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Celebrating St. Lucy’s Feast Day With Kids- The Ultimate Resource List!

There are many traditional ways to celebrate St. Lucy's (Santa Lucia's) feast day, many of them originating from Scandinavia, especially Sweden. I love how much culture it opens us up to when we celebrate these awesome Catholic feast days! You'll find everything you need to celebrate St. Lucy's feast day right here from this one post. :-) I have a Swedish friend and when I saw him over … [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...]

Celebrating Santa Lucia Day- Printable St. Lucy and Star Boy Craft

It's almost St. Lucy day! This is a day that is traditionally celebrated in Sweden. Little girls dress up as St. Lucy in white dresses with red ribbons (that symbolize her purity and her martyrdom) and wreaths with candles in their hair. They serve Santa Lucia saffron buns, a sweet bread, also known "Lussekatter". Also in Sweden, there was a tradition there where boys dressed up as "star boys" in … [Read more...]

Catholic Saint Valentine Craft (St. Valentine Puppet!)

There's not much that we're certain of about Saint Valentine, but he might have been a bishop and he is often depicted that way. Since making the nun craft from yesterday, I've been obsessed with paper bag puppets! They are so much fun and my kids love them! So... we made St. Valentine! I now have an ebook available with templates for making virtually any Saint- Saint Puppet ebook … [Read more...]

Printable Saint Blocks

Y'all... these little printable Saint blocks are one of my favorite Saint resources for kids EVER! These things are so adorable, super easy to put together, ridiculously affordable, and did I mention adorable?! Every month, we come out with 2 new Saint bloks, so let's take a look at all of the printable Saint blocks that we have so far. Here is what some of them look like from the … [Read more...]

December Liturgical Pack

Each month there is a new liturgical printable pack that is released through the Catholic Icing Monthly Membership. You can see what has been in all the past Monthly Membership packs here. For now we are going to take a look at what's inside the December 2021 membership pack!   If you'd like to watch a video featuring the items in the December home altar, check it out here! … [Read more...]

Printable Catholic Advent Calendar 2021

Kids absolutely love using countdown calendars! This is a great way for them to joyfully anticipate Christmas day, and also a way to visualize how much time is left so they don't drive mom crazy asking over and over again. This Advent calendar was especially designed for kids, and is in the shape of their very own Advent wreath!  Hey- If you're in the Catholic Icing Monthly Membership, … [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...]

Delicious Chocolate Cookie Recipe (With Cherries!)

This is one of my favorite cookie recipes- chocolate cherry cookies! Not only are they delicious, but I love the pop of red the cherry provides, making these cookies beautiful and festive as well as tasty. This cookie recipe is easy enough to have help from the kids, and fancy enough to serve at a party. You can also find 15 perfect chocolate cookie recipes for chocoholics here. Today let's take a … [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...]