Monday, December 30, 2013

The Best of 2013

I think my favorite week of the year is the week between Christmas and New Years!  It is usually a quiet, peaceful time with fewer regular responsibilities and more time for reflection.  I like to look back over the previous year and its joys and sorrows, and make plans and set goals for the upcoming year.

In looking back over 2013, I discovered that these were my top five most-viewed posts:

#1 Tackling my To-Do List When I returned Home

#2 How a Wise Woman Builds her House

#3 How do You Look at Your Husband?

#4 What Destroys More Marriages than Anything Else

#5 Loving Your Husband When You Disagree

I'm not sure if you read those particular posts, but lots of people did!  If you were one of the folks who read and then shared with your friends and contacts, thank you for sharing!

In looking back over the year, I've picked these as some of my personal favorites from the year:

The Year My Kids Started School Without Me

A Frog, A Fly and A Curious Little Boy

The One Word of Advice that Changed My Life

When Your Prince Acts Like a Frog

What to Do About Those Warts

Were any of these one of your favorites from the year?  If not, what was your favorite post of mine from 2013??

I also shared a lot of family milestones this year.  If you want a quick overivew of the year, these are my most "newsy" posts:

Our Christmas Miracle:

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6, The Exciting Conclusion

My Mom's Journey:

Mom on a Mission

Mission Accomplished

When the End Seemed Near

A Miracle

Weddings and Anniversaries:

She Said YES!

Joe & Abby's Wedding Video

Celebrating 30 Years


The Announcement

Celebrating Motherhood (and Tay's Graduation)

Becoming a Grandmother

I hope you'll take this opportunity to click on the links and read any of the major posts you may have missed this year.  Then, I invite you to tell me which post was your favorite from 2013.  If you will leave me a comment telling me which post you liked the most, you may also leave a link to one of your favorite posts from your own blog from the past year!  I'll be sure to click over and read one of your top posts from 2013!

Thanks for reading and sharing the joys and sorrows of my life this past year!  I appreciate your support, your prayers, and your encouragement along the way!  I hope to see you here in 2014!


The Mayo Family said...

I am running a bit late...however wanted to let you know that...
We send our "congratulations to you all on the sweet lil-blessing of a Grand daughter! Precious!
Also, had wanted to wish you & yours a Merry Christmas, glad to see all was well!
Also, wishes for a blessed, happy, healthy, year of growing closer to the Lord and each other and many,many happy memories made!
Think of you so often and pray for you, yours your Momma & Dad!

busymomof10 said...

Thanks Lori for stopping by! I appreciate the well wishes and prayers! :)

Rachel Stewart said...

What a neat idea for this post! I think I will do it on my own blog. :) I loved all your posts about getting your new house - I always love hearing ways God shows Himself to be so real in our day-to-day lives.

busymomof10 said...

Thanks Rachel! :)

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