So this morning the hubby & I are off to Dallas for a fun filled weekend ALONE:) Yahoo! That doesn't happen to often around here. I planned a Mystery Weekend for Sid & I don't think he has guessed what we are doing yet. (I'll share later once the suprise is out of the bag!) He does know that we are going to Six Flags when we arrive. Ha! I know those of you that know me are laughing their Bu*t off right now. Yes, I will be riding every roller coaster in the park. Joy! Seriously, please pray for me. I have tried to pump myself up to get on these roller coasters & have prayed all week that nothing would malfunction because my 9 children need me. LOL As long as I can hold down the funnel cake I plan to eat, I'll be good:) Check back for an update on our Mystery Weekend!! (some details will not be shared due to adult content)
WE. ARE. OFF..... Yeah Baby!!
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Number "7" the number of completion.(Ha!) The number we see over and over in the bible. The number of children I
knew didn't quite know God had for us. 9 months of pregnancy was not as easy this time. 35 & pregnant in nursing school with 6 other children at home was not my idea, but God's:) Apparently He has a very funny sense of humor! And thanks to Zofran & some super nice clinical instructors I survived, and 2 weeks before graduation you were born in TEXAS!!! From the second you came into this world you have been loved by many. We can't imagine our family without your sweet little freckled face smile. AND... finally one that looks like Mama;) Your goofy & silly and you have the best belly laugh ever. And I will always hear that sweet little voice saying things like, "Lesterday I was being disisult and I wheely sowwy mommy" You are the cherry on top, the unexpected gift that God blessed us with & We Love You...All the way to the moon!
Happy 4th Birthday Peanut!!!
We LOVE YOU,
~Daddy, Mommy, Lacey, Sydnie, Baylie, Jonathan, Tate, Charlie, Emmy & Levi
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
6 years ago today in Nashville,Tn you arrived in this world right on time. Tiny & Sweet & loved by 5 brothers and sisters & a very Happy Mommy & Daddy:) You are the child that made sure the girls would out number the boys;) You are the child that moved us into a LARGER vehicle & I can not imagine our family without you. You add spunk & laughter to every day. You make me smile when you say funny things & you make me so proud when you play "little mama" to your little brother & sister. One day you will be an amazing mommy & probably the CEO of a large company, or a teacher, or a boss to someone (not that your Bossy or anything:) We are so excited that you are going to be in the first grade this year. And I know you are excited about turning "6" so you can FINALLY get your ears pierced!! You make us proud and we LOVE you SO much!!!
Happy 6th Birthday Boo!
We Love You!!!!
~Daddy, Mommy, Lacey, Sydnie, Baylie, Jonathan, Tate, Charlie, Levi & Kenlie
Friday, July 22, 2011
So... know that money will NOT be an issue for Teri Lynn's Family
Where are they????
Please continue to Pray & Share Her story of how people came together to raise
$25,000 in a matter of 4 days!!!
Her "Forever Family"
is out there somewhere:)
Thursday, July 21, 2011
has passed $20,000
in 3 Days!!!!!
God is so good & I can not wait to see who God has chosen for her "Forever Family"
Read Here &
to read the hearts of two amazing women!
Thank You Adeye & Julia
for your heart for the least of these...
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Over $10,000 has been raised towards Teri Lynn's Adoption Grant, PLUS a matching Grant of $2500!!!! Wahoo!!! Now another donor has graciously offered a second matching Grant of $2500!! This would get her Grant to almost $20,000!!!! Yeah Baby!!!
to follow her Adoption Grant
as God continues to grow it AND....
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Please pray for this sweet little one's "Forever Family" to find her!!! (See Angel of Week on sidebar) She is waiting for her Mommy & Daddy. Please spread the word and pictures of what an adult mental institution has done to this angel in 3 weeks. She, along with so many others deserves more... Let's help change the world for this ONE!! Sit back and see what God's gonna do:)
Click HERE to see Teri Lynn's Adoption Grant
AND... Pray her "Forever Family" finds her soon:)
**How amazing would it be for her adoption to be
PAID IN FULL!!!***
Friday, July 8, 2011
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Words can not express how BLESSED our family feels:) What our family, friends & community have done for us simply blows our minds everyday!!!! We have a list of 30+ families that have played a part in this whole "Makeover" and we are amazed at the love that each of you put into making our house a HOME.
THANK YOU TO EACH
AND EVERY ONE OF YOU!!!
BLESSED TO THE MAX!!!