Liturgical Living at a Glance: March


I’m always trying to figure out how to make it easier for families to observe the Christian Year because we felt so overwhelmed when we first started that journey (which is why we wrote the book we wish we had then).  I thought it might be helpful for our family to have resources compiled for the month ahead so that we can plan in advance which special saints days we want to observe and I hope … [Read more...]

The Solemnity of the Annunciation and Back Porch Dining

Just a quick post of instagrams today. We've been fighting colds at our house and life is busy, busy. For the Solemnity of the Annunciation, I made Sweet Potato and Carrot Lentil Curry Soup and Spelt-Flour, Dairy-free biscuits (hello, bacon grease!) for Benjamin and my gluten intolerance and his dairy allergies. It's been so beautiful outside that last night I set up a table on our back … [Read more...]

The Annunciation and Playing Outside

  There are so many beautiful images of the Annunciation but this is one of my favorites: It's an icon our friend Marianna gave to us of an Annunciation scene by Fra Angelico. On March 25th (9 months before Christmas) we celebrate the moment when the Angel Gabriel came to Our Lady with the announcement that she would bear the Son of God to which she gave her "Fiat" or "Let it be … [Read more...]