Monday, December 31, 2007

Happy New Year`s Eve!

Hope you all have a happy and blessed 2008! Lets get some referrals this year and speed up the wait! Happy New Year to all!

Christmas Eve pix

Well on Christmas our Nana, Papa, Mema, and Papa all came to our house plus my Aunt B.J and her son Jesse. We ate some food and we opened our presents from our parents. We got a lot of stuff this year! We then got cookies and laid them out for Santa and by 11:30 we were all asleep. Miss Anna Grace loved her presents ad opened 1 at a time and played w/ it and then got tired of it and opened another 1! It was SO cute and when she had opened a present and was done playing with it she would wave her little hands in the air and say "all da all da" She went to bed pretty quickly and had a ton of Mo Mo stuff in her floor in her room! So without further ado here are the Christmas Eve Pictures! Make sure you click on the collage to Enlarge it!!

Sunday, December 30, 2007

Anna Grace for 6 months! A few days early


WOW! I can`t believe we have had Anna Grace for 1/2 a year! WOW! I can`t believe we have had our China Angel for that long! Time flies! Anna Grace has become so amazing in these past 6 months she has begun to talk more and more than she did and She knows what a Cow, Cat, Dog, Duck, Wolf, Bunny, Mommy, Daddy, Sissy, Haney, Brother, and Baby say! She is so vocal and loud! She loves Elmo and music and playing with her Dissy and brothers and loves to get Daddy to rock her to sleep! She also does not cry a lot (mostly b/c she gets what she wants) She has a spicy temper if you do something she does not approve of and loves to eat! She ate 1/2 a box of Froot Loops on the way home from Virginia and slapped me when I tried to take them away! lol She is the light of my life and my baby who I would not trade for the world and would die for her! She is my Mei Mei who I waited for ever and a day to have! I always talk about her at school and what she does.(ask my friends) ! We will officially have had Anna Grace for more than 1/2 of the time she spent in the orphanage on January 11th! WOW i can`t believe it :0
:) I know this post is a few days early but I`m VERY busy this week and plan to post Christmas Eve and Day tomorrow! Sorry for the delay! :)

I`m Back!

Well we are back and I will post pictures of Anna Grace`s 1st Christmas when I load them on my computer! Sorry for the delay! :) We found out on Thursday my Uncle Johnny got to leave his base and come home! Unfortunately the National Guard does not book our soldiers flights they have to wait for an open flight! So it could take him 2 days or 2 weeks but he gets to come home for 2 weeks!!!!!!!!! I am SO excited! Please pray for his safety as he is traveling home and back he needs prayers if you pray! I want to say how proud I am of my Aunt B.J who is doing so well w/ her husband gone we are ALL so excited especially her! Please, Please pray for his safety!

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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Gone to WIlliamsburg VA

This week we will be at Williamsburg to meet up w/ some people we went to China with unfortunately one of the families daughter Ella got sick and will be unable to come:( But Meighan and her Forever Family will be here shortly! We left at 6:00 this morning and it was a 7-8 hour drive! Anna Grace did great but her temper and "Spiciness" today on the way here. Funny on Sunday the 23rd we went shopping and I gave her a OPEN (stupid is me) box of Gerber Puffs so she could eat them well Her spiciness again came through and she yanked the Gerber Puffs out of my hand and threw them at the window! Yeah whole thing of Gerber Puffs in the floor of our CLEAN car! Oh well I am so sorry but i don`t have any pictures of Christmas YET on my computer. I will post some when I return home.

Monday, December 24, 2007

Merry Christmas!

I would like to wish EVERYONE a very Merry Christmas! I hope this year will be as special for your family as it is for ours! I hope to the ones who didn`t get their babies this year it will be your last w/o them! I remember how hard it was for us for the 2 Christmas` we had to spend w/o our China Angel!
Best Christmas Wishes from our family to yours!
Love Angel, Hal, Ashton, Adam, Hayne, and Anna Grace

New Setup

Well this weekend someone did my blog! Tell me what you think! I would like to send a H-U-G-E Thank you to Ally for helping me w/ my blog! Thanks Ally!
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Saturday, December 22, 2007

Merry Christmas!

Well this is early but Merry Christmas! I am not leaving blogger world just going ahead in case I don`t have time to wish everyone a blessed Christmas Season! Please remember our troops who are fighting for our freedom during this Christmas Season! I have REALLY good news My Uncle Johnny is coming home from Afghanistan for 2 weeks on January 5th or 6th he gets to leave Afghanistan! We are SO excited! PLEASE remember to keep him in your prayers daily all prayers are greatly appreciated!
Love to all this Christmas season!
~Ashton~
merry christmas

Just had to........

This morning I was on the computer and i found this and I just had to share it! It is SO cute and funny! Enjoy! PLEASE go to this website and look at it it is so cute! :)
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Wednesday, December 19, 2007

*NEW* Pictures!

Here are some new pix of Anna Grace! I can`t believe how she has changed! These pix are of her eating her 1st cookie w/ icing she L-O-V-E-D IT!!!!!! She was SO upset when we took it away b/c it was literally mush. She is starting to just babble it is just precious and she loves to dance (in a baby standing in 1 place way) She is now taking in a love that her Sister also loves Carrie Underwood songs! (the last collage you see)
On December 13th I had my GMS Chorus Concert it was Great! I know I am late and behind but I`m gonna try to catch up this week/weekend I will have a little more free time since school is out!!!! I hope this is catching people up! :) (middle collage)
We celebrated Christmas a little early w/ my Dad`s Family b/c some of them will be out of town! We had SO much fun! We got a lot of presents and Anna Grace got a "Mo Mo" Couch! It was a TON of fun and we got presents early!! My parents let us open 1 present and it happened to be a preset just from my Dad and I got Nike Shox! (they are pink and brown) I was SO excited!( 1st collage you see)


I love this picture!

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

New computer

I have a NEW computer so that is the reason i do not have any pictures of AG! But I promise I will get some ASAP!

Monday, December 17, 2007

Happy 9th Birthday Adam

Today my little brother Adam turned 9! This time 9 years ago I was leaving the pleasures of being an ONLY child but coming into the fun of having siblings!(sometimes) I love Adam to death! He is the child who LOVES to build stuff and make things (and is very good at it) (unlike his sister) ME! Happy Birthday Adam!
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All I want for Christmas...... Is a tooth- maybe 2??

All Anna Grace wants for Christmas is to have a tooth completely and fully poking through her gum! With Anna Grace walking it is sort of sad b/c of how fast the little girl who 5 months ago had just been home for a couple of days and could barely hold her head up and now she is walking?!!!?!!! O Well I guess they just grow up to fast so enjoy our time now- That is how I look at it!

Thursday, December 13, 2007

We have a walker!

Well today Miss Anna Grace FuLai can walk! Yup I said it right she can walk! (sort of) Today she took her very 1st step! Unfortunately I was at school:( But my baby can walk! I am SO excited and can`t wait for her to get really good at it! I will post pictures ASAP! She looks almost like a drunken sailor! LOL Remember to cut the music down!

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

I`m Back! and tired!

On Saturday morning we left our house about 9:30 and hit thee road. On our way we stopped in Gaffney SC for some outlet mall shopping! We stayed for about a hour and hopped back in the car and headed for Winston, Salem Children`s Museum to Maddie`s Birthday! We got there right on time and Anna Grace LOVED the cookie cake and got it on her and myself! Afterwards we went back to their house and had Chinese/Pizza for dinner! It was SO much fun! After we ate we took some pictures of the girls-(Chloe, Toby Ann, Anna Grace, Maddie! Everyone then started to go home and we spent the night! It was SO much fun! Thanks Bobbi and Jake we had a GREAT time! On Sunday we went to Concord Mall and shopped for a good 3-4 hours and then we went home and crashed!At the home and partyThe next morning

Friday, December 7, 2007

Gone until Sunday!



WOW already 5 days since I have posted!!! :0 We have not been very busy around here lately! Thank the Lord! AG is temperamental this week and strong willed but other than that she is doing fine! We had Parent-Week at Dance. This weekend we are going to Winston, Salem Newsome Family to go to Maddie`s Birthday Party! So I will be away from the blogger world for a few days but I hope this post lasts you long enough! We sold at a holiday fair last week some of our Carolina Girl T-Shirts so here are also some pictures of that!

Sunday, December 2, 2007

5 months of Anna Grace



I can`t believe that 5 months ago right now a beautiful Chinese Angel was being placed into our arms! Time flies is all I can say..... We have had Anna Grace for 1/2 of the time she spent in the orphanage without a forever family!She has blessed my life in SO many ways! She is such a blessing to our family! We can`t wait to see her have her 1st entire tooth come through! It finally broke through but not completely! For the families who are waiting everyday you are 1 step closer to getting your baby safely in your arms! "They Never said the wait was easy just worth it!" I am SO blessed to have had this miracle put in my life!

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Thankful Thursday

WOW am I thankful!?!?!?! This week has been VERY Hectic and crazy allow me to explain....... My parents are doing a Holiday Fair Thursday-Saturday 10-8 so it is making things crazy! Also we went to the Hannah Montana concert on Tuesday in Charlotte (2 hours away) which was fun and i will post some pix later this week!Here is what I a thankful for!

  • GREAT family and friends
  • AMAZING Church group/family
  • Beautiful China Angel
  • The beauty of Christmas time
  • The craziness of a chorus concert in 2 weeks today
  • Fun chance to get to go see the Kibee family after Christmas! (went to China w/ us)
  • Sweet Tea (lol)
  • My little brother Hayne who was attacked by a dog 2 years ago while we were in the adoption process
  • That we won`t have to spend another Christmas w/o our China Angel!!!
I am SO thankful and to the families who are in the process it won`t be long before your China Angel will spend Christmas with you!! I know this must be hard we were in the same situation last year! Have a GREAT week! :) The pix of AG is when my Mom caught her right after her bath in the pantry eating "froot loops to go"!

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Clemson VS USC!

Well tonight we had a tailgate party with some of our dear friends, Jodi, Craig, Max, Cole, and Kamden. It was SO much FUN! We were biting our nails at the end hoping the tigers would pull through they did GO TIGERS!!!! Also GREAT job ASU! 4 Minutes left to win the game!?!?!??and they made a TOUCHDOWN! My Dad was SOO Happy!GREAT JOB guys!! Now Clemson is ranked in the top 20!!!!!
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Anna Grace does NOT repeat DOES NOT like Santa!


I don`t like this

What are you doing
Somebody get me don`t just stand there!
I want a Dirt Bike(yeah right) a lot of Power Ranger stuff and Surprise Me!
Loving Adam`s Rocky

Hayne talking to Santa
Almost good if AG could look
Who are you???
Adam and Rocky
Hayne loves his Rudolph and is trying to learn the song "Rudolph the red nosed reindeer"
Me and my Baby
Our aminals (as Hayne calls it)
She LOVES Music
We took Anna Grace to the mall last night to see Santa and try to get a Christmas card pix of all of us.We got there at about four b/c we picked my Mom up from my Nana`s house. We got in line and 2 people in front of us and up got to go and then Santa was going to go on brake.ugh! So we swapped around our plans and went to "Build A Bear" to build some type of animal. I built Clarice the reindeer for AG and she L-O-V-E-S it! We named it Hannah for the reason that I am going to see Hannah Montana on Tuesday!!!!!!! I am SOOOOOOO excited! I wish AG could go but it would be WAAAAYYY to LOUD for her.After we went to Build-A-Bear we went down to see Santa AGAIN. When we got there there were not very many people so that was good! We waited for 15 minutes maybe? and the entire time everyone was staring at Little Miss AG she adored the attention! When we went to see Santa Hayne was so excited he could not stand it! He sat beside Santa and smiled so sweet, We put Anna in Santa`s lap and all she did was stared for about 1 minute like "Who are you and why did my daddy just hand me to you?" After that 1 moment She realized what happened and started Screaming at the top of her lungs but once we picked her up she was fine Oh Well. We got a few good pix.

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Happy Thanksgiving!

I hope everyone has a safe blessed Thanksgiving! We will b/c our little Miracle is finally home.The pix are from yesterday. Here is what happened.......... We got up yesterday and picked our babysitter. Then we all got ready.... Once we were ready we headed to the mall to find AG a dress. Once we finished that our photographer canceled.ugh So we decided to get in line to see Santa. After waiting 30 minutes my Dad called and said "WHAT NO DON`T GO LET HER SEE SANTA W/O ME!"So then we got out of line took a few pictures in front of a Christmas tree. Oh well no Christmas cards yet. But here are some bloopers below why I`m Thankful. Also Here are the reasons I am thankful...................................

  • A Wonderful Family
  • A beautiful Little girl who has become my sister this year
  • A House and A Car (I don`t have my own)
  • My Cellphone (that I love)
  • No school for 1/2 of this week
  • The miracle of already having the tree up! yay
  • The Day after Thanksgiving Sale!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Perfect guys!
Almost there

Fishy Face

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

I LOVE This

I saw this picture on Lanterns and Lotus Blossoms and loved it I thought it was so sweet so here is my little version of it.I also added some Chinese Proverbs around it.



“The journey of a thousand miles starts with one step.”

When a child is born invisible red threads extend from the child's spirit and connect to all the significant people who will be part of the child's life. As the child grows, the threads shorten, drawing closer those people who are destined to be together.” Chinese proverb

Monday, November 19, 2007

World`s BEST Nana


Well My Nana has been asking me FOREVER to give her a post so here it goes the things we LOVE about Nana............

  • She lets us eat what ever we want! (that over joys Adam and Hayne)
  • Lets us use her camera and take pix
  • Lets Adam and Hayne take samples home from her work
  • Lets Anna Grace have chocolate ice cream
  • Lets us watch her plasma TV!
  • Takes us to blockbuster to rent any movie we want (that is not pg-13 or R)LOL
  • Is wrapped around our finger! jk
  • Loves us and shows that constantly

Music


If you would like to hear the Christmas music you can go to the bottom of the page and press play I don`t know how to get it to play automatically so if you want to hear it press play. I will post some pix of Anna Grace soon! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!I know we will! Take a look at My Uncle Johnny who is fighting in Afghanistan right now for us! He is really getting built! he has gained 32lbs in muscle!!! :0 I love you Uncle Johnny and are constantly thinking of you! I LOVE you and miss you!

Sunday, November 18, 2007

Tooth Maybe???!!??!??!???!!!!

Miss Anna Grace is starting to cut a tooth! (we think) It will be great when she can eat regular food. Sorry for a while with NO update we haven`t had internet for a few days so it is nice to have it back. More updates on Anna she has a REEEEEEAALLLLLY BAD ear infection so we hope she can get better the child just can`t seem to get better well thats all for now.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007




Miss Anna Grace has on my FAVORITE Outfit today and I LOVE it! thought i would put in a few quick pics of her tonight! Have a GREAT Week!

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