Wednesday, August 25

And The Winner is......

At exactly 5pm, Jordan- My beautiful daughter and faithful assistant took a minute out of homework time (and just after getting her travel shots!) to pick our winner!

Kelly Raudenbush!!!!...CONGRATS GIRL!!!   (please send me your mailing address and I will get all this amazing stuff on it's way to your door!!  Whoo-hoo!)

Kelly and her family our part of the adoption community! You can visit them on their family blog AND you have got to check out their website;  We Are Grafted In....LOVE IT!!  

Thank you, thank you, thank you to all of you who participated in our GIGANTIC GIVEAWAY!  AND
Thanks again to all of you who donated merchandise and artworks to our giveaway!!  (we could not have done it without you!!!  YOU ARE THE BOMB!


  1. hi.
    we just joined to follow your blog.

    we too are adopting from ETH through Gladney.

    we are a newer blog but always happy to get new followers so pop on over and visit our blog sometime.

    looking forward to your updates :)

  2. Wow! That's great! I'm so so excited! I got your facebook friend request with the message "You Won" and I had no idea what it was! Ha! :) Thank you! And, thanks for the shout out for the new site--we're so excited about it. I've gotten the privilege of reading so many cool essays to put on there. Keep your eye on it--there are some good ones in the queue to be posted! Yea! I won! :)

  3. Congrats to sweet Kelly!!! Love her new site!

  4. Wish I found this earlier!! would have donated a little POPPY DIP for your fundraiser!! keep me in mind for next time :)
    will love to follow your story !

  5. Hello from the Johnson family! I recently joined the We Are Grafted In site and saw your intro post on the Ethiopia forum. We are in the paperchase phase for a boy or girl and are excited to meet another ET family. Congrats on your courtdate!! I pray all goes well and soon you will be in ET. I look forward to following your journey.


  6. Hey Christine, I got your message about taking a care package - THANK YOU!!!! That is really sweet of you. Let's chat more! My e-mail address is Thank you so much! Michele

  7. I'm so glad that I got caught up on my blog ready and found and you are staying the whole time! I'm REALLY thinking of doing the same-- especially for the time I'll have with our little guy before coming home!! So, I'm looking forward to hearing all about it... and hopefully I won't be too far behind-- if we ever get our referral!!!!