Mackenzie Day!

We got our girl today! This post will be mostly pictures as we are all worn out from this emotional day. There have been some tears, and a few smiles, but she is doing well overall. Enjoy the pictures of our girl!

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  1. Proud Mama and Papa on August 15, 2010 at 1:24 pm

    Absolutely gorgeous – congratulations!!I hope that you have an uneventful evening with your new daughter! 😉

  2. maria on August 15, 2010 at 1:27 pm

    aww …. I am so pleased for you both … I have been following your blog for the last few months and its so lovely to see such happy photos … Congratulations, she is beautiful!Maria x

  3. Michelle on August 15, 2010 at 1:42 pm

    Congratulations Joanna!! She is so beautiful!!

  4. Beth on August 15, 2010 at 2:17 pm

    YAY!!! I'm so happy for all of you!!! She's such a doll!! I hope the rest of your trip goes smoothly!

  5. Cosmic on August 15, 2010 at 2:42 pm


  6. w8tn4 on August 15, 2010 at 2:43 pm

    She is beautiful!!!

  7. Debberoo on August 15, 2010 at 2:50 pm

    Many, many congratulations, together at last!!!! Your daughter is soooo beautiful and she looks like she is quietly soaking it all in.So happy for you all and hope you all have a restful night ready to wake up tomorrow and get to know each other!Congratulations!!!!

  8. Michael on August 15, 2010 at 6:22 pm

    Congratulations to the three of you! She is beautiful…you must be so happy and proud! 🙂

  9. Stefanie on August 15, 2010 at 6:32 pm

    What a beautiful family of three! She is so very pretty!!! Congrats!

  10. Amy on August 15, 2010 at 7:00 pm

    Joanna,Hi it's Amy, Katie's old neighbor (Rockville). I am SO glad I randomly clicked thru to your blog this week from Katie's. I am so very happy too see this turn of events!!! M is gorgeous and you guys make a lovely family. Best wishes coming your way from Iowa!!Amy

  11. Robin on August 15, 2010 at 10:07 pm

    At last! Congratulations Joanna. She is even more beautiful in your arms. Thank you for taking the time share your special day with us. Enjoy your special day.

  12. Faith on August 15, 2010 at 10:44 pm

    congratulations. she looks perfect, just where she belongs. i've been following your blog for a while and it makes me so happy that your little girl is now at home. congrats again … cant wait to read about your journey!

  13. MellyJ on August 16, 2010 at 2:45 am

    Congratulations! She's adorable.

  14. Lisa A : Izabella on August 16, 2010 at 4:31 am

    Another Beautiful Xi'An Girl has a forever family. Every night Izabella and I pray that all her orphanage sisters and brothers meet their forever families soon, very soon. And today there is word, one more has! What a huge blessing. Sooooo incredibly happy for you all!LisaHome with Izabella from xi'an city CWI since November 2009

  15. michelle on August 16, 2010 at 8:32 am

    Mackenzie is absolutely gorgeous. What a beauty! Congratulations on becoming a family. What an exciting day for you!

  16. Me on August 19, 2010 at 2:19 am

    BEAUTIFUL! She looks comfy in your arms!

  17. Praise and Coffee on August 30, 2010 at 7:28 pm

    I could look at Gotcha Day pics all day long!!!! She's beautiful, congrats 🙂 Sue

  18. aCupOfJoy on September 8, 2010 at 5:57 pm

    Such a beautiful family picture… You are all so happy! So thrilled for all of you…

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