2.14.2011

[Tucker Says...}

HAPPY VALENTINES AND COMPLETE ADOPTION DAY!


We had a great appointment at the US embassy today - Tucker Mareto Casper is ours in both Ethiopia and America AND he's a US citizen!! (not to mention the cutest thing you ever saw in your life!)

87 comments:

alihsee said...

Oh. My. Goodness! Look at those eyes! :) He's so gorgeous - congratulations and a very special Valentines Day to you!

Jill Funkhouser said...

congrats! He is so so precious!

Jim and April said...

what a beautiful baby boy! what a treasure! so happy!

Angie said...

Oh my goodness, he is so adorable! And look at those big beautiful eyes...your heart can melt by just looking at him. Happy Valentine's Day, sweetie. I know this day will forever be more special for your whole family. Happy Valentine's Day!

Angie

Kit said...

Oh my he is one of the most precious little boys ever!

KaylaDanielle said...

Those eyes!! They're captivating :)
Congratulations x 10000000!

Matt and Sarah said...

Congratulations! He is absolutely precious!

4 Blessings said...

ADORABLE! So happy for your family!!!!
Love ya,
Amy

Jennifer @ Studio JRU said...

He is so adorable! What a precious little blessing. I am so happy for you!

Jess said...

This makes me so happy! Congratulations to you, he is absolutely beautiful.

Kristin said...

Congrats! He's beautiful!

Brantley and Richard said...

Oh my word!!!! Look at those eyes! He is absoutely beautiful! Such a sweet sweet baby boy! Congrats you two!

Jenny said...

congrats! he looks so much stronger already!

angie said...

congratulations! even though i don't know you, i have been thinking of and praying for you over the weekend!

he is just take my breath away GORGEOUS!

aPearantly sew said...

He's precious! So adorable :) Congratulations. My heart is so very happy for you!

Leigh said...

Oh Lauren he is beautiful! I love those big brown eyes! So thrilled for yall!

Lara said...

He is so sweet!! I'm thrilled for you!

Jessica @ This Blessed Life said...

oh my gosh, i just got tears in my eyes! would you look at him! what beautiful eyes! happy, happy, happy day for you all!

Melinda said...

The second Tucker's picture came up on the screen Crista sighed an audible sigh and wispered, "awwwww!"

My thoughts exactly.

:-)

Carrie said...

Oh My Goodness Gracious! He is beautiful!!!!! SOOOOOO HAPPY FOR YOU GUYS!!!!

Clay on the Potter's Wheel said...

Yay yay yay! I love this mother & son picture!!!!

Critty said...

O to the M...those eyes, those lips....He is so very adorable!!! Yay for Tucker being forever yours (of course he was always forever your in your heart...now it's just official!)

Anne said...

Congratulations! He is beautiful!

Maria @ The Trochelmans said...

Congratulations!!! He is absolutely beautiful!!!

Jessica said...

Oh my goodness, he is adorable!! Congratulations!

Monika said...

Hi Lauren - Tucker is so cute baby boy - his eyes are so beautiful!!! Congratulations and happy Valentines Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Allison said...

Those eyes just melt your heart!! Congratulations, Happy Valentines Day to you and your family :) What a great way to celebrate.

TJ said...

Haven't even met you all and this picture brings tears of joy!
Terri (& Mike)

Anna said...

awwwwww!! lauren! he is adorable. we are SO happy for you guys! <3

cob0322 said...

What a beautiful baby boy!!! I could stare at those eyes all day! We are so happy for you!

leemeandthegirls said...

Oh my word-- he is so precious! What a wonderful Valentine's Day for you!

chloƫ. said...

Oh Jesus is so good! He's brought you what may very well be the best Valentine in the history of Valentine's! What a beautiful baby boy -- those eyes are to die for! Hope to meet him sometime! :)

Joyeful said...

Oh my goodness!!! He is ADORABLE! Such big brown eyes on such a perfect little face!! What a Valentine!! What a blessing!! What a great God we serve!! I'm so happy for you all!!!

Bobbi said...

YEAH...it is so wonderful to finally see the face we've prayed for...and an amazingly cute face it is! WOW...CONGRATS!

Kim said...

What a Valentine gift!
God is good like that!
Congratulations!
He is beautiful!
Love & Blessings from Hong Kong,
Kim

Cora Anne Designs said...

Congratulations!! What a gift!

JillAileenJones said...

YEAH!!!!! You look so happy and just radiant like a new mom should. So glad that it went so well.
Congrats on being new parents.

Amy said...

Oh, you guys, this just makes me so happy for you all! God is sooo good. What a journey this has been and what a treat to have been on it with you!
Can't wait to hear more.
Love,
Amy

Lari said...

Congrats! He's beautiful. Love his big brown eyes!

Blessed Single Mom said...

Wow he is so handsome!!! What a wonderful Valentines Day! Love his eyes. They remind me of my now 9 year old baby boy. Enjoy each minute it goes so fast. Praying for a safe trip home.

Julie

Danielle said...

He is Beautiful!! What a wonderful blessing...and Valentines Day gift! So happy for you two!

Melissa said...

Praise the Lord! He is sooo handsome, and I am soo excited for you guys!!

Amy said...

He is absolutely beautiful!! I'm so incredibly excited for y'all!!

Kristi J said...

congrats..and i love Marc and Mindy in the background :) he's tooooo cute, kristi

Chris' Brooke said...

Congratulations to ALL of you! Happy Valentine's Day and, yes, he is the CUTEST little guy in the world. Where's the Valentine's bib?

Tara said...

Finally getting to see his face gives me goosebumps! YAY LAUREN AND JOHN!!!! Congratulations, and safe traveling bringing that gorgeous boy home!

Emily said...

He is absoluetly perfect! Congratulations!!

Darla said...

He is truly adorable!! Can't wait to meet him!

Sara said...

Precious. Priceless. Amazing! LOVE that there is one less in Ethiopia today and one more bed open for another sweet baby!

Rachel M. said...

He is so cute!!! Congrats and how neat on Valentine's Day!

Blessings,
Rachel

Kimberly said...

Wow - what a beautiful little boy! What a great Valentine's Day.

Katie said...

Oh my gosh! He is breathtakingly beautiful. I am sure this is the most memorable Valentine's day you will ever have.

Kate said...

Praise the Lord and congrats! He is sooooo cute!! Welcome Tucker!!

Lifes-A-Blog... said...

FINALLY!!! Omgeee, those eyes!! Gorgeous! Congrats, you'll have to fight the girls off with a stick in about 13 to 14 years! :)

monicaelaine1 said...

He is absolutely adorable! So worth the wait! Congrats and Happy Valentine's Day!

LORIENDEVON said...

Yay! Love him already! And you look beautiful as well in that shot! Safe travels home, friend:)

dominique said...

Absolutely gorgeous. Those eyes are too beautiful! Congrats!

Carrie said...

He is BEAUTIFUL! Congratulations!

Leah said...

AND THERE HE IS!!!! he definitely has those gorgeous Ethiopian eyes. I love how he's holding onto your shirt collar. happy complete adoption day, Tucker & parents! : )

Denise said...

Captivating! He is absolutely adorable. Safe travels home!

Congratulations!

Jayme said...

What a great Valentines Day gift!!!!!! Congratulations!!!

Kassie said...

Congratulations you three!!! He's so beautiful!! Look at those big eyes!

Venessa said...

What an awesome day! Happy love and adoption day!!!

liv said...

Can't get much cuter than that!! Congratulations!!

BARBIE said...

What a beautiful Valentines Day gift you've been given. He could not be any cuter. Congratulations!!

Jes said...

Now I have to say that's the cutest Valentine Present I've ever seen! He's adorable, and what a wonderful way to celebrate Valentines! Congrats!

ccuCostaRica2010 said...

I've loved following your story.. you're an inspiration!! He is precious!!! Congratulations and many blessings as you marvel at God's amazing amazing blessing on your family!!!

Emily said...

Praise God!! Tucker is so incredibly adorable...such eyes! Blessings to your new family of 3. :)

Summerbaby7992 said...

Aw Tucker!!!! I love you so much! oh yeah, and your parents :)

Crown'd Vic said...

Oh a million congrats! So beautiful!!

Faith Imagined said...

He is a total doll face!!! Congratulations!!!

Tara said...

Oh my gosh! I can't believe he's finally here! Lauren! I'm SOOOOOO unbelievably happy for you! I'd be more than happy to drive up to VA one weekend for a family photoshoot! (inbetweentheblinks.com). It would be my honor!

Courtney Elizabeth said...

He's so cute! What a precious Valentine's Day blessing!

Alison said...

YAY!!! So excited for ya'll! He is beautiful!!! Praise God, he is coming home! So HAPPY!! :)

Kara @ Mine for the Making said...

What a wonderful day!! Probably the very best way for you to spend your Valentine's Day :) He is just too cute!!!

Kristin said...

He has got to have the sweetest and most precious face in the whole world! I'm so happy for you!

Georgia Roppolo said...

Look at those big brown eyes. He is so beautiful! Congratulations, dear!

Emily said...

hey is SO cute! I've never seen a baby with such big eyes! I love them!! :)

Desiree said...

Congratulations!!!! He is adorable. :) -desiree

cait said...

congrats!! couldn't wait to see this post!! Happy Valentine's Day to your precious (now) family of 3!!

Emy said...

He is SO PRECIOUS! I was just reading the comments from our REFERRAL post from last year, and you left the sweetest comment and said you were just put on the waitlist. I was hoping when I hopped over to your blog you would have YOUR BABY! CONGRATULATIONS!

Shannon said...

He is so precious! Congratulations!!

mama faith said...

That is so wonderful!!! He is one of the most beautiful baby boys I have ever seen!!! Looking forward to reading more about your trip. I am going to Ethiopia in July with my husband on a mission trip and praying for God to open our eyes and hearts to officially saying yes to adoption.

Cherry Tree Lane said...

PRAISE THE LORD!

dada said...

congrat!!! look at his eyes!!! so cute!! (twice as big as mine~)

Praise the Lord!!

Jennifer said...

HE IS BEAUTIFUL!! Congratulations, Mom and Dad!

Theresa Miller said...

If he isn't the cutest thing I ever saw in my life...my thought exactly! Congratulations!!