World AIDS Day.

Today is World AIDS day.  For many people, this day won’t mean a thing.  For many of us, our every day world is largely untouched by what this disease is capable of.  I, however, had the honor of being a pediatric HIV/AIDS Case Manager before I moved into my current position at the hospital.  I […]

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Crafty.

Bubbly is tucked away safely at her new preschool where they can’t kick her out and the children come from all walks of life, so she should be in good company.  With an episode of Max & Ruby to entertain the two that remain at home, I’m taking some time to sit down here and […]

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Keeping a Family Together.

It’s National Adoption Month (just in case you haven’t heard me say it about a billion times by now).  In case you haven’t been reading for very long, our family was formed by adoption (see post below for info).  Over the last eight years we have adopted six times/seven children.  We are so profoundly blessed. […]

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Orphan Sunday 2010

Is it appropriate to wish you a ‘Happy’ Orphan Sunday?  I actually think it is kind of a happy occasion.  While we are taking on the challenging task of bringing attention to the world’s orphan crisis, you’ll also see families at the forefront who were created through tragedy, true beauty from the ashes.  You’ll also […]

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Handmade for Halloween.

Oh my gosh, what a lag in posting!  Sorry for those of you that were nervous.  Nothing is wrong here at FullPlate Manor.  We’re just super busy prepping for Halloween.  I know some families don’t do Halloween.  We do it all out.  We use it as a time to be kids all over again and […]

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