my week in photos

My grinch heart was warmed when one our favorite little people asked, "Justin, will you play with me?" Due to the epic snow storm/blizzard from last week, we had to postpone the pet pantry by one week. I love when our client's bring their pets to the pantry. Isn't Patches the cutest? I thought I … Continue reading my week in photos


our adoption story (part 3): the home study process

This is the third installment of our adoption story. You can read part 1 about our decision to adopt and part 2 about how we decided on an adoption agency here and here. In today's post, I'm discussing the application and home study process. These were the two most involved and, for the time being, … Continue reading our adoption story (part 3): the home study process

monday musings: positivity

We like to joke in the Smith household that I am a high severity, low frequency cook. Yeah, that's some lame actuary/insurance humor for you. It's Justin's way of saying that while I don't cook often, when I do it usually takes the whole day and is rather elaborate. Think, for example, of Thankgiving. I'm … Continue reading monday musings: positivity