Wednesday, October 14, 2009

WONDERFUL NEWS ! ! ! ! ! !

Well we did find out,,, Leah has 2 nieces on the way!!!! Leah's Jie Jie, and Jie Jie (in law)??? are both having girls!!!!! YEAAAAHHH!!!! Let the shopping begin!!!!!

Thursday, August 6, 2009

1st Day of School ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 8/6/09

Well,,,, the First Day of School! ! ! ! ! Leah is all day Kindergarten, Dylan is in 3rd and Cody is in 4th! ! ! ! ! ! WOW---- Where has the time gone!!! AND,,, YES my house is QUIET! ! ! ! ! ! !

Tuesday, July 28, 2009


Well grandbaby #3 is also on the way!!! Our daughter in law, Kasey is due March 2nd,, and our Heather is due March 4th... Leah is so excited to have new babies coming!! Now if she would just stop asking when can we go get them!!!!!!

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

AWESOME NEWS!!!!!!!!!!

We were just told,,, that Leah is going to be an AUNT again... Heather is pregnant.. And Zackery is going to be a big brother,,,

I AM GOING TO BE GRANDMA AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Friday, June 19, 2009

Things are back to NORMAL???????

Well Hi Everyone,,,

Let's see if I can get everyone up to date...

Kyle our 18 yr old graduated high school 5/21,and getting ready to start at Collins College on 7/9.

Heather our 21 yr old is now married as of 5/29, (Yes to Zackery's daddy), and Leah as so glad she got to be a Pricess like Jie Jie!!!

Justin our 22 yr old,, just started a new job.. Not sure if he likes it yet or not???

I got my horse!!!!!!! YEAH~~~~!!!!!

I finished the OHGWQ, for Molly, Carol & Bill Cartes daughter,, she has been home a year now,, it has taken me this long to collect all the squares!

Our business is getting off the ground, we are busy, but not making much YET!!!!

And we are jumping into adoption #2, domestic this time!!!! Adoption makes me nest... so I have steamed cleaned the grout, washed all the curtains, cleaned closets, amoung other things that I really dislike doing!!!!!

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Ta - Dah!!!!!!

Well Everyone!!!! Here ya go!!! I am so proud!!!!!

Everyone was SO Beautiful!!!!! Poor Leah had no idea of what was going on... Some parts of the day,, I felt so bad for her.... She wanted to be the Princess.... We just tried to explain it was Jie-Jie's turn to be Princess..

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

The Calm!!!

Well ,,,, Heather is now married!!!!!

As soon as I get pictures back from the photographer,, I will post some pictures of what a beautiful bride she made... and Leah as the flower girl.... I can now go back to a more calming daily life... Those that know me can STOP LAUGHING NOW!!!!!

Thursday, April 30, 2009

1st Day of Preschool - 4/30/09

Well she is off to school!!! And boy is she excited!!!! It may only be half days but she is so happy to be getting on the bus like her big brothers!!! Just look at the smiles!!!!

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Disneyland 3/09

Well here are some of the pictures from our family vacation during spring break!!!

We SURVIVED ! ! ! ! ! ! !

Thursday, March 12, 2009

March 2009

Well tomorrow after the boys get home from school,, we head out to Disneyland... We aren't taking the computer, so pictures will have to wait... SORRY!!!! Promise to get as many pictures as possible of Leah and ALL of her Princess Friends....

Friday, February 13, 2009

February 2009

Well it is official!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Leah's Jie Jie.... is getting married May 29th of this year... 8 days after her little brother graduates from High School.... So Leah will be a flower girl... As Leah puts it... "I am going to be a Princess just like Jie Jie!!!! " She is so excited,,, she as no idea what she is getting into!!!! Her dress will match her big sister..... OK,,, HAVE YOU GOT THE JIST OF THIS????...... MY "BABY" IS GETTING MARRIED! ! ! ! ! ! ! How the H*** did I get this flippin' old?!?!?!?!?!? I think I need a vacation!!!!

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?!?!?!?!?!