How Much Should I Donate?

A few people have asked us how much they should donate, so we thought would write a post on what we are hoping for. Bottom line: God loves a cheerful giver, and we… Continue reading

New Cookbook For Sale / Fundraising

We’re thrilled to announce that the new cookbooks have arrived! We worked hard on compiling a beautiful and delicious cookbook from our church community at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Orange County. We are… Continue reading

The Long-awaited Update

Hello loved ones, We are excited to update you on our process thus far. Thank you for the questions you’ve posed and kind words of encouragement you’ve offered regarding our little boy to… Continue reading

Adoption Piggy Bank & General Update

Above is a photo of a broken piggy bank that was given to us by a lovely 89 year old woman in our church. This gift reminded us of a few things: First,… Continue reading

Dossier to Ethiopia!

Today we received an email informing us that we have successfully completed the paper chasing process and that our dossier has been sent to Ethiopia! We have now entered the Waiting Stage of… Continue reading

Dossier Sent to Washington DC

After  almost 12 months of collecting papers, we have finally a sent our completed 70 page dossier (official adoption paperwork) to our agency in Washington DC. Once the dossier arrives in Washington it… Continue reading

Currumbin Community Garage Sale

Three simple ways to help us raise money for our adoption: 1. Fill your car and trailer with items to sell at the garage sale. 2. Be willing and generous to buy items… Continue reading

Our son is going to have a SISTER!

As our adoption process is moving steadily along, we would like to announce the exciting news that our son will now have a little partner in crime! For those who didn’t know already,… Continue reading

Home Visit

This week is our official “Home Visit” from a US licensed adoption social worker. A woman from American Adoption Professionals Abroad will be flying from Amsterdam, Netherlands to spend 3 consecutive days interviewing and… Continue reading

Sundays Are For Feasting

We are making a cookbook to help raise funds for our adoption! If you have a favourite family recipe (dinner or dessert) that you would like to contribute to our book please  email… Continue reading