Las Vegas, Nevada.

 La Colombe. Blagden Alley.

La Colombe. Blagden Alley.

 Local Coffee. San Antonio, Texas.

Local Coffee. San Antonio, Texas.

 Whisk. Richmond, Virginia. 

Whisk. Richmond, Virginia. 

 Grace Street Coffee. Washington, D.C.

Grace Street Coffee. Washington, D.C.

 Some really terrible coffee shop in Massachusetts, but Emma, my all time favorite coffee shop friend looks cute so it's making the blog.

Some really terrible coffee shop in Massachusetts, but Emma, my all time favorite coffee shop friend looks cute so it's making the blog.

 The Bun Shop. Baltimore, Maryland.

The Bun Shop. Baltimore, Maryland.

 Whoops! Brooklyn, NYC.

Whoops! Brooklyn, NYC.

 Tatte Bakery. Boston, Massachusetts. 

Tatte Bakery. Boston, Massachusetts. 

 Ox Coffee. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Ox Coffee. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

 Square One. Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 

Square One. Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 

 Toby's Estate. Brooklyn, NYC.

Toby's Estate. Brooklyn, NYC.

 Passenger Coffee. Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 

Passenger Coffee. Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 

 La Colombe. Blagden Alley, Washington, D.C

La Colombe. Blagden Alley, Washington, D.C

 The Coffee Bar. Washington, D.C

The Coffee Bar. Washington, D.C

 CREMA. Nashville, Tennessee. 

CREMA. Nashville, Tennessee. 

 Good Coffee. Portland, Oregon.

Good Coffee. Portland, Oregon.

 Good Coffee. Portland, Oregon.

Good Coffee. Portland, Oregon.

 Daily Offerings. Lexington, Kentucky. 

Daily Offerings. Lexington, Kentucky. 

 Blue Bottle. Washington, D.C 

Blue Bottle. Washington, D.C 

 Elm Coffee Roasters. Seattle, Washington. 

Elm Coffee Roasters. Seattle, Washington. 

 Ceremony Coffee. Baltimore, MD. 

Ceremony Coffee. Baltimore, MD. 

 Ceremony Coffee. Baltimore, MD. 

Ceremony Coffee. Baltimore, MD. 

 Homecoming. Brooklyn, NYC. 

Homecoming. Brooklyn, NYC. 

 Stumptown. Seattle, Washington. 

Stumptown. Seattle, Washington. 

 Revelator. Nashville, Tennessee. 

Revelator. Nashville, Tennessee. 

 Coava. Portland, Oregon.

Coava. Portland, Oregon.

 K Brew. Knoxville, Tennessee. 

K Brew. Knoxville, Tennessee. 

 A Baked Joint. Washington, D.C.

A Baked Joint. Washington, D.C.

 Can't remember the name for the life of me but...Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Can't remember the name for the life of me but...Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

 The Coffee Bar. Washington, D.C.

The Coffee Bar. Washington, D.C.

 Oddfellows. Seattle, Washington.

Oddfellows. Seattle, Washington.

 The Wydown. Washington, D.C.

The Wydown. Washington, D.C.

 Urban Farmhouse. Richmond, Virginia.

Urban Farmhouse. Richmond, Virginia.

 And of course, Vigilante Coffee. Hyattsville, Maryland.

And of course, Vigilante Coffee. Hyattsville, Maryland.

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I spent a lot of time at these coffee shops with all the amazing friends I spent my days with this year! 

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Many donuts were consumed this year.

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 Donut ice cream sandwich in Boston. Yep. Amazing.

Donut ice cream sandwich in Boston. Yep. Amazing.

And finally. A few wedding highlights from this year! 

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Merry Christmas + Happy New Year! xoxox

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