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Quotable // from Pope John Paul II

Quotable // from Pope John Paul II

“Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.” ~ Pope John Paul II

I will be stepping away from the blog for a few days for a personal spring break, but I’ll be back before you know it! Until then, I hope that you have a wonderful Easter celebrating the incredible gift of Christ’s sacrifice, and the miracle of His resurrection. 

Easter Basket Filler Ideas

Easter Basket Filler Ideas

It’s ironic that I spend months looking ahead to, and planning for, the other big holidays like Halloween and Christmas, but Easter always seems to sneak up on me. That’s especially the case when Easter falls earlier in the spring, as it does this year. I had a slight moment of panic last week when… Continue Reading

LOVE-ly Books for Valentine’s Day

LOVE-ly Books for Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day—the holiday adored by half the population and loathed by the rest. I happen to fall into the adoring camp: our world can always use more love, even of the commercialized variety. After all, a well-chosen Conversation Heart, given in just the right way, can do wonders for one’s self esteem or love… Continue Reading

Gold Stars: Christmas Edition

Gold Stars: Christmas Edition

I love Christmas. LOVE it! It’s sort of ironic, really: the Christmas season takes place just when the weather is getting colder and the nights have grown oppressively long—two of my least favorite things. But the merriment, twinkling lights, evergreen boughs, and joyous carols more than make up for December’s shortcomings. It’s a stressful season, and… Continue Reading