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GIVEAWAY: 2015-2016 Catholic Through The Year Printable CALENDAR!


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WINNERS ARE:

Alice Doyle

Kim Barger

Alesha Wozny

Allison Fogarty

Lisa Dryzal

Linda Dell’Uomo Reid

Elyse Oslé Rinehart

Hannah 5/27 4:15 p.m.

Kristi 5/27 11:12 p.m.

Christie Martin 5/28 8:37 p.m.

{Winners, please email Martina@CatholicSistas.com with Calendar & Bundle giveaway winner in the subject line and let me know which of the three bundles you would like – homeschool, household management, or blogger. Congratulations!}

Last year Catholic Sistas launched an all-new product to the Catholic planning world–a downloadable and printable calendar for YOU to print. It received such a wonderful response, we are now in year two of offering the academic calendar. I love, love, LOVE mine. I use it every day and it sits to the right of my laptop for easy access to see what’s going on for the day. At $7.50 for the calendar and $3.50 for bundles, you really can’t go wrong. It’s versatile and meets the needs and budgets of many, from those who want to print in black & white and save a few dollars in printing at home, those who want to print in color or who want to spend the extra money and have it printed professionally and bound.

TEN lucky winners will receive a FREE download of the new academic calendar AND their choice of ONE free bundle {homeschool, household management, and Catholic blogger}.

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WHAT’S NEW THIS YEAR?

  • New color scheme and designs – a rich coral and deep smokey gray.
  • The rendition of Madonna of the Lilies by friend of Catholic Sistas, Monica Welch of Dovetail Ink.
  • PDFs are fillable using Adobe Acrobat Pro or some other editing program. This is GREAT news for those of you who like to fill in information prior to printing. Perfect for homeschooling mommas! More details and options for those of you without Acrobat Pro will be available in the near future, so stay tuned!
  • Print size is not just limited to 8.5 x 11 – you can print two to a page, making the planner 5.5 x 8.5 and perfect for throwing in your purse or diaper bag.

2015-2016 CALENDAR/DAY PLANNER DETAILS

  • downloadable and printable files to print using your own home printer or take to a printer to have it professionally printed – your choice!
  • available in COLOR or B&W
  • beautiful cover sheet
  • August 2015-July 2016
  • this liturgical planner was created using the standard guidelines of the Church calendar, both the Roman Missal promulgated by Pope Paul VI in 1969 used in the Ordinary Form of the Latin Rite {the Novus Ordo} and the Roman Missal promulgated by Pope St. Pius V and reissued by Pope Bl. John XXIII in 1962 used in the Extraordinary Form {the Traditional Latin Mass – TLM}
  • year at a glance
  • 12 month at-a-glance pages {two-page spread per month for maximum use}
  • weekly planners for each month, giving you plenty of customizable space to meet your family’s needs
  • includes a personal information page
  • contact sheet for friends, family, & acquaintances
  • multiple pages for note taking or doodling
  • and a meaty section on prayer, including verses from Sacred Scripture, quotes from saints, & references pulled from the Catechism of the Catholic Church, as well as a truncated list of common prayers.

BUNDLES

HOMESCHOOL

  • beautiful cover sheet
  • 36 pages of blank lesson plans waiting for you to get ready for the school year! Verses from Sacred Scripture, quotes from saints, and snippets from the Catechism of the Catholic Church laced throughout.
  • grade sheet printable to use as many times as needed
  • a FREE homeschool conference kit courtesy of our friends at Raising Saints
  • and a report card printable for you to print on card stock, making your homeschool reporting look professional!

HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT

  • beautiful cover sheet
  • a re-usable to-do list {which I recommend you laminate} to keep track of what needs to get done throughout the day
  • 12 month of meal calendars, August 2015-July 2016
  • weekly meal planner printable to print as many times as you will use it through the year
  • daily cleaning list {lamination recommended}
  • weekly & monthly cleaning lists {lamination recommended}
  • fall & spring cleaning lists {lamination recommended}
  • 23 day organizing challenge
  • household tips sheet
  • around the house master project list
  • budget list for finances, August 2015-July 2016
  • birthday & anniversary list, by month
  • AND a gift list, with a breakdown to designate Christmas, birthday, or anniversary

BLOGGER

  • beautiful cover sheet
  • additional cover sheets for each blogging month
  • goals sheet for each month
  • daily maintenance sheet to keep track of your posts and what you’ve done with social media, did you pray?, etc.
  • brainstorm sheet with room to spread out and jot down ideas, tags, categories, SEO, where to promote, time and supplies needed, and any offshoot post ideas
  • guest post sheet to keep track of details for those who wish to write on your blog
  • sponsor sheet to keep track of ads, $$ coming in, and start/end date for the ads
  • AND a month of posts sheet to jot down all the post titles for the month, as well as recording numbers for all your social media

UNIQUE FEATURES

  • QR codes to different Catholic Sistas posts and articles throughout the weekly calendars
  • the Proverbs 31 Catholic Woman introduction and the examination of conscience sheet we shared through the series for easy reference
  • available in COLOR or B&W!
  • your download will come with instructions to print, including which pages to print on heavier paper, such as the dividers and cover pages, as well as which ones to laminate and paper recommendation to prevent bleed-through AND a print release for your local print shop.

PRICING

♦ Calendar/Day Planner – $7.50

♦ Bundles will be as low as $3.50/each with purchase of the calendar/day planner

THE GIVEAWAY DETAILS

  • Giveaway will run from Tuesday, May 26-Friday, May 29
  • TEN winners will win a full download of the 2015-2016 academic calendar AND their choice of ONE free bundle {homeschool, household management, and Catholic blogger}
  • GOOD LUCK, FRIENDS!!

 

TO ENTER

This giveaway is EASY PEASY. Just answer the following question in the comments section of THIS post:

“What was the last organizing project you worked on?”

Did you clear out some clutter from the garage? What about under your bed or the perpetual mess of a hallway closet…or is that just me with the toddler who likes to use it as a stowaway fort, pulling clean towels down on a daily basis? Have I said too much? 😉 Share what you’ve done lately, be it small or big, then comment and get entered!

THE RULES

One entry per person, please.

Giveaway will end at 10 p.m. CST on Friday, May 29 {comments will be closed upon deadline}

CONTEST IS OVER. 158 FACEBOOK COMMENTS AND 88 DIRECT BLOG COMMENTS. WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON SATURDAY, MAY 30.

 

To see details of a printed planner – I’m still printing mine up, folks – I’ll have new pics of hard copies before the week is over, visit the sample page that has pics from last year’s planner. Have questions? Visit the FAQ page for more details. Also, see our terms of service prior to purchase.

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About Martina Kreitzer

Martina is a cradle Catholic, wife to Neil, and mother to seven kiddos here {and three in heaven}– 4/96-1/17. She decided to homeschool the kiddos in 2010 after many years in public schools and is currently transitioning out of homeschooling. She is the creator of Catholic Sistas which focuses on a feminine perspective of the Catholic Faith. The website was the result of an existing camaraderie by the contributors in a Catholic women’s group she created. She is also a Seal of Approval evaluator for the Catholic Writers Guild. Lest you think she spends all her time online, Martina has enjoyed getting out into the community by serving on the Pastoral Council from 2010-2013. She is constantly on the lookout to make her parish as welcoming as the small town she grew up in East Texas. This task is not easy given that St. William is the largest parish in the Austin diocese, serving well over twenty thousand parishioners. She loves Jesus, coffee, bacon, chocolate, photography, more bacon, evangelizing, and the company of those unafraid to use their sense of humor.

  • Constance Hull - My daughter’s room!May 26, 2015 – 3:13 pmReplyCancel

  • Laura - Organizing clothes for the impending baby!May 26, 2015 – 3:14 pmReplyCancel

  • Lisa - My scrapbooking workshop!May 26, 2015 – 3:15 pmReplyCancel

  • Allison - I cleared off my junk pile from my kitchen counter!May 26, 2015 – 3:18 pmReplyCancel

  • Mary - Kids’ dressers.May 26, 2015 – 3:18 pmReplyCancel

  • Rebecca - The last thing I organized was my desk drawers! I had so much random stuff and it needed to be done.May 26, 2015 – 3:20 pmReplyCancel

  • Pam e - I just finished a new “communication” spot. I painted the wall in chalk paint with a painted frame and added clips for each child to hang important papers from school. Plus a white board and cork board and a top section for prayer requests.May 26, 2015 – 3:23 pmReplyCancel

  • Noelle - I downsized everything we owned and have managed to fit my family of five (3 kids 3 and under) into the two empty bedrooms and some storage space in my parents house where we will be until next summer. Organizing the bedrooms, bathroom, kids toys/school stuff was one of my biggest projects but it was so worth it!May 26, 2015 – 3:23 pmReplyCancel

  • Jill Boyle - The kitchen was my last project. I now have fresh liners and everything is organized. (We all still look in the wrong cabinets from time to time)!May 26, 2015 – 3:31 pmReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Martinez - We are working on reorganizing garage – that’s a work in progress.May 26, 2015 – 3:33 pmReplyCancel

  • Stephanie Ludwig - I organized my closet.May 26, 2015 – 4:57 pmReplyCancel

  • Leah - I just weeded through the toys (groan!)May 26, 2015 – 5:07 pmReplyCancel

  • Angie W - My 16 and 13 yo daughters and I cleaned out our pantry in the kitchen this weekend. Wow. What a lot of junk and cracker crumbs left in bags! Whew, felt good to be done and organized!May 26, 2015 – 6:11 pmReplyCancel

  • Casey Slide - We moved last month so can I say that I recently organized my whole house?!May 26, 2015 – 6:35 pmReplyCancel

  • Maureen - Helping to organize my parent’s condo.May 26, 2015 – 7:36 pmReplyCancel

  • Kim P - Yesterday, I completely cleared off one of 2 tables in my craft room/home office. Then I had my husband fold it up and put it away so it can’t gather stuff again! I also reorganized the box of cards I have made, by category, so I know what I should make next. And I filed numerous scraps of card stock. This week, I am focusing on table number 2, which has less craft stuff, more reading/research stuff for filing.May 26, 2015 – 7:44 pmReplyCancel

  • Nancy - storage unit! Especially focusing on kids clothes as we transition seasons here in MN…May 26, 2015 – 7:46 pmReplyCancel

  • Janet G - I organized a two-day orientation for 65 new students at the high school for adults where I work.May 26, 2015 – 7:58 pmReplyCancel

  • Mary Sangster - I made a small dent in organizing my sewing/craft room. It’s a mess, with too much stuff, and I have a tough time getting time in there since I share the room with my baby’s crib and things! Naptime isn’t very useful when the project I need to work on is in the room with the sleeping baby!! 🙂May 26, 2015 – 8:54 pmReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Smith - I just finished decluttering and organizing the closets in our home.May 26, 2015 – 8:57 pmReplyCancel

  • Colleen - Cleaned out closets and cupboards for Lent … 40 bags in 40 days!May 26, 2015 – 9:17 pmReplyCancel

  • Tysa Blackman - I cleaned out all of our clothes, garage and other closets and prepped the stuff for yard sale. 6 kids plus me, whew, who knew we had soooo much laying around this house that we no longer needed.May 26, 2015 – 10:13 pmReplyCancel

  • Vanessa Urbaniak - I’m in the middle of trying to organize my laundry room! I’m very poor at organizing.May 26, 2015 – 11:06 pmReplyCancel

  • Lisa Alderink - The front entry closet.May 27, 2015 – 12:11 amReplyCancel

  • Maria D - I last organized my daughters’ room….May 27, 2015 – 1:04 amReplyCancel

  • Hannah - The laundry room. But in reality my whole house as we haven’t been in this house a month yet!May 27, 2015 – 7:49 amReplyCancel

  • Christy J - My last organizing project was cleaning out the kitchen and laundry room.May 27, 2015 – 9:03 amReplyCancel

  • Anne Bielejeski - I went through my recipe file and tossed all the cards I never use or will ever make. Laminated my mom’s cards so they will last.May 27, 2015 – 9:12 amReplyCancel

  • Jessica - Most recently I organized my kids toys, but I’m in the process of organizing everything. It’s a bit chaotic, but we are preparing for a move, figured this was the best time to really organize and declutter.May 27, 2015 – 9:20 amReplyCancel

  • Jane S - I organized the bills and mail for my husband!May 27, 2015 – 9:24 amReplyCancel

  • Holly Schaad - The WHOLE house – we are trying to sell.May 27, 2015 – 9:31 amReplyCancel

  • Norma McIntyre - Last major organizing project was to re-do our laundry room, kitchen and pantry, after a pipe burst in our laundry room!
    It was a couple of months before my son’s wedding and we were expecting guests come to stay at our house. My husband had been asking me to work on the laundry room for years, so even though I was forced to work on it…it is now much more functional!May 27, 2015 – 9:40 amReplyCancel

  • Therese - My kitchen, repainting, new shelves, cleaning out the clutter. We have a lot of people in a small space so I need to make better use of the space we do have!May 27, 2015 – 9:59 amReplyCancel

  • Car - “What was the last organizing project you worked on?” We just had to re-wire part of the goat fence because the dog keeps escaping…that led to de-cluttering gutters and cleaning out the chick brooder. Next up…school room.May 27, 2015 – 9:59 amReplyCancel

  • Jen @ Happy Little Homemaker - I just finished painting the office and moving the girls bedroom into it.May 27, 2015 – 10:59 amReplyCancel

  • Lilian - I am getting married in two months! I’m reorganising my life…my clothes, my belongings, collecting recipes and other endless things so as to prepare for my life as a wife.

    The calendar and (I would choose)the ‘household management’ would be extremely helpful in aiding me continue organising my life.

    Prayers are asked for my husband-to-be and I as we prepare for this sacrament.May 27, 2015 – 11:22 amReplyCancel

  • Bethany - I’ve been working on organizing our summer schedule.May 27, 2015 – 11:33 amReplyCancel

  • Beth - This is my first summer as a stay at home mom, so I have spent a ton of time just organizing our schedules and planning fun summer activities.May 27, 2015 – 3:44 pmReplyCancel

  • Hannah - I constantly have a de clutter (or 5) going but most recently I tackled the entry way, more specifically the shoes! Got rid of the too smalls and winter boots got put awayMay 27, 2015 – 4:15 pmReplyCancel

  • Stacey - Organizing summer adventure bags so we are ready to go at a moment’s notice! 🙂 Thanks for doing this! I hope I win, but if I don’t I will be back to purchase! 🙂May 27, 2015 – 4:31 pmReplyCancel

  • Amy - Our “scrapbooking” room had turned into a “throw it all and deal with it later” room. I cleaned all the too small and out-of-season clothes out and gave away 27 bags of clothing (some big bags, some small bags) and put the stuff I was keeping in well-labeled totes in our actual storage room. Then, I cleared off the scrapbooking table which was piled high with memorabilia from the past nearly 2 years. Yikes! It felt great to get it done. Too bad spring hit and I need to start over!!May 27, 2015 – 4:47 pmReplyCancel

  • Margaret - i cleaned out my kids closets.May 27, 2015 – 6:13 pmReplyCancel

  • Angela - Sitting in the backside of an international move with the big unpacking done, everyday I’ve been streamlining the little things that were just “put somewhere” and finding their true home.May 27, 2015 – 6:17 pmReplyCancel

  • Kimley - I worked on organizing my sewing room. Of course, now it is impossible to tell! 🙂May 27, 2015 – 6:34 pmReplyCancel

  • Lora Madore - Clothes! Winter clothes put away and sorted through baby clothes to give/keep/throw out!May 27, 2015 – 6:50 pmReplyCancel

  • Teri - My last organizing project was sorting and boxing all of my kids’ clothes in sizes they are not currently wearing.May 27, 2015 – 6:55 pmReplyCancel

  • Melissa B. - I’m getting ready to take on my annual cleaning & organization of our pantry in a few weeks.May 27, 2015 – 7:06 pmReplyCancel

  • Barbara - I am desperately trying it organize both my home office and my work office.May 27, 2015 – 7:50 pmReplyCancel

  • Amanda - The kitchen counter, it’s like a paper magnet.May 27, 2015 – 8:18 pmReplyCancel

  • Erin - My own closet which is a mess of maternity clothes and post pregnancy clothesMay 27, 2015 – 9:53 pmReplyCancel

  • Stephanie - Painted an old toy chest to use hide blankets inside.May 27, 2015 – 9:59 pmReplyCancel

  • Beth H. - My garage, it still needs some more work, but it is so much better.May 27, 2015 – 10:44 pmReplyCancel

  • Kristi - Tech items (a scattered jumble of power cords, backup or blank CDs, headphones, earbuds and accessories) are now in 3 photo storage boxes, tagged with device and owner’s name 🙂May 27, 2015 – 11:12 pmReplyCancel

  • Rebecca - The medicine cabinets!May 28, 2015 – 12:24 amReplyCancel

  • Magdaelena Morazan - i just finished clearing out the girls hall closet that is full of towels, blankets and sleeping bags. With four girls it is hard to keep it organized.May 28, 2015 – 1:30 amReplyCancel

  • Patricia Hetzer-Coots - I cleaned out our spare “junk room” of years of accumulated clutter.May 28, 2015 – 7:50 amReplyCancel

  • Sara Boster - Organizing and deleting our digital picture files. Uploading to amazon.May 28, 2015 – 8:05 amReplyCancel

  • Bonnie - Yesterday, I cleaned out my purse. I am working on organizing my home office for my direct sales business.May 28, 2015 – 8:08 amReplyCancel

  • Margaret - Children’s clothes.May 28, 2015 – 9:12 amReplyCancel

  • Kara Jacobs - I recently organized the space under my bathroom sink.May 28, 2015 – 9:47 amReplyCancel

  • Catholic Through the Year Planner | CatholicMom.com - […] Visit Catholic Sistas to find out how you can win a copy of this planner! […]May 28, 2015 – 11:00 amReplyCancel

  • Bethany - I just did my kid’s closets this morning.May 28, 2015 – 12:18 pmReplyCancel

  • Nikki Leafgreen - Recently I have been working on de- cluttering my house (closets, toy box, and all). With 3 small boys life gets um crazy and my grandma once told me that less is more and it would be easier to manage a household with less.May 28, 2015 – 1:29 pmReplyCancel

  • Jenn Trostel - My last project was our master bathroom cabinets!May 28, 2015 – 4:54 pmReplyCancel

  • Michelle Kimenhour - I did two projects back to back–kitchen cabinets and bedroom closet. Will be starting a new job next month and am hoping to start with a more organized house to come home to at night.May 28, 2015 – 5:02 pmReplyCancel

  • Kim - I recently organized the children’s clothing…passing down, weeding out what our children can no longer use…taking some to the thrift store…others to a consignment shop. Sometimes I think organizing clothes could be a FT job. 🙂May 28, 2015 – 5:28 pmReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Wilson - I just got married over the weekend, and I’m trying to get leftover wedding items organized into party supplies for casual use, candy buffet leftovers for the CYO that comes to our town each year on a missions trip, etc.May 28, 2015 – 6:37 pmReplyCancel

  • Rhonda - I organized a two week long road trip from Pennsylvania to Colorado and Texas to north Dakota and all the states between.

    At home I organized my town’s upcoming 7th grade school year.May 28, 2015 – 6:57 pmReplyCancel

  • Mona - Still clearing out my utility room – too much school and personal stuff. I was tripping over items to get to my washer; it’s so nice to have a path, but more to go! Thank you for the chance.May 28, 2015 – 7:18 pmReplyCancel

  • Brandi - The last organizing projects I did were the garage and our homeschool room. Thanks for the chance to win!May 28, 2015 – 7:57 pmReplyCancel

  • Misty - Kids clothes and a carb cycle meal plan for me! Don’t forget the never ending organization of home schooling.May 28, 2015 – 8:07 pmReplyCancel

  • Christie Martin - The last organization project I undertook was to pare down my children’s toys in their rooms. I gave each child a large bin to put everything he or she wanted to keep, then I took everything out. Whatever was salvageable was sent to charity. Whatever was trash was trashed. It is so much easier to clean their rooms that the girls are regularly rearranging and decorating them. We went from piles to panache!May 28, 2015 – 8:37 pmReplyCancel

  • Debbie A. - I cleaned out/organized all my kitchen cabinets!May 28, 2015 – 9:56 pmReplyCancel

  • Katrina - Cleaning my computer desk!May 28, 2015 – 10:06 pmReplyCancel

  • cyndi - In the process of cleaning my closet, changing of seasons looks like a tirnado strategically touched down only on my closet, the lost tribes of isreal could possibly be found when im done!May 28, 2015 – 10:16 pmReplyCancel

  • Jenna W - My life with a husband & kids is in a constant state of organizing…And reorganizing! The summer clothes swap out was my most recent attack.May 28, 2015 – 10:31 pmReplyCancel

  • bobbi @ revolution of love - I am excited to see your planner. I will be purchasing one when I am done here. 😉 My last organizing project was the shelving of my bathroom.May 28, 2015 – 11:59 pmReplyCancel

  • Sue - I organized my children’s clothes and donated 3 huge garbage bags.May 29, 2015 – 6:29 amReplyCancel

  • Debbie - I last organized my kitchen cupboards! I’m amazing!May 29, 2015 – 7:57 amReplyCancel

  • Jules S. - CLOSETS!!!!!! My word, who knew it could come to that.May 29, 2015 – 8:22 amReplyCancel

  • Maria - I organized all the closets!May 29, 2015 – 9:39 amReplyCancel

  • Jill L - I just organized closets. Switching over from winter to summer clothes is such a pain. So glad that it is done.May 29, 2015 – 10:31 amReplyCancel

  • Liesl Falcon - Daughters room, sewing room, garage, play room, etc, etc, etc. Maybe this planner will help put an end to the long list.May 29, 2015 – 11:40 amReplyCancel

  • Laurel - It is bad that I have to think so long about this…. 😉 Weeding the strawberry beds. Does that count as organizing?May 29, 2015 – 12:44 pmReplyCancel

  • Kailey - Organizing my room after moving home from school for the summer. Before that trying to just keep my life organized while trying to survive nursing school.May 29, 2015 – 1:48 pmReplyCancel

  • Rose Jolly - We just pcs’d and trying to organize new house and declutter/get rid of excess. YAY! May 29, 2015 – 1:50 pmReplyCancel

  • Bridget - Cleaning/organizing the upstairs…sorting clothes into different sizes, putting them away, finding 10 other things to do while I was up there! 😉May 29, 2015 – 7:37 pmReplyCancel

  • Joy G - organized the kids clothes.May 29, 2015 – 8:22 pmReplyCancel

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