Surprises in the mail

Look at the insanely cute baby gifts my sister Katie sent us! Cute-as-pie handmade bib: Adorable burp cloth set: Sweetest little baby sleeper: That one is technically our VERY FIRST piece of baby clothing!  Thank you so much, Katie, for everything.  I love it all :). Wow, it’s so surreal to have baby stuff in…

inspiration

(Click photo to enlarge) I created this collage a while ago from googled images of whimsical nurseries – I love birds, trees, fairies – and images from one of my favorite childhood books. Just thought I’d share it with you…  

A little bit of this…a little bit of that…

Someone shaved yesterday :).  Chris went to trim his beard before we headed out to get him a haircut, and accidentally ended up shaving it all off by putting it on the wrong setting. Whoops! So, he went from this: To this: He was messing with me and would only smile after I took the picture.…

Homestudy is almost done!

All of the paperwork on our end is done, we’ve had our 3 meetings with our social worker (SW), and finally finished our health and fire inspections! Our SW is awesome – she said “Don’t hold me to this, but I’ll probably be finished writing your homestudy within the week.  Don’t worry though, if birthmom…

Results of the auction, and announcing the winners!

The auction was an overwhelming success! Thanks to everyone’s generosity, we were able to raise over $3,000 towards our adoption fund!!!!  We are absolutely blown away!  I had no idea how this would go, and it definitely exceeded our expectations. I sincerely thank each and every one of you for the support you have provided…

AUCTION CLOSED

Thanks to EVERYONE who donated, placed a bid, visited, prayed for us, or just thought of us!  We love you and appreciate you more than you know! I’ll be posting again today about the winners and the total money raised…so stay tuned!

Our Adoption Auction is Live!

Okay, here’s how it works: ***UPDATE*** Okay, we’re getting a LOT of traffic, and some of the links aren’t loading on the first try.  If that happens to you, don’t worry!  Just refresh this page and try the link again!  ************** To bid on an item, click on the title of the item below and…