Sunday, June 15, 2008

Happy Father's Day, Walt!

We had a wonderful Father's Day at our house today. It started out with a great day in the Lord's House and was followed up by all of my kids spending the day with their dad. Here are Faith, Josh and Grace with Walt. (Getting that one in the middle to smile is like "pulling teeth"!)

Of course, anytime our family gets together, there is usually food involved and today was no exception. This is just a little sample of what we had today --- all gluten-free, of course, because my son is allergic to gluten! The ribs are one of my family's favorites and we can definitely polish off some ribs in record time! We had Baby Back ribs (and some Beef Spare ribs), corn on the cob and baked beans. We even had a gluten-free Apple Crisp with vanilla ice cream! I just can't understand why I don't lose any weight! LOL!

"E" stayed outside with Poppa and helped him with the grilling. How pretty is she in her dress that "Nana" made her!!

She also got to play with Lewis. Pretty soon she won't be able to lift him-- he'll be bigger than her!

I had a little surprise, too ---I wasn't expecting a gift on Father's Day, but Faith had me a belated Mother's Day gift! How cute is this?!?!?? The monogrammed panels are interchangeable depending on what you're wearing. I love it!

The rest of our day was spent watching "Cars" and dozing off a little. It was so nice having all of my children here to celebrate with their dad on his special day!


Faith said...

Today was so much fun!!! Thanks for having us all up and for was SO yummy!
Love y'all!

Becky said...

What a beautiful family you have. Emma is a doll, love her name, that was my grandma's name. Looks like you guys had a GREAT time together, food looks yummy and I love, love, love, your new purse!

Stephanie said...

What a gorgeous family they just need you!! I'm glad you had a wonderful Father's Day with your husband and kids. That bag Faith got for you is ADORABLE!! I LOVE it. What a talented daughter you have! Your blog is so fun, I love catching up on what's going on! That little Lewis is darn cute! Hope you have a great week!!

Robyn Beele said...

It looks like you guys had so much fun! That dress is beautiful, the food looks delicious, and that person is something else!!

Betsy said...

That sounds like a wonderful Father's Day to me!! Those ribs looked amazing!

Faith is so talented! I love that purse. How fun!! And Emma is just about the cutest thing ever.

What a sweet family!

Heather said...

What a great day! You can't beat good food and family!
and I LOVE that bag!!!!

Julie said...

Delicious!!!! You've got to share the dry rub recipe!!

Emma is so cute!! You were blessed to have her. I think it is funny she fell asleep and the adults watched cars.

Have a great week!!

Kristen said...

What a fun day, and like I wrote on Faith's post, you have quite a snazzy looking group!
That Emma is too adorable...and the dress is precious!!
You'll have to gives us some recipes for all that great food you guys had….yumm!
Glad to hear you all had such a great day with your family.

His Doorkeeper said...

Isn't it wonderful to get the family together? You are so blessed with beautiful kids and that little granddaughter is precious!!

Faith is so talented and I have never seen a purse that you could change the pocket to match a color you might be wearing! How unique!

petrii said...

It looks like you had such a lovely day. I'm so glad that all of your kids got to come over. Emma is adorable!! And that dress ~~ delightful!!

Have a blessed evening,