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Refrigerator Catechism: Saint Teresa Magnets

Refrigerator Catechism {Saint Teresa Magnets}

Saint Teresa!  Can you believe it’s official?!?!!!  Even before I was Catholic I admired the person that Mother Teresa wasRead more »

Good Enough is Good Enough: A Book Review from Catholic Sistas

Good Enough is Good Enough: A Book Review from Catholic Sistas

Are you feeling the pressure to do it all as a Catholic mom? A review of Colleen Duggan’s book, Good Enough is Good Enough by InkRead more »

Fast and Easy Front Door Wreath for Lent

Fast and Easy Front Door Wreath for Lent

I decided that this year I want to not only decorate our home for the liturgical year but that I also want to promote our beautiful andRead more »

Finishing Lent with Intention

How is your Lent going?  Great?  Fantastic?  The best one yet?  Good for you!!!!  Or are you a little lackRead more »

In the Eye of the Storm

Our real life storm lately has been our baby’s diagnosis with Type 1 diabetes. And although this ‘storm’ isn’t ourRead more »

Standing at the Foot of the Cross

If you have ever had a child hospitalized you know how hard it is. You may also know how during those long lonely hours in theRead more »

Bringing Simple to your 2017 Homeschool Year

I love the turn of a new year!  Just like the beginning of the academic year, it gives us a chance to reflect on what is going rightRead more »

Decorating a Catholic Home: No Cost Hallway Vignette

I have had this space at the top of our stairs on my ‘to do’ decorating list for a while now.  Our upstairsRead more »

A Catholic Advent Home Tour

As we are into week #2 of Advent 2016 I thought I would share a few images of our own Catholic Sistas readers’ homes as well as aRead more »

GIVEAWAY: A Catholic Jesse Tree Ornament Set!

It’s Advent 2016!  Happy New Liturgical Year, Sistas!  Advent is my *favorite* time of year and we are still adding to ourRead more »

Wearing the {Catholic} Homeschool Mask

Today I had a scheduled dentist appointment for a cleaning. I don’t usually look forward to trips to the dentist but today it wasRead more »

Homemade Saint Bookmarks

Have you begun your Christmas list-making yet?  In our family we like to challenge ourselves to make as many of our gifts eachRead more »

St. Francis Treasure Box DIY

Tomorrow we celebrate the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi!  Children, and adults alike, find St. Francis easy to love especiallyRead more »

Dear Husband,

Dear Husband, I see you across the table.  I see how tired your eyes are and how your body hurts.  I see you.  But IRead more »

5 Things to Consider this Homeschool Year

I am always reading, researching, and making notes about how to improve the logistics in every area of our life.  Obviously thisRead more »