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I'll Take a Large Frosty and some Orphan Care....to go....

TREAT EVERYONE YOU KNOW TO A FROSTY AT WENDY'S!! * Wendy's will donate $.50 per frosty purchase over the Father's Day weekend to the Dave Thomas Foundation and Wendy's Wonderful Kids!

FYI - This is a video from years past so the dates are wrong...it's really June 16 &17, 2012, Father's Day Weekend!

WHEN YOU'RE THERE, CHECK IN @ http://treatitforward.wendys.com/ *Wendy's will donate another $.50 per check in...
TWEET LIKE CRAZY! *Follow me @lori_florida and retweet #TreatItFwd and Wendy's will donate another $.50 for each RT!
BUY A FROSTY KEY FOB! *My local Wendy's is selling these cute Frosty Key Fobs for $1.  $1 supports the Dave Thomas Foundation to help kids in Foster Care and you get a FREE JR FROSTY with every purchase you make from now till Christmas!!  It's a win/win!  Check with your Wendy's to see if they're participating....or just drive to my Wendy's!



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Right Now is What Makes Waiting So Hard.....

Scott told me today that our adoption fund has $8,000 in it waiting for the next bill.  WHAT?!  How does this keep happening??  I know I've been slow to keep posting every gift that keeps raining down on our heads.....they've just keep coming...some little and some big....but I had NO IDEA the balance had risen to $8,000!!   We MUST praise God when He brings Himself to our attention like that!  And I feel like I MUST renew my commitment to celebrate each evidence of His hand as He moves His people to gather up the ransom for our little people.  Watch the Floodgates Ledger....it will be updated soon to reflect the current graciousness of God!!  The money has stopped occupying my mind...now it's my babies that I can't stop thinking about.

Our status right now is the "dreadful wait."  I've read over and over again on adoption blogs about how the real hard work of adoption begins as the paperwork is done and you're waiting on a referral.  I'll admit,…