5 Things on Monday {12.5.22}

1 - First of all, THANK YOU so much for your overwhelmingly generous response to our adoption shower. We got so many Amazon packages this week! Our sweet kiddos got to visit for the weekend and we saved all the boxes for them to open. Not only did they have so much fun opening them,… Continue reading 5 Things on Monday {12.5.22}


Adoption Update and Month in Review {November 2022}

Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her his great mercy, and they rejoiced with her. Luke 1:58 I hope that as you read this post, you will rejoice with me over God's great mercy! This is a good update, friends. Here we go! At the end of my last adoption update,… Continue reading Adoption Update and Month in Review {November 2022}


Adoption Update {October 2022}

If you’re new to our adoption journey, start here. The basics are that we’re adopting through our state’s Department of Social Services (DSS), which means we will adopt a child who is currently in the foster care system. We have applied to adopt a child or group of siblings between 7-16 years old. In July I… Continue reading Adoption Update {October 2022}

adoption · Faith · Recipes

The Need You Probably Didn’t Know About: Meals for Children In Foster Care Transition

I love taking meals to people who are in need. Sometimes they are welcoming a new child into their home, are sick or recovering from surgery, or they have just moved. Recently I added another category to that list. Did you know that children who are in foster care end up spending days, nights, and… Continue reading The Need You Probably Didn’t Know About: Meals for Children In Foster Care Transition

adoption · Enjoying The Journey · Friday Favorites

Month in Review {August 2022}

The Highlights We got to have our first official sleep over with my nephews! They spent 24 hours with us and we had lots of fun together. Paul is easily the favorite and it's not hard to see why! (I will point out that I did go down this giant slide...although not backwards and upside… Continue reading Month in Review {August 2022}

adoption · Enjoying The Journey · Faith

{Big} Life Update: Our Adoption Journey

Yep, you read that correctly. After 11 years of marriage, Paul and I are in the process of being approved as adoptive parents! Adoption has always been on our hearts. I was deeply impacted by several precious foster children that I encountered while serving in various ministries in my early 20's. We went into our… Continue reading {Big} Life Update: Our Adoption Journey

Enjoying The Journey · Holidays

God Gave Us Forever: Adoption Party Planning Details!

this post contains affiliate links Last weekend my sister and brother in law officially adopted their twin boys! It was a WONDERFUL weekend as we celebrated and thanked the Lord for answered prayer! My sister and I love to plan parties together - she has excellent taste and I love all the details. We put… Continue reading God Gave Us Forever: Adoption Party Planning Details!