Just when we thought that our plate was full in life, God dished us up some dessert!




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Friday, December 24, 2010

Merry Christmas and more!

My kids are not happy about my choice of Christmas trees this year. I don't know why! Ricky thinks it is cool. He was a little protective of it.....This is a Stas proof tree. If he knocks it over...which he certainly will, no one gets hurt :-)
Posting a day early because tomorrow I will likely be busy. How about you?

I think Stas' Christmas thank you's may read something like this:

"Dear _________:

Thank you for the box of _________. I love the BOX!

Love-
Stas"



Isn't Christmas Great????
This is our Christmas card this year. Enjoy!



Have yourself a blessed Christmas. Say a prayer for all of the sweet orphans who won't be celebrating this Christmas. Please take a moment to ask if you are being called to parent one of these precious little loves....and boy are they lovable!!! Please spread the word about Reece's Rainbow so next year a number of these children will spend Christmas in a home with a family....father and mother, brothers and sisters, a squishy bed and soft blankets. A nativity set and a Christmas tree (no matter how small). Kisses and hugs. Wrapping paper and boxes. Some gifts to open...but none better than the love of a family.

May the love and innocence of the Christ Child fill your hearts and minds this Christmas. Welcome Him as you consider welcoming another precious child :-)

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  2. Dear Gretchen,

    I think your tree is adorable :) I loved the picture of your whole family from your Christmas card. Tomorrow is "Gotcha Day" for our Julia. What an amazing Christmas. Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas and happy New Year.

    Patty

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  3. Merry Christmas Gretchen! Your family is wonderful and I'm thrilled Stas will be spending his first Christmas with his forever family!!!

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  4. Love the pic of Stas that's your header now. Too cute!

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  5. Merry Christmas my friend, I hope it was a wonderful one!

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  6. I love the tree! It looks like Ricky is looking at it sayin "what! THIS is our tree"???
    You know ours was the same size, but at least yours is real :)

    Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas :)

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