Monday, August 17, 2009

In honor of the love of my life

Today marks 18 years since the day this picture was taken. In those 18 years Jason, you have made the happiest wife ever. I can't believe I am lucky enough to have been able to share these years with you. 18 years ago as we stood posing for this picture we never thought we would have be celebrating our 18th anniversary with 5 kids 9 and under. That we would have battled 9 years to get the oldest and suffer two miscarriages along the path. That we would sign up to be foster parents and sign adoption papers on a 1 year old 2 1/2 weeks before our 18th anniversary. Although we did speak of adopting one day I don't think we planned on adopting 4. While the journey hasn't been easy, I couldn't have asked for a better person to take it with. Thank you for always being there, to love me, to listen to me, to hold me and to care. I adore you my husband, and can't wait to see what the next years bring to us. You rock baby.

In 18 years we have went from

to this..

all because two people fell in love.

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Sometimes life's just too crazy

Things have been crazy around these parts lately. Let's see we have packed up the car and headed to Chicago for 2 nights with all 5 kids with 2 days of preparation. Then the day after we got back it was Landon's big 5th birthday which was cause for big celebration and a new set of wheels just for him. 5 days later was my 36th birthday which hubby did wonderful by me. Then 2 days after that the boys had their annual birthday bash. The most exciting news of the chaotic last few weeks is that we officially added a branch to our tree. Our official adoption date for Wubba. I have lots of intentions to blog the excitement that has been our live lately but some how time just slips by and I don't get it done. So be on the look out for future blog entries covering these exciting topics and more. A preview to get you started