Feast Days

St. Elizabeth of Hungary- patron of bakers

Today is the feast day of St. Elizabeth of Hungary- patron of bakers! Before I really knew anything about her, even that she was the patron of bakers, I found a recipe to celebrate her feast day with that became one of my absolute favorite desserts, despite the fact that it has no chocolate in… Read More St. Elizabeth of Hungary- patron of bakers

Meal Plans

Pre-pre-Thanksgiving meal plan

I’m calling this my pre-pre-Thanksgiving meal plan. Next week will be my pre-Thanksgiving meal plan, of course. I’m hosting (and I love hosting!), so I’m trying to think ahead and make this week and next easy and inexpensive leading up to the big day. Mostly, I’m planning my meals around what I already have, so… Read More Pre-pre-Thanksgiving meal plan

Feast Days

Saint Leo the Great’s Feast Day!

Today is Saint Leo the Great’s feast day, our oldest son’s namesake (along with the equally great St. Leo XIII). I love the idea of making name days special, and my husband and I have decided that these will be days of celebration in our family. Again, being catholic, we get lots of celebrations! Most… Read More Saint Leo the Great’s Feast Day!

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The Feast of the Archangels- Michaelmas!

Today is the Feast of the archangels, aka: Michaelmas! The perfect day to get back to the blog! I would never look back on middle school, high school, or any time really and call myself “cool.” It wasn’t ever really important to me, but I definitely remember the feeling of having that one friend who… Read More The Feast of the Archangels- Michaelmas!

Meal Plans

Meal Plan August 21-25

August 21-25 is a week full of feast days, so here is a meal plan to celebrate! As I explained here, I use the Blessed is She planner to plan my week, and that’s where I find the feast days to celebrate. August is rich in feasts, my friends. This week, there is a big… Read More Meal Plan August 21-25

Recipes

Red Sauce

This is my standard recipe for red sauce. The key is to allow the sauce to cook for several hours, if possible. It’s best to adjust spices to your liking, as everyone has different tastes. If you like a sweet sauce, simply add sugar. For more spice, add more crushed red pepper. Enjoy!

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Meal Plan August 14- August 18

My meal plan for August 14- August 18 is one of my favorites. I actually think this marks my one year anniversary of really getting into celebrating the liturgical year. For starters, the week begins with St. Maximilian Kolbe’s feast day. Since I first learned about him in high school, St. Maximilian Kolbe has been… Read More Meal Plan August 14- August 18

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The Catholic Guide to Meal Planning

I’ve been eager to write my catholic guide to meal planning since I started this blog. This seemed like the perfect time to do it because I just got my new Blessed Is She Catholic Planner in the mail. This planner has become an integral part of my meal planning. (FYI, I don’t get compensated… Read More The Catholic Guide to Meal Planning

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When you start a food blog and then this happens. . .

On June 12, I published my first meal plan. I was so excited to share my dinner plans and grocery lists every week. Not only was I eager to try new recipes and finally write down my old favorites to share, but I was looking forward to more feast day celebrations! I also had great… Read More When you start a food blog and then this happens. . .