Closure is Coming to SLC 07.10.14

SLC Tugg Flier Presented by The R House

As soon as I watched the preview, I knew I needed to bring this film to SLC.  I longed to sit in a theater filled with my adoption community and watch a beautiful and moving film about family, identity, and adoption. Ladies and gentlemen …CLOSURE. I reached out about bringing the film here and wouldn’t… [Read More]

Adoption Good News | When adoption’s done right

Adoption Good News  The R House

  My How Adoption has Blessed Your Life series shares good news happening in the adoption world from all sides of the adoption triad …or just offers a paragraph or two on how the love of adoption is blessing lives. If you’d like to participate, just send me an email. Submission guidelines here. Enjoy!  … [Read More]

Bloggers Night Out | Gardner Village

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Earlier this month, Gardner Village hosted a Bloggers Night Out, sponsored by My Craft Channel.   We shopped and laughed and chatted with other bloggers and the crazy awesome witches at Gardner Village.   These witches are dressed to the nines and hilarious. I mean Lucinda (above) is an INSPIRATION! I love that Gardner Village… [Read More]

Our Saipan Miracle | A Guest Post

Hokie Family The Girls

This is a story that I’ve been wanting to share for over a year. Let me introduce you to the Hokie Family! Their story is told by Heather, the mom of this wonderful family. Not only are her experiences totally unique but her writing is absolutely beautiful. You, my friends, are in for a treat… [Read More]

Where are the brown Band-aids?

Where to buy brown Band-aids

My 6-year old recently scrapped his ankle playing in our backyard. He’s a pretty tough kid, but when there is blood involved it’s like a prize to get a bandage. While sticking the pinky peach Band-aid on his summer-toned skin, I noticed how significantly it stuck out. “I’m gonna find you some bandages that look… [Read More]

Cheerios …good for my heart.

Up until last week, we only purchased no-name bulk cereal. Up until last week …when the whole craziness went down with Cheerios. Did you hear about this? Cheerios put together a commercial featuring an interracial family. (Yay! Families that look more like mine!) The ad received so many racist comments (making references to genocide, calling… [Read More]