2010 November

Truth Pandemic

Posted by | Orphan Care | One Comment

Have you ever thought of yourself as an advocate? Project HOPEFUL believes in you and invites you to partner with us as an advocate for orphans with HIV/AIDS. There are an abundance of opportunities for you to make your mark on a child’s life in a positive way.

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What are you reading?

Posted by | Mommyhood | 9 Comments

I have a week home with the kids for Thanksgiving holiday and I want to tackle some new books- novels, fiction or non-fiction… I want to know what you are reading.  Share the title and why you love your favorite book in the comments. Top Bestseller List Hardcover Fiction Top 5 at a Glance 1….

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Crazy Twietmeyer Family

Posted by | Adoption | 9 Comments

I raced to Target this morning to buy hot off the press People Magazine!!!! I ripped through the pages and found what I was looking for… a 5 PAGE SPREAD about the Twietmeyer family (Kiel & Carolyn and their 13 amazing children) It was a little embarrassing blubbering through the check out line, but I’m…

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Mommy DIY + Glowbird Craft

Posted by | Mommyhood | 2 Comments

My family is coming to town for Thanksgiving and we have some fun crafts planned for the kids.  Zoie and Annie will love making these adorable glowbirds with help from their big sisters.  If each cousin makes a glowbird- we’ll have a table full of the crazy gobblers glowing bright for Thanksgiving dinner. Create a…

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4 Reasons I Co-Wash Zoie’s Curls

Posted by | Mommyhood | 13 Comments

Help… the winter has caused Zoie’s curly hair to be extra dry.  What is your favorite leave in conditioner or creme to keep things soft all day?  Leave your suggestions in the comments.  Thank you moms! I’m sooo not a hair care professional, but I learn a lot about Zoie’s curls and coils reading Happy…

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3 Mission Trip Winners Testimonies

Posted by | Mission-Hearted | No Comments

I’m sooo excited to personally introduce you to the 3 crazy missions trip winners!!  God gave away 3 trips and hand picked these amazing women to travel to Ethiopia with Visiting Orphans in February 2011 to love and serve and minister to orphans.  I’m truly overwhelmed by God’s passions and miracles… He really does make…

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Adoption Guest: The Journey

Posted by | Adoption | One Comment

We bounce over rough bare ground that our driver convinces us are actually roads.  Now at a slower pace the crowds of people actually start to notice this large vehicle bounding along.  I catch the eye of a young boy playing with a hoop and stick.  Yes, running along pushing the hoop with a stick….

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Wednesday WOW Recipe + Poppyseed Chicken

Posted by | Mommyhood | 6 Comments

Happy 17th Birthday Michael!!!  I’m making your favorite dinner tonight- thanks for being the BEST son in the world!!  We are so blessed to have you in our family… your spirit, laughter, courage, energy, heart and love for the Lord is a daily reminder of the gift God gave us 17 years ago!! I’m one…

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Posted by | Mission-Hearted | 22 Comments

God can do anything, you know—far more than you could ever imagine or guess or request in your WILDEST dreams! He does it not by pushing us around but by working within us, his Spirit deeply and gently within us. (Eph. 3:20 msg)  I believe that this is a God ordained miracle for the winners…

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My Korah Sleepover at P61 Shelter

Posted by | Mission-Hearted | 6 Comments

Do you remember your favorite sleepover?  I have never been a big fan of sleepovers- I like sleeping in my own bed.  Well, I have changed my mind and can’t wait to have another sleepover party at Korah in February 2011.  This was an out of the box adventure that all started when I heard…

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