Monthly archives: July, 2009

wordless wednesday – now with video!

ezra and noah playing from matt adams on Vimeo.



I can take pictures again!

When we went to Ethiopia we some how “lost” both camera chargers and a sd card. Matt replaced his camera charger right away, but forgot to order mine (I am a little scared of all the buttons on Matt’s camera, I am a point and shoot kind of girl). The battery finally died and he…



Buy Nothing Challenge *Edited

Matt and I have decided to participate in Crunchy Chickens Buy Nothing Challenge for the month of August.  Recently we realized our spending had gotten a little out of hand (I am blaming it on the exhaustion, I give in more easily when tired) and had a discussion of reeling it in , and this challenged…



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Making Laundry Soap

Recently I ventured into laundry soap making.  Stacie posted this recipe on a yahoo board a while back and I finally gave it a try.  The cost is significantly less than what I was using before and it was super easy to make.  Matt helped me and I think it took the two of us…



cousins first photo shoot.

So We have wanted to get some fun pics of the boys and their cousin abby. So I set up some hobo DIY style photo backdrop and lights from ikea. Here are some cute ones.



Insurance Update

Several of our faithful readers and friends have asked for an update. We are currently appealing the decision of our insurance provider. Ezra was actually declined for no diagnosis. Yes that is correct, NO DIAGNOSIS. We are appealing this decision because in our minds it is ludicrous. I am sure lots of babies are born…



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8 months

Ezra and Noah are 8 months old today! Also tonight marks 4 weeks home. It is hard to believe we were landing at about this time 4 whole weeks ago! It has been great getting to know them over the last month and watch them grow. The boys have been busy trying lots of new…



Fighting an unexpected battle

Before we left for Ethiopia I had sent off the application to add the boys to our health insurance.  Given that they are dependents I figured they would be added or at the worst a pre-existing condition might be excluded for a year.  Upon return we learned our health insurance provider wanted more info, so…



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Happy 4th of July!

Happy Independence Day!  We didn’t not celebrate the 4th in a traditional sense today.  The boys cannot stay up late enough for fireworks and all the people we normally would BBQ with are out of town (we weren’t ready to throw our own BBQ yet), but we still had a great day. Our 4th started…



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