2017: Year In Review

JANUARY

I absolutely loved being back in America after studying abroad. Moved into a house with the best roommates. Went through recruitment on the other side, and loved it.

MARCH

Spent my spring break exploring more of New York City. Completed my 100th barre class and became a part of the 100 Club at Pure Barre. 

MAY

Finished my junior year of college. Started as a Public Relations intern at Panic Button Media in Park City Utah, and loved it. 

JULY

Spent a week Coronado, California with my family. Got to see one of my best friends Caroline who lives on the island. 

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SEPTEMBER

Last recruitment for Alpha Chi with all my favorite Real Strong Women

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NOVEMBER

I turned 22. Went to my last Alpha Chi Fall Semi Formal. Feel in love with Pure Empower. Spent Thanksgiving in Disneyland. 

FEBRUARY

Added my sweet little Sela to my Alpha Chi Omega family. Fell back into my favorite routine of tucking it out everyday at Pure Barre.

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APRIL 

Started as a Editorial Creation Intern for The Brand Girls. You can read my Sunday Reflection and CEO Check In posts every other Sunday. AXO's spring formal. 

JUNE 

Met Julie Miles an International Jewelry Designer at an event and started working for her. Also started as a Public Relations intern for the Utah Film Commission.

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AUGUST

Started my senior year of college at High Point University. Moved back in to the same house with the best roommates.

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OCTOBER

Worked High Point Furniture Market for Olliix. Had an Alpha Chi disterhood retreat at Lazy 5 Ranch. 

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DECEMBER

Finished my last fall semester of college. Spent Christmas in Park City, Utah. 

2016: Year In Review

2016 has been quite the year for me, I can hardly believe it has flown by so quickly! Before 2017 starts, I wanted to take time and look back on this incredible year. 

JANUARY // Tried Pure Barre and got hooked. Counting down the days until I'm back in High Point and can get to the barre!

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FEBRUARY // Rushed Alpha Chi Omega and have the best sisters a girl could ask for.

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2016: Year In Review - Samantha McNeil Blog

MARCH // Traveled to Coronado, California to visit my childhood best friends. 

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APRIL // Launched Samantha McNeil Blog and received so much love and support from all of you! 

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MAY // Fell in love with Party on a Bike, and wish they had a location near HPU.  

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JUNE // Lived alone in North Carolina for 2 months over the summer. (p.s. living alone isn't as scary as I thought it would be)

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JULY // Traveld to New York City twice to visit my cousin and the coolest friend I have, Hannah.

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AUGUST // Pretty much lived at The Madison Tempe for their 9am POAB and at Neketer for their alai bowls. Then snuck away to Coronado one more time before I left for school. 

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SEPTEMBER // Began my journey of living in Italy for 4 months. 

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OCTOBER // While abroad I traveled to 7 countries and 15 cities (Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, England, Hungary, Switzerland -- Milan, Castellanza, Barcelona, Venice, Stresa, Garda, Verona, Florence, Paris, Brussels, London, Lugano, Budapest, Santa Caterina, Zermatt)

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NOVEMBER // Spent my 21st birthday in Paris.

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DECEMBER // Skied in Zermatt, Switzerland with breathtaking views of the Matterhorn for Christmas. 

This year has been so incredible I can't wait to see what 2017 has in store for me! What were your favorite moments of 2016?

xx, Samantha McNeil