Category Archives: Faith

Getting to Sunday Mass during a Houseboating Trip in the Shuswap

We planned a family houseboating trip to celebrate both my mom and dad turning 60 this year, Dad in August and Mom in October, so we booked in mid september, 3 nights aboard the “Woody’s Crew” out of Sicamous BC. … Continue reading

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4th Birthday Rainbow Unicorn Party

I wanted to share some photos with the world of the party that we had on Sunday for our dear daughter’s 4th Birthday. She had been talking about a “Rainbow Unicorn theme” pretty much since the day after her 3rd … Continue reading

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Saint Peg Doll Swaps, In Person

I recently organized some swaps of local women to paint and exchange wooden dolls painted as saints. I had participated before in a swap via mail, some of the ladies who were close together met and exchanged in person, but most … Continue reading

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Easter Weekend Recap

Good thing I write posts mostly and only for myself, because gosh oh gee this is “late” for a recap! Anyway we had a wonderful easter, I might even say “low key” but thats mostly just low key compared to … Continue reading

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Projects, Crafts, Quilts, and Easter Baskets

So I have taken on a billion projects, as usual it seems. But So many were finished in the past weekend (or considerable progress at least!) and I am feeling great about Easter coming up and the possibility of starting … Continue reading

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Quotes and thoughts and Lent and stuff

The other day, when thinking about what resolutions to take up for Lent, I was wondering what my new years resolutions were and I had no idea. I literally could not remember one single one. never a good sign. Turns … Continue reading

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Saint Peg Dolls

I shared the above picture on my last post, but I also wanted to share a more detailed litany of the saints in our collection, so far. PLEASE NOTE that I did not paint all of these myself. I painted … Continue reading

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Happy St. Nicholas Day!

Happy feast of St. Nicolas! We prayed this prayer together as a family last night as we gathered around the Advent wreath and then lay out our pairs of shoes on the hearth. We enjoyed Saturday at a Christmas festival … Continue reading

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The Evolution of a Prayer Life

I’ve wanted to share a little about my experience with prayer life in the ever changing life of a mom with increasingly more little kids. When the scope-hop came up it just spurred me to grab my long languishing draft … Continue reading

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Tessa’s Baptism (and the GOWN!)

Our beautiful daughter was baptized this past weekend! (Actually the week before… took me longer to get this posted than I was hoping We planned her baptism to be after the morning Mass on Saturday, normally our parish has baptisms … Continue reading

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