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Michelle Allen
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Stay at home mamma to 4 kiddos (soon to be 5! ) and one awesome husband
Stay at home mamma to 4 kiddos (soon to be 5! ) and one awesome husband

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Final Stretch!
We made it to Guangzhou! It wasn’t pretty and there
were tears- both Samuel’s and mine, but we eventually got checked into our
hotel and enjoyed some much needed McDonalds. I wish I were a humorous writer
because the events of that day were nothing short of...

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Wow! What a week!
FINALLY! One big happy family! What just happend?! It's Official! Wow! I thought I would have more time to update my blog.
Apparently it’s a lot of work having 5 kids! Honestly the big kids have been
amazing helpers and I cannot imagine not having them with...

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A very special day
Well, the first thing I’m going to say is, “I’m EXHAUSTED!”
Two year old boys are active! Our little Samuel is no exception. He has been so
interested in every part of our hotel room and loves the toys we brought. He
absolutely loves his brothers and sister...

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One day til Gotcha Day!
Hello everyone! To all my Kansas City peeps- Congratulations
on another KC Royals win! World Series here we come! It’s funny, in the US we
don’t have cable so we haven’t been able to watch many of the playoff games, but here
in China my hubby has been able ...

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One day til Gotcha Day!
Hello everyone! To all my Kansas City peeps- Congratulations
on another KC Royals win! World Series here we come! It’s funny, in the US we
don’t have cable so we haven’t been able to watch many of the playoff games, but here
in China my hubby has been able ...

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Our China travel adventures begin!
These kids are ready to fly Hello from China! We made it here and everyone is doing well, but the trip was not without a few hiccups. We knew when we booked our flights that our layovers were a bit short for international travel, but never in our history of...

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Samuel- We're coming SOON!
Zoom Zoom On Monday September 15th we received the news we have been eagerly waiting for- Travel Approval! The following day we received a confirmed Consulate appointment of October 22nd which means that- We will be leaving Thursday October 9th for China an...

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Letter of Approval! Samuel we're coming soon!
On Thursday July 24th we received the amazing news that our official Letter of Approval (LOA) was on it's way to our adoption agency. We have waited for this day for so very long! On Monday July 28th our agency received the official document and we were abl...

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I have a guest writer on my blog today- my daughter Esther Allen. She and her siblings are working hard to travel to China and bring little brother Samuel home!

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Esther's Adoption Story
"Now there’s that money issue. Mom gave us the idea of selling dog treats and toys. I checked the numbers and my jaw dropped. We would have to sell 600 bags of dog treats for $5 each in order to make 3,000 dollars. Then I saw his little face in my mind… Som...
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