I love to reference a blog that I read the year before in preparation for a busy holiday. Busy moms need information at their fingertips so planning takes little time.

So let’s make these blog posts a little easier to find….

Let’s run through the year with some celebrations:

New Year’s Eve:

New Year’s Eve Traditions

Valentine’s Day:

Valentine’s Day: teaching our son “respect”

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day activities

Valentine’s Day Fun

Happy Valentine’s Day!

St. Patrick’s Day:

St. Patricks’ Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

5 simple ways to decorate

Mardi Gras:

Happy Mardi Gras



Kids in Charge Day:

Kids in Charge Day

Mother’s Day:


Being a mom…

Father’s Day:

Father’s Day


Game Planning for Halloween

Halloween Madness


“Wait…this is the holiday…”


Highlights from our Christmas!

Christmas Countdown



Living Liturgically the life of the Church:

Mass/Adoration/Prayer Time:

5 kids…weekly adoration…

Baptism/Baptismal Anniversaries:

Reconciliation/First Communion:

Reconciliation Gift idea

First Communion ideas

Feast Days:

St. Cecilia


Ash Wednesday

7 “quick takes” on Lent

Preparing for Lent: a focus on fasting

Holy Thursday

Holy Week: Monday through Good Friday

Good Friday: Is the cross enough?

Holy Saturday: Embracing the Empty tomb

Pick your poison…

Holy Saturday….prepping for the big day

Holy Week through Good Friday (pictures)

All Saint’s Day:

When the Saints go marching in


Rediscovering Advent (Long post on advent traditions)

Advent Pictures

Planning for Next Advent