Monthly Archives: November 2015

Thanksgiving & Adoption Update

We have some friends-who-are-family who live in San Antonio.  We are all North Carolina natives and our lives sort of overlapped before either of us became Chaplain families. Both last year and this year Audrey came up on Wednesday so … Continue reading

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Plan To Eat – Black Friday Sale

Plan-To-Eat Black Friday Sale: Half-off!! $20. I have so many thoughts running through my mind, but for the moment, I want to share about a tool that has revolutionized my life!  PlanToEat is making my meal planning so much easier. … Continue reading

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Project Sanctuary, Granby

While our visit with friends in Colorado Springs was a highlight of our vacation, our purpose for going to Colorado was because we had been offered a free family retreat by a phenomenal organization called Project Sanctuary.  On the morning … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs, revisited

Living in Colorado Springs was a grande experience.  We loved it from the the day we arrived in 2007 to the day we drove away in 2009. Matt and I have wondered if we would feel the same way about … Continue reading

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Adoption Update #1

I am torn between wanting to share with you today about our trip to Colorado and the update on where we are in the adoption process.  Since I’m limited on time, I’ve decided to stick to the adoption update.  I’ll … Continue reading

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Cadillac Ranch, Amarillo

The pictures I have from the Cadillac Ranch are the last pictures I have of Matt and me before we knew about our little girl.  (Gosh, I’m praying that everything works out because in our hearts, she’s already ours.)  These … Continue reading

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Hamrick Family, party of 7.

We’re adopting a little girl!!! Our story is beautiful and perfect.  I love every tiny detail and every single moment of our story.  It all started with this picture of me holding my friend’s new little one on August 18, … Continue reading

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TX-CO – Birthday Trip!

Today is my birthday and I am super excited because I get to spend it in Colorado!  Matt and I are mountain and cold weather people and it has been too long since we lived near mountains. Not only to … Continue reading

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