Pasta with Stuff

We have a recipe in our family, it’s called pasta with stuff. Clue’s in the name. It’s pasta with whatever stuff you have in the cupboard or fridge. There’s always a tin of tomatoes, so that goes in first, with some leftover veg (onion, carrot, … Continue readingPasta with Stuff

Battling Acedia

Anxiety, depression, listlessness, sloth, apathy—those are just a few of the emotions I’ve experienced the last year. Let’s face it, 2020 was rough and the pessimist in me is feeling 2021 doesn’t look much better. Sitting and stewing in negative emotions is not where we … Continue readingBattling Acedia

3 Devotions for Advent

Advent is such a beautiful season of anticipation and preparation. There are so many wonderful saints to celebrate and devotions to practice.  Over the years we’ve observed the passage of Advent using the Jesse Tree and an Advent Calendar. We’ve joyfully celebrated the feasts of … Continue reading3 Devotions for Advent

Crisis Schooling

It’s just madness! And there’s never enough chocolate or wine to help navigate these massive stresses right now. It’s ok, friends, we’ve got you covered with some practical tips from fellow parents in the trenches as we all cope with Crisis Schooling. … Continue readingCrisis Schooling