Search Results for: THANKSGIVING

How To Paint A Refrigerator The Easy Way

Ya’ll crack me up so much! I posted my colorful cross wall the other day, and I got more comments wanting to know how I painted my refrigerator than comments about the crosses! 😂 So... here’s how my diy painted fridge! I got this fridge for free from a friend, and it was that off-white almond color. Honestly, it doesn't look too bad in these pictures, but I hated it in real life. … [Read more...]

An Excellent Saint Juan Diego Movie (Plus a Movie Collection Giveaway and Free Shipping!)

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by CCC of America, but all opinions are my own and it's for a product that I have already told you before that I really love! A wonderful thing that you can do during Advent is to spend time celebrating the feast days of Advent Saints.  This is a great way to keep your mind focused on Advent as a time of prayerfulness and joyful anticipation.  Two of those … [Read more...]

Printable Jesse Tree Ornaments

Be sure to check out my post all about how to get started with Jesse Trees here. So... you know how every year you say you're going to have a Jesse Tree, but then you never do? I mean, maybe it's just me, but if it's also you, I have a great solution for you this year... easy printable ornaments! They are the busy mom's dream when it comes to incorporating the Jesse Tree devotion in your … [Read more...]

Psalms Notebooking Pages- Free To Print

We have been continuing on our journey of religious notebooking, and today we covered the topic of the Psalms! I have been creating these notebooking pages as a series to go along with the book Tell Me About The Catholic Faith, but you could certainly use these to teach kids about the Psalms whether or not you are reading that book. You can find the entire 130 page pack of matching notebooking … [Read more...]

Advent Is Right Around The Corner!

Advent planning never goes smoothly for me unless I start before Thanksgiving, and people, it's right around the corner! For anyone who downloaded my Advent Christmas Planner last year, it's time to pull that baby off the shelf! Just yesterday, I received such a sweet email from a reader that purchased the Advent Christmas Planner last year. I wanted to share her thoughts on the ebook with … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Liturgical Year in November- With Free Calendar Printables

It is my goal here at Catholic Icing to help you actually live your Catholic faith with your children- not to just fill your Pinterest boards with great ideas that never get utilized. I am a mother, just like you. I understand how overwhelming it can be. I know that nothing ever actually gets removed from the mother's "to-do" list. It only gets moved back to the bottom of the list to be done … [Read more...]

Printable Book Of Centuries- How To Make It, And How To Use It

A "Book Of Centuries" is the fancy Charlotte Mason way of saying "Timeline In A Book". The main idea of a book of centuries is that for each 2 page spread you open your book to, you are glancing at 1 century. You keep the book for your entire education, and add only the things that you personally learn about in History. Keeping your own personal book of centuries helps you relate things … [Read more...]

Printable Prayer Starters for Kids- Teaching Independent Prayer

It's great that we pray with our kids at Mass, at bedtime, at rosary, and before we eat. However, no matter how many times a day we manage to pray with out kids, it's still important to teach them to pray independently. After all, we're not going to be there with them in the dorm room reminding them to say their bedtime prayers, are we? So I developed these prayer starters to help Lydia get … [Read more...]

Surviving the Holidays- Celebrating Without Stress

We all have a lot going on, and the pressure to make the holidays merry and bright for everyone can become overwhelming to mothers very quickly. In 8 years of marriage, I have had 4 children, and lived in 10 different houses. Yes, that said 10. In fact, we just moved again 2 weeks ago. I have learned first hand how to pull off the holidays without melting down, even during transitional times. … [Read more...]

Nativity Set Crafts And Activities For Kids (The Ultimate List!)

Jesus is the reason for the season! And one of the easiest and best ways to convey this message to children is to include nativity sets in your holiday decorations and celebrations. But if you only have a fancy breakable nativity set that they can't touch, you're not reaching them on their own level as much as you could. Today, I want to bring you a ton of ideas to bring the nativity set to your … [Read more...]