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We are a waiting family {aka paper pregnant, aka OoohEeemGeee, aka IamsohappyIcouldburst}!  We got the news that our home study was approved while I was at work.  I.could.NOT.stop.crying.  Holy emotions Batman! Okay, I lie a little.  I HAD to stop crying because I was at work, but I kept tearing up at the thought of a little one.

But that’s just the home study… we still needed to send in the agreement and our adoption profiles.  Done!  Kind of… In the midst of all the getting ready for a baby hubbub, I managed to send the adoption profiles to OUR HOUSE and not the adoption agency.  Whoops!  And I didn’t order an adoption profile for us to keep.  Double whoops!  Quickly remedied via the US Postal Service Priority Mail and another Shutterfly order.  So NOW, it’s OFFICIAL!!!!

This baby blessing has been growing in our hearts for almost seven years.  And now we wait just a little longer.

AND still I need to apologize.  I’ve had a serious case of the gotta blog and run lately.  Besides baby brain, I have been trying to get things organized for TWO upcoming weddings in May.  I’m the Matron of Honor in one and a bridesmaid in the other.  And then there’s this thing called The Van Cliburn Competition – oh, I don’t know, just a once every four year international piano competition in Fort Worth that I am volunteering for through Junior League – coming up in May.  And, possibly, our TEN year wedding anniversary is in May.  Talk about feast or famine!  Eeepp!  Wish me luck and time and super powers?!?!?!
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift! – Eleanor Roosevelt
{Each day is a gift and I unwrap it gratefully.}

P.S.  Pretend the last heart say heart{s}.  I ran out of room!  LOVE y’all!

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  1. Monica says:

    Major congrats! that is so special! thanks for sharing with us =) wish you were in Houston to get some coffee xox

  2. Kate says:

    Congratulations! What exciting news! Best wishes for your growing family!

  3. Awww…Sam, I’m so happy for you. You and MrS will make such fantastic parents. I can’t wait to hear about your baby arriving! WHOA! I don’t know how you fit it all in!

  4. Ali Cat says:

    Congratulations! I’ve only met you once but I still know your baby will be dressed tres bien and I’m so happy for you.

  5. WOOHOOO! Congratulations!! So so so exciting! :D
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

  6. OOOHH EEEMM GEEE is right! Congrats to you and the hubby :)

  7. Rachel Lynne says:

    CONGRATS SAM! That is so exciting :) Can’t wait to hear more as the process continues :)

  8. Victoria says:

    OH Sam! A BIG hug and Congratulations to you and Mr. S!!!! I am soo excited and happy for you! Even with everything going on, you still find time to keep us all updated! Blessings to you as you prepare to welcome your little one, and your friends’ weddings, and the piano competition, and your TEN year anniversary! After that, please call me so we can meet up for some food and girl talk? Please?!

    PS. LOVE the photo, so sweet!

    Victoria

  9. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!

  10. CONGRATULATIONS! I’m so happy for you both :) It sounds like you have a WILD schedule ahead of you – but it will be a whirl wind of celebratory times. Congratulations to you both again :D

  11. tineey says:

    Wpw! Congrats, that is some amazing news. Thanks so much for sharing. Giving you an e-hug!! <3

  12. Oh my goodness! Congratulations sam! My heart is so happy for you and your little family! You will be the most precious momma!
    xoxo
    Shelby

    glitterandgingham.blogspot.com

  13. Mica says:

    So exciting for you Sam! I know this is a busy time for you but no doubt you will make it through running off the excitement of expanding your family :)

    Congrats to your friends on their weddings too! :)

    Away From The Blue

  14. Stacey says:

    Congratulations Sam!! I am beyond happy for you and Mr S!! I cannot wait to see your little family start growing!

    xoxo
    Stacey

    Five Minute Style 

  15. meghan silva says:

    That’s such amazing new , so happy for you!! sending you major superpower love your way.

    xo Meg

  16. gracefully50 says:

    I’m so happy for you and Mr S! Congrats!

  17. Williams 5 says:

    YEAH!!!! Congrats, my parents got the call on a Friday @ work they where getting a baby and Monday I was there a lilttle 3 month old BAM!!! So exciting Enjoy!!!!

  18. Stephanie G says:

    so much is happening!! if anything i know you will definitely be tackling all this head on with your amazing spirit x

    steph / absolutely-fuzzy.com

  19. Chloe says:

    Sam, congratulations!!! This is so exciting yayy!!!

  20. Bethany says:

    So happy I could cry!! You are going to be the MOST amazing mama on earth!! HOW DO YOU DO IT ALL?!!?!

  21. Lisa says:

    Sam, that is incredible news. I’m so happy for you. I hope that you will not have to long to wait for your precious child.

    Love the paper cut outs!

  22. MissA* says:

    That’s a great news, Sam! Congratulations!

  23. kimberlyloc says:

    mama sam! this is fabulous. i am so excited for you. that picture is adorable, and this little nugget is going to be so well-dressed im sure :) have a fabulous time nesting. we are rooting for you! xo

  24. Sam I can’t get enough of your blog whether it’s a hurried post or not. You are too cute and extremely stylish! AND I AM SO THRILLED ABOUT YOUR NEW CHILD!! (I just HAD to put that in caps :)

    Congratulations!

    Mollie

  25. Congratulations!! What an exciting time for you and your husband!
    xoAmy
    http://www.dreamingincashmere.com

  26. Sam,
    I’m so, so happy for you and your husband. Adorable picture. I can’t wait to continue to read more about this exciting time for you. Have a wonderful weekend!

    Whitley
    http://www.thequeencitystyle.com

  27. Alyssa says:

    Congratulations!

    Now I have (happy) tears again.

    xx

  28. Lili says:

    Awwww congrats Sam! So happy for you both!

  29. Vanessa G says:

    So happy to see the official announcement!!

    Congrats to you and your husband Sam! :)

    XoXo,
    Vanessa
    Chiccitylife.com

  30. Sam!! I am SO happy for you…what an amazing blessing.

  31. Sending the biggest CONGRATULATIONS to you and your hubby! I know you have so many emotions going on right now. I wish you and your growing family nothing but the BEST!!! You have such a full plate right now. Well, get everything out of the way because the new addition will be taking over soon!!!

    7eventh Letter
    http://www.whatsmoreimportantthanfashion.com

  32. Congratulations, Sam! That’s SO exciting! Just a little bit longer!

    Christine In Color

  33. OH, My, Goodness!!! I am just now seeing this…..CONGRATS. I can’t wait for the next step for you.

    xoxo, Jennifer

  34. Samantha says:

    ****THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU EVERYONE!!!!****

    We are really excited right now and trying to be a good waiting family by getting nursery stuff ready! Thanks for all the sweet words. Y’all make me smile SO BIG!!!

    Love ya!!!

  35. Melody says:

    Beautiful news!!

  36. Kimberlee says:

    Awww congrats!! That’s so amazing :) I would have went out for a long lunch to jump and down and cry hehe

    Wow you’ve got a lot going on girl!! Can’t wait to see the little bundle :)

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