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Category Archives: family

just breathe

The past few years have been a bit of a blur in the newly minted House of Thornton. I’m sure all of you can imagine the chaos of adopting a non-English-speaking almost-3 year old from Ethiopia, getting engaged a week later, and married 10 weeks after that . . . AND THEN quitting one job […]

I heart my brother

  Mack, What you are doing is incredible. I love you. Sincerely, Your amazingly proud big sister

i like adoption

if this doesn’t inspire you, then you deserve coal in your stocking. New Film Premiere – I Like Adoption. from on Vimeo. .

simply elegant


Words cannot express how much Zach and I love these two little boys. photos courtesy of Jean Allsopp Photography

ephraim & caleb’s adoption story

Here’s the video Here’s the prezi


 “Genius is nothing more nor less than childhood recovered at will.”                                                                                         […]

happiness & pure bliss

this day

“This day is a day where I will calmly be myself.” -Ryan Adams

we’re married!

Many thanks to all who made it down for our big day. photo via Nathan Clendenin Our invitations were designed by our lovely and talented friend Ms. Sara Allsopp