On our wipe board calendar, I have written a quote by G.K. Chesterton: "The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul..." While everyone is off choosing saints and words and lists and books (which I will admit I do... Continue Reading →


I've spent a good amount of time on my social media accounts recently whittling away at my friends, followers and followed accounts. There's something wonderful to be said for social media, blogs and the like, but sometimes it's just too much.  I love using it to connect with people with similar interests, personalities and points... Continue Reading →

The Litany of Motherhood

This started as just one snarky Instagram post about my hatred of doing the dishes but became so much more.  So without much further ado, I give you the Litany of Motherhood... For those still look at last night's dishes, hoping they'll wash on their own... we pray. For those of us who LITERALLY JUST... Continue Reading →

Martinmas Knitting 

For the first time in a few years I actual got all my planned knitting dine by Martinmas.  I was able to make my husband and kids each a piece of handmade warmth in honor of St. Martin. My husband received some fingerless gloves.  This pattern is Wizard Warmers, knit in some grey Pattons wool.... Continue Reading →

Advent Prep

The Season is upon us and who here isn't thrilled that Advent doesn't start Thanksgiving Weekend this year!  This girl, I'll tell you who. That being said I have learned that the best way for me to enjoy Advent is to get as much done before that first Sunday.  Advent is meant to be a... Continue Reading →

A Merrier Manifest: November

I've been a bad blogger, but I'm still here.  Life is in a busy season and I'm finding it a challenge to learn to balance what needs to happen in my home and what I want to work on.  I want to tackle all the projects, read all the books, write for all the publications... Continue Reading →

Confession: Avatar Style

In a few years, my son will be old enough to make his first confession.  I hope we can take it as seriously as it merits, I hope we cover all the important parts and that he really understands the importance of the acts leading up to his first confession.  And I'd be lying if... Continue Reading →

Merry Manifest: October

Is it really October already?  Oye.  So much to do in the next few weeks before winter arrives and makes me a hermit for a few months.  I just got back from a weekend up with my Blessed is She team combined with a mini-pilgrimage of my own.  I put a lot of miles on... Continue Reading →

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