Halloween…Again.

It seems like we have one of these every year! So why do I seem to get more tired every year when it’s over? 🙂 We had fun last night. The boys were all pirates (all, yes, even the husband). Gabby was such a stealthy ninja people didn’t even recognize she was a ninja and […]

Orphanages in Ethiopia.

The first day we arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, was gorgeous. Honestly, every day was gorgeous, 70 degree weather. Much better than the 30 degree weather we left in. We got out of the airport and our driver took us to the guest house run by the adoption agency. I was surprised that everything is […]

Thanks for donations!

I have been amazed and humbled by the orphanage donations we’ve been given by our friends. We have a big stack of clothes, books, toothpaste, toothbrushes and toys.  We have a nice chunk of money. I can’t wait to take it to those little kids!! Today after church, I picked up a bunch of stuff […]

Possible Timeline.

I emailed our agency today with a few questions, one of which was a possible time line. She promptly wrote back (as she always does…love her!) and said the wait time is about 2 months! Then another couple months to the first travel dates and another 2 to the final/pick up date. Of course, all […]

Dossier Guide

We decided to send for our dossier guide…the paperwork that goes to Ethiopia for the government’s approval. Wanna see how fun it is? Surprisingly enough, it’s less than we had for the home study. We are accepting volunteers to do this for us 🙂 letter indicating why we want to adopt (done) birth certificates for […]