It’s Time to Pray for Christians

It’s Time to Pray for Christians

This week has been an emotional whirlwind.  From the inauguration and the first of this administration’s official actions to the Women’s March and other forms of social demonstration, this week has been overwhelming. Regardless of your political leanings, regardless of your religious inclination, regardless of your situation in life, there is one thing we, as… Continue Reading

Felt Nativity Advent Calendar

Felt Nativity Advent Calendar

When my daughter was 3 and starting to become very aware of the holidays, I wanted to try to keep Christmas as non-commercialized as possible.  For us, that means focusing the holiday around the Nativity and the biblical story.  I also wanted to find something with which she could interact and engage with both her… Continue Reading

Church Quiet Books

Church Quiet Books

When board books and the contents of mom’s purse weren’t quite cutting it during Mass to keep our then 18 month old engaged, I decided to create a quiet book to help her (and my husband and I) remain calm during our weekly church services.  After using it successfully for 3 years and another child,… Continue Reading


Anne, along with her husband and growing family, live in suburban America. Follow us on our adventures both at home and away!

Simply put, we are a family trying our best to defy the odds and make the most of these crazy blessings called marriage, family, and life.

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