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Halloween Recap

Whew! Another Halloween is over. We had a fun week of parties, treats, and costumes. Here’s a recap, mommy-blog style: First of all, the issue of costumes almost became a big drama when we first started Halloween planning a few … Continue reading

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Cupcake Anxiety, a Singing Nun, and a Deer Head Dance (7QT)

Doing what I usually do on Fridays: 1. I’m in charge of making the sweet treat for Miss’s Halloween party at school next week. Right now I am both loving and hating Pinterest. I think I’m using a recipe for … Continue reading

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Five Favorites – Etsy Shops for Kids

Have I ever mentioned that I love Etsy? Once or twice, yes? (just for fun, type “Etsy” into the search bar on the side of my blog and see how many posts come up. . .) Well, since Christmas is … Continue reading

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Baby Catholic Answers All the Things, Volume 7 – The Rosary

Today is the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, and October is the month dedicated to the Holy Rosary. When I was chatting with a friend of mine the other day, who is in the process of reversion to … Continue reading

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Baby Catholic Answers All the Things, Volume 6 – So, How Does One Become Catholic?

No one asked me this question. But tonight is the start of the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) at our parish, and I’m joining as a sponsor. So I’m going to answer this one just because I want to. … Continue reading

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So Big, and Yet So Small – The First Day of Kindergarten

Yesterday morning, when I went in to wake Miss up for her first full day of kindergarten away from home, I stood and gazed at her for a second before rousing her. I brushed her hair back from her sleeping face, … 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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Five Favorites – Little Moments

My five favorite little moments of this week. 1. Watching the girls play in this tall grass: I took the next picture thinking I was going to capture a total “Little House on the Prairie” moment as they were running, slightly downhill, through the … Continue reading

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Five Favorites – My Beauty Tips

This is going to be my first ever post linking up with the lovely Hallie’s Five Favorites series. I know that you have all been on pins and needles waiting to hear from me on an important topic: My Beauty Secrets (those … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Guide to Holy Week

This has been an incredible Holy Week so far. I have never in my life focused so much on the events and meaning of this week. Similar to my experience at Christmas, I have now actually learned to whole story … Continue reading

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