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Sunday, January 4, 2009

belated posts

Edited to add where you can get these cool things for yourself!

Day 3 at my mom's house. Hopefully we will be home tonight or tomorrow:) Here are the cool presents I received for Christmas....you can tell who was on our minds!

The Product Red Nano:)

Compassion's Global Food Crisis Tee It says "Please" in Amharic!

This shirt my friends found for me at cafepress.com

This necklace helps support adopting families! find it here.

I was very excited to get these wonderful things to remind me of our little girl.

Now for some of my favorite pictures of 2008.....only 4 days late:)

Jackson's first haircut

In March Jackson turned 1

Then we went to Orlando for my friend's wedding. We went to Sea World and had breakfast with Elmo.

First trip to the zoo

Our family picture taken in May

Just some of the chaos of all the wonderful donations to our Adoption Garage Sale in June.

Jackson and Daddy at the lake in Chicago for July 4th

Silly Boy

Jackson's first day at Mother's Day Out

At the Plano Balloon Festival in September

Our Dossier mailed out October 1st!

Jackson chowing down on some Ethiopian food...we have a to-go ethiopian restaurant by our house.

At the State Fair in October

Hosting our 3 sweet boys from the Ugandan Orphan Choir

at the pumpkin patch

somewhere between october and christmas I obviously forgot we had a camera....I'll do better this year!

Hope you enjoyed....Thank you for following us on our journey to add our little girl to our family! We can't wait to see what 2009 brings! (Other than termites and broken pipes!)


Kristi J said...

How great are those pics!! but I must have that "expecting" t-shirt and that necklace...where can I order them??? tooooo cute, kristi

Amber said...

What a great post with a year full of memories! I love the presents. I really want that necklace!

Those Dandy Dillards said...

Love the pictures! Can't wait to see your 2009 pictures... including a new little girl :)