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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The Box

Not long ago,
I was at my mom's and noticed a beautiful toy box.
I made a comment how beautiful it was
and it wasn't long after...
She and Daddy gave us this~

What makes it so special?
The cedar it is made from was cut by my daddy on his farm
and taken to a friend of his who makes boxes.
I LOVE it!!!

Another reason I love it is...
when this little one plays like this~

I can let go of my once OCD toy clean up
and just throw it all in the Toy Box!!!
Why did I think organizing each kind of toy in a basket
was necessary???
There is no need...
This beautiful Toy Box has freed us from clean up CRAZINESS!!!
Thank you mama and daddy!!!

Adoption Update~
Today we buckled up


and drove to Kinko's
to make copies of our dossier~

so that when we come home
from our vacation next weekend,
everything will be in place to get our dossier to China!

11 comments:

  1. Wow! What a fabulous box! It looks like the perfect place for toys!

    Hooray for your trip to Kinko's. You are one step closer!

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  2. What a special toy box. I must admit that I am OCD about playroom cleaning. :)

    Adoption progress. Yahoo!

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  3. What a beautiful box! Oh my!

    Love the new look of your blog!

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  4. yay to letting go of the OCD!! Elijah plays just like that! love it! and what a gorgeous Toy Box!

    Hallelujah to being one step closer to your sweet boy!

    Tia has been playing with that remote control puppy ever since EK was here :)

    xo ellie

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  5. What a special treasure ...AND it's a remedy for OCD!! - Priceless!!! ;)

    I've been enjoying reading through all of your recent blog posts and catching up on your adoption progress. Almost DTC is a great feeling, isn't it!?! Loving the new pics of your little man, too!

    God bless! <><

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  6. the box is beautiful Sharon. And, the story behind it is really wonderful! Something to treasure.

    can't wait to hear where you are going on vacay!

    lea
    xo

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  7. Love the sunshine in the playroom and what a special toy box! A treasure for sure, thanks for sharing the pictures.

    And YIPPEE to almost DTC! What a feeling that is!

    You made my day, I had to smile at your girl's car-seats...cow and leopard prints, really? Too cute and oh so perfect!

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  8. Love the box! Love that you are almost LID!! Whoo Hoo!!

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  9. Love the beautiful toy box and the story behind it...

    And as for your adoption update...Will, your Mamma is coming to get you soon!!!

    My Will sits in a cow print carseat just like SK. so cute!!

    hugs to you Shay!

    Gail

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  10. Love that gorgeous toy box!

    And LOVE that you are almost LD!!! Cant wait to see Will HOME!!

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  11. It is a beautiful toy box-I might be tempted to use it for linen if it was in my house. The basket thing is a really good idea....if you don't have children :-)

    Ruby

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