Author Archives: Amy

Answer Me This – Bonus Husband Edition

This week I’m doing Kendra’s Answer Me This, and as a special treat, my husband is answering the questions as well. 1. What’s something you’ve won, and how did you win it? Me: I won my school’s spelling bee when … Continue reading

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Baby Catholic Answers All the Things, Volume 4 – Confession

I think it’s a fairly common belief of people who are not Catholic (and also some who are) that the sacrament of Reconciliation, or confession, is totally unnecessary. I know that I used to think, “Why do I need to … Continue reading

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“I’m Catholic”

The other day I had to go to the hospital to have some blood drawn. I haven’t checked in to a hospital since I was in labor with Sis (almost two-and-a-half years ago!!). I was not near home, so I … Continue reading

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Dirty and Weird and We Wouldn’t Miss It

I’m not doing 7 Quick Takes today. I really can’t gather my thoughts enough to write seven different things. BUT, I can share some photos with you from our trip to the Dirty Weird Zoo yesterday. The place is still … Continue reading

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Living on a Prayer

I overheard some interesting comments from my girls today while pushing my two youngers on the swings as Miss swung  by herself on the glider. Lass (to Miss): “You’re doing that all by yourself. You can teach me how to … Continue reading

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Baby Catholic Answers All the Things, Volume 3 – The Priesthood

My friend Liz asked: Do Catholics have a “priesthood?” If so, how is it used and who is given it? The short answer is this: Yes, Catholicism has a priesthood. Catholic priests are celibate men who experience a calling to a … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes – Happy 4th of July!

1. I’ve been practicing singing my songs for the Labor Day party. All the songs are on a playlist in my phone, and I usually play them and sing along in the car. The girls really enjoy most of the … Continue reading

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Answer Me This – Guns and Daisies

I’m coming in just under the wire for Kendra’s Answer Me This link up. 1. How often do you take public transportation? Pretty much never, unless I’m visiting another town. I’ve been on the Metro in DC, and taken a cab plenty of … Continue reading

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A Memorable Weekend in Lots of Photos

We had a truly memorable weekend visiting family. Practically all the things of summer, in two days: Pool time, park time, ice cream, bubbles, a sprinkler, a sand box, squirt guns, pajama parties, movie night, a dance party, a cook … Continue reading

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7QT About Nearly Dying by Getting Run Over by a Plane and/or Taking a Bike Ride

1. I took the girls to have their photos taken on Monday. I was excited because it was the first time for us to have them done outdoors. Our photographer suggested a cool nature preserve behind our small local airport … Continue reading

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