Halloween and Fall Fun

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Our little lady requested Tinker Bell for Halloween. (We found a cute option online.) This was her first year trick-or-treating, and she got to wear the costume two other times at parties. It’s so fun to watch her imagine at home in her fairy dress! 🙂

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All the kids have enjoyed playing outside this Fall as well!  I’ve noticed that I haven’t taken very many photos while we’re out so I captured a few yesterday while Dad was blowing leaves / cleaning up the yard.  Here’s a few of “M”:

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We also got portraits taken yesterday for the babies’ birthdays.  We got one shot of them together, which is adorable.  She loves her Bub and Sis so much!  I can’t share pictures of those cuties, though.  “M” is growing so fast!  She’s such a little lady, now.

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Elaine and her husband, Joey, are licensed as an adoptive family and foster home in Ohio.

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‘Tis the Season

Since the end of October, two new friends have joined our family. “M” has enjoyed playing with both of the little sweeties. Our house is fuller and louder. Our hands are full of good things. And, of course, this time of year is extra busy, in general, with holiday festivities.

I can tell “M” is worn out from all the activity around her. Most gatherings result in tears.

Here are some photos from last Sunday evening’s program at church:

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We have seen Santa three times this month already. The first time involved screaming, the second she stood quietly in front of him (but not close enough to touch), and the third . . . well, it went a little better:

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We may be tired but we can’t say we are bored! : )

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Merry Christmas from our house to yours!

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Elaine and her husband, Joey, are licensed as an adoptive family and foster home in Ohio.

 

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Easter Weekend 2014

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Daddy worked all weekend so Moriah and Mommy traveled to Grandpa and Grandma’s house for a visit.

We enjoyed beautiful weather with a lot of outside play time! You rode Grandpa’s tractor with him and fed Fanny (the dog) lots of treats. Aunt Kristin painted your finger nails and toe nails within 30 minutes of arriving — you had looked forward to that for several days!

Friday night we had our family dinner with Grandpa, Grandma, Aunt Kristin, Uncle Jake, and Maryann. 🙂 We love our family.

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On Saturday, we attended a community egg hunt. You loved it! You were ready to collect all the eggs and had a hard time waiting, of course.

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You found a prize egg and got to take home a boat (for the sand box). It was the perfect prize for you. 🙂

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That afternoon, you and Grandma peeled the eggs and made Deviled Eggs for everyone to enjoy.

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Later, we went to an Amish farm and walked through the barn. You wanted to look at the animals but not pet them! You did not like getting close at all.

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We even got to ride in an Amish buggy with Oscar (the horse) and Abe (the driver). Aunt Kristin rode along too.

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We are blessed with a family who celebrates the resurrection of Christ with us! What a joyous weekend! He is risen!

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Elaine and her husband, Joey, are licensed as an adoptive family and foster home in Ohio. Learn more about Joey and Elaine.

 

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