Before we begin today, I wanted to say how overwhelmed I was by your response yesterday concerning bringing Ashby home. I was flooded with sweet emails,text messages and comments. I really and truly felt your love and prayers. Sometimes, you think the world is full of cynical and heartless people but then things like yesterday happen and you realize how kind and caring many people really are.
Late last night, we officially received a new “gotcha day” for our girl and it will happen in January instead of December. Even though this is not what we had been preparing for, we know God is in control and is working things out. Thank you so much for your prayers. Obviously, until I hold her myself, I’m going to be a little nervous things will change again. Thank you for praying friends. XO
Last week, the Shull four took our fifth annual carriage ride around the historic neighborhood of downtown McKinney. It’s hard to believe we started this tradition when Smith was less than one year old! This is one of our very favorite holiday traditions and we talk about it all year long.
Before we left on our ride, we had breakfast for dinner at our favorite diner. Apparently, Kensington was in model mode…note facial expression one…
…and facial expression two.
We love Miss Shannon and her horses! When we see them around town the rest of the year, we always stop and say hi. She brought one of our favorite horses, Smoke and then a new one, Jasper.
Saying hi to his friend Smoke.
Love these two.
Love him too!
Another year, another carriage ride. We probably said Ashby’s name 100 times on the hour long ride. We cannot wait for her to be doing these things with us next year!!
On my foodie blog today…
…my Tex-Mex Breakfast Casserole! Perfect for Christmas morning…or even as a quick weeknight meal. If you’re into breakfast casseroles, you will love this one!