Friday, August 31, 2007

Sorry about the delay in pictures!!!

Pictures really are coming! I promise! They will most likely be up by tomorrow.(I am having some issues with our computer, my Dad comes home from CA today and He will straighten things out:) Thanks for your patience! (or impatience...Amanda!;)

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

New pictures coming soon!

We have new pictures of the girls and we have been told that we will get pics. of Abel (Josiah) soon. These pictures are so cute! I can not wait to go to Ethiopia and bring them all home!!! I will put up the pictures soon so check back in a few days. Sorry for the lack of posts lately! (School started so I have been really busy!) Thanks! Ellie

Thursday, August 23, 2007

I am going to be an Aunt!!!!!!!!

Yep, you read it right! My sister and her husband are going to have a baby!!!! I am soooo... EXCITED!!! So for one month, we will have 6 kids in our family 4 years old and under because Melissa is due in April and the twins will be 5 in May. Crazy huh! The kids won't be home a year and they will have already become Aunts and Uncle! Well, I just thought that I would share the good news. YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

???Travel ???

I have gotten a few comments asking when we will be traveling. We are not sure because we still do not have a court date. (the courts are closed for the rainy season.) The courts reopen the 25th of Sept. and it will be at least 2 weeks after that. So probably the second week of October if we get a court date right a way. I hope we get a court date right a way!!! Ellie

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Staci tagged me for middle names :)

1. Players, you must list some fact that is somehow relevant to your life for each letter of your middle name. If you don't have a middle name, use the middle name you would have liked to have had. 2. When you are tagged you need to write your own blog post containing your own middle name facts. 3. At the end of your blog post, you need to choose one person for each letter of your middle name to tag. Don't forget to leave them a comment telling them they're tagged. My middle name doesn't work all that well with this but I'll try! M- Music is one of my favorite things (I love to play the Piano!) A- Almost on my way to Ethiopia R- Ready to be in Ethiopia I- In love with my Ethiopian siblings (ALL my siblings really!) E- ETHIOPIA! Mom Amanda Rebecca Whose name begins with I? idk Erin Sorry if the post comes out funny, our computer is retarded and I had it perfect in the draft but once I hit publish, It wacked itself out! so sorry about it being kinda hard to read!

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Gettin' ready!!!

We registered at Babies'R'Us yesterday and Target today and had a blast! We also have quite a few outfits for them now! The twins (boys) have had fun getting things for Josiah's little welcome bag we are bringing for him, whenever they see something cool they say " Can we get dis fo our vwuzzo (brother) in Epiopia?" They are too cute! We can not wait to get our new babies home!!! My room is finally done!!! I will have to post some pics. of it. The twinettes (girl twins) will move into my room when they grow out of the cribs. (which will be a while!) Also, If you are reading my blog for the first time, keep scrolling down to see our referral pictures!!

Saturday, August 11, 2007

How Great is our God!

How great is our God! Sing with me how great is our God, and all will see how great, how great, is our God! I can not believe how much the Lord is blessing me and my family! He is truly a Great God! I got some of the other pictures on here finally so here they are! (again) Many people have been asking when we will go to get them. Well, we are not sure because the Ethiopian courts are closed. They re-open Sept. 25th so we will go to Ethiopia two weeks after our court date . We will not get a court date until the courts re-open though :( It seems such a long time to wait! Josiah Keziah and Keren Keziah Keren

Friday, August 10, 2007

My new siblings!

Aren't they georgious???!!!!!!!! He looks like he is singing! ( a brother after my own heart!:) He is a boy and the twins are girls! (in case anyone wasn't sure :) The girls have more hair in our more recent pics. of them but for some reason these are the only pics. that I could get on here. I LOVE them already and can not wait to go get them and SQUEEZE them! (gently of course.) There are more pics. of them on My Parents blog .


We have a referral!!!!!!!!!! Twin 5 month old girls and a 2 1/2 year old boy!!! They are a sibling group. Their names will be Keziah Selam, Keren Fikir, And Josiah Abel. The middle names are their Ethiopian names. I will post pics. later. We are sooooooooooo.... EXCITED!!! We can not believe it! The crazy thing is , last night I had a dream that I went to my friend Amanda's house to spend the night and while I was there, my parents got a referral and traveled while I was gone! There were twin 2 year old girls and a 5 month old little boy in my house when I got home! It is so crazy because I was with my friend Amanda this afternoon when my Dad called and said I needed to get home because we got a referral for twin 5 month old girls and a 2 year old boy!!! It was switched around but almost exactly like my dream!!! We can not believe it! No offense, but these are seriously the CUTEST kids I have ever seen!!!!!!!!!!!

Saturday, August 4, 2007


We bought a new digital camera and a new video camera today to take on our trip! We are going to make a video of our family to take to the girls when we go so they can see the rest of my family before we bring them home. I can't wait until we go!!! We also got more shots yesterday. Yellow Fever and MMR. It turns out I didn't have both my MMR shots so I had to get my other one. We have to take malaria pills and typhoid pills also and I still have to get one more shot but after that I think that I am all set.