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    Fall

    Tomorrow is the first day of the Fall season…the leaves are starting to change (in most places), the little squirrels are out gathering their winter meals, the temperatures are starting to drop… Fall colors in EE…    and squirrels with crazy ears!!   This year, you will watch the leaves change outside your window, you might catch a glimps of a little bushy tail scampering up a tree,  and you are bundled in shared tights and onsies… I promise, next year…we will find leaves to jump in, we will make squeaky noises at the squirrels while walking outside,and we will snuggle together in cozy new sweats that only belong to you… Next year…

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    Sombreros, Lampshades and Horses

        Saturday was successful in so many ways…  The Yard Sale went off without a hitch. The weather was perfect, the crowd was steady and the cash was flowing!  Prayers for a great day were answered!!  My friends and family were AMAZINGLY helpful… 90% of the items were SOLD!!!  And the drop off of leftovers to Goodwill was one quick trip!  Yep, success!    Friends lent the use of their garage and driveway, which was great, and the use of themselves, also great!  Both super helpful and super entertaining… …who would have thought that displaying items in such unique ways would get them sold.          My family was also…

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    APPROVED!!!!!

    What an absolutely WONDERFUL Tuesday!!!   I ran home to let the dog out at lunch and check the mail (which is a slight obsession at this point. Always waiting for something special to arrive in that little silver box!)  And…low and behold…today there was something VERY special!!   This beautiful.piece.of.paper.   What is so special about this paper?  Well, I’m so glad you asked, let me tell you!  This piece of paper is my USCIS approval for advance processing of an orphan.  (Now it’s all clear right!?) Really, what approval means is that the United States Citizen and Immigration Service finds that I am suitable as an adoptive parent! Approval means that the US will allow Little…

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    Yard Sale!!!

    Time to clean out those closets, empty out those old boxes, gather the items hiding under the bed and donate to a… Yard Sale for Little Bear!!  Or, if you’re looking for that perfect find, come shop on Saturday, September 15th.  Lots of fun items have already been gathered.  PLUS you can enjoy a treat from the bake sale and a cold lemonade (or tea) while you shop.  One of a kind arts and crafts also available!!  Don’t miss it!!!