Posts tagged "traditions"

Yep, I'm Thankful For That...

Atia had fun with her family at the park - it's a nice change from the monotonous trip to the park with mommy and daddy!
My Previous Blog > “Ay, Mama! We’re Famous!” I’ve decided to take a little break from my typical storyline, but I’ll get back to it next week. Here’s what’s on my mind today… As Thanksgiving approaches, I find myself counting my family’s many blessings: Atia’s improved health Asher’s growth, health and funny personality Steve’s job and... Read more »

Eggs, Ice Cream and Family Traditions

At home later that afternoon, Asher was full of energy and playing around. He had started babbling and it was the cutest thing.
My Previous Blog Entry > “March Madness” As April approached, I looked forward to the Easter tradition of coloring eggs, attending Maundy Thursday church service, traveling down to Springfield, IL to celebrate the holiday with my family and, of course, watching Jesus Christ Super Star. I’m a religious person, so for me Easter is a... Read more »

Midsummer: A Latvian Tradition

My mom and my husband, Tony, dancing
Our guest blogger this week is Anita Piwowarczyk. She lives in the ‘burbs, has two beautiful daughters, Lilija and Evija, and also happens to be Latvian. June 21st marks the official beginning of summer; in Latvia, it’s known as Midsummer and is ceremoniously celebrated (June 23rd – 24th). Enjoy this glimpse of Latvian culture and see how Anita passes down the tradition... Read more »