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Summer 2019

by RobertoAndMichele on Friday, September 6, 2019 9:14 AM

Wow the summer flew!  I was a great summer.  Nate loved camp, we spent time with family and friends and we ended the summer with our first trip to Portugal!  We are trying to upload pictures of the trip but having some technical difficulties.  But we will as soon as we can. 

School started this week. So far so good.  Homework starts on Monday which will change things I'm sure. LOL

Things have been quiet regarding the adoption process.  We are still hopeful that we will complete this journey with a new little one to love. 

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Game of Thrones last episode and moving onto...Stranger things

by RobertoAndMichele on Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:00 PM

Well it's over.  We loved watching the show. And now its over.  I have to say that we were both kind of disappointed by the last episode. Not sure what we expected exactly, just more.  It felt rushed. I still haven't found the words to describe the episode.

Now we are looking forward to another show we like, Stranger things.  I'm not going to lie the first season was nerve wrecking. But they got me hooked. So were looking forward to it.

Roberto and I are not couch potatoes, but we do enjoy the time spent together watching great shows and then talking about them.

Until next time!


Mother's Day & Game of Thrones

by RobertoAndMichele on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 10:06 AM
Hi readers!

I'm trying to get better at blogging. 

Mother's Day was great! Nate made me a beautiful poster in school and wrote a beautiful letter to me as well.  Roberto got me a Willow Tree figurine to add to my collection and I love it!  I'm going to post pictures of them on our Facebook page. We had a delicious brunch (my favorite) at Roberto's Grandma's in Queens. You name it she had it. She's amazing. We call her Mama and she loves cooking for the family. We will be together again for Fathers Day.  Later in the evening we went out for Dinner with my parents, my sister and nephews. We went to a Portuguese restaurant and everything was delicious.  The wait was long, very long.  But it was worth it.

Roberto has been so eager to blog about Game of Thrones. This Sunday is the last episode of the show.  I have mixed feelings.  I'm excited to see how they end the story, but the show has been a part of our TV lives for so long that I know I'm going to miss it. Also, I'm a romantic and always...

Easter Weekend!

by RobertoAndMichele on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:40 AM
Easter is such a great time to celebrate with family. It was a weekend filled with tradition, food and fun.  We painted eggs on Saturday. Easter Sunday morning we went to mass my and Roberto's parents and Roberto's sister. Going to mass with family is so special. Attending the mass were many of our friends new and old. It was a really beautiful morning. 

After mass Roberto's parents came over for morning snacks (my crepes!).  Later we went to my parents house and had a traditional Portuguese Easter dinner.  That means lots of cousins, Aunts and Uncles.  And more food than anyone could imagine.  Mariscada (it's like a seafood stew served with rice), lamb, lasagna, potatoes, Portuguese Easter bread (Folar) and more.  And then came the deserts. 

We did an Easter egg hunt and we painted eggs again.  But this time we painted them with shaving cream and food coloring.  They came out pretty cool. 

Roberto and I ended the night with the second episode to Game of Thrones last season.

I hope...

April madness

by RobertoAndMichele on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:44 AM

Hi everyone!

So much has been going on that we haven't had a chance to post here.  I realized that I have to update our website too. Spring time is a beautiful busy time of year.  First we have to clean up the yard from the winter.  Last fall we seeded the yard and now we are hoping that new grass sprouts or we can just reseed again.  Hoping to buy another shed this Spring too. We are making more room for all the good things to come!


Great day with the boys!

by RobertoAndMichele on Sunday, March 24, 2019 10:32 PM

Today was such a fun day.  Today we went to Medieval Times with the Scouts!  We LOVE Medieval times.  This was our first time going to the one in NJ.  We have only been to the one in Orlando.  The first time we went was 10 years ago on our honeymoon.  We were hooked after that.  Since then we have gone three more times in Orlando one of those three times was just last month and now Jersey.  Its just fun and the food is good.  It was just a wonderful day. 



by RobertoAndMichele on Friday, March 15, 2019 11:51 AM

Yesterday and today I've been feeling a little hopeless.  I know that's just me being impatient.  I know this will take time.  I know we just started this journey.  But at night when I lay down to sleep, I think of a baby I don't know yet.  I love a baby I don't know yet.  Nate asks us all the time when he will get to meet his little brother or sister.  He's nesting already and wants to go shopping for the baby.  At night we pray for the baby.  We ask God to tell the baby we are working hard to find you.  I'm trying everything I can think of and taking all the advice that's being given to me.  Roberto is so supportive and hopeful.  The other night when we were mailing letters with drop cards out I saw him kiss he envelopes before dropping them in the mailbox.  He's amazing. 

This will happen.  We will find you. 


Our 10th wedding anniversary!

by RobertoAndMichele on Thursday, March 7, 2019 2:15 PM

Yesterday was our anniversary!  It was a great day!  After Nate's basketball practice we went to church for our ashes.  And then Sushi!  We love sushi!  Roberto spoiled me with beautiful red roses at work! 

Love and kisses to all!


Still working on it! :-)

by RobertoAndMichele on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 10:58 PM


So we are still working on this site.  We've had to replace some pictures that just couldn't be resized to fit the space.  Roberto and I are working everyday to keep spreading the word of our wish to adopt.  Keep praying! Much love!


Disney Wedding!

by RobertoAndMichele on Sunday, February 24, 2019 11:53 AM

Just got back from Rosie and Steve's Disney wedding!  It was magical!  We all had such a great time!  Pictures will be up soon!