Category Archives: Adoption


It’s been a while since I’ve blogged and so much has happened so I figured it’s time for another update! Grab yourself a cup of coffee and make yourself cozy because this is a long one, and one you won’t want to skip out on. After 2.5 months in Uganda with Oliver, I flew home…


Today was the last day of @jenniesallen‘s “Restless” study at church this morning and the last section in the book was titled “Mystery”. I laughed when I opened it up and read it. The last 30 days have been full of watching the mystery of the Lord unfold in our lives and through Oliver’s story….


DAY 5 with #knittogetherbyadoption is “ANTICIPATE”… I’m all about being authentic, so I’m not going to pretend that the wait is just full of roses and rainbows and swirly art lattes. The anticipation of waiting to meet Oliver is downright hard, sucky, lame, and heartbreaking…yet sanctifying, humbling, and full of glory at the same time….

Orphan Care Sunday

In honor of Orphan Care Sunday, I’m joining in on #knittogetherbyadoption to share more of our story. Today’s topic is “FIRST STEPS”: This goes back to before Justin and I ever started dating. We had a class together in college and one of our first ever conversations was about adoption that was sparked by a…

Bringing Home Oliver – $30,000 in 30 Days

Gosh, I don’t even know where to start. The last week and a half has been…well…life changing. But even that doesn’t seem to really explain all that God has done. Last week we had a print sale in our etsy shop because we needed to raise $3000 asap for our adoption. We were petty vague…