Do you make New Year's Resolutions? What's your take on "giving something up for Lent"? Personally, I don't even bother making New Year's Resolutions. As for Lent, I think I gave up Facebook a couple of times, but have been "lazy" with truly reflecting on and persevering with either. I can honestly tell you that I have never, ever said,"I will eat less chocolate". This year will be no … [Read more...] about When New Year’s Resolutions are Out of Your League . . .
Our family truly had a Blessed Christmas! As I write this, I am listening to our son play with his Hess truck - which by the way could be the loudest toy ever created . . . like ever. Seriously. Anyway, I digress . . . Having a three year old not only makes the house louder and life more busy, it intensifies the magic that is Christmas. That childlike faith that Jesus reminded his disciples … [Read more...] about Ten Simple Reminders Were the Best Gifts This Christmas
I hope you had an amazing Thanksgiving holiday and are now getting into a festive spirit! I thought I would let you know about some small businesses, so if you are looking for gift ideas and want to support a smaller company, look no further! Pour yourself a cup of coffee or hot chocolate or wine and have fun browsing and shopping! SaongJai SaongJai offers heartfelt, handcrafted, Catholic … [Read more...] about Small Business Saturday 2015
The Holiday Season is upon us! Such an exciting and busy time of year! Looking for and thinking of gifts can be challenging for some (like my mom, who hates Christmas shopping) but for me, I LOVE IT! So, a few months ago I started researching! I am so excited about this gift guide that not only keeps Christ in Christmas, but also keeps excitement about the gift giving as well. As I found some … [Read more...] about Spiritual Stocking Stuffers
This article contains affiliate links. Please see my About Me page for more details. Can you imagine being awaken by an angel, and this angel telling you to follow her because the Blessed Mother wants to speak with you? I wonder at that moment if St. Catherine Laboure, being half asleep, thought she was just dreaming. I think it's important to recall the humility of Catherine when we … [Read more...] about Five Reasons Why I Wear a Miraculous Medal – and Maybe You Should Too
Christmas cards have changed a lot in my lifetime. At some point, the traditional Christmas card became more rare than the "family photo" holiday card. For a person who spent some lonely years in her twenties, then struggled with infertility in her thirties, the family photo Christmas card was a dream for much longer than it was an option. But three years ago my dream came true. I finally … [Read more...] about The “Old School” Christmas Card Challenge