Friday, February 01, 2008

Happy 1rst Gotcha Anniversary

One year ago today, our little angel Olivia was placed in our arms for the first time. One year later, we are looking at her like life didn't exist without her. It's just crazy how much she has grown in such a short period of time. She has grown physically, emotionally and intellectually into a fun filled laughing, curious, energitic toddler.

The rough times are here too. This week she is suffering from high fever, lots of night coughing and a nasty ear infection. We are just so glad that we are here to nurse you with lots of hugs, snuggles and love. She has spent the whole day sleeping today so lets hope when she wakes she is already to celebrate her special day.

Happy 1rst Gotcha Anniversary Monkey. We love you

Finding Ad - May, 2006

Referral Picture - August, 2006

Gotcha Day - Feb 1, 2007

March, 2007

April, 2007

May, 2007


July , 2007


September, 2007

October, 2007

November, 2007

December, 2007

January, 2008



Blogger Special K said...

Happy Anniversary!

She's a beautiful little girl. You ARE a lucky momma!

6:40 AM  
Blogger Made in China said...

Happy 1 year! We just celebrated our 6 months since gottcha. It goes by so fast! She looks like a very happy girl. Hope she feels better soon!

8:05 AM  
Blogger Cari said...

Happy anniversary! She is just gorgeous. You must be very proud parents!


10:59 AM  
Blogger Kayce said...

Happy 1 year!!!

11:21 AM  
Blogger Laurie & Jamie said...

Happy 1st Family Day! I just love all the pics of Olivia! Enjoy this very special day with your sweet monkey. (((Hugs)))

12:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow. I cant believe it has been a year. She is one special girl with one special family. Congrats. Cant wait to see you guys in the summer.

Give here a kiss & hug form us
Tanya, Mark, Jordan & Mitchell

1:18 PM  
Blogger Briana's Mom said...

Happy 1 Year Gotcha Anniversary! Olivia is such a beauty!

We just celebrated our 6 month gotcha anniversary.

Time flies, doesn't it?

1:25 PM  
Blogger Janet said...

I love the one in the blue snow pants. I don't know why, it's just so....natural. Happy Anniversary!

2:33 PM  
Blogger Mark & Michelle said...

WOW - I can't believe how quickly the time has flown by!

Happy Anniversary!

3:04 PM  
Blogger Kim said...

Happy Gotcha Anniversary! Amazing, it's been a year already. Can't wait to see Olivia on Sunday!

3:40 PM  
Blogger jaj said...

Happy Family Day! It's been a very special year!

3:56 PM  
Blogger Kennedy's mom said...

Happy Anniversary Deb, Kirk and Olivia! It's been an amazing year, hasn't it?

I'm so glad we met in China and hope to follow your family for many years to come. Hopefully we can meet up again someday...


4:26 PM  
Blogger Sherri said...

Congratulations!! 1 year!!
She is so beautiful!

Have a great anniversary!

5:03 PM  
Blogger The Robertsons said...

Happy Gotcha Day!! Wow, Olivia certainly has grown- what a head of hair she had in her finding ad. Did you order from Brian Stuy? Do you mind me asking what things you ordered? I am considering getting Kimberly's as they weren't making them available when we adopted Hannah in 2002.

6:30 PM  
Blogger Mike & Terri Hamilton said...

What an incredible year it must have been. Congratulations. It is so great to see her looking so happy and of course you guys look even more so.

7:27 PM  
Blogger i-Con said...

It's amazing how quickly the year has gone by!

Happy anny :0)

8:22 PM  
Blogger Brandi said...

Happy 1st Family Day!

The time really does go by fast! She's such a cutie and you're one lucky mama!

11:08 AM  
Blogger Michelle said...

Happy Gotcha Day! Olivia is such a cutie pie - a real blessing!

9:22 PM  
Blogger Lisa~~ said...

Happy (belated) 1 year!! You are a very lucky Mama, such a cutie!

9:46 PM  
Blogger Michelle said...

I just noticed the hockey picture -that brings back so many memories with Isabella. (Check out our blog ... that could be your post in a few years!)

11:31 AM  
Blogger Doris & Dan said...

Happy Family Day! Time flies when you are having fun.

Keep smilin!

2:44 PM  
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