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Episode 1

Holtz Family travels to Costa Rica to Adopt 5 Siblings

Episode 2

Holtz Family meet their children!

Episode 3

The Holtz Family bonds, leading up to Gotcha Day!

Episode 4

The Holtz Family explores the start of family life.

Episode 5

The Holtz kids choose new names!

Episode 6

The Adoption is official!

Episode 7

Waiting for Papers to Process

Episode 8

The Holtz Family Comes Home (Final Episode)

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REFOCUS – Thoughts of A Visionary

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Black Friday is just around the corner, and it’s time to get your shopping plan squared away.  Holtz Leather Co. Retail Store will be providing a day filled with BIG discounts, GIVEAWAYS & Free food and coffee!!!  The fun starts at 7...

We Are Traveling!!!!

After 2.5 years of pursuing adoption, we received our call that it is finally time to go and pick up our children!! Excitement has been high around here as we prepare our entire family to travel to Costa Rica…

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Holtz Leather Guitar Straps on American Idol

A Holtz Leather Company Employee Auditioned for American Idol! We were so excited to hear about the opportunity of one of our own Holtz Leather rockstar-employees (Debosser: Luke Hill) auditioning for American Idol.Luke comes from a large musical family and has...

Costa Rica Approves our Adoption (Whoop, Whoop!!!)

For those of you who follow our social media you may know that we have decided to adopt.  We just received news that the Costa Rican government has approved our petition to adopt up to 5 more children (WHOOP WHOOP!!)  We are so humbled by this… and I mean...