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Sunday, May 31, 2015

Our Family has grown!!

We would like to introduce you all to our beautiful new daughter!
Reilly Valentina Thornell
She is amazing, sweet and so brave!

We have kept it on the down low enjoying the process as a family!
We committed to her the end of November and worked quickly to get her home.
The kids actually found out about her from Jingles (our elf) and were SO excited about it all!
We were submitted in February and traveled the end of March, the whole family!
The kids were SO excited to meet her. Poor girl was a bit overwhelmed, she NEVER thought a family would ever want her :( We kept coming back and visiting and played games, brought food and had fun and she said YES!
This is our first picture as a family! The day she said yes!!
Dan and I flew back to visit and have court, our first time being without kids ever!! It was like a second honeymoon :)

Legally a family!! :)
She is smart, sweet and a teenager :) We are working through learning a new language. Luckily she is not a picky eater, and loves the kids. She is so considerate of everyone. She left all her clothes and makeup, even her phone with her friends at the internat. She made such a brave decision to say yes to us and grab at her dreams.
She will be truly cherished and loved.
We are all truly blessed! :)

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

So very proud of my boy!

Yes, that is a gold Medal and two silver medals at special Olympics today!!!

So very proud of you Danny!!
We love you! :)

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Monday, May 18, 2015

Spring time!

time to sort the clothes!

girl time!! manicures :)


girls loving their nails!

trampoline is up!

Pool is open!

Dan is the man!! :)

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Big day for Ms V!

It was time for Ms V's First Communion! :)
when can I get dressed?!?!

oh my! :)

ready to go!! :)

all dressed up!

aaawwwww :)

walking up to the church!

walking in!

the whole group!




whole family with Grampy :)

Congrats Ms V!! :)