Samantha & Stephen

Hoping to Adopt (Texas)

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Our Home!
Our home! We love our home!
Our home! We love our home!
We love to decorate the outside of the house for Christmas!
We love to decorate the outside of the house for Christmas!
Our kitchen is the heart of our home! We both enjoy cooking, especially together. We love that our kitchen looks onto the living room, dining room, and breakfast area so we can enjoy when we have guests!
Our kitchen is the heart of our home! We both enjoy cooking, especiall...
We screened in our back porch so we could enjoy it year round! We also are in the process of putting in a pool and outdoor kitchen and we see many memories being made in our backyard!
We screened in our back porch so we could enjoy it year round! We also...
Our living room decorated at Christmas.
Our living room decorated at Christmas.
Our breakfast area, we always sit down at the table to eat dinner. It's very important to both of us to sit down together and talk over dinner.
Our breakfast area, we always sit down at the table to eat dinner. It'...
We love all the deer in our neighborhood. Our neighbors have a big yard and the deer congregate there and nap!
We love all the deer in our neighborhood. Our neighbors have a big yar...
We LOVE traveling!
Stephen in Chicago for St. Patrick's Day.
Stephen in Chicago for St. Patrick's Day.
We traveled to Indiana to watch TCU play Purdue in football a few years ago! It was fun and TCU got the win!
We traveled to Indiana to watch TCU play Purdue in football a few year...
Samantha at a rest stop in Kansas. We love taking road trips. This particular one, we drove to Minnesota to visit Stephen's brother and family.
Samantha at a rest stop in Kansas. We love taking road trips. This par...
On the way home from Minnesota, we made a detour to see where they play the Baseball College World Series!
On the way home from Minnesota, we made a detour to see where they pla...
Stephen had a conference in San Francisco, so I took in the sights! It's the house from Full House!
Stephen had a conference in San Francisco, so I took in the sights! It...
Visiting The Pioneer Woman's lodge in Oklahoma! We love going up there for a long weekend!
Visiting The Pioneer Woman's lodge in Oklahoma! We love going up there...
On our honeymoon on a day trip to the Dead Sea in Israel. We took a cruise from Greece to Turkey, Israel, and Italy and it was amazing! We saw so many amazing things!
On our honeymoon on a day trip to the Dead Sea in Israel. We took a cr...
Samantha in Rhodes. We enjoyed exploring the island, we even toured a castle!
Samantha in Rhodes. We enjoyed exploring the island, we even toured a...
The library in Ephesus. It was amazing to walk down streets that date back to Jesus and knowing he could've walked the same paths was amazing.
The library in Ephesus. It was amazing to walk down streets that date...
This lemon with frozen lemonade in Capri, Italy was a highlight! It was much needed on a hot day!
This lemon with frozen lemonade in Capri, Italy was a highlight! It wa...
Our recent trip to Colorado brought us a new adventure we've never tried! Fly Fishing! We each caught a trout! It was very exciting!
Our recent trip to Colorado brought us a new adventure we've never tri...
Stephen and his rainbow trout!
Stephen and his rainbow trout!
Summer 2021
We started our summer off with a trip to Charleston, SC! We have both wanted to go there and it did not disappoint!
We started our summer off with a trip to Charleston, SC! We have both...
We had so much good food! This restaurant was the oldest church in Charleston that was converted into a restaurant. The food we ate was SO good!
We had so much good food! This restaurant was the oldest church in Cha...
We love visiting college campuses, The College of Charleston was nestled among the city and was beautiful!
We love visiting college campuses, The College of Charleston was nestl...
Rainbow Row in Charleston!
Rainbow Row in Charleston!
Next up on our trip was Maryland to visit Stephen's uncle! His mom came in from Arizona and joined us for the week! We had a blast!
Next up on our trip was Maryland to visit Stephen's uncle! His mom cam...
We took the short drive to Gettysburg, PA to visit and learn some history! We both love history!
We took the short drive to Gettysburg, PA to visit and learn some hist...
We also went to Lancaster, PA to visit the Amish community. We took a short train ride through the countryside and learned about the Amish.
We also went to Lancaster, PA to visit the Amish community. We took a...
While looking at antiques, I found one of my favorite books to read when I was a kid! With this book, we've started a library for our future child!
While looking at antiques, I found one of my favorite books to read wh...
Stephen celebrated his birthday while we were there, so his uncle went all out and did an old fashioned, Maryland crab boil!
Stephen celebrated his birthday while we were there, so his uncle went...
The aftermath! We learned how to properly eat/clean the crab, and it was so good!
The aftermath! We learned how to properly eat/clean the crab, and it w...
He loved his birthday cherry pie!
He loved his birthday cherry pie!
We had a great day at the Inner Harbor in Baltimore! Stephen really entertains all my silly pictures!
We had a great day at the Inner Harbor in Baltimore! Stephen really en...
The submarine tour was fun!
The submarine tour was fun!
We got a new friend at the National Aquarium to bring home and add to our stuffed animal collection for the future! Meet Ophelia the octopus!
We got a new friend at the National Aquarium to bring home and add to...
Back home, we got to go with our friend Leslie to watch a live podcast of one of our favorites! We got to meet her, and she was so sweet!
Back home, we got to go with our friend Leslie to watch a live podcast...
We like to have fun, and when Leslie is around, we usually have too much fun!
We like to have fun, and when Leslie is around, we usually have too mu...
Our pool is finally full, and we can enjoy it! Still have some stuff to finish out the backyard! We cannot wait to have family/friends over!
Our pool is finally full, and we can enjoy it! Still have some stuff t...
We got to go to an engagement party for one of Samantha's former athletes. So fun to see these guys grown up and adulting!
We got to go to an engagement party for one of Samantha's former athle...
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