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Holidays In Handprints- A DIY Christmas Treasury For Catholic Children

I created a printable book that is a special Christmas treasury for Catholic kids, and the pages are illustrated by your child and his or her handprints. :-) (For those of you familiar with my products, it's the Advent/Christmas counterpart to Holy Week In Handprints.) Each handprint picture is designed to be loads of fun, and easy to replicate! Even the youngest of children can … [Read more...]

Advent Guilt: Should You Hold On Or Let Go?

Whoever puts up their Christmas tree last wins the "Best Catholic" award! Wait, was it a competition? No one told me! Before I stared Catholic Icing, I had no idea there were people that waited until Christmas Eve to put up their tree. The more I run in Catholic circles, I find that a lot of families take waiting during the entire Advent season very seriously. This is not something I grew … [Read more...]

DIY Grace Before Meals Table Runner- the easy version!

Last year I made a bunch of table runners with the Catholic dinner prayer on them and I gave them out as Christmas presents. I used a faux batik technique, and they were beautiful, and I love them, but they were a lot of work. I got a lot of suggestions from my readers to try doing the same thing with a bleach pen, and I wanted to make a harvest colored one for Thanksgiving, so I gave it a whirl. … [Read more...]

Heirloom Draw-On Tablecloth: A Holiday Tradition Idea For Your Family

This tablecloth that we draw on is a family tradition my mom started last year, and it's been a huge hit! At holidays, my mom brings out her white tablecloth, along with a baggie of sharpie markers, and everyone adds a little bit to the tablecloth, along with their name and the year. It's really fun to add to, and also fun to see the pictures from holidays past! Updated To Answer … [Read more...]

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. These calendar stick ons are going to help you easily incorporte the liturgical year in November into your normal daily calendar. You can find all my resources on November feast days here. I am a mother, just … [Read more...]