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Have a Lovely Weekend!
What are you up to this weekend? Allie is in Atlanta for the
weekend with her dad for a work trip and Christmas party.We lived there for a while and we loved
it.The south, the warmth, the trees…Oh
I am ready to go back!We finished up
our Christmas decorating as it is our FAVORITE time of the year! Have you all decorated?We always put up the tree the day after Halloween.Yeah, we are those people.Hope you have a good weekend, and here are a
few fun links from around the web…
“I didn’t give you the gift of life, but in my heart I know. The
love I feel is deep and real, as if it had been so. For us to have each
other is like a dream come true. No, I didn’t give you the gift of
life; life gave me the gift of you.”
I was given a heart for children very early in life and I knew that I
never wanted my passion for children to go untouched. I wasn’t sure
exactly all the ways my life would be impacted by this passion, but I
was certain adoption was one of them.
Before I was ever in a position to become a mother, I knew that my
life would be touched by adoption. For years, it was on the forefront
of my mind to adopt a child internationally. I had researched
international orphanages in high school and some of the conditions of
orphanages would bring me to tears and ignited in me an unquenchable
desire to speak up for the children that could not speak for
themselves. So, I began praying that God would bless me with a child
through adoption and eve…
I am pleased to introduce you to our new Marketing Manager, Megan Luster. Megan is not only our Marketing Manager, she is my sister and the mother to my gorgeous niece, Emma. 💗 Megan will be managing the social media for Crossing Arrows.
A little bit about Megan...she and her husband, Matt, have one daughter, Emma, who is two-years-old. Megan received her BSN from Avila University and worked for KU Med on the mother/baby unit until she decided to be a stay-at-home mom (one of the most important jobs in the world, in my opinion). Megan has experience working with e-commerce companies and will still be staying home with our sweet Emma, but will be taking over the social media for us as well! Megan is as passionate about children as we are and has diligently learning all things marketing. We are thrilled!
Got a burning question relating to Crossing Arrows? Megan is only an email away - email@example.com
Some fun sister facts:
Megan is almost 8 years younger than me. I u…
We are so pleased to announce that Crossing Arrows has partnered with GOEX to produce our line of graphic tees...with a purpose. GOEX is a part of The Global Orphan Project, Inc. GO is a Christina, global, nonprofit organization dedicated to caring for local children and families in crising, from Kansas City to Kampala.
GOEX creates apparel pairing super soft, American-made fabric from the cotton fields of South Carolina, with fits designed for the kind of basic comfort that looks as good as it feels. But, beyond a comfortable "go-to" tee, they create living wage jobs in Haiti and the United States.
Your Crossing Arrows purchase, thanks to GOEX, employs skilled apparel makers who cut and sew premium fabric at an apparel manufacturing facility in Haiti. Your graphic tee also supports employees at their screen-printing and distribution center in the heart of Kansas City. These jobs enable employees to care for their own families through dignified work.