Monthly Archives: October 2012

Carving pumpkins

by Michele On Sunday we decided to carve pumpkins.  We figured our house was already trashed from having about 40 + people in our house the night before for the Amazing Race so why not carve pumpkins in our house … Continue reading

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Amazing Race 2012

by Ted Yesterday we hosted our fifth annual Amazing Race with our church.  It originally started with just our youth then grew to include the whole church.  This year’s race was a little smaller than in years past, but that … Continue reading

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Last piece of adoption paperwork

by Michele Today in the mail we got our last piece of adoption paperwork, the girls’ birth certificates. We have Chinese birth/finding certificates in Mandarin and English but I guess most places in the US will not take those so we were … Continue reading

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by Michele When Luke comes home from kindergarten, he has a lot of built up energy.  Usually he ends up decking Ryan a couple of times which of coarse makes Ryan cry.  Yesterday we had company after school.  Jayden was here and … Continue reading

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Girls night out

by Michele Ted and the boys are up north for the weekend getting some good daddy and son time mixed in with some grandma and grandpa time too.  With all my boys gone, the girls and I headed to my … Continue reading

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The nest

by Michele Before we went to China to pick up our girls, Ted and I talked a lot about what to expect when we brought the girls home.  One of the things we mentioned was that the girls would have … Continue reading

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Post-op check-up

by Michele Our internet has been sketchy for the last couple of days so we will see if this post goes through.  We had our post-op check-up for the girls yesterday.  Everything looks good.  They are able to eat soft foods again. … Continue reading

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