Our Current Adoption Timeline

Lots of friends have been asking us lately where we are in our adoption process, so I decided I would start a post on our timeline and update it as we meet various milestones. One was met tonight, so it seemed like a fitting time to start this… February 2015 – Began praying about adoptionContinue reading “Our Current Adoption Timeline”

Weekend Wrap-Up: Fallelujah Edition!

At long last, it’s finally feels like FALL, y’all! It’s been a while since I did a weekend wrap-up, and although this weekend wasn’t super special, I took lots of pictures, so I figured why not do one now? Saturday morning, we bundled up in our hoodies because it was 60 GLORIOUS DEGREES outside andContinue reading “Weekend Wrap-Up: Fallelujah Edition!”

Five Friday Favorites

Alas, my favorite day of the week. FRIDAY! TGIF!  (Sidenote: Why are the “short” weeks always really the longest?! This phenomenon still baffles me. Four days this week that felt like ten. Oy.) There’s been a lot going on around here lately, so I thought I’d take a quick second to share a few ofContinue reading “Five Friday Favorites”

Sunday Morning Praises

1) On Saturday afternoon, our sales number on our t-shirt Booster went from 99 to 105. Triple digits, baby! We are THRILLED and humbled. Approaching $1800 raised and counting…and still 20 days to go before it closes! 2) Our amazing pastor, whose sermon on Nehemiah last winter was a major catalyst for us in thisContinue reading “Sunday Morning Praises”

No Place Like Home Fundraiser: One Week Update

I don’t even really know where to start with this post. Three months into the biggest leap of faith my husband and I have ever taken, here is where we are… Our t-shirt fundraiser has been live for one week.  We have sold 87 shirts. We have raised nearly $1500. In ONE. WEEK.  Our fundraiserContinue reading “No Place Like Home Fundraiser: One Week Update”

Answering the Hard Question: "Why Go All the Way to China When So Many American Kids Need Loving Homes?"

So, I’ve written quite a few posts now about our adoption and how the process is going, and I am thrilled to see so much interest from friends in hearing about how we got to this point. I’ve had questions about what the process looks like, the financial obligation, the children’s care prior to adoption,Continue reading “Answering the Hard Question: "Why Go All the Way to China When So Many American Kids Need Loving Homes?"”