Welcome friend-

hi there,

We are so honored you are here on our online adoption profile to get to know us! We are hoping to adopt and grow our family soon. We can’t begin to imagine the weight of this decision you are facing. Our prayer is that you would feel a sense of peace and hope as you consider prospective adoptive families.

We have a close family friend who is adopted and several of our nieces and nephews are adopted as well. We have seen first-hand what it is like to have both biological and adopted children in the home. We have a heart for children and a deep desire to grow our family!

We pray that you have peace in making this extremely hard decision and know that your child would be endlessly loved and nurtured in our home. We prepared video message for you so take a look below. We hope to connect with you soon! 

with love,

ashley & rylee

Welcome friend-

meet ellie

sunshine + smiles

Ellie, age 12, is Rylee’s daughter from his first marriage. We have her 50% of the time. She is in 6th grade and goes to a Christian school that she loves. Ellie has a fantastic personality. She literally lights up the room with her smile and kindness.

She loves singing, volleyball, and swimming. When we told her we were adopting, her face lit up. She is so excited to be a big sister. She is naturally great with children. We are beyond blessed to have her in our lives.

our video


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our lives together-

beachside yoga in Maldives

swimming at seaworld

chasing waterfalls in Costa Rica

cruising the Caribbean

whitewater rafting

hiking and exploring

In our family, we value integrity, honesty, generosity, effort, and above all, our faith.

our family values...


We strive to do the right thing and do what we say we are going to do, even when no one is watching.


Our family has a heart for generosity. We have been blessed and consider it an honor and a joy to give to others.


Our faith is the most important aspect of our lives. Our children will know God loves them & has a plan for their life.

we promise

Our home

& community

We live in a beautiful brick home on the lake in MN. We have a large tree and a flat grassy area where we spend almost all summer days. We have a large beach area as well as a dock with a slide. We love our home because when you walk in, it just feels like home. We have lived there for four years now and have made so many wonderful memories. We also have a place in Florida where we go multiple times in the winter. Ellie loves to be able to swim outside year-round.

Our families

and adoption


before you go-

Our ultimate dream for the future is that we raise our children in a way that makes them feel safe, loved and secure. We hope they look back on their time in our home with happy memories.

Thank you for taking the time to read our profile. We hope that this glimpse into our lives shows how much your child would be loved and cherished. We cannot begin to imagine how you are feeling, but want you to know we believe you are extremely brave and selfless in this decision.

thank you-

Thank you for taking the time to get to know us!

We promise you that if chosen, we would love this child with everything we have and give them every opportunity to help them reach their dreams. We promise to always speak of you and your family with respect, love, and joy. They will know they came from a strong and loving mother. We are already praying for you, and wish you peace and hope as you are making the best decision for you and your child.

with hugs,

ashley & rylee

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So, Now It’s Your Turn. Say Hello!

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