THE SEVENTH DIAMOND

Friday, May 29, 2009

Please Pray! My Dad is having some items auctions tomorrow to raise funds for us.

Please pray for us today and tomorrow. My father is auctioning off some items tomorrow (Saturday) to raise money for our trip to China.
Thank you Dad. We wouldn't be able to do this without your help. I appreciate you more than you know.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

How's It Going?


I'm hanging in there. I'm waiting for our Visa's to return. Tim went today and made arrangements for our 'new cash' for the orphanage donation. Our travel back and forth to China has been confirmed, but we are still waiting for our agency to confirm in country travel. I am asking everyone I know about what we should eat and what we should do. I am hearing rumors that the Civil Affairs office is shut down in Beijing and we won't be able to complete our adoption. Our agency says we are all set up and fine. We are traveling ALONE...no travel group. I went to Target yesterday and bought a My Little Pet Shop play set and a Disney Princesses miniature play set for Sophia for the plane rides. Eli has pirate finger puppets waiting for him. Then I also have a lot of books and coloring books for both of them. Tim is going to put over 20 kid movies on his ipod for the kids to watch while traveling. I am bringing my big Jeep stroller. Eli cannot fit in an umbrella stroller (he's a big kid) but he and Sophia can both fit in the Jeep stroller...so too big or not...that's what I'm bringing. Tomorrow I am going through Sophia's closet to determine what outfits I am going to bring. THANK YOU to all of you for the wonderful things you have sent, I am going to try to clothe her exclusively in your gifts while we are in China.
I have purchased hand sanitizer, hand wipes and flushable wipes. I met with the pediatrician and have a good medical plan. We still have to meet with our Social Worker to make sure all of our paperwork is done correctly. THOSE ARE ALL OF THE THINGS SWIMMING IN MY HEAD RIGHT NOW :) Did I forget anything????

Thank you for lunch today Steffie. I needed to purge my brain. Now tell me again how you are going to be there for me while I'm in China and you are in Maui....you won't forget me right???

Monday, May 25, 2009

New Blog

Please come over and take a peek at my new bow blog. I think Verna and Becky did a wonderful job with it. Check out Busy Mama Blog Designs to see their work.

If you add my sidebar link to your blog, please leave a comment and let me know. I will be doing a drawing and the winner will receive a free membership to the Hair Bow of the Month Club and will receive 13 free hair bows!

If you purchase a bow and are a regular reader of this blog, let me know and I will send you a second bow of your choice for free. I'm not putting it on the bow blog, but I am happy to do it for my friends.

All prices include postage.

Thank you so much!

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