Adoption Update {May 2022}

If you're new to our adoption journey, start here. The basics are that we're adopting through our state‚Äôs 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. Back in… Continue reading Adoption Update {May 2022}

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Month in Review {April 2022}

Before we jump into the highlights from April, I am excited to share that I was invited on the podcast More Than A Season, which highlights significant others who support a coach, athlete, or someone within the sports industry. Brittany and Ashley invited me to share my perspective as the wife of a referee. It… Continue reading Month in Review {April 2022}

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Month in Review {March 2022}

The Highlights Spring is a busy #RefereeWifeLife season. For Paul it means lots of travel and busy weeks with refereeing college lacrosse. For me it means extra laundry, balancing different schedules, and an occasional road trip! I came along for a game in Wise, Virginia and enjoyed the mountain views coming and going. I always… Continue reading Month in Review {March 2022}

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Month in Review + Christmas Recap {December 2021}

I try to pack December full of all the festive things, soak up the fun of the season and enjoy every moment. I have a lot to share in this recap, so get comfy and let's jump in! We enjoyed a couple date nights in our festive downtown this month - it really looks like… Continue reading Month in Review + Christmas Recap {December 2021}

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{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

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Celebrating My Sister’s 30th Birthday at Lake Keowee

My mom, sister and I spent the best weekend together this month. One of the best decisions we've ever made was the decision to celebrate milestone birthdays with a destination weekend! A couple years ago we celebrated Mom's birthday in Boone, North Carolina. My sister turns 30 this month so we decided to try Lake… Continue reading Celebrating My Sister’s 30th Birthday at Lake Keowee

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Celebrating My Parents’ 40th Anniversary!

My sister and I love planning parties together, and we were so happy to plan one to celebrate our parents' 40th anniversary! We knew we wanted it to be much smaller and more intimate than their 35th anniversary (although that was a great event, too!). We decided to gift them a family photo session followed… Continue reading Celebrating My Parents’ 40th Anniversary!

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Christmas Recap {2020}

We kicked off our Christmas celebration early in December with back to back Christmas programs! One of our favorite local theatres put on a wonderful program that made me feel like I was one of the shepherds longing for the Messiah's arrival. The next day we enjoyed, as always, the beautiful and uplifting music at… Continue reading Christmas Recap {2020}