Tuesday, March 2, 2010

The Care Package

We have finally put together a little care package for Mackenzie. We aren't supposed to send much, but we wanted her to have some things!
So we got some disposable cameras, and a little picture album, with pictures of us in it. A little stuffed hello kitty, a small blanket, some bubbles, a birthday dress from my mom, and some candy for the nannies at the orphanage. We will send her a cake in a few weeks for her birthday.

I love the way the photo album turned out. We found the chinese characters online, and put them with the appropriate pictures. I am hoping that her nannies will show and read them to her.


Jen said...

Oh, sniff sniff, SOB! This truly touches my heart! When I think about Mackenzie seeing her Mommy and Daddy for the first time, I can barely stand it. May she understand quickly that she is loved and greatly anticipated!

What a beautiful care package. Katie had that same photo album and LOVED it -- that's how she learned the names of all of her many uncles. I'm sure Mackenzie will also love hers. And how thoughtful of you to send a gift for the adults. So sweet.

So excited for you guys!!!

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Susan said...


We went through a private adoption nearly 30 years ago. Our daughter is the light of our lives. And our grandson is the BEST!
I will tell the story of her adoption on April 12 in my blog, Potpourri.
Bless you both,

Beth said...

Joanna, I'm so happy for you and Josh!!!! I also love the photo album, you did great. I'm sure Mackenzie will love it...both Brady and Emily love the ones we sent to them!! I can't wait til you travel to meet her!!!

Stacey said...

You guys are going to be the best parents ever! This little care package is so cute- And the photo album is a great idea. I think it's perfect for your little girl:)