The 2016 Preparing Heart and Home Booklet is AVAILABLE for you to download and print! Just click the image above to download – or click here. Wondering what this FREE Advent booklet contains… The rich liturgical history of the season of Advent. A week by week planner which contains a daily listing of the liturgical feasts and customs appropriate to that day. Each… Read More
Any time we women anticipate a big event in life, we nest. The nesting instinct is most visible if you enter a woman’s home somewhere toward the end of her pregnancy, though I’m convinced we women “nest” to some degree throughout our lives. The phenomenon of nesting is barely understood by the men in our lives, but they do recognize… Read More
I’ve been re-working my seasonal Advent plans and I’m eager to share the plans with you. It is completely free to download, print and share. Non nobis – Ad majorem Dei gloriam! As always, this booklet contains: The rich liturgical history of the season of Advent. A week by week planner which contains a daily listing of the liturgical feasts and… Read More
With our kitchen delightfully humming away, we’re thrilled to be baking with the liturgical year again! For the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, we made some simple rose cakes with a silicone rose mold. This mold will be perfect for any feast day that is associated with roses – especially St. Therese of Lisieux. The little treats couldn’t have been simpler… Read More
Left to right: Lauren (8 months), Sarah (almost 17), Katie (5) Left to right: Mark (13), John Paul (9) Wishing your family a blessed and joyful Christmas as we celebrate the birth of our little Savior!
Good morning all! It’s a cold morning here on the day after Thanksgiving – the perfect morning for a warm fire and hot chocolate! I’m sitting here with my planner open and checking off tasks that were completed this week…and adding a few extra, and I realized I hadn’t shared our Advent plans here yet! Advent will be here in… Read More