headbands

DIY Bows and Stuff For Uganda

By | MommyHood, Orphan Care | 7 Comments

I’m so excited to see what bows you will create for Round 2 for the orphans in Uganda.  I don’t have a crafty bone in my body, but you have inspired me to dig deep and find some great blog posts on making DIY headbands and bows.  If you prefer to purchase brand new bows and headbands, I have added some wonderful links with a purpose to buy for the Headband Project. Typically, Ugandan girls wear their hair cut very short- I love the beauty of hair all over the world.

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Bows & Bows & Bows {thank you!}

By | Mission-Hearted | 8 Comments

I’m so thrilled to share with you the first of my five special blessings from my Visiting Orphan’s mission trip.  Join me each day this week on My Crazy Adoption Blog for photos and highlights from my trip to Ethiopia! I had the honor of crowning over 1,500 Princesses and Prince’s heads in Ethiopia.  They came in every size, shape, age, and gender.  I truly felt like I was living a fairy tale story.  I packed every single bow that I received in the mail and stuffed them in a 50 pound duffle bag.  Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your generosity.  The bows, headbands, silk wraps, and flowers you made were so spectacular.  I had no idea God would use your handmade crafts in such a mighty way. My first bow delivery was in a remote, rural village called Holeta.  The orphanage is directed by an amazing woman named Pochi.  Everyone on the team jumped in…

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