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  • Our bags have been packed. The nursery is all ready. All Miles’ baby clothes have been washed and put away for his tiny baby brother. A bag is packed for Levi with a few newborn outfits, […]

    Baby Dixon Adoption Story: Part 9

    Our bags have been packed. The nursery is all ready. All Miles’ baby clothes have been washed and put away for his tiny baby brother. A bag is packed for Levi with a few newborn outfits, […]

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  • So it’s been a while! 8 months to be exact. The last post in our adoption story was definitely unexpected and extremely hard. But this one brings new light and hope! Let me give you […]

    Baby Dixon Adoption Story: Part 8

    So it’s been a while! 8 months to be exact. The last post in our adoption story was definitely unexpected and extremely hard. But this one brings new light and hope! Let me give you […]

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  • Baby boy was originally scheduled to arrive via c-section on October 30th. But he had other plans in mind! The day before his arrival, I woke up feeling fabulous. I went and worked all day […]

    Miles Clark

    Baby boy was originally scheduled to arrive via c-section on October 30th. But he had other plans in mind! The day before his arrival, I woke up feeling fabulous. I went and worked all day […]

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  • Well, this truly isn’t what I thought this post would be about. And honestly, I’ve been putting this off for weeks. Even sitting here now in our quiet home office while Miles naps, my heart […]

    Baby Dixon Adoption Story: Part 7

    Well, this truly isn’t what I thought this post would be about. And honestly, I’ve been putting this off for weeks. Even sitting here now in our quiet home office while Miles naps, my heart […]

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  • Twins? Let’s just talk about this for a second. God sure is funny isn’t He? You know, we had our daughters very close together…Addi was 7 months old when we found out we were pregnant […]

    #babyDixon Adoption Story: Part 6

    Twins? Let’s just talk about this for a second. God sure is funny isn’t He? You know, we had our daughters very close together…Addi was 7 months old when we found out we were pregnant […]

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  • Tears filled our eyes and many emotions and feelings filled our hearts after receiving that call from the agency that evening. “You have been chosen.” Words I will never forget. I automatically had a strong […]

    #babyDixon Adoption Story: Part 5

    Tears filled our eyes and many emotions and feelings filled our hearts after receiving that call from the agency that evening. “You have been chosen.” Words I will never forget. I automatically had a strong […]

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  • We’re officially pregnant AND adopting, all in one! YES. It’s true. Ryan & i were in shock for about a month! Did that really just happen? REALLY?!!! Seriously?! God’s funny sometimes. After multiple positive pregnancy […]

    #babyDixon Adoption Story: Part 4

    We’re officially pregnant AND adopting, all in one! YES. It’s true. Ryan & i were in shock for about a month! Did that really just happen? REALLY?!!! Seriously?! God’s funny sometimes. After multiple positive pregnancy […]

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  • So we continue along our journey to #babyDixon. We knew this process wouldn’t be easy but we always knew it would be worth it. Thoughts of our future kiddo helped us press on through any […]

    #babyDixon Adoption Story: Part 3

    So we continue along our journey to #babyDixon. We knew this process wouldn’t be easy but we always knew it would be worth it. Thoughts of our future kiddo helped us press on through any […]

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  • Our journey had officially begun. Hurry-up-and-wait seemed to be the theme throughout this stretch… In March of 2013, we left our first training at the agency with a clear direction, a stack of paperwork, list […]

    #babyDixon Adoption Story: Part 2

    Our journey had officially begun. Hurry-up-and-wait seemed to be the theme throughout this stretch… In March of 2013, we left our first training at the agency with a clear direction, a stack of paperwork, list […]

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  • Ryan & I started feeling the push towards adoption many years ago. We felt God stirring in our hearts about this in a very real way since the beginnings of our relationship but always assumed […]

    #babyDixon Adoption Story: Part 1

    Ryan & I started feeling the push towards adoption many years ago. We felt God stirring in our hearts about this in a very real way since the beginnings of our relationship but always assumed […]

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  • We had such a great Valentine’s Day! It was gorgeous & sunny outside, so Ryan & I decided to soak that up and spend sometime outdoors as a family. I packed up a picnic filled […]

    Our Valentine’s Day Adventure

    We had such a great Valentine’s Day! It was gorgeous & sunny outside, so Ryan & I decided to soak that up and spend sometime outdoors as a family. I packed up a picnic filled […]

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  • I have a friend who read a book called One Word That Will Change Your Life and told me all about it! In a nutshell it encourages you to pick just one word and let […]

    #focused15

    I have a friend who read a book called One Word That Will Change Your Life and told me all about it! In a nutshell it encourages you to pick just one word and let […]

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  • A lot has transpired over the past several weeks around here! I figured it was due time for a blog post full of updates. One of my goals for 2013 is to blog more as […]

    End of 2012 & 2013 happenings.

    A lot has transpired over the past several weeks around here! I figured it was due time for a blog post full of updates. One of my goals for 2013 is to blog more as […]

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  • Wow! I’m a blog slacker! Seriously. I apologize for my lack of attendance here in blogland. Heck, no one probably even looks at this thing anymore. Is anyone even out there? Hello? Can you hear […]

    Mini Vacay, My Amazing Team, First Tooth & Teacher Appreciation Gift

    Wow! I’m a blog slacker! Seriously. I apologize for my lack of attendance here in blogland. Heck, no one probably even looks at this thing anymore. Is anyone even out there? Hello? Can you hear […]

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  • The last email I got from my Dad was on a Thursday. He passed away that Friday. Here’s the last part of his email… If we ever get the chance to do the train ride […]

    Train Trip

    The last email I got from my Dad was on a Thursday. He passed away that Friday. Here’s the last part of his email… If we ever get the chance to do the train ride […]

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  • We have designated every Wednesday night as “Dixon Family Night” in 2012. It was one of Ryan & I’s New Year’s resolutions – to set aside one night each week that we marked on our […]

    I just love you so much.

    We have designated every Wednesday night as “Dixon Family Night” in 2012. It was one of Ryan & I’s New Year’s resolutions – to set aside one night each week that we marked on our […]

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  • Tonight after dinner, I was doing my nightly ritual of cleaning up. You know, the usual…dishes, wiping the table & faces, picking up the toys on the kitchen floor as well as the socks and […]

    Messy Night.

    Tonight after dinner, I was doing my nightly ritual of cleaning up. You know, the usual…dishes, wiping the table & faces, picking up the toys on the kitchen floor as well as the socks and […]

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  • I love the holidays and all they entail. Starting with Thanksgiving through the New Year, I love all of it so much! Celebrating all we have to be thankful for to celebrating our Savior’s birth […]

    Christmas, New Years & 21 Miles.

    I love the holidays and all they entail. Starting with Thanksgiving through the New Year, I love all of it so much! Celebrating all we have to be thankful for to celebrating our Savior’s birth […]

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  • A few months back, Kam informed me that she wanted to have a “hot chocolate” birthday party. Easy enough! So this past weekend, my baby turned 4 and we had her a partay. Did you […]

    Kam’s Hot Chocolate Birthday Party

    A few months back, Kam informed me that she wanted to have a “hot chocolate” birthday party. Easy enough! So this past weekend, my baby turned 4 and we had her a partay. Did you […]

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  • As Christmas approaches, school is winding down, and some major life changes are headed are way, things have been on the brink of nutso around the Dixon casa to say the least. Add into that […]

    Simple Christmas.

    As Christmas approaches, school is winding down, and some major life changes are headed are way, things have been on the brink of nutso around the Dixon casa to say the least. Add into that […]

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