2012 year in review: linky party!


Hello everyone!
Welcome to the 2012 Year in Review Link Up!
My co-hosts and I are excited to have you all here at the Covered in Grace- YIR Link Up! We pour our hearts into our blogs. Our time, our energies, our creativity...they are all the tools that build our unique places on the web. Why not highlight our blogging gems from the past twelve months? Let our communities know what we're really proud of putting out there this year. The Prompt: This year in blog posts…choose a favorite post from each month of 2012 and share. The Linkup: What are you proud of writing this year? Link up your posts below! Linky will be open for two weeks!


I chose The Bracelet in January for a few different reasons. One: it reflects on a piece of Our Nation's history...the bombings at Pearl Harbor. Two: The photos I took of my bebes checking out said history. Three: The short story that I wrote...which is linked into this post.
Aslo check out in January: God Does Facebook, Fairy Tale, & In.Tro.Vert.


I chose Real Life for the month of February. It speaks to the writer in me. It speaks to the purposes of my blog. It reflects on why I'm here in blogland.
Also check out in February: My World Without the Interweb, Love Onion, Musical Memories, & the very first Love...on a Tuesday.


I chose Heart Healing in March. This post shares an intimate moment that I had with God. It talks about a time in my life when I felt Jesus yank me back into his arms after I'd been wandering.


I chose A Promise for the month of April. This one is so dear to me... the story behind it...what went into it. It talks of a young mother who pushed forward, despite the obstacles in her path. April was also the month that Monday Meet Up was launched.


For May, I chose this Love on a Tuesday post that talks about Love and Forgiveness. Definitely worth a read. Also... I graduated in May and launched Prayer Warriors.


June was filled with giveaways and sponsor shout outs. I do love my sponsors! The June Giveaway was/is my most-viewed blog post to date. But for this month, I had to choose the I've Got Talent Vlog Linkup! The winners were announced here.
Also check out in June: Why I Love...on a Tuesday
& the first ever:: A Look Back Linky Party!


It was hard to choose my main feature for this month...but I definitely decided that I want you to read this one the most... a bit of My Love Story. Awww. The runner up, though, is the Acts of Kindness Linkup. It was a beautiful project.
Also check out in July: Crack Bread & Love...on a Tuesday.


Oh Yah. A Letter to My Teen-aged Self is my favorite August feature.
This month was a fun one. I turned 30! And blogging was going full force here at Covered in Grace. August is my month.. Summertime is my favorite. But FAITH is what I focused on heavily here. So please...
Also check out in August: I Believe, Walk in Love, Letter to God, and Waiting.


I just couldn't resist featuring that photo. It's part of this post.
But really... for this month, I want to feature this post:: The Moment I Realized (another bit of My Love Story). I am always so nostalgic for the teenager in me who fell in love with her husband so very long ago.
Also check out in September: Finding Love in the Darkness, From This Moment, and Represent & Influence- A double Vlog.


I chose What Makes Me, Me! for October's feature. I think the title is pretty self-explanatory. October was the month for guest posters here on the blog. My family was saying Goodbye Hawaii. So things were hectic.
Also check out in October: Ask Me Anything!


It was kind of slim pickings in November, honestly. But I did really love writing this post: Comfort Foods for My Soul. Yall know... I was back in Texas, enjoying my time with family, but sooo ready to move on. Patience was something that I had to work on.
Also check out in November: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made.


Heaven Forbid Familiarity was my clear choice for December. Faith writing is what the focus of Covered in Grace aspires to be. It is so easy to become jaded in this world... but Jesus didn't make his sacrifice so that we'd walk idly on through life. He wants us all.
Alright yall... That's my year in review.
Hope you enjoy! I can't wait to start
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Brooke is a native-Texan who's been transplanted all over the world. As a veteran-military-wife, creative writer, young mother, & spiritual thinker, she hopes to inspire & relate to the hearts & minds of her blogging communities via her writing & experience. This post has quite possibly been linked into {One Of These} linky parties!

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10 Comments on 2012 year in review: linky party!

  1. Kera
    December 31, 2012 at 1:43 pm (5 years ago)

    Thanks for hosting this awesome year in review linky! It was so fun and inspiring to look back through my posts for each month of 2012 and choose my favorites. Helps us grow as a blogger, too. Here’s to 2013, it’s gonna be a good one 🙂


  2. Dina Lettre
    December 31, 2012 at 5:40 pm (5 years ago)

    What a lovely year!

  3. Pamela
    December 31, 2012 at 6:04 pm (5 years ago)

    I love your post! Love all your pictures!

  4. Empowered Momma J
    December 31, 2012 at 6:24 pm (5 years ago)

    You had a great year. Thank you sharing and for hosting. Your newest follower. Happy New Year

  5. RACHEL TaoOfPoop
    December 31, 2012 at 8:40 pm (5 years ago)

    Cool idea for a link-up! Thanks for hosting! Following now.

  6. Wanda Ann Olsen
    January 1, 2013 at 12:59 am (5 years ago)

    You have an amazing blog, I just found it from Beauty Through Imperfection. I linked up to your party, thank you for hosting and sharing. I would love for you to visit me at memoriesbythemile.com
    Here’s to a great New Year,
    Wanda Ann @ Memories by the Mile

  7. ARod
    January 1, 2013 at 4:26 pm (5 years ago)

    So happy to be co-hosting. Love your recap. Have a wonderful New Year…

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