First Visit

I missed my usual “Throwback Thursday” post yesterday, but I guess a day late is better than never.  This is the first time Kasi and Dimitri saw each other after she placed him with us. It was almost exactly three years ago; Dimitri was just over a month old and Kasi had just celebrated her birthday. It was a special visit. We’re so grateful that we’ve had lots of visits and time together since then. We love open adoption and we love our sweet Kasi!

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General Conference

This weekend was our church’s semiannual general conference.  It’s not always the easiest thing to listen to the speakers when you have a three-year-old running around, but we did our best and luckily Dimitri is pretty good at entertaining himself.

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We have quite a few traditions that involve food, and one of them is that we always eat food from one of our missions on conference Sunday. Last time, we had a few Greek dishes, and this time was Mandie’s first try at making Moro de Habicheulas, which is a traditional rice and bean dish from the Dominican Republic. Adam said it tasted like he remembers, so I guess it was a success. As you can see, Dimitri approved of it too!

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We feel very blessed to have living prophets who instruct and inspire us. Conference is always a good time to reflect on how we can more closely follow our Savior, Jesus Christ. Hope everyone had a great weekend!