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Day of the Dead Arts and Crafts

The Day of the Dead, or in Spanish, Dia de los Muertos, is a very important celebrations for Mexicans and also Catholics all over the world! These festivities start as early as October 31, and are celebrated on November 1 and 2. Catholics would also know these as the feast days of All Saints' and All Souls. You can read more about celebrating the Day of the Dead as a Catholic here. Today, we are … [Read more...]

St. Kateri Tekakwitha Feast Day Celebration- Lily Of The Mohawks

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha is an amazing Saint and is the first Native American Saint ever to be canonized by the Catholic Church. There are really very few Saints from the Americas at all. Her feast day in the United States comes around each year on July 14. When celebrating the liturgical year at home, you do not want to miss teaching your kids about St. Kateri! You can read here about how to … [Read more...]

Bacon Pecan Turtle Recipe; These Are Shaped Like Turtles!

We love celebrating the feast of St. Kateri which happens each year on July 14. Fun recipes is one of our favorite ways to celebrate any feast day, and St. Kateri is no exception! Since St. Kateri's father was the chief of the Turtle Clan in their Mohawk tribe, we thought it would be fun to make our own pecan turtles! These are extra fun because they're actually shaped like turtles! You can find … [Read more...]

In A Divisive World, Catholics Should Be United

I have been writing about how Catholics can build their domestic church and live out their faith day to day for 12 years now, and I love it! I usually share how to celebrate feast days at home, how to raise your own children in the Catholic faith, and I share recipes or printables to help you on your own journey of living the liturgical year. But today, I want to speak to y'all about something … [Read more...]

Free Printable Baking Conversion Charts

I am always trying new recipes from around the world, and when I do, I often need to convert them to American measurements. Likewise, I know I have many non-American readers that have to convert my recipes to match their own measurements. To help all of us with this process, I thought you would all enjoy these baking conversion charts! All of the standard ingredients are included, as well as oven … [Read more...]

Easy Easter Cookie Recipe- Bird’s Nests With Eggs!

When I am planning fun Easter treats with the kids, I always love to include things that have symbols that point back to the true meaning of Easter, which is the resurrection of Christ. These easy bird's nest treats have "eggs" inside, which are one of the oldest symbols of the Resurrection! You can find all of my Easter activities for kids here. Today I'm going to show you my easy Easter cookie … [Read more...]

St. Mary Magdalene (Resources For Kids)

Saint Mary Magdalen was an amazing woman and was very prominent figure in the Gospels! You might be surprised to find out that some of the things you think you know about Saint Mary Magdalene really aren't stories about her at all. This amazing Saint was the first to discover Jesus had risen from the dead, and her feast day is celebrated each year on  July 22 by many faiths including … [Read more...]

How To Make Easy Jelly Bean Bark (In The Microwave!)

I take any and every chance I get to focus on the true meaning of Easter during the season, which is Jesus! I was looking for a fun way to incorporate jelly beans and use them with the jelly bean prayer, and I decided to try making "jelly bean bark". Not only was this super easy and fun for kids, but it's actually a lot more delicious than I expected it to be! You can find my free legend of the … [Read more...]

Easiest Hot Cross Buns Recipe Ever

I love traditions and making meaningful recipes, especially during the Lent and Easter season.. but y'all... I'm only 1 person! Sometimes I have to cut myself some slack, and at those times, I'm happy to reach for the super easy recipes. This version of hot cross buns utilizes canned biscuits, but also includes the seasonings and meanings behind the more complicated and traditional recipe. Be sure … [Read more...]

The Story Of The Jelly Beans (Free Jelly Bean Prayer Printable!)

I love anything and everything that helps keep kids focused on the true meaning of Easter... and that's Jesus! The more things that I can use to point toward Christ during the season, the happier I am. For this reason, I love the concept of the "Jelly Bean Prayer", and I love to use this with my kids! I made a brand new free printable that I'm calling "The Story Of The Jelly Bean", which is … [Read more...]