2015 Top 10 Highlights

Happy hump day! The last day of 2015 is tomorrow so I figured that it would be fitting to go through my top 10 highlights of 2015! 2015 was a pretty exciting year, so here are my top 10 from this year!

One Dallas: For my birthday, Matt took my to Dallas so we could eat Freebirds. That was the only reason we went to Dallas. We took a repo {reposition} flight, meaning it wasn’t an actual flight with passengers. It was just two pilots and us on a CRJ-900. It felt really weird being the only two people on a plane but it was so cool! Even though we were only in Texas for an afternoon, it was great to see a different state.

Birthday trip

Two Getting a Job: This year, I got my very first job! I got my job in June and I’m so happy and proud of myself! I have met some wonderful people at this job and, even though it can be rough sometimes, the people I get to work with make it very worthwhile!

Three Barrett: This year I got accepted into Barrett, The Honors College at ASU! This is definitely one thing I’m very proud of, even though thinking about what I have to do is very daunting!

Four 2Cellos: For our two year anniversary, Matt and I went to see 2Cellos at the Mesa Arts Center. Their concert was amazing! You can check out 2Cellos’ YouTube channel here!

Anniversary outfit

2Cellos concert

Five One Year of Blogging: In July I hit my one year birthday of this blog! I hosted a giveaway and explained why I wanted to blog in the first place! Thank you all for helping me make it to a year {and beyond!}

Six My Cousin’s Wedding: In March, my cousin got married in Palm Springs and it was such a beautiful ceremony. It was at the Renaissance Esmerelda, a hotel I hadn’t stayed at since I was little. {I also hadn’t been to Palm Springs in years!} It took me down memory lane and it was so much fun to see my family! Sadly, we had to leave the next day because Matt had to go back to work, but it was fun nonetheless!

Seven Started YouTube: I started my YouTube channel this year! I was so excited to start it, and right now I do videos once a month {usually}! I’m still trying to get the hang of it and comfortable doing it!

Eight Joined Her Campus ASU: Her Campus ASU is our school’s chapter of Her Campus! I’ve met some great girls through HCASU!

Nine Lake Tahoe: In July Matt and I were able to go to Tahoe for a couple of days! It was really nice to be able to see the lake again and just get away from work for a few days! {plus take some pictures!}

Ten Etsy Shop: Yes, I opened my very own Etsy shop in October! I’m very excited to see where it goes from here! I hope to add more planner printable stickers and some more printables for bloggers and college students! You can check out my shop here!

If you want to see my highlights from last year, check out this post! What are some of your highlights from this year?!


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  1. May
    December 31, 2015 / 12:06 am

    Sooo how was Freebirds??

    • Lauren Douglass
      December 31, 2015 / 12:08 am

      It was great, so great! There used to be one in my hometown in California but it closed, and there are none in Arizona so I definitely missed it!

  2. Ashley @ Lilly & Lemons
    December 31, 2015 / 12:17 am

    Sounds like an awesome year! Here's to 2016!

    • Lauren Douglass
      December 31, 2015 / 1:19 am

      Thank you!

  3. Fairy Princess Jord
    December 31, 2015 / 12:43 am

    Wow girl, it sounds like you have had a totally eventful year. Joining Her Campus, starting a Youtube channel, Etsy shop and getting accepted into the Honor's college while blogging…get it girl!

    • Lauren Douglass
      December 31, 2015 / 1:23 am

      Thank you so much!

  4. Amy Lim
    December 31, 2015 / 1:17 am

    Looks like you had a fantastic year! Hope 2016 is even better!!xoxoAmy | pastelnpink.blogspot.com

    • Lauren Douglass
      December 31, 2015 / 1:24 am

      Thank you Amy!

  5. Breakfast at Lillys
    December 31, 2015 / 2:31 am

    You definitely had some fun milestones in 2015.Here's to an amazing 2016.xoxo, Jenny || Breakfast at Lillys

    • Lauren Douglass
      December 31, 2015 / 8:21 am

      Thank you!

  6. Anonymous
    December 31, 2015 / 2:31 am

    Congrats on 1 year of blogging! I look forward to reading your blog in 2016! Mikayla | A Seersucker State of Mind.

    • Lauren Douglass
      December 31, 2015 / 8:21 am

      Thank you Mikayla! I look forward to reading yours as well!

  7. Judy Albright
    December 31, 2015 / 2:35 am

    Nice year!

  8. Tiffany Khyla
    December 31, 2015 / 6:03 am

    What an amazing year! It sounds like it was a year of growth and overall awesomeness for you! Congrats on one year of blogging and starting your YouTube channel! I started my channel this year too, and I'd really like to be more consistent with it. It's been all over the place! I hope 2016 is even more amazing for you!

    • Lauren Douglass
      December 31, 2015 / 8:22 am

      Thank you! I hope it's more amazing for you as well!

  9. Jordyn Upchurch
    December 31, 2015 / 6:11 am

    You had such a fun year, it seems! I'm about to head over to your Easy shop and check that out!xoxo, SSThe Southern Stylista

    • Lauren Douglass
      December 31, 2015 / 8:22 am

      Thank you! I hope you enjoy it!

  10. Lindsey Aleson
    December 31, 2015 / 6:23 am

    It sounds like you had an amazing year! Congrats on your first year of blogging!

    • Lauren Douglass
      December 31, 2015 / 8:22 am

      Thank you so much!

  11. Annaliese
    December 31, 2015 / 7:14 am

    Sounds like a fun-filled year!! Here's to 2016! :-)xoxo Awww.southernbelleintraining.com

    • Lauren Douglass
      December 31, 2015 / 8:25 am

      Thank you!

  12. Michaela Quigley
    December 31, 2015 / 2:06 pm

    Sounds like a fab year! Can't wait to see what 2016 has in store for you!

  13. Anonymous
    December 31, 2015 / 3:17 pm

    It was definitely a productive year. Congrats on your new job!

  14. Seersucker Sass
    December 31, 2015 / 6:47 pm

    You look so cute and happy in all of your photos! I'm glad 2015 was such a good year for you, and I wish you the best in 2016 :)XO, SS || Seersucker Sass

  15. Shane Prather
    December 31, 2015 / 7:10 pm

    Looks like an eventful fun-filled year. Cheers to 2016!

  16. Diary of a Debutante
    December 31, 2015 / 8:30 pm

    Sounds like you had a fabulous year! Congrats on all your accomplishments!xo,StephanieDiary of a Debutantewww.thediaryofadebutante.com

  17. angelintheoutfield
    January 1, 2016 / 4:46 pm

    It looks like 2015 was such a fun and eventful year for you, hoping 2016 is even better! xx Merisa | Monogrammed Magnolias

  18. Lauren Patao
    January 1, 2016 / 5:52 pm

    Looks like an eventful year! Congrats on everything and best of luck in 2016!! xoLauren

  19. Amanda Cross
    January 1, 2016 / 8:46 pm

    Such an awesome 2015. Lots of great things happened. Wishing you an even better 2016!

  20. Kristine
    January 3, 2016 / 3:56 pm

    It sounds like you had an exciting 2015. I hope that 2016 brings you more happiness and adventures!

  21. hashtagfablife.com
    January 3, 2016 / 6:52 pm

    What an awesome year! Hope you're enjoying 2016!HashtagFabLife

  22. Morgan Flinchum
    January 6, 2016 / 2:09 am

    You had so many highs in 2015! What a blessed year!! I hope 2016 is just as fulfilling!-MorganHow 2 Wear It [] http://how2wearit.com

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