EASY Home Library System (Using Stickers!)

I love keeping a large collection of  picture books at home for my kids, especially religious and seasonal picture books! At some point in my homeschooling journey, I realized that my home library wasn't getting utilized to its full potential because if the books aren't organized, they're impossible to find at the right times. So I set out to put a new system in place for our children's books- a … [Read more...]

All Saints Day Party Games (Fun DIY Ideas For Your Kids!)

I have a lot of resources for planning All Saints Day Parties for Catholic kids, but today I want to specifically share some Saint game ideas with you! If you're having a party this year, here are some DIY Saint themed game ideas to make your party extra fun and also help kids learn a thing or 2 about the Saints! The basic idea behind designing games for an All Saints' Day party is to think … [Read more...]

Teaching Liturgical Colors To Kids- Catholic Craft

When you are living the liturgical year at home with your Catholic kids, it is only natural to want to teach kids about the liturgical colors that go with the Catholic liturgical seasons. This easy and affordable craft can help teach your children about the Catholic liturgical calendar colors, does NOT involve sewing, and can last your family for years to come! First of all, if you have a … [Read more...]

All Saints’ Day Costumes For Sale

Celebrating All Saints' Day with Catholic kids is an excellent way to live the liturgical year at home, and you can't celebrate All Saints' Day without some Saint costumes! While dressing up at Saints is a really fun way to learn about the Saints and celebrate being Catholic, sometimes that can be a stresser for mom. Depending on the year, sometimes I made elaborate diy Saint costumes for my … [Read more...]

Saint-O-Lantern Idea: St. Francis’ Friends

I wanted to come up with a fresh idea for Catholic pumpkin carving, but I really didn't feel like scooping seeds and pumpkin guts. I've always been more of a fan of painting pumpkins myself. Anywho, I came up with this idea to decorate pumpkins with Catholic kids for All Saints' day, and I wanted to share it with all of you. I decided it would be really fun to make a bunch of animal … [Read more...]

Michaelmas Recipe- St. Michael’s Blackberry Pie

The feast day of St. Michael and the Archangels is just around the corner on September 29, and there are a lot of traditional recipes to celebrate this day! Some traditional recipes for Michaelmas include goose, carrots, bannock, and also... pretty much anything with blackberries! If you want to learn more about Michaelmas traditions, read this article.   The legend of St. Michael and … [Read more...]

How To Celebrate Michaelmas – The Feast Day Of St. Michael

Catholic families that live the liturgical year at home look forward to celebrating the feast of St. Michael and the Archangels on September 29! Much like the feast days "Christmas" or "Candlemas", the name comes from pushing the main word... Michael... into the word "mass". Henceforth, Michaelmas (pronounced "mick-el-miss", like nickels, but with an "M"). Today, I would like to share with you … [Read more...]

Living The Liturgical Year At Home- How To Get Started

Do you want to celebrate the liturgical year at home, but you don't know where to start? Or maybe you don't even know what living liturgically means. Either way, you have come to the right place. So, what is the liturgical year? There's no reason to be confused or intimidated by this terminology. The liturgical year is just another way of saying church year or christian calendar. The term … [Read more...]

Catholic Religious Ed… Whose Job Is It? A Shocking Catechism Reveal

Making sure that our kids get a good Catholic religious education is important. You may decide to accomplish this by taking your kids to CCD each Wednesday night, or by dropping them at Catholic school each morning. Whatever your system is, today I want to share with you just what the Catechism says about educating our children, because I consider it actually shocking. But first, a question. … [Read more...]

Sacred And Immaculate Heart Crafts For Catholic Kids

The Sacred heart of Jesus and the Immaculate heart of Mary are beautiful and traditional devotions in the Catholic faith. I always have a special place in my heart for these devotions, and I want to share that love with my children. When we celebrate the Sacred and Immaculate heart feast days with our Catholic kids, they can learn about how perfectly Jesus and Mary love them! I always think … [Read more...]