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Hello again!

Hello out there! I realize that it’s been very quiet around here lately, and I apologize for that.  As you can see, our blog has recently received a much-needed make over! Due to the Russian adoption ban, our family is no longer in the adoption process.  Adoption is very much still on our hearts, but […]

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Very, Very Bad News.

This will be a very short post, but I feel like I owe everyone an update. There are a tremendous amount of thoughts and opinions swirling through my brain, but mostly I’m just feeling heartbroken. Our home study agency emailed us about two weeks ago to let us know that our international agency had approved […]

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31 Raffle Still Going!

So, the Thirty-One party/fundraiser we held this weekend was a great success! I sold several squares for the raffle as well! BUT GET THIS: There are still 41 squares left! You still have a chance to win $25-$100 to spend in the NEW January Thirty-One Catalog!  If you would like to purchase squares, please email […]

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Well, here’s what we were up to this week! Thanks to our awesome friend (and notary!), Courtney, for helping us with our dossier paperwork! We’re working on getting everything ready while we’re waiting for the home study revisions.  That way, as soon as our home study is ready, we can send our registration dossier off […]

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Impatiently Frustrated!

I am having a very impatient week!!! Just when I think we’ve covered everything for the home study, something else pops up! *However*, I’ve been assured that this last task is The. Final. Task.! Please cross your fingers for us!  I think I might implode if I hear, “Oh, oops! There’s one more piece of […]

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Home Study Almost Complete!

Ladies and Gentlemen, we are *this close* to having our home study done! D. O. N. E. … DONE!  I am torn between jumping for joy and feeling so guilty about taking so long to get it done. Between Chris working full-time, me being a stay at home mom and full-time home maker, two busy […]

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First of all, we received great news from our agency a couple of weeks ago! Russia’s president has signed the adoption treaty into effect and the Ministry of Education is ready to work with our international agency like normal! Praise God, we were so excited to receive this news!  That means, once all of our […]

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First off, we would like to thank Brian & Jamie Taylor’s family for buying our first two puzzle pieces! I’m so excited! Sorry for the semi-blurry picture! Anyone who knows Mason knows what a typical 4 year old he is.  It was quite the adventure trying to get a decent picture where he was: 1) […]

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Just Checking In…

Since we’ve been awfully quiet lately, I figured I’d better check in with everybody and give you a little update on our process, as well as request some prayers. We’re still plugging away on the paperwork end of things.  We are still working on our home study and our dossier and hope to have them […]

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