------ Seriously...there is a reason that I picked Martha as my confirmation name. I just tend to go overboard when planning food for parties and get togethers. And, so, with that warning, here is what we had: Baked Ham Sandwiches Deli Spiral Sandwiches (from Sam's Club) Meatballs (in the ... Read More about Our First Communion Party Menu (aka Way Too Much Food)
I'll write more about this general topic, but I am please to announce that Noah, our eldest, and the child that we worried so much about communion for, because of his Autism (Asperger's Syndrome), has officially made his First Holy Communion! I still can get teary-eyed right now as I remember ... Read More about You mean I get to take Communion EVERY week?
During one recent family visit, we got on the discussion of state capitals. One family member claimed that she knew them all, and so then everyone felt the need to start quizzing her. At the point of getting several of them wrong, she declared that she apparently didn't know any of them. I then ... Read More about Be careful what you ask for (aka "The Capital of Indiana")
Years ago, during the Christmas when Noah was 3 1/2 years old and Jack was about 17 months old, Jack received a Fisher Price Noah's Ark set. If you are a parent, you might already be seeing a point of contention for the children -- Jack received a Noah's Ark set, and Noah did not. Now, first, ... Read More about Bring back my wife!
------ We finished up Noah's First Communion banner this weekend, and then we were able to turn it in! With Noah being our oldest, we haven't had to make a First Communion banner before, so we did have to look around online for the general concept, but then went with our own design. First...I just ... Read More about Noah's First Communion Banner