Thursday, August 25, 2011

a rare but special visit

What a sweet visit we had with Pam and Clay, all the way from Henan, China! They were so happy to see sweet LynnMarie although Mrs. Pam called her ChunAi a few times. I loved that. They are so proud of this little girl and they should be. They loved her, prayed for her and really gave the care she needed to start a healthy life. Simple thank you's will never be enough. They care for many special needs babies in China. I know many people who have been touched by their lives. God really really blessed our lives with this special visit. It was nice to hear stories about their lives and it was nice to see LynnMarie play with their daughter!!!!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

the non picture post

Just wanted to update you on LynnMarie. She is such a fun girl. She is 3 and a half and is in preschool twice a week. Her teachers love her and she is getting used to the new kids. This is her 3rd year in this school and we are happy they love her.

A few months ago, she started spitting out sentences and questions and random things.This week she told she needed to get the eyes out of the sun.

Her favorite movies are Gnomeo and Juliet and Tangled. We took her to see Cars 2 and she did well for a 3 year old. We have started to find Christmas in different places.

One of the most precious things is prayer time at night. Im not sure where she learned it, but she likes to get on her knees for prayer time I love it. We also sing Jesus loves me and How Great. She also loves to sing "I love the way you hold me" on the Christian radio station.

She is mostly a dinner eater but will snack on anything and loves her popsicles.

She loves going to church and has lots of friends there. She will be going with Momma to Wed Bible study soon.

lunch with a very special friend

The beginning of Aug brought a very very special friend! You see Miss Alicia has know about our sweet LynnMarie way before we did. She has followed her story since she was a newborn. Alicia prayed for her, her future family and her needs . I love love love that God has had her prayed for all over the world since the beginning. I cant think of her story and not cry because it has been so obvious that He carefully held her in His hands while she waited for her family. We have been able to visit this sweet friend a few times since we came home from China!!!! We were thankful for another opportunity to meet, this time at the Marietta diner!! Oh and Miss Alicia has China beauties as well!!!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011


These are poor quality pics but pics none the less. July was hot. We had a few park trips, watched the parade with friends and did some swimming. Aunt Kelly gave us bags and bags of new books so that kept us updated for a long time!

Monday, August 22, 2011


Lm meets Paschal

Zoo with Maw and Paw

While we were in Fl in August we visited Grandma in Orlando and went to the zoo in Melbourne. What a fun trip that was, she even got to meet Paschal!!!!

Sunday, August 21, 2011

more Spring\Early summer updates

Early in the spring we had a work play date at the zoo and as usual LynnMarie had a great time with the animals and meeting new friends! One of the other pics posted was one when we went to an art festival in New Smyrna Beach.LynnMarie loved the clown!!!

Saturday, August 20, 2011

More updates

Random pic now. We went to a couple of festivals this spring including the taste of Marietta and one in Kennesaw. She also went on a date night with Daddy this year and they had a good time together !!! We visited both grandmas in Florida earlier in the year too. We certainly stayed busy! Y

Yes our girl loves her some corn

Thursday, August 18, 2011


This Easter we spent the day in Jonesboro with Aunt Andy and Uncle Jerry. LynnMarie also had a an Easter party at school with her friends. So lots of eggs were found this year. Our church had a family fun day the day before Easter with train rides, cookout food, bouncies and we enjoyed it all.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

3rd birthday

In March we celebrated her sweet birthday with Chuck E Cheese. This was our 2nd time partying with the mouse and we had a great time with lots of friends and family. Although, it was at Chuck E Cheese, we still had to have our Tinkerbell cant made with lots of love from a great friend! It was fun time seeing new and old friends and loving on our girl and reminding us of her great story.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

1st Disney Trip

Earlier this year, LynnMarie made her first trip to Disney World. We visited Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom. Totally had a blast and as you can see, she and Mickey are old pals.There really is nothing that compare to seeing your child's eyes light up at Disney World! Great family memories were made!


Monday, August 15, 2011

Guess who's back...back again

We have a new computer (the letter N works on this one) and I have a camera that works so I am hoping to not only get things updated, but to keep writing again.

Our sweet LynnMarie is 3 and a half and loves life. She loves to sing and dance, and has become quite the conversationalist. These pics include our 2010 White Christmas and the next week we went to Bounce U as a family and had some good ole bouncing time. LynnMarie decided going up the big slide by herself was not nearly as scary as she thought. Awesome!
As of right now, she is right on target. She has really grown up in the past 2 weeks with asking lots of questions and just chatting away. She is just a joyful little girl.We are hoping to try gymnastics later this year.Hopefully I will have even more pics tomorrow.