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Perspective

In my last post I shared about my new perspective on suffering. God gave me a new view into the world of suffering and disappointment. Today there has been another shift in my thinking/perspective I wanted to share. There was more to our recently failed adoption that just the birth mom changing her mind. Sadly we were lied to and taken advantage of and a few hotel rooms were trashed. And without oversharing too much personal information I wanted to…

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My Gift of Suffering

-Written January 2017 but never posted- Lately I have felt exhausted, emotionally and physically. The holidays were wonderful but filled with a lot of new and exciting but challenging things for our family. I shared awhile ago that we were ready to grow our family again through adoption. Well we decided it was time to find a lawyer and start the legal part so when we did find a birth mom we would be ready to go. A week before…

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She’s Two, Let’s Party

Our little darling Lily turned Two! What an amazing two years it has been! A couple of months before her birthday I asked her what kind of party she wanted and there was no denying it was going to be ELMO. I had more fun planning this day than I think anything ever in my history of party planning haha. Lily is so much fun and notices everything now so I wanted her Elmo party to be extra special. So…

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DIY Snowman Door Decor

Merry Christmas! Every year I say I can’t believe it’s Christmas time and here I go again. I can’t believe it’s Christmas time. I am extra excited about Christmas this year because Lily is excited about it. She is 22 months old and notices everything. It’s so fun watching her little face light up and get excited about the holiday. Today I have a fun little DIY for you especially if you have littles in the house. I have seen…

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Giving Tree Inspired Baby Shower

My Sister in Law Emily is having her first baby, a little boy! A couple weeks ago I co hosted her shower with my other sister in law Kate. We had it at a fantastic restaurant. If you are in the Sacramento area check out Cafeteria 15l. Make sure you get the Truffle Tater Tots. My inspiration was The Giving Tree, Emily’s favorite children’s book.  Invitation: The shop I ordered these from was amazing! She created a diaper raffle card…

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Living With Less: Update

Hey, Happy Friday! Well I’m 18 days into my Living With Less challenge and I thought I would give you an update on how things are going! Surprisingly things are going really well. I have had a few moments where I felt weak but I got through them, praise God. I have only been to target once in 18 days and I’m telling you it must be a record. Unsubscribing to a lot of the stores I get emails from really…

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