How To Decorate Easy Angel Cookies: Letter A Snack

Apparently, I love to have alphabet series going on this blog. First I did Catholic alphabet crafts (which turned into Catholic ABC's), then I moved onto a Bible alphabet craft series, and this year I'm doing Bible themed snacks. So here we go, A is for easy Angel cookies! I decided to do the alphabet snack thing with Violet this year because I wanted a 1 on 1 activity we could do together … [Read more...]

Pentecost Sunday Celebration With Strawberry Cake- Happy Birthday To The Church!

As Pentecost is known as the birthday of the church, it seems to be traditional to make a "birthday cake" for the church on Pentecost Sunday! Be sure to check out more Pentecost Sunday ideas here! I usually see these covered in strawberries, and my guess for this reason is twofold: Number 1, the liturgical color of Pentecost is red, and strawberries are red. Number 2, strawberries are in … [Read more...]

Story Of The Passion Lunch- Symbolic Lunch For Good Friday

I designed this Good Friday scripture lunch to tell the story of the Passion to kids. They receive one food at a time, and each is symbolic to a part of the Easter story. After receiving each item, there is scripture to read that goes with it. This is very simple to put together. The most complicated thing is making the crown of thorns, and actually boiling the eggs. Nothing too crazy for a … [Read more...]

Crown Of Thorns Bread

Baking a crown of thorns out of bread is fun and easy. It's great for serving with dinner on Ash Wednesday or Good Friday. You do not have to make homemade bread to do this! You can just get the Pillsbury breadsticks from a can and put them together the way I do the cinnamon rolls for St. Lucy bread. Ingredients Needed: Bread dough (your favorite recipe or Pillsbury breadsticks from … [Read more...]

Unleavened Bread Recipe- Great Activity For First Communion Or Holy Thursday

Find all of my First Holy Communion resources for kids here. Before I lose anyone- trust me... you can bake unleavened bread! It doesn't involve any yeast or rising or anything! Seriously, you can't mess it up. Take that from someone who is far from being a gourmet chef. ;-) Baking unleavened bread with your kids is a great activity for anytime you're learning about the Last Supper. We are … [Read more...]

Resurrection Rolls Recipe And Story

Check out all of my Christian Easter crafts and recipes here! Do you want to know how to make resurrection rolls? Resurrection rolls are fun, easy, and yummy! They resemble cinnamon rolls. We like to bake them on Holy Saturday and eat them for breakfast on Easter morning. I'm going to give you the recipe for resurrection rolls, and step by step directions on how to use them to teach your kids … [Read more...]

Celebrating The Feast Of St. Joseph At Home- March 19

Happy feast of St. Joseph! I wanted to share with you our celebration for St. Joseph's feast day last year, but our desktop computer crashed, and I haven't yet been able to retrieve some of my pictures. (gasp!). So I don't have all of my pictures to show you, and I was going to skip posting about it all together, but it turns out my mom had taken a picture of the cake I made. :-) So here you … [Read more...]

EASY King Cake For Mardi Gras

Do you want to make the easiest king's cake in the world for Fat Tuesday this year? Well, I can tell you how to do that. You know, since I'm the queen of cutting corners in the kitchen. ;-) All you need is a can of ready-to-bake cinnamon rolls. Straighten them out, and braid them together. You need 3 for one side, and 3 for the other. Pinch the 2 braids together to form a circle for … [Read more...]

Mardi Gras Pancakes- Going All Out!

We have made colored Mardi Gras pancakes before, but last year, we really went all out! Given that we don't eat many sweets and treats during Lent, we filled our pancakes with chocolate chips, and covered them with butter, syrup, whipped cream, sprinkles- you name it! We made them the same way we always do by adding food color to the batter. Then we dropped chocolate chips into the pancakes once … [Read more...]

Simple Celebration for Mary’s Birthday

The nativity of Mary is September 8 (9 months after the feast of the Immaculate Conception.) Although we've had more elaborate celebrations in the past, our family had a simple celebration this year. We made Mary a birthday cake! We made a simple angel food cake from a box mix, and drizzled it with some blue glaze (Our Lady's color.) I set out a Mary statue, and put 10 candles in the cake … [Read more...]