Friday, July 04, 2014

Happy 4th of July, my friends



Five years in the making

2009
This is the first year we met our children 4 or 5 days prior to this picture, they traveled 15 time zones to meet us.
This was taken after our first week hosting them.

2010
Home at Last
On May 1st of that year we arrived home as a family.


2011
Getting our patriotic rock on!!!


2012
Adding Teddy to the family picture


2013
All it takes is one picture …battery was going



2014
Not even a rainy Fourth of July will stop us!


Happy 4th of July, folks

Be well and safe!

Mangia, Mangia…No Talk!!!




5 comments:

  1. Wow, they've grown and changed so much in 5 years. I am so glad you posted this. I love tradition photos, taken the same way and day every year. It's awesome that you get matching shirts each year. Also, I didn't know any part of your family's story. I had no idea you adopted your children a short few years ago. How did I miss that?!?
    Happy 4th of July to you!

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  2. Thank you - we are surprised too how they have grown and also how they have adjusted - Thank you for stopping by now i have to come up with a TTOT list. :)

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  3. That's wonderful ! What a beautiful family. so happy for you guys.



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  4. That's wonderful ! What a beautiful family. so happy for you guys.



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  5. what a wonderful family tradition. to be kept every year.
    and the love grows with each picture doesn't it. you can literally SEE it!
    they are confident and beautiful.
    this is one of your most touching posts.
    XOXO

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