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The Official 2017 Catholic Christmas Gift Guide & Giveaway!

It is with deepest pride and greatest pleasure that we welcome you to our FIFTH annual Catholic Christmas Gift Guide & Giveaway! LocalRead more »

The Official 2016 Catholic Christmas Gift Guide & Giveaway!

It’s here! Our annual Catholic Christmas Gift Guide & Giveaway! This year we wanted to feature more local artisans and smallRead more »

Your 2016 Handy-Dandy List of Lenten Resources

Lent comes early this year–February 10th is Ash Wednesday! That’s just three weeks away, folks. So instead ofRead more »

New Year’s Resolutions: Top Tips and Suggestions

It’s that time of year!  At the end of the year, once the Christmas presents have been unwrapped, visitors are saying theirRead more »

The Official 2015 Catholic Christmas Gift Guide and Giveaway!

It’s heeeeere once again – Catholic Sistas annual Christmas gift guide and giant giveaway! This year we’ve addedRead more »

Halloween and Catholic Evangelization

Let’s face it. Catholics around the world fall into one of two camps: those who celebrate Halloween – sometimesRead more »

15 Ways to Cope When Someone Suddenly Dies

The souls of the righteous are in the hand of God, and no torment shall touch them. They seemed, in the view of the foolish, to be dead;Read more »

Your {Second} Handy-Dandy List to Lenten Sacrifices

In February of 2013 I put together the original “Handy-dandy” list for Catholic Sistas: Your Handy-Dandy List to LentenRead more »

The Catholic Mom’s Guide to Moving to a New Town Without Losing Your Mind

Since marrying my wonderful amazing husband (are you reading this, honey?) in 2010, we have lived in three states, four towns, fourRead more »

Your Handy Dandy List to an Intentional Advent

Have you made plans yet for Advent? Is Advent a spiritual time for you or is it all about shopping, decorating the house and the tree,Read more »

The Official 2014 Catholic Christmas Gift Guide & Giveaway!

It’s ALMOST the most wonderful time of the year – even though Christmas trees are up and Christmas music is playingRead more »

A Tisket, A Tasket; What’s in Your Easter Basket?

My oldest child is in his twenties, so we’ve had a lot of experience creating Easter baskets for our children.  We want to make themRead more »

Your Handy-Dandy List of Catholic Date Nights on the Cheap

Recently, I wrote about 19 Shockingly Simple Ways to Live Your Crazy Catholic Life. When I was satisfied with the post, I clickedRead more »

Your Handy-Dandy Guide to Catholic Christmas Shopping!

I know, I know! Thanksgiving is still 2 weeks away, and Christmas isn’t even on your radar. But when it comes to Christmas shopping,Read more »

Creating a Monastery in Your {Catholic} Homeschool in 10 Steps

When I was in college, I prayed and discerned a vocation to become a sister or a nun.  I was enthralled by the Carmelite Sisters of theRead more »