On June 29, Fr. David Konderla became Bishop Konderla. I still don’t even know what to do with that. Because he’s Anna-Laura’s Godfather (and because we really love him!) we loaded up the Griswold family van and drove to Tulsa, Oklahoma, and back last week. People kept asking us about the 14-hour drive and Scott…

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I knew I was going to cry, but Y’ALL. The day was full of so much joy. So much. And because I’m chatty and like to take pictures you get to hear and see the whole thing. Grab that cup ‘o Joe and pull up a chair. I’ll chat about the events leading up to…

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We may not have gone somewhere lovely and exotic like Hawaii, Cabo or Europe, but we did have a pretty spectacular spring break last week, y’all. The best! No sports practices, no dance, no homework, no packing lunches, no schedule and no alarm clocks. Scott took off a few days toward the end of the…

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 Welcome to First Communion Week at Team Whitaker! This is the fifth post of a five-part series: Preparing Your Heart (What the Sacrament Means) Looking Your Best (Invitations and Clothes) + FREE Printable & Veil GIVEAWAY Preserving the Memory (Pictures and Gift Ideas) + Rosary GIVEAWAY Feeding the Troops (Flowers and Food) + FREE Printable Saying Thanks (Notes and Godparents) + Bowl GIVEAWAY…

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If you haven’t guessed this week’s theme, it’s First Communion.  We were blessed to have a great photographer (and friend!) from our former parish serve as the official photographer. I must say, if you are a parish, PLEASE HIRE A PHOTOGRAPHER for your parents.  They will love you 1,000 times over.  Obviously, the sanctity of…

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