Tuesday, August 12, 2014

A New Dawg in Town~

Today was the day the last 13 years have been preparing our baby Original for~
The next step into college life.
She and her dad left @ 7am to move her stuff in~
Along with Hayden, they got it all in and the littles and I pulled in to help decorate about 10.
How many sibs can you fit in one super small dorm room?
Capacity filled~
We loved hanging out with Rosie's roommate Abby and family.
Such sweet friends from our life in Gwinnett when bigs were littles...
The kind of friends that just pick right back up where we left off about 7 years ago!~
Most of the awesome things for Rosie's room were found and purchased with her big sisters while we were in China~
I LOVED watching it all come together into a beautiful home away from home~
Sweetest roommates with the cutest room possible~
LOVED by these two families~
Supported and Best friends with this awesome boy~
 Even though we all knew this day was coming,
there is just no way to prepare our hearts for the separation we all feel {especially EK}~
Who still lies in her bed at this exact moment still awake crying herself to sleep 
because she misses Gigi, Mimi, and Nana.
In her words...
they all just feel too far away.
I agree EK but God is holding them in His arms just like He's holding you sweet girl 
AND just so you know...
You and the rest of the littles are going to HOME college!!!
LOVE you Rosie and can't wait to celebrate your 19th bd tomorrow night!!!
You are an amazing, sweet, and beautiful daughter!
Thank you for helping us teach the littles how to love so well.
LOVE always WINS!!!

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. (Romans 15:13 NIV)


  1. What a beautifully decorated room! I am sure Rosie will do big things in college. God bless her on this new adventure in her life!

  2. Such an adorable room!!!Praying she has an amazing year!! & I agree HOME college all the way....that's what Miss Natalie says she is doing :-)....these little gals LOVE BIG & DEEP

  3. Their dorm room looks GREAT!!! Not so "dormy" if that makes sense! Wishing and her roommate a wonderful semester!!

  4. I stayed in that same UGA dorm community 25 yrs ago. Amazing how the rooms haven't changed a bit. I've never commented before, but just wanted to say I love your blog and thanks for sharing!


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