Category Archives: Me

We were. We are. He is.

This past weekend, DH and I gathered with 100 other adoptive, foster, and pre-adoptive couples for our 4th annualView full post »


My blogging silence is always an indication of a season when life seems to take over.  Spring is still coming up allView full post »


The children ganged up on me and refused to let me out of bed so they could bring me breakfast. Gosh I adore them. TheyView full post »


I decided to participate in a 365 challenge this year.  It’s a Leap Year though, which makes it a 366 challenge. View full post »

He is born.

We had so much fun celebrating Christmas with our cousins!  We joined them for Christmas morning service at myView full post »

Dear Daddy

Dear Daddy, I miss you so very much every day. It’s been a year, and I still miss your reassuring voice and yourView full post »

Big Step!

After almost a year, with a lot of hard stuff thrown in, DH and I finally got out for a DATE last weekend!  WithoutView full post »

Coming to a close

It’s sort of impossible to believe, but summer is coming to a close.  I don’t know how these three monthsView full post »

That moment.

That moment when you see your new family portraits and they take your breath away because they glimpse into everythingView full post »


We spent Saturday afternoon at the race track so my husband could use the anniversary gift I got for him a little whileView full post »

A trip of a lifetime: Bringing Siblings

You may remember that my husband and I traveled with our three children (ages 9, 7, and 4) to bring our newest son homeView full post »


If you don’t have a selfie stick, I’m going to make the argument that you should spend the $5 to giftView full post »

Six months

I thought 6 hours was hard.  Then 6 days was tough.  And then 6 weeks.  But here we are at 6 months.  There’sView full post »

Summer is here!

Although summer may not be officially here until June 21st, that sure isn’t stopping us from enjoying theView full post »

Day trip in iPhone

On Saturday, we took a day trip to the beautiful place I used to camp as a kid in the Appalachian Mountains.  I reallyView full post »