Author Archives: Amy

Five Things I Learned About Myself at the Edel Conference. And Then Some.

1. I am really and truly and introvert. Sometimes I have wondered about this. Before this weekend, if you had asked me whether I am an introvert or an extrovert, I would have been uncertain how to answer. I love … Continue reading

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Five Favorites – Anticipating Edel

Tomorrow morning I’m getting on a plane and heading to the Edel Gathering for the weekend. This will be the first time since having children that I’ve taken a vacation by myself. I’m excited and nervous, and I kind of … Continue reading

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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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