Monday, June 3, 2013

Easterr 2013

Easter this year was fun.  We had a dinner with some great friends at our house.  Now that we have a house and not an apt it is so nice to entertain and I love it.  We had some friends from church come and some people from Chris' work come as well.  We had tons of food and played some games.  It was a blast.  Chris, Noah, and Kaitlyn were all spoiled rotten by the Easter Bunny.  They are so lucky.


I haven't blogged in a very long time so I figured I would catch you all up.  So let's start with two amazing experiences our family had in March.

1st---Our adoption of Kaitlyn is now officially final.  It is as if she was born to us.  I remember getting the final decree in the mail and having this overwhelming feeling of joy and happiness.  She is now all ours legally.  Our court date got pushed back almost a week which was very frustrating but a week later we got the call that everything went well and our papers were in the mail.

2nd---We had Kaitlyn blessed at church.  What a wonderful day.  It was super awesome.  I was trying to fight back the tears but couldn't anymore.  When they announced that Chris was to come forward to bless her I lost it.  I was so excited, happy, and felt the spirit so strong that my emotions got the best of me.  I remember smiling all day til my face hurt.  Such an awesome day.

3rd---We had Kaitlyn sealing to us in the Denver, Colorado Temple.  This was by far the best out of the 3.  The spirit was so strong in the Temple that day.  An LDS sealing is when we are sealed together as families forever in a ceremony held in the Temple.  Kaitlyn was so beautiful in all white and her happy little smile.  Noah was able to come in and watch since he was already sealed to us almost 6 years ago.  The happiness we felt in the Temple that day has stuck with us everyday since.  We realize the amazing blessing she is to our family and know that through the miracle of adoption we get to have her as our little girl forever.