Sunday, April 29, 2012

Spring Happenings at Our House

May is just around the corner which means Spring will soon be coming to an end. Despite the long wait for our daughter's referral, we have  enjoyed this time of year where all of God's creation comes back to life. I thought I would share what has been going on around our house lately.

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We planted some flowers.  I do like to plant a few flowers each year, but I sure am thankful that God made perennials!

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We enjoyed lots of vegetables from our very first garden last year so we decided to plant another one this year.  We are trying a few new vegetables this year so we will see what happens!

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It never gets old to look out our back window and sees scenes like this one!  I love that Troy is such a good and patient daddy with Silas!

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Silas has enjoyed the benefits of Sonic’s happy hour.  Mama has too because all drinks are 1/2 price!

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We got to have the two cuties above on the left over for an evening as part of some date night bartering with their parents.

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I am so glad Silas has lots of fellow adoptee friends. 

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This is Brodie, a.k.a. Mr. Personality!  I love his sweet little s’more face:)

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The picture is a bit blurry, but this is sweet, soft spoken Bates.  He is only 2 months younger than Silas.

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You know this kid.  He was thrilled to have hot dogs and s’mores with his buddies!

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One last picture of this adorable trio!  Thanks for letting us babysit Nick & Mary Leigh!

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Yes, we are still trying to get rid of those Easter Peeps.  This is a Peeps s’more gone wrong.  Oh well, it did not deter Silas from eating it!

Finally, I wanted to thank everyone for your encouraging notes, kind words, and prayers as we wait for our daughter’s referral.  It has meant so much to know how many people care!  We continue to trust God and His timing, and we know without a doubt that our daughter is worth the wait. I hope and pray the month of May brings more than spring flowers this year! 

Wait for the Lord; Be strong, and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the Lord. Psalm 27:14


Colin and Jess said...

Praying along with you! What a spring blessing she is going to be. ;)

"Are These Kids All Yours?" said...

WOW- that is a LOT OF CUTE!!!!

The peeps smore...hmmm...have to try that!!!

PRAYING with you for your daughter to be.....knowing that waiting is so very hard!!!! PRAYING!