The older our kids get, the bigger the pile of graduation announcements that fill our mailbox. It’s just as much fun as receiving Christmas cards! For many of these kids, we’ve known them since birth or the early years, while some are new friends to the family. Either way, I love celebrating college and high…

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I’m one of those “shop all year for gifts” kind of person. There have been too many Christmas seasons (more than I’d like to admit) where I bought a this will do kind of gift rather than a this they will love gift! But, more than that, I like to give gifts with meaning and…

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Welcome to Baptism Week at Team Whitaker! This is the fifth post of a five-part series: Preparing for the Sacrament (What the Sacrament Means) Choosing Godparents (Finding People to Support Your Child) + BOWL SET Giveaway from Clarey Clayworks Looking Your Best (Dressing the Part for Your Child’s Big Day) + $100 PHOTO CREDIT from Renee Blood Photography,…

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I must freely admit something. When the Dominican Sister’s Advent retreat was cancelled this weekend, I was in a funk. Big time. Just ask the Mister. As many of us women gathered on Friday evening to drown our sorrows in Creamy Jalapeno Dip at Chuy’s, we all said the same thing: we put all our…

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