Friday, January 25, 2008

WE R READY ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

Well today... our visas came Fed Ex.... then about 15 miunutes later... our airline tickets came UPS!!!!!!!

Hang in there BABYGIRL!!!


MAMA & BABA will be there SOON!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

January 23, 2008

Well with a little bit of help from Marianne,,, we got our I-171, today.... Now just waiting on our visas....

We leave Phoenix, on February 27th, fly into San Francisco, stay the night, then on the 28th we get on a plane to Beijing... I can not believe it... we are going to get Leah...

We love you Leah.....

WoooHoooo!!!!!

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

IT'S OFFICIAL ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

Well here is our itinerary for our trip;


Thurs, Feb 28, Leave the US
Fri, Feb 29, Arrive in BJ for all groups
Sat, March 1, Sightseeing in BJ
Sun, March 2, fly to your child's province
Mon, March 3, receive the children (Danny's Mom's B-day)
Tues, March 4, do adoption process
Wed, March 5, free day or sightseeing
Thurs, March 6, free day or sightseeing
Fri, March 7, get all paperwork back complete ACS paperwork
Sat, March 8, fly to GZ
Sun, March 9, free day
Mon, March 10, medical exam & visa photos for children
Tues, March 11, ACS appts
Wed, March 12, take oath at ACS about 6:00pm and farewell dinner
Thurs, March 13, return to the US.



I am already making flight arrangments...
Whhhoooo Hoooooo
Here we come Leah!!!

Monday, January 21, 2008

January 21, 2008

Well got word our TA's (Travel Approvals) are in and our Agency has submitted for our CA's (Consulate Appointments)... And that our I-171 will be mailed out tomorrow.... So WE WILL be traveling the end of February!!!!! Hang in there Leah,,, MaMa and BaBa will be there soon....

Thursday, January 17, 2008

January 2008

Well here we are!!!!! OMG!!!!!!!!!!!! Yesterday I sent off our passports and visa apps to the courier in CA,, should have them back around the 25th... Can you believe it I am getting our travel visas to go get Leah!!!! Our friends Emmie & Mark are in China right now to get Haylee!!! We will meet up with them on their trek home... We have never met face to face... Just emailing and talking on the phone for over 2 yrs now!!!!

Our TENTATIVE travel date to leave for China is 2/28, and Gotcha Day 3/3 (my MIL b-day).. How cool is that... We got our referral the day before my moms b-day....

We are having our "baby" shower Jan. 26th.... WOW!!! The time has finally come.....

Welcome Everyone!!!!

Thank you so much for taking the time to see where we are in our journey, of adoption, to bring Leah home from China. We enjoy everyone asking questions, I know I never get tired of talking about it.......

The Guizhou Zoo

The White Swan Hotel

1st Day

Our Little Leah

Our Little Leah
Don't you just love the smile...dob 10/12/03

The day we got the PACKAGE!!!

We got her packet today,, here is another picture of Leah

We got her packet today,, here is another picture of Leah
What a look?!?!?!?!?!