Quick Update

We’ve been pretty quiet on the blog lately, mainly because we have been very busy. Besides every day life of working and managing the home, we have been busy sorting through all the donated items.  We have been trying to categorize items and box things up so we can make room for the many more … More Quick Update

Saturday Morning Fun

After another Friday night of coed volleyball, we started our satuday with walking in our local River Walk for Cancer event at one of my favorite locations. Jason wasn’t feeling up to walking but my mother-in-law and step father-in-law joined me for part of the walk. Besides the wind, the weather was, and continues to … More Saturday Morning Fun

Home Study

Many people have asked us, “What is a home study?”  I joke and say, “It’s where you get every aspect of your life investigated and you are left feeling a little violated.”  All jokes aside, I completely understand why agencies conduct home studies.  The children that are being adopted have more than likely been removed … More Home Study

National Foster Care Month

In case you didn’t already know, May is National Foster Care Month.  Have you ever looked at the statistics of foster children?  It’s very heartbreaking. This is an image from 2012 that I got from https://www.fosterclub.com/article/statistics-foster-care. Here is another image from 2014 that I found at http://trinitykids.org/TheirStory/FosterCare/tabid/101/Default.aspx. These statistics are eye-opening and very sad.  Our hope … More National Foster Care Month

Lists and More Lists

I am the type of person who enjoys making lists.  I have always been an organized person.  I always had my movies in alphabetical order, books in alphabetical order, etc.  Everything had its place and purpose.  I create lists about basically everything.  I have a sense of satisfaction when I can cross things off my … More Lists and More Lists

Love New Gadgets

We signed up for a squareup.com account.  For those that don’t know what this is, it’s a small gadget you can plug into your smart phone so you can receive payments by credit/debit card (see image below).  I figured this would make it easier for folks to purchase items from our rummage sale and bake … More Love New Gadgets