Catholic Gift Idea For Kids- Prayer Pillowcases (with a coupon code!)

Are you ever looking for a Catholic gift idea for kids and you're looking for something more original than a rosary? Well I have a great option for you today- Prayer Pillowcases! I love these because kids can use them and snuggle with them just like their favorite teddy bears! Also their Catholic prayers can come everywhere with them. The best part is that they come in a variety of prayers and … [Read more...]

Candy Cane Cookie Recipe With Actual Mint Flavor!

Christmas is the best time of year to bake, and I especially love making a large variety of Christmas cookies! I have several favorite Christmas cookie recipes, and this one is definitely earning a spot on the list this year! These have the delicious peppermint flavor of an actual candy cane, and they are a fun option of cookie to bake with kids because shaping them into the candy canes is so much … [Read more...]

Printable Our Lady Of Kibeho Coloring Page And Craft

Every year on November 28 is the feast of Our Lady of Kibeho. This is the very first (and currently only) Vatican-approved Marian apparition from the entire continent of Africa! November is also black Catholic History awareness month, so it's perfect timing that this feast day falls during November. Today I'm going to share with you a brand new printable Our Lady of Kibeho coloring page and craft … [Read more...]

Printable Advent Saint Peg Doll Wraps

I get constant requests for more sets of peg doll printables, so here you go. Today, I bring you printable Advent Saint peg doll wraps! All you have to do is paint the heads, then you Modge Podge the rest. And btw, Mod Podging isn't even an extra step, you have to do it to seal the peg dolls somehow anyway. I just love this new Saint peg doll set. They are my favorite set so far!  I … [Read more...]

Best Peg Doll Supplies For Beginner Painters

I have been painting peg dolls for a decade now, (my kids LOVE them!) and I would love to share my favorite materials for making them with you! Between the fact that I was an art major in college but I'm also a thrifty mom, I can tell you exactly where you need to splurge, where you can save, and what works best for peg dolls that hold up over the years. So let's take a look a the best peg doll … [Read more...]

Saints Perpetua And Felicity Resources For Kids

Saints Perpetua and Felicity were brave and wonderful Saints with an inspiring story! Their feast day falls each year on March 7. Also, the month of November is Black Catholic History Awareness Month, so that's a great time to celebrate their lives as well. Saint Felicity is also known as "Saint Felicitas". Today, let's look at some ideas for celebrating the lives of Saints Perpetua and Felicity … [Read more...]

10 Meaningful Advent Traditions for Catholic Families

The holiday season can be overwhelming, but there are so many wonderful Catholic Advent traditions from all over the world that can be easily implemented into your celebrations! Many of these are even easier to incorporate after you have initially started it, so add a few traditions here and there and watch your meaningful family traditions grow.  I would like to start off by saying … [Read more...]

Advent Wreaths 101 (Everything You Need To Know)

The Catholic tradition of the Advent wreath is a tradition that is near and dear to my heart. You can find all of my Advent resources for families here. When I was growing up, it was one of the only ways we celebrated the liturgical year at home. My mom always used it as a way to keep Christmas focused on Christ, and she always said extra prayers for the season while lighting it. It's not a … [Read more...]

St. Josephine Bakhita Resources For Kids (Crafts, Printables, More!)

Saint Josephine Bakhita is an inspiring Saint with a tragic story. Her feast day falls each year on February 8. Also, the month of November is Black Catholic History Awareness Month, so that's a great time to celebrate her life as well. Today, let's look at some celebrating the life of St. Bakhita for kids with crafts, printables, and even more resources.    "O Lord, if I could … [Read more...]

Celebrating Martinmas- The Feast Day Of St. Martin

The Feast day of St. Martin of Tours happens each year on November 11, and if often referred to as "Martinmas". I don't know about you, but I just love when these feast days have their own name!  This is a really big celebration in many areas of the world, especially Germany! Horseshoe shaped cakes are not the only tradition to celebrate this beautiful feast day, so let's take a look today at … [Read more...]