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Went to Carowinds this weekend to celebrate the last bit of Christmas. Had a great time with Cory. We love spending time together and it was nice to just walk around and see all of the lights. It is also a great place for families so we look forward to being able to take our little one someday. Read more »


We had a wonderful Christmas holiday at home with my parents. We spent time cooking, watching holiday movies and baking. It was so nice to have a few days off work to spend time together. This is one of our favorite times of the year. Merry Christmas! Read more »

Past couple months

We realize it has been a bit since we posted on our page. The last couple of months have had a mix of ups and downs. We were matched a couple of months ago with a birthmother but in the end she decided to parent the baby. Which of course we completely understand, we can’t imagine how difficult of a decision this is for all Read more »

Great weekend

I flew back to Florida this weekend to visit my best friend and her baby. I had such a good time catching and meeting her precious baby girl. She is 4 months old and such a bundle of pure love and joy. I think my favorite part was holding her and watching her look around and take in everything around her. She has the cutest Read more »

Family trip

We are looking forward to the upcoming week since Cory and I are traveling to Arizona to see his parents and brothers family. It will be nice to spend some quality time together and explore some of the local sights and food. Even though we don’t get to see each other as often as we like it makes these moments so much more Read more »

Get to know

Cory and I can’t imagine what you are going through and how tough these kind of decisions are to make. And we want you to know that we will do anything and everything possible to give your baby a wonderful life full of love, laughter, fun, kindness and support. We hope that through our journey you get to know us as Read more »

Wonderful weekend

This has been a wonderful weekend. Yesterday we spent some time with our close friends and today we went for a beautiful walk in the park near our house. It has an amazing playground that we can’t wait to take our little one to when they get old enough. There are so many things that we look forward to when that time Read more »

Fun fact

Fun fact about me is that I love butterflies, have ever since I was a little girl. I had a work trip this week to DC and had the opportunity to visit the butterfly pavilion in the natural museum and it was such a fun experience. We truly can’t wait to have a little one to share these experiences with and build beautiful Read more »

Nursery art

“My dear little one you were made with love. You are destined for greatness. This big world can be a scary place. I hope you know that with kind hearts, fierce minds and great spirits, you can do anything. Be bold, be crazy, be loud, be everything that you want to be but above all be yourself.” We have this saying framed Read more »

Walk in the park

We have a beautiful local park near our house that we love to go to especially in the fall. We love to take our dog and go on long walks. We decided to go this morning and it was really beautiful. Read more »

Pizza night

Went out to dinner tonight with my parents for pizza at this little place we love. So nice having them live close by so we can do stuff like this together. Read more »

Family reunion picture

Got home from our family reunion and reflecting back on how nice it was to see everyone. Moments like this are so special and so glad we got a photo to capture it all. Read more »

Family reunion

We had a great weekend camping in GA and then attending the family reunion yesterday to see everyone on my dads side of the family. It was wonderful getting the chance to catch up with everyone! Here is a photo with myself and all of my cousins. Read more »

Long weekend ahead

Cory and I are looking forward to the weekend ahead. We are taking a few days off and heading to GA for a family trip. My dads side of the family is having a family reunion so we are looking forward to seeing everyone and hanging out for a bit. Family is very important to us so being able to spend this time together is Read more »

Fun Day

We have some friends in town this weekend from Florida who recently adopted a 10 year old boy and it is so wonderful to see them together. As a fun day out we decided to go to Carowinds for the day. We had a great time! Read more »

Looking forward

We have a few close friends of ours that have recently had a baby or are expecting very soon and even though Cory and I may be going through our own challenges we feel so blessed to see their families growing. It makes us look forward to our future even more. We know that when the time is right our baby will come into our Read more »

Great weekend

We spent this weekend checking a bunch of items off of our to do list and reorganizing. Feels great to get some things done that we haven’t had the chance to do. Typically on Sunday we like to re-charge and get ready for the upcoming work week. Sometimes we meal prep to help get ahead for the upcoming week and sometimes we Read more »

Work week

This week has been very busy for me since I was traveling for work appointments. But I am back home and it feels great. Cory is so wonderful always taking care of the home and Rocket while I am gone. It is definitely a team effort. We both work from home and travel some depending on appointments we might have going on. It is Read more »

Birthday Celebration

Today was my birthday. We went out to dinner to one of my favorite restaurants on the lake and we sat outside and watched the boats go in and out. After dinner Cory had planned a little celebration at the house with cake. It was a great day. Looking forward to what the year brings. Read more »


Cory and I went bowling tonight and had a blast. We used to be on a bowling league years ago with friends so it was fun to get back out there and play. Read more »

Daily Journal

Today Cory had the day off due to the holiday so he had a well deserved relaxing day off. I worked preparing for a presentation I have next week. Part of my job requires me to meet with architects and builders in the industry. We just finished the day by taking rocket for a walk throughout our neighborhood. Read more »

4th of July Holiday

We had such a wonderful holiday as a family! It was so wonderful to spend time together. We went and saw the new Spider-Man movie at our local theater and then came back home to cook out on the grill. We finished the night by sitting outside watching a huge firework show. It will be one for the books! Read more »

Long weekend

Starting the long weekend off by going out to dinner at a new sushi / hibachi restaurant near our house. We love trying new food and places. Then going to the town square near our home to watch some fireworks with our family. Read more »

Upcoming 4th of July holiday

The 4th of July is one of our favorite holidays and we are really looking forward to spending some family time together grilling out, hanging by the pool and celebrating with a few fireworks. Read more »

Joined Adoptomist

We are so excited to join Adoptomist. And very hopeful that this next journey will bring us closer to adding a new family member! Read more »

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