We’re goin’ to China, baybeeeee!!!

It’s been a whirlwind week, already!! I received the much anticipated ‘call’ on my cell as I was perusing WalMart of all places Click here for the full story. Anyway, we’re all freaking out because it’s actually almost time to go! We received our confirmed Consulate Appointment (CA) today so we’re ready to book our […]

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Shop for a REALLY good cause

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Love Without Boundaries is having their yearly Art Auction, right now! There are over 300 absolutely AMAZING items at auction this year, with every penny going to fund heart surgeries for Chinese orphans. With your purchase, it will give children the opportunity to grow and thrive, and perhaps even find a family of their very […]

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Beach ~ revisited

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Since we have a new Mac, I have been playing around with some of the pictures, seeing what I can do with what I’ve got. Tori and I decided we liked the pictures with a bit of fade and the edges blurred… gives the whole thing a more dreamy and weathered look. Here are a […]

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The beach

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Went to the beach over the weekend. Since Chris is down in Florida for work, we decided to pay him a visit. Unfortunately all the wildfires had left quite a bit of smoke in the air, but it was still a beautiful day, even without the sun shining. It was the first trip to the […]

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Mother’s Day

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On Mother’s Day I had the pleasure of finally meeting Kris, one of my oldest and dearest online friends. She said some pretty nice things about me on her blog, but if you know Kris, you know she can make anything beautiful (she’s incredible with her camera) and anyONE sound good (she’s even more amazing […]

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Sophie…one year later

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Today was the one year anniversary of Sophie’s adoption day. Boy, have things changed since that day!! She is such a happy girl, but she was so sad on that day, one year ago. In honor of her special day, we spent the day trying to do things that I know Sophie loves. We spent […]

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New lens

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I splurged and finally bought myself the new lens I’ve been wanting for close to a year. Actually, it isn’t THE lens I’ve been wanting, I just knew I wanted A new lens. The part that took me a year to decide was WHAT lens it would be. Finally, after doing some online research and […]

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News on Jude :)

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I thought I’d post this here since Jude’s blog is still private. I received several pictures from a traveling mom who visited Gutian in early April. Jude looks so somber in every picture. Either he is wary of strangers, or he just needs a good reason to smile!! Out of all the pictures I have […]

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Girlfriends

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I know, this is old news. In fact, I went on my ‘girlfriend’ weekend in the middle of April. But I am still trying to catch up…life is sooo crazy right now. This one will be short and sweet We all met up in Ohio for a quick weekend retreat with… datadada: NO kids! It […]

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Sophie Lu~ US Citizen :)

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May 1st was Sophie’s court date for readoption. Since I was the only one who traveled for her, we had to readopt her in order for her to become a US citizen and for her name to legally be changed to Sophie Lulu JingXiao. In Georgia it is not necessary to hire a lawyer. So […]

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