1: The Year at a Glance | 2014 in 12 pictures
2: Leah Turns 23! | January 10, 2014
3: I was so glad the weather cooperated so Matt and my family could celebrate my first Minnesota birthday with me at the Wild Onion on Grand Ave in St. Paul.
4: A Day in the Snow at Afton Alps 01/18/14
5: Valentine's Day 2014 Decatur, Illinois
8: LAS VEGAS - MARCH 2014
10: Wisconsin Dells
11: March 21-23, 2014 - Our Last Long Distance Weekend!
13: Moving Day! | On March 29, 2014 Leah moved to Peoria, Illinois!
14: At the stroke of midnight on April 12, 2014 under the Campanile at Iowa State Matt asked me to marry him and I said yes! | Will you Marry Me? | YES!
16: Easter 2014
17: 5/3/2014 -The first weekend in May we went home to watch Paige play soccer and finally take Matt to Northwestern Steakhouse for the best steak in the state!
18: May 18, 2014 Paige graduated from Clear Lake High School!
21: Kansas City | Memorial Day 2014
22: June 2014
25: 4th of July in San Francisco!
26: We were in San Francisco for the wedding of Matt's childhood friend Ishan to Julia on the holiday weekend!
28: Caterpillar Visitor Center x3
29: July 19, 2014 - Leah's Mom and Grandpa Cal visited us in Peoria! We went to the Caterpillar Visitor Center and rode the Spirit of Peoria on the Illinois River.
30: Camping at Sangchris Lake | 7/25-27/14 - Even though we have bad luck with rain and camping, we had a fun weekend at Sangchris Lake, visiting the Taylorville Farmers Market and enjoying sweet corn!
33: August 2, 2014 - the 1st Annual Cannella Geoghegan Lake Day A Pontoon and Jetski on Clear Lake!
34: Risinger Picnic | 8-9-14
35: August 23, 2014 - Draft Day When the boys at work wouldn't let us join their Fantasy Football League, we formed our own - Chicks Before Ditkas!
36: August 30, 2014 Mari & Nick Get Married
38: September 6, 2014 Iowa State Family Weekend ISU vs Kansas State
41: September 13, 2014
42: 9/28/14 Celebrating Paige's Birthday with a Weekend in Iowa
43: September and October Snapshots!
45: October 25, 2014 - Matt's Golden Birthday! | + Jeff's Birthday too! :-)
46: Nashville, TN 11/8-11/14
47: We visited the Gaylord Opryland, toured Ryman Auditorium and rode a hop on - hop off trolley around town which included a stop at the Country Music Hall of Fame!
48: Title | While in Nashville we took a day trip to Lynchburg and toured the Jack Daniels Whiskey Distillery!
51: Risinger Holiday Party November 14, 2014
52: Thanksgiving 2014
53: We spent Thanksgiving in Chicago and enjoyed time with family and friends, Black Friday shopping, a night at Second City and saw the lights at the Morton Arboretum!
55: Decorating for Christmas in Apartment M4!
56: 12/13-14/14 Thanks to nice weather in December Leah's Mom and Ken visited Peoria for the weekend!
57: 12/19/14 Ugly Sweater Friday!
58: Title | Christmas 2014
59: We spent Christmas 2014 in Mason City and had such a good time! We rang bells on Christmas Eve, decorated cookies, went to Christmas Eve Church and had appetizers & played games afterwards where 'Spoons' was a hit! We enjoyed time with family on Christmas Day and the Santee's even came to Iowa for the holiday. After Christmas we spent a day on the slopes in Minnesota, and played more games like 'Cards Against Humanity' while spending time with the Cannella's! When Sunday came it was hard to leave and go back to reality because we had such a great holiday!
64: New Years Eve | December 31, 2014
65: We celebrated New Years Eve with our friends Mike and Stephanie and their 8-month-old son Joseph. We had appetizers, played games like 'Taboo' and had a great time ringing in the New Year!