Day Of The Dead Costume For All Saints’ Day – DIY Sugar Skull Makeup

Find my All Saints' Day costume ideas for girls here, and my All Saints' Day costume ideas for boys here. In Mexico, the Catholic Hallowtide (All Hallow’s Eve, All Saints' Day, and All Soul's Day) is celebrated as The Day of the Dead, or Día de Muertos. At our house, we love to celebrate Catholic traditions from around the world, and so in the interest of keeping the All Saints' Day costumes … [Read more...]

Easy and Fun All Saints’ Day Costumes: “I Have A Patron” (Free Printable!)

Find my All Saints' Day costume ideas for girls here, and my All Saints' Day costume ideas for boys here. For me, it's always important that being Catholic and celebrating the feasts and so on with my kids is something that we GET to do. Not something we HAVE to do. And we've all been there- we try to talk our kids into being St. this or St. that.. and they just really really really want to be … [Read more...]

How To Make An EASY Rosary Pumpkin

How To Make An EASY Rosary Pumpkin is a post by contributing writer Kristen at Drawn2BCreative and the adorable children in the pictures are my amazing nieces and nephew. Enjoy the post! :-) October is one of my favorite months! It's full of beautiful fall weather, apple cider, pumpkin spice (yea I'm on that band wagon, don't judge), pumpkin carving and if you're Catholic, a whole month devoted … [Read more...]

All Saints’ Day Party Ideas for Kids

It's that time of year again, time to plan your All Saints' Day party! I rounded up all of my Saint crafts, food ideas, costume tutorials, printables, and more in one place- this page! Be sure to save this link! ;-)   Saint Costumes for Kids Are you into making your own Saint costumes? I have lots of ideas for easy, no sew Saint costumes. Here are the 3 ultimate guides to making All Saints' … [Read more...]

Easy To Make Saint-O-Lantern (With Crayon Melting!)

If you're looking for a fun way to celebrate All Saint's Day with your Catholic kids, you have come to the right place! Check out all of my All Saints' Day resources for families here. To make this adorable All Saint's Day pumpkin (that requires no, I repeat NO artistic skill) read on, my friend. :-) Here's a video explaining how to make the Saint-O-Lantern. It's the same info that's in … [Read more...]

Praying For The Dead With Kids

Did you know that praying for the dead is a Spiritual Work of Mercy? I love that the Catholic church has so much beauty built into her Liturgical calendar that there is a season for everything. This way, we remember to do things we would otherwise forget. If you think you've "missed" praying for the dead this year if you've been busy with All Saints' Day parties up until now, think again. … [Read more...]

All Saints’ Day Costumes From Catholic Icing- And Share Yours!

I started my annual All Saints' Day costume share over on facebook- you can share your pictures in the comments to enter, and "like" all of your favorites. The photo with the most likes will receive some children's Saint books for a fun prize. :-) We've got some really cute costumes over there- check them out and vote! (PS. There are no rules so you can "like" as many as you want) I thought … [Read more...]

Simple All Saints’ Day Tea Party

So I've lived in places with excellent Catholic communities (such as Steubenville Ohio, and Northern Virginia) and I've lived in places with a far lesser Catholic presence (like South Carolina, where we currently live.) Although I still have an amazing virtual Catholic community, I don't really have Catholic friends that live here in town, but I decided not to let that stop me from celebrating All … [Read more...]

Easy Game For All Saints’ Day- Saint Themed Guessing Jars

I just wanted to share a fun All Saints' Day game that's great for the last minute- Saint themed guessing jars! These are great because all you need are free printable labels, candy, and old spaghetti sauce or jelly jars. ;-) This idea came from Catholic Inspired, and she's got tons of great printables for the jars, and for people to guess on. I actually ended up using the same labels that … [Read more...]

All Saints Day Trunk or Treating Ideas

Find all of my All Saints' Day resources here Last year our church decided to do an "All Saints Day Trunk or Treating" and it was so much fun! I wanted to share some ideas with you. Most of these ideas would also work for any All Saints Day party. For anyone who doesn't know what "trunk-or-treating" is, it's basically like trick-or-treating, but it happens in a parking lot. Each car sets … [Read more...]