Archive for July, 2009


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bubsthat today was going to be a good day 🙂

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sew, sew, sewing…


that’s what i’ll be doing lots and lots of this week!

i want need this

painting for my craft room

{actually, maybe i’ll paint one myself for a whole lot cheaper…

all add that to my list of things to do after swiss days is over}

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IMG_6994_edited-1Adoption truly is an amazing thing! If you have a minute watch this…but make sure you grab a box of tissues…I just cried through the whole thing! These kids have so much strength, love and maturity for their age. Unlike, their parents!!! It makes me so happy to see positive stories of adoption in the media. So many times adoption is overlooked, and the media only shows the other 2 options (keep or abort)…which makes me so livid! I love to hear and share positive stories about adoption. Adoption has been such a huge blessing in my life. I feel so blessed to have the children I do and to have them come from such amazing birthmothers and birthfamilies. I feel humbled and honored to have been able to adopt my children. They are the most precious gifts I have been given.

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paparazzi shot

love this shot my bro parker got of us…

we laughed cause it so looks like the paparazzi took it.

can’t you see it in a tabloid magazine now…

"yes, they take their kids to the pool and bring girl scout cookies."

we had a fun holiday weekend full of swimming (lots and lots of swimming),

eating, golfing, hanging out with friends and family and just chillin’ as a fam.

{here's a couple scrapbook pages i whipped up from our weekend}

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il_fullxfull.77534146doesn't this quilt just feel like summer?
makes me want to pack up a picnic,
head to the park and find a big shady tree.
the blocks are all soft vintage cotton
fabrics that you can buy here.

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where did june go?!?!?

the kids and i went swimming today for 3 hours...
they are both exhausted and sleeping🙂
thought this would be a great time to KETCHUP on my blog,
but i'm feeling a bit overwhelmed as where to start!
so...here's a few pics of our annual family trip to
st. george in june. we had such a fun time
doing the usual...relaxing, eating, swimming, riding scooters,
mt. biking, shopping and playin' at the park.
we've been having a good SUMMER so far.
here's a bit of what we've been up to:
{lots of bike rides, hunting for bugs, eating lunch outside,
swimming lessons, kid camp, lots of sewing + planning for swiss days,
playing with friends, eating popcicles, running,
mt. biking, golfing, wagon rides and going to the park}

We love SUMMER and hope your enjoying yours!

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