i almost said no

When I saw the text pop up on my phone, I flicked it away. It wasn’t asking anything bad, of course. Actually, it was a sweet offer from an even sweeter friend. “Can I host a Noonday adoption fundraiser for you?” I almost said no. I almost said no because I feel self-conscious about fundraising. […]

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and the total is…

Friends, I’m blown away! I’m so humbled to announce the total from our Shop Our Closets fundraiser for our upcoming adoption. But first, can I just say: Thank you! Thank you to all of my amazing friends who generously contributed items from their closets. Without them, this sale would have been 1/15th of the size! I’m […]

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shop our closets for adoption

As we walk into the unknown and trust God that he will form our family in the ways only He can, we go through all of the paperwork and processes to ensure this adoption is done correctly and ethically. We’ve just completed our home study, the giant 500-billion-page document written by a social worker who has poured […]

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national adoption month

November is National Adoption Month. Maybe you know this about me, but adoption has kind of a special place in my heart. (You can read more about our journey to Joseph here.) While I’ve written about adoption, I’ve never really shared the specific stories that make up Joseph’s journey — the intimate building blocks that make up our […]

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cleaning my closet

I’m embarrassed. You see that overflowing mess? That’s my closet. I finally caught up on the laundry pile we lovingly refer to as Mount Washmore, and the over-abundance of clothes makes me feel kind of terrible. I’ve been holding onto clothes for ridiculous just in case scenarios. I need this old bridesmaid dress just in case. I […]

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gorgeous quilts for adoption

I’m so thrilled to share how you can get one of these gorgeous kantha quilts. And I will below, so keep reading. But first, I just have to tell you about much I love the connections God makes. For how terrible the Internet world can be sometimes, it can also allow us to make connections […]

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