Epiphany House Blessing and a Linky

Today is the First Friday of the month, which means I'm hosting a Catholic linky- it's your turn to share! What have you been up to? Add your links at the end of this post. :-) As these 12 days of Christmas come to a close, I wanted to share some pictures of our Epiphany door blessing from last year. It's very easy to bless your house for the Epiphany, and you don't need a priest- you … [Read more...]

Star of Wonder, Star of Night

This year (2011) the epiphany is being officially celebrated on January 2, but the traditional day for the epiphany (and the end of the 12 days of Christmas) happens on January 6, so you still have some time to celebrate the epiphany with your kids. Try celebrating with stars! Make these Crispy Cheese Stars with Family Fun as a fun epiphany snack! (Here is another cheese star … [Read more...]

DIY Crowns

Here are some ideas for you to make a crown with or for your kids. There are many reasons you might make crowns throughout the liturgical year, one of them being for the epiphany, which just happens to be coming up very soon :-) I loved this crown! Click here for directions. This Crown is made from a Coffee Sleeve. This Lace Crown is a little more involved than most of these, … [Read more...]

12 Days of Christmas Food Ideas

I found an idea over at Waltzing Matilda to serve a different food for each of the 12 days of Christmas. From Poached Orange Pears (Partridge in a Pear Tree) to Fried Chicken Drumsticks (12 Drummers Drumming) you won't find her lacking in ideas! Click here to see her entire list of ideas, including these 7 swans a swimming :-) Cottage Blessings put together a 12 Days of Christmas and … [Read more...]

12 Days of Christmas/ 12 Days of Light

Here are some ideas for lighting up your 12 days of light! :-) Eileen on Him made these milk jug lanterns to light each day. The Flat on Cabaniss Crescent had the idea to make her lanterns from glass jars. … [Read more...]