This post contains affiliate links. Please see my About Me page for more details. Whether you are the Godparent or sponsor; parent, grandparent, Aunt or Uncle . . . it's nice to get some new ideas for gifts around the Sacrament Season. This week I will be honored to stand as my niece's sponsor. Somehow she's going to high school next year! My how time flies. Being given the chance to stand as … [Read more...] about 21 Confirmation Gifts That Are Holy, Trendy and Look Great in Easter Baskets Too!
This article contains affiliate links. Our son turns five this month. He has certainly been an amazing blessing in the lives of my husband and I. We prayed to become parents for years. Then, when he was born he had a rough start, many friends and family prayed for his healing. He is one of our miracles. He is compassionate, funny and definitely one of a kind! He's not a big "toy kid". He … [Read more...] about A 5 Year Old’s Wish List
This year, I'm going to think and reflect on Advent before I rush into Christmas. Don't get me wrong, I am super excited to Christmas shop, and fully embrace the season of secular madness. I'm a big kid and I love it. But this year, I am seeing a lot of Catholic bloggers talking about Advent - and that has been a wake up call for me. I need to think about what Advent is, and why Christians … [Read more...] about Getting Ready For Advent and Christmas!
Whether you are shopping for a nephew, grandson or one of the dozen birthday parties you have on the calendar this month - I figured I would offer some insight from my vertically challenged, adorably bright, teacher I spend a lot of time with ;) Plus, Santa needs to be conservative this year. When I finally start Christmas shopping, or when someone asks, what should we get for X . . . I want to … [Read more...] about 4 Toys for 4-year-old Boys!
*Some links in this article are affiliate links. Shopping through them does not change prices for you, but allows me to earn a commission. Thank you for your support!* There's a phrase: "Go big or go home"! When it comes to Mother's Day, I think that is the perfect motto! Before I was a mom, my one friend would say, "I only care about two days - my birthday and Mother's Day." I didn't really … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day Gifts for Plant Killers
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