Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Share your Decade!

I stumbled upon The Peach Tart she posted this chart "The decade in review!" I loved it and thought I'd share it on my post today:) Please see her blog and read the chart it's great!

So in the spirit of the chart I decided that I would post my own top events that happened for me in this decade. The list was sooo long and I didn't want you guys to doze off:) I narrowed it down to my top 5 events!!!


1. The Birth of my twins: Cameron Evan 8lb 2oz and Sydney Erin 6lbs 7oz
2. The loss of my mother Pauline to Ovarian Cancer
3. Relocated to Georgia and bought a fixer upper with Hubby!!!

4. Celebrated my Brother finally getting married right before 50:)
5. My own Fifteen minutes of fame (well more like 7 fabulous minutes:) when The Travel Channel sent me on an all expense paid once in a lifetime trip to Europe with my girlfriends!

What are your top 5 best events over the past Decade?

I would love to hear yours, please feel free to post even if your anonymous:)

Happy New Year!!!

22 comments:

The Peach Tart said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting and for sharing this great chart. I'm still working on my list. Take care and Happy New Year.

Eva Gallant said...

The all expense paid trip to Europe had to be a biggie!

Wifey said...

Great post! Your mommy was sooo pretty!

Wow! My top five ... marrying husband, having Miles, having Milan, ooh our trip and probably today ... my new little niece baby Haven!

Winks & Smiles,
Wifey

QueenBee said...

My top five but not exactly in this order: getting a better job, getting a better car because I couldn't drive the other one at night because driving with the lights on made it stop, letting go of people that did me no good, getting my hair cut for me, letting bygones be bygones.

MOMSWEB said...

Going natural and chopping all my hair off, the publication of my first book, accepting the fact that I am not religious, turning 40, sending Firstborn to public school.

Eyeglasses & Endzones said...

Ms Wanda...Let me just start out by sayin you have some good lookin family girl!!! You, your hubs, brother, and sister in law are MCBEAUTIFUL!!!

My Top 5 this decade.....So wrong that I have been married longer than a decade....so

1. The birth of my 1st son
2. The birth of my 2nd son
3. Celebrating my 10 yr anniversary with hubs
4. A trip to Greece, Italy and Croatia (not all expenses paid boo)
5. My BABY starting Kindergarten....

Have a blessed New Year!

Ms. Wanda said...

Wow! It's hard to name just 5 in the last 10 years right? I love these comments:) I share so many of these same events!!!

I'd like to say one huge thing that happened for me this decade was discovering the Dance Factory (my daughters dance company):) and falling in love with the entire DF Family and the moms!!!

Grand Pooba said...

Wow! My top 5 wouldn't even compare to yours!! But the Hawaii trip would definitely be up there!

Ms. Wanda said...

Grand Pooba the Hawaii trip covers the past 10years:)

Please go over and read about her trip to Hawaii, the pictures are fabulous!

MBB Founder and Editor Denene Millner said...

OOOHHH!!!! I love this! Okay, do you mind if I bite this for my blog post tomorrow? I'm gonna! And I'll give you all the credit.

Okay, YOU are incredibly beautiful and so are those babies—as was your mom. And your brother's wife is a stunner. Good grief—all that beauty!

Ma What's 4 dinner said...

I don't have a top 5 this year, all I can say is bring on 2010! You had a great year, though I'm sorry to hear about your mom. My post today is about Cancer awareness and donations for research. Come check it out.

I hope your 2010 is even better!

Stopping by from SITS. Happy New Year!

Alex aka Ma What's For Dinner
www.MaWhats4Dinner.com

heidi @ wonder woman wannabe said...

Good Morning Ms. Wanda!
Stopping by from SITS -

When I stop to think about it, this has been a BIG decade for our little family! ;)

Here's my top 5
1)Got married in 2000
2)2002 moved to a new state
3)Boy number 1 born 2005
4)Hubby started PhD which required a move to yet another new state (he's now nearly finished!! woo hoo!!!)
5)Boy number 2 born in 2008

Quasi Serendipita said...

Great post, this has really made me think. 2009 has been pretty awful, but so many good things have happened over the past decade!

(1) Finishing medical school

(2) Surviving PRHO/SHO years (internship and first three years of residency)

(3) Amazing travel experiences

(4) Buying my own home in London

(5) Securing my dream job in a specialty I love.

Put like that, the most amazing decade yet! Thank you so much for forcing me to think positive, I'm so glad I clicked on your link at SITS! Happy New Year :)

JennyMac said...

Ms Wanda...you are fabulous.

What a year in review...and congrats on so many great things. Happy New Year.

The Mumpowers said...

Sounds like you had a fabulous decade! My top 5 events of the decade were (in no particular order): 1) Graduating high school (2001). 2) Moving away from California for the first time ever (2005). 3) Marrying my husband (2006). 4) Moving to Cuba (husband is in the Navy - 2007). 5) Giving birth to our beautiful daughter (2008). Whew! Quite a few changes this decade!! :)

Nancy C said...

Thank you so much for sharing this (and for visiting my blog, too!)

You look like an awesome person to learn about...off to follow after this.

My top 5 events of the Zeros:

1) Becoming a teacher-consultant for the Southern Arizona Writing Project in 2000
2) Giving birth to Owen in 2006
3) Giving birth to Joel in 2008
4) Eating trail mix on the top of a peak in Baxter State Park, Maine with my husband.
5) The daily gorgeousness of talking to my kids while sitting at our worn kitchen table, drinking coffee and laughing.

Execumama said...

I love this post, Wanda!! What a fabulous year, indeed! Twins, a new home, International travel -- that's a whole lotta wonderful, Sis!

Your mother was stunning--wow!

Thanks for sharing. I'll be doing this sort of post, and linking back to you and MBB as my sources of inspiration.

May this upcoming decade be even more wonderful than the last!!!!!

Amanda said...

Thanks for popping by my blog! Love your list!

My top 5 of the decade...hmmm...

1) Meeting my husband
2) Getting married where we met (Disney World)
3) Birth of my twins
4) Launch of Multiples and More
5) Meeting some of my best friends

Darcel said...

Great post. Lovely pictures!

My top 5 moments of the decade.

1. Meeting my husband 2001
2. Getting married 2004
3. The birth of our first daughter 2004
4. The birth of our 2nd daughter 2007
5. Moving to different states/cities in 4 years. 2005-2008

Unknown Mami said...

Happy New Year!

Yet said...

Well, take a visit to my blog! I've made a decade post there! I'm excited about it!

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