irma

We had an unexpected guest a few weeks ago. Some girl named Irma, heard of her? Irma was a monster hurricane that decided to rock the islands and make its way to Florida. Our home in Royal Palm just had very minor things.. debris filled the yard and we lost some shingles that we will […]

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back to school

They are growing way too fast! School may be a hard transition for some of our kiddos (so prayers appreciated for that).. but this morning they all seem pretty excited!

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summer fun

We had so many great adventures this summer! From trips to Chicago, Miami, Legoland, and Haiti to just getting to live at the lake in between, truly priceless memories! I am so grateful we can have our summers all together. Summer…. do you have to come to an end???

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haiti june 2017

We just got home from an amazing trip to Haiti with our girls! The majority of our trip was spent with our family at Wholehearted Home. We love them so much and it was extra special to see our children playing together. Luke was able to do driving lessons with the older boys and also […]

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minnow traps 

Today I thought I’d share a little activity we like to do up here at the lake. Reusing water bottles to make minnow traps.  This is fun way to collect some minnows. The clear bottle is like a little fish tank and fun to watch them swim around or my kids even like making little […]

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josiah’s adoption day

This day was so special! Our family felt incredibly loved and supported by our tribe and of course we had the blessing of adding Josiah permanently to our family. God is good. In the hard times and in the beautiful ones like this day. So its my pleasure to introduce to you our son, Josiah […]

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shoe-be-do 

Little update on Ellie’s shoe drive… ​ ​ We are up to 656 pairs of shoes to bring to Haiti! With more still coming in. The girls are so excited! Here’s their little feature on the news.. http://www.wptv.com/news/region-c-palm-beach-county/west-palm-beach/young-girls-collect-shoes-for-people-in-haiti Thanks to everyone who is supporting! We will be sure to put up images of the girls […]

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and then there were 4

So today is a great day! It is this adorable guy’s 3rd birthday! He’s a blend of sweet kisses and defiant scowls.. haha. He is incredibly bright, in fact he may be the most perceptive kid I have ever met. His laugh is just perfect and very contagious. He loves to dance. Oh, and he’s built […]

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cancer

This week has been one of those “whoa” weeks. You guys ever have those? The ones that stop you in your tracks. Thursday I stopped by to drop off some items for my daddy who was healing from a tonsillectomy (ouch!). While I was there, my parents took a call from dad’s doctor. He explained on speaker […]

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ellie turns 9

Our Elena is half way to 18. Crazy!!! She is so generous, beautiful inside and out, sweet, loving, a great leader, creative, smart, funny, talented, and the list could go on. I seriously couldn’t be prouder to be her mommy. What a gift she is! My sister Christy is an artist and was in town […]

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