Monthly Archives: February, 2013

LWK – Life with Kids

I was reading another blog post title – LBK Life before Kids- and I had no desire to read more of the blog than the title.  That’s because for me my whole life before I had kids was preparing for when I did have kids. Then I was busy having them.  Now I’m busy raising them.  It …

Continue reading

ABC’s of Sharing – A Bible Study Format

I’ve posted a couple of times now about this BIBLE SHARE GROUP format I participate in:  one for ladies that I’ve been attending forever, and one I’ve started with my pre-teen/early-teen boys.  The boys’ group is ages 10 to 14.  This format is called the ABC Bible Sharing. First choose a book of the Bible …

Continue reading

FUN, FOOD, FAITH AND FELLOWSHIP – A RECIPE FOR SUCCESS!

I recently shared about how I get up each morning and take a walk – for an hour – and pray the rosary while I walk.  This has been a tremendous blessing to me and I look forward to getting back to it soon.  I think maybe I was getting a little cocky because I …

Continue reading

40 KID FRIENDLY MEATLESS MEAL IDEAS FOR LENT

The Roman Catholic Church asks us to fast and abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday in Lent, and some families still choose to abstain from meat on Fridays throughout the year, and others on Fridays during Lent.  I like to have vegetarian options for my family for variety in my meal planning.  …

Continue reading

Lent – Sacrifice Beans and Rosaries

During the 40 days of Lent, we try to imitate Jesus in the desert as He prepared for His public ministry.  Jesus prepared by fasting and praying.  We fast by giving up something we like.  Some things different family members have given up are sweets, bread and ipods.  The kids are also doing “sacrifice beans” …

Continue reading

Selling Chocolates at the Corner Store

My sister and my mom bought a convenience store in our small town and have allowed me to sell my chocolates there.  The first week was better than I expected, and the second week had Valentine’s Day to boost sales.  We’ll have to see what comes next. I will also sell at local craft shows …

Continue reading