19 August 2011


OK, so my hormones are out of control crazy, and this week has been something less than (significantly so) smooth.. Have you ever just wanted to rip someone else's hair out and scream maniacally? If so, then you can relate to how I've been feeling this week.

Lest I be accused of bridezillism, I must say that the wedding/planning isn't stressing me out. (My fiance's boss informing us a mere week in advance of our travel date that he's changed his mind about when Mark can leave for the wedding-- by a FULL WEEK? Why, yes, that is inflaming my crazy. Thank you for asking.) I really am still enjoying all the wedding preparations, and loving being engaged, too.

Sometimes you just have to vent. All done. Now, I'm going to try to sleep for a full night, then keep trying to tamp down the hormones. Wish me luck.

Much love.

02 August 2011

So Loved T-shirt Giveaway from Wild Olive Tees!

Pulled from the Wild Olive Tees blog:

We are excited to announce an extraordinary giveaway for our newest tee, So

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Loved was created to help bring Esther home from China to her forever family.
Two months before coming home, Esther passed away from a virus that was
complicated by her heart defect. We are proud to carry “So Loved” in our store
in honor of Esther, and orphans around the world, so that God’s love will be

100% of the proceeds of the sale of each So Loved tee will be
used to fund a future heart surgery for an orphan in China.

remembrance of Esther, and as a celebration of her birthday today, we are giving
away 15 So Loved tees!

Since Esther is SO LOVED by us at Wild
Olive, we wanted to make this giveaway extra special. Here is what you need to
do to enter:
■Do a spontaneous act of kindness for someone in Jesus’ name.
“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life,
by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.” James 3:13-14 Post a
comment here, telling us about it. (5 entries)
■Post about our So Loved
charity tee on your blog including our So Loved button and spread the word
about our Giveaway to Remember. (1 entry)
■Tweet about our giveaway and our
So Loved charity tee. (1 entry)
■Post about our giveaway AND our So Loved
tee on your facebook page. Please leave a comment on our fan page as well. (1
■DO ALL OF THE ABOVE ( 10 entries!!)

Don’t forget to come
back here and post comments, telling us about all of your entries(even if you
left a comment on our facebook page)! Entry deadline is August 14th. Winners
will be announced on the 15th.

We at Wild Olive look forward to seeing
what God does with our efforts, it is our prayer that Esther’s short life would
be honored, and that His love for Esther – and for orphans everywhere – would be