Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy New Year 2010



Hubbie brought flowers home to start the evening nice and cozy by the fire.





Then we went out to eat a nice meal at a Bed and Breakfast local that we kept driving past after all these years and finally made a reservation to try it out. And it was DE-licious!

There were pretty New Year's table decor in a lovely old house, reminded me of my old house before we moved here. Body Guard had a seafood bisque with the year 2010 written in cream on top. A sneak taste was utterly divine.
The food was awesome. I had Chicken Oscar which was a very delicate flattened chicken breast with crab sauce topping, stir-fried baby beans and carrots, and the best mashed potatoes I've ever eaten in my life.

Then we came back home, got the fire place going again and relaxed on the sofa to watch the countdown in New York plaza.
All I can say is-----WOW at the number of people there tonight!

I know we have a new camera but we still are quite amateur at some of the functions and this pic is very dark.....however, this is me and Miss Abbie wishing you the best of 2010!


Here's to thanking all my blogger friends for their prayers and support and kindness that goes beyond what I ever dreamed possible. The week off from work has definitely helped recoup from a rough spot in the year here.
In looking back through 2009, I can certainly say that it's been a stressful year but through it all, I've grown more and learned lessons from life.
It's tested my inner strength and faith.

A new beginning. A new year. A fresh new start with some improved perspectives on coping.

A year, I hope, to be filled with more adventures, good health, and companionship with my better half.

New Year's resolutions are just goals we try to achieve. Sometimes it's very hard to keep them and I've decided this year to make one resolution. To simplify life as much as possible and redirect my energies into those that love to share the journey with me.

I hope you and your families have healthy, happy, and prosperous years ahead and know that you have become part of my heart this year and hopefully through the year ahead as well.

Goodbye 2009.



Hello 2010.


9 comments:

  1. Happy New Year, Jennifer, Abbie, and BG, too! And all your other dear pets!

    Flowers are beautiful-love the cozy little lamp, too!

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  2. I wish you a happy new year!
    And thank you for the wishes.

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  3. Dear Jennifer,
    Wishing you and your family a very Happy New Year. May all your wishes come true in the new year.
    Your flowers look great and your stitching and new stash is great. I just went through several of your posts and enjoyed reading them all.

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  4. Sounds like you had a wonderful New Year's Eve!

    Thank you for your wishes and may you have a New Year of simplicity, love, health and just plain enjoyment!

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  5. Wow, that man knows his roses, they are beyond gorgeous! I love your cut vase....enjoy them.

    Happy New Year, peaches :) I treasure your friendship.

    Hugs and Kisses for a wonderful 2010!

    Ma

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  6. Sounds like you had a wonderful celebration with DH. I have always wanted to go to a B&B. What lovely roses. I enjoyed the picture of you and your baby.

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  7. What a lovely, lovely sentiment for the New Year, to simplify and direct your energies into those who want to share your journey. I really LIKE that. I think I will be doing the same!

    Hugs,

    Maggee

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  8. I wish you and yours a Happy, Healthy & SAFE New Year.

    The White Roses are just beautiful and I hope they last a long time.
    Lots of Love
    Patti xxx

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