Category Archives: Adoption Trip

It’s Official!

This precious soul is officially one of us!  Today we finalized his adoption at the Guangdong Civil Affairs office!View full post »

Family Day

I finally got to wrap my arms around our sweet boy.  Oh what an amazing feeling.  He is precious, amazing, wonderful,View full post »

Go time!

In just a little bit, we’ll be meeting our guide at 2pm (1am home time) to go to the Civil Affairs office!  HisView full post »

In Guangzhou!

It was another long day for us, but we arrived safely in Guangzhou this evening.  The flight was uneventful andView full post »

Beijing Sightseeing Day

We arrived in Beijing last night!  The plane ride over was uneventful and the kids really rocked the whole adventure!View full post »

It’s time!

Ok, everything is ready to go! 15 packed bags. We are going to China with 3 children and coming home with 4. In fiveView full post »

Packing list!

We have been home a little over a week now and I wanted to do this while it was still fresh in my mind. I went throughView full post »

Another one

I am finally starting to feel human again and got around to editing another one of Sunshine’s portraits tonight!View full post »

Airport Homecoming

Wow, I just treasure these images! I seriously cannot thank our dear friend enough for coming to the airport with myView full post »


PRAISE GOD, after 24 hours of traveling and 2 airplanes, WE ARE HOME!!!!!!! We got in last night (Wednesday night) atView full post »

Last pics on Shamian Island

We LOVE Shamian Island! It’s so beautiful here and there are so many gorgeous spots – wow! Seriously, aView full post »

Our (almost) American girl

We got out early this morning for a mini-portrait session of Sunshine in her homecoming dress and Chinese silk dress.View full post »

Odds and ends

We had a boatload of fun shopping yesterday (Monday for us)!! We picked up lots of stuff, so excited!! In one store,View full post »

A pretty girl who is loved by everyone …

That’s the definition of Sunshine’s Chinese name, a pretty girl who is loved by everyone. I’d sayView full post »

US Consulate

We have officially applied for Sunshine’s visa AND taken the Immigration Oath! Her visa for entry into the USView full post »