If you’re just joining the vacation party, click on these links to read more about how we celebrate our faith on vacation, as well as the first two legs of our trip to Louisiana, parts one and two. We arrived in Florida late Wednesday and kept cousin Ava up way too late. My brother, Daniel,…

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Our morning didn’t begin quite as early as I thought it might.  We heard some “whispers” around 6:45am from the girls.  They had discovered their Santa stash.  The boys arrived shortly after, around 7am.  There was lots of excitement, lots of smiles and lots of happy Whitaker children.  My parents, brother, sister-in-law and niece came…

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A couple of weeks ago, my grandparents came to visit.  Or, as the kids call them, “Great Papa” and “Great Betty.”  It is always wonderful to have them here and it’s a beautiful reminder to be thankful.  My grandfather is famous for replying, when asked how he is, “I’m alive to celebrate another day.”  It…

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[Editor’s Note:  This weekend, the blog author, her husband and cute Luke enjoyed an overnight trip to College Station.  While they were living it up, eating bon-bons, rubbing shoulders with other extroverted former yell leaders and humping it (not what you think if you’re a non-Aggie), they left the “bigs” in the care of relatives. …

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