Category Archives: Friends

A Spring Update & Blog News!

  Glorious Spring is Finally Here!!! We’ve been out enjoying the weather with my little walking man who is OBSESSED with going “ow-si” (outside, in case you don’t speak 1 year old.) I seriously have about 30 posts that are … Continue reading

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Hoping in God’s 2013 in review

WordPress.com prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Check if out below if you’re interested! And if you’re one of the top commenters or ANYONE who has read or commented on this blog this year – – THANK YOU … Continue reading

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National Adoption Month!

Well I’m barely making it in time but I COULD NOT let November pass by without giving a shout out to National Adoption Month! Our family has been changed forever by the miracle of adoption and we are eternally grateful … Continue reading

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31 Days: Adoption Finalization Party (Day 22)

As I shared earlier this month, our sweet son’s adoption was finalized a few weeks ago. We had to have a party to celebrate this joyous occasion! We invited friends and family – for many extended family, this was the … Continue reading

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Start You Advent Baskets Now!

So for the last few years I’ve blogged about advent baskets. If you don’t know what an advent basket is or how to do it, click here to read my post on that!! Just a friendly reminder… Even though Fall … Continue reading

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A Post 4 Months Late: My Last Baby Shower

My lovely mother in law and sisters in law threw me an awesome baby shower! They threw it after we were matched so it was wonderfully boy-centered and we got lots of great baby boy things! There were about 40 … Continue reading

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Prayers Needed

Friends of ours just experienced a heartbreaking loss. Isaac Eugene Crosby was born at 23 weeks, 6 days. He weighed 1 pound, 2 ounces. He was gaining weight and fighting hard. However he got an infection and after a few … Continue reading

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Adoption Milestones – Our Baby Shower

Last month I was so blessed for some sweet friends to throw me a beautiful baby shower. That morning I tweeted: “Today is my baby shower. There were about 2 years of my life I thought I’d never be able … Continue reading

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Celebrating Friendship with Moist Yellow Cupcakes and Chocolate Truffle Frosting

One of the greatest parts about being a pastor’s wife is all the awesome people we get to know at our church. Even though we’re still a relatively young church, we’ve already had many people come and go through our … Continue reading

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Adoption Milestones- Our Book

Last week we completed a huge milestone- we ordered our adoption book! I’ve spent the majority of the last few weeks on this project and it was such a relief and joy to hit the “order” button! It’s a bit overwhelming … Continue reading

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