help adopt a little baby girl...

today i get to introduce to yall one of my bloggy best friends, Carina.
AND share something that is near and dear to my heart...adoption.

did you know I am adopted? Well, I am.
And it is a blessing I am thankful for all the time...
every aspect of it.

SO, I ask you to read on about my friend Carina, and about the little girl they are about to bring home!!
ahhh! I have chills because I am so excited for them. :)

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Hello! I'm Carina and I blog over at a punk, a pumpkin and a peanut.
I am mama to three little rascals, lover of vintage and coffee and chocolate,
among other things.

For the last year, my husband and I have been waiting to adopt our fourth baby.
We have two biological boys, and one adopted, and feel so excited to be adding to the sweet chaos that is our every day.

Two weeks ago we got the call that we'd been chosen to adopt a baby girl due this August.
And we are over the moon.

We know that God is already writing our love story with this little peach
and His hand is so evident in the details.
You can read more about all of that here.

The reality of adoption is that it takes a serious chunk of change to make it happen.
Like $25,000 when all is said and done.

We've saved and saved and had a little pancake breakfast to get the ball rolling,
but we are still well away from that number.
We are not ones to ask for something without offering something in return,
mostly because it makes us feel weird.

I've been making jewelry for my little etsy shop for the last few months and
after a lot of thought, I decided to design a few adoption necklaces to help make up some of the difference.

I am dreaming big here: my goal is to sell 100.
My dream is 200.
300 would knock our socks off and put a serious dent in that total.


Would you consider helping us out?
Spread the word and buy a necklace (or two)...
you'll be helping us bring our baby home, supporting adoption
and you'll even get something pretty in return!

And please come follow along on this super exciting journey -
it's sure to be an adventure!

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Thanks Carina, for sharing your story and your dreams.
I am so excited to be alongside of you in this!!!

yall, go visit her, get an Adoption necklace (or a few...give them as gifts!!!)
And shop her other stuff too...I have lots of "lovely little whimsies" myself and just adore it all!

Carina, I stand with you in excitement and prayer as we see this precious little girl brought home to your arms.