Happy New Year 2017


I missed first sunrise 🌄 of 2017

yet what a joy to start first day of 2017

by writing this page while

enjoying beautiful view of snowing ❄ and a cup of hot chocolate ☕.


I’m grateful for the tears of sadness & tears of joy, the bad and the good in 2016. 2016 was year of gratitude, year of  “My first”, year of maturation, years of commitment, year of learning, year of acceptance, year of change & adaptation and most of all year of love. 

My 2016 Kaleidoscope


Career, man and dream.

So, do it. Decide.

Is this the life you want to live?

Is this the person you want to love?

Is this the best you can be?

Can you be stronger?


More compassionate?


Breath in

Breathe out

and decide.

Meredith Grey 



In a very romantic way, he proposed in Gili Meno.

I had fun time in Bali with my closest mate.

I lost my Lady, made me cry a river. I still hope that I can find her ( or anyone who found her treat her good ).


March – April

Spent wonderful time with sissy and my nephew in Sydney.



Hectic with document & paperwork and spent time with family & closest friends.



Sissy birthday and farewell with family & friends were the hardest part.

Move to small town named Ethan ; meet new family, new friends, first tractor ride, gardening, Cattle & farming life and everything seem different and new.

First morning view in Ethan



Following after LDR for 1,5 years and through the hard & demanding bureaucracy process, finally July 16, 2016 our New life began. Simple wedding and continue with fun honeymoon with dad & sissy.


August – September

First time accompany hubby to his farm meeting.

First Farm festival & State Fair

First Hosted a soybean trade team from Philippine.

My birthday and sissy birthday.

First football game ( Jack game).

First harvest season.

Harvest Moon


October – November

First Autumn and First snow.

First chasing cow by myself.

First blogging saribainbridge.com

First Thanksgiving ( read more click here …  First Thanksgiving in  USA )



Hubby birthday ( Happy Birthday my Love )

First Winter ( Let it snow, Let it snow ) 

First Christmas (Our first Christmas together & Christmas Feast )

Calves are eating 🐃🐮

I’m blessed that I have almighty God, the special love of a family and real friends that treat me like family. Thank you 2016 ; was absolutely magnificent and 2017 is going to be Epic. 

My motto for 2017 are ” Live Simply & Love fiercely ” and wish that I can inspired others woman to do so.

My New Year’s Resolution for 2017

  • Always have thankful heart
  • Be a better wife
  • Do more yoga or go on walk
  • Find a job, I didn’t earn $$ any pennies in 2016 so this year is time for $$
  • Pray more
  • Read more books

This was my 2016 & will be 2017 quote too 😊


I challenge you to share your own New Year’s resolution in the comments so that we can hold each other accountable.

xoxo, Sari

You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.

C. S. Lewis

28 comments so far.

28 responses to “2016 was Magnificent, 2017 is going to be Epic”

  1. Seems like you had an amazing 2016, Sari. Wishing you more fun and blessings in 2017 🙂
    PS: You have a lovely blog here.

  2. 2016 is truly magnificient year for you, wish you 2017 as wonderful year and full of blissfull moment for you and family 😊 Aamiin. .

  3. hello, Sari.. cogratulations for your achievements in 2016. Congratulations for the wedding.. and amen.. wish all your wisheh in the year 2017 will come true.. get new job soon. cheers.. happy new year!!!

  4. Whoaa! 2016nya Kakak great banget, kayak ditaburi bunga-bunga gituu ya. Happy! 2017 semoga lebih manis ya Kak.

    Btw, ini resolusiku untuk tahun 2017 Kak http://www.inokari.com/2016/12/resolusi-tahun-2017-harus-diwujudkan.html ^^

    • Iya 2016 was a blessed Intan. Yes setuju aku, berbahagia dengan apa yang kita miliki maka Tuhan akan memberikan yang lebih.. saling mengingatkan ya unt resolusinya.. Happy New Year Intan !

  5. Dewi Nielsen says:

    Sariiii…what a blessed year you had in 2016. I believe you will do great this year. I pray along with you dear 🙂 God provides, right 😉

    Happy new year!

  6. nitalanaf says:

    Happy new year, Sari. Nice to know you too 🙂 May all the resolution in this year come true 🙂

  7. Ratna Dewi says:

    Whoaaa congrats for your big step, a simple wedding in 2016. I love it. Hope 2017 will be better for us.

  8. @mirasahid says:

    “I said Yes!” bagian paling yang mengharukan dalam pandangan mataku. Semoga Sari selalu dalam berkah Tuhan yaa. Terima kasih sudha mampir ke blog ku, salam hangat 🙂

  9. leli says:

    Happy new year kak sari <3

  10. arman says:

    2016 was a big year for you ya… 🙂
    happy new year!

  11. You do have a great year indeed. I have my 2016 review as well and I gotta say I’m fully blessed. All the best for 2017 Sari et cheers from NYC ..

  12. 2016 was a great year for me too 🙂 Semoga 2017 jd tahun yg berkesan jg ya utk kita semua. Amiiin!

    Anyway, love ur photos mba!

  13. Idfi pancani says:

    Wishing you a good luck and a wonderful life along 2017 and upcoming years! Beautiful blog, btw. Keceeeeee bingits 😉

  14. Diski says:

    2016 nya berwarna sekali.. Can’t wait to hear story about living in a farm.. Nice blog btw.

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