Month: June 2016

My Weekend, AKA When God Wants You To Do Something, You Do It

What a great weekend! Thanks to everyone who stopped by my table at the IHM National Parenting and Homeschool Conference. I thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. I had a lousy wifi and cell connection, so I didn’t get to post pictures or successfully do any live videos. So here’s a quick photo dump:     Read More

{SQT} On the Road

Greetings Quick Takers and happy Feast of the Nativity of John the Baptist! The Church only celebrates three birthdays a year, and St. John’s is a great reason to bust out some strawberry shortcake and a bonfire. I’ve been so busy prepping for my talk at the IHM Conference in Fredricksburg, VA, I didn’t get Read More

Not WIWS By A Long Shot

For the last few weeks I’ve been thinking, ‘This Sunday, I’m going to snap a picture of me looking ‘on point/ fleek’ “(whatever the kids are saying these days) and share it as a snazzy fashion post as I used to do in days of yore. But, that hasn’t happened, except for this one week Read More

{SQT} MDA Camp and Life Without the Lift

1. Fulton is at MDA camp this week which means I’m constantly checking the local MDA chapter’s Facebook page for more photos. Last year, they shared tons of smiling pictures of Fulton. This year, there’s fewer pictures of him overall and in 98 percent of the few I saw,  he looks like this:   2. Read More

A Worthy Reception: Preparing For Communion Old School!

I first discovered ‘The Imitation of Christ’ when a beat up paperback copy was left in the back of our parish, free for the taking. I’m a sucker for free books, and not knowing anything about what kind of book it was, except religious, I took it home. It quickly became a favorite of mine, and Read More

{SQT} Consumption and Corrections

1. I had a lot of big plans for this week. After realizing I’d gotten out of many of the good habits I developed earlier in the year, I resolved to get back on track. Then this tickle developed in my throat. After a very long stretch of not being sick, I got hit hard Read More

{SQT} EXCITING Summer Reads for the Ten Minutes You’ll Have Free This Summer

Just so you know, this post is littered with Amazon affiliate links.  BOOKS! Last weekend kicked off the start of the summer season, so now we like to pretend we have more time to read then the rest of the year. Yessereebob, during those “lazy” summer days of dragging children to the beach and preventing Read More