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Should Every Party be Pinterest Perfect?

I love Pinterest. Anytime I am looking for a “how to” tutorial, I turn to Pinterest. Need a meal idea? No problem! Pinterest boards come to the rescue. Am I looking for a way to keep my two-year old occupied, … Continue reading

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Our Family is Growing by Two Feet

“Praise God from Whom all blessings flow…” My heart is just bursting! Today our little family of three has an exciting announcement to make: our family is growing by two feet!!! Adoption paperwork, classes and home studies are temporarily put … Continue reading

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A Hike, a Birthday, and a Cake to Be Remembered

This past weekend was my birthday. I turned 34! I have no problem sharing that information with you because I still quite often get mistaken for a teenager. It’s true. Every time I buy a can of spray paint I … Continue reading

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Adoption Update: Oh for the Love of Paperwork

Adoption is not for the faint hearted. Just to be approved to adopt takes a lot of time, money and endurance. Lots of research has gone into simply searching for an agency, and finding one that will accept waiting families. … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of This and That

The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, and warm weather seems to be here to stay. These last few weeks have just flown by. Looking at the calendar today, I can’t believe that May is almost over. In just a … Continue reading

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A Simple Curious George Birthday Party

Last week we celebrated my son’s 2nd birthday. Since he loves Curious George so much, I decided to throw him a Curious George themed birthday party. For several nights I scoured Pinterest and googled Curious George ideas. Oh, how overwhelming … Continue reading

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Count Your Blessings

Blessings come in all different shapes and sizes. Some blessings are so big, so grand, it’s hard to miss them.  These are the ones we most celebrate, the blessings that get the most attention. While focusing on the big blessing, … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Call

Have you ever waited for something (or for someone) for so long that you thought it would never come? If you have adopted, or know of someone who has, you know that there’s a lot of waiting.  Oh, there’s the … Continue reading

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Family Devotion Time

I remember when Christie and I were dating. I came to her house to spend time with her and her family, and it was time for dinner.  I remember her father reading a few verses from the Bible. Then out … Continue reading

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Today’s the Day

Over the past couple of years, Farid and I have talked about starting a blog “one day”. That day became reality this January when we started discussing blog names. Before I knew it, Farid had purchased a domain name and … Continue reading

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