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A Slice of Smith Life · 3W ago

A "Birthday" Cake for Pentecost Sunday AND the "Birth" of My New Blog!

A Birthday Cake for Pentecost Sunday  Today happens to be the "birthday of the Church" or Pentecost Sunday!   The Catholic Church celebrates Pentecost 50 days after Easter, so Pentecost is the official ending of the Easter season in the Church...
A Slice of Smith Life · 1M ago

Happy 17th Birthday to our Daughter!

To my firstborn who made me a Mommy for the first time, 17 years ago today we were blessed when we held you in our arms for the first time.  Here you are with Daddy and Mommy when you ...
A Slice of Smith Life · 1M ago

Our Lady of Fatima: 100th Anniversary and Canonization of 2 New Saints!

This post contains affiliate links. May 13, 2017 was an exciting day in our Church's history!  It was the 100th Anniversary of when Our Lady of Fatima first appeared to 3 shepherd children, Lucia Santos, Francisco Marto and Jacinta Marto.  It's a...
A Slice of Smith Life · 2M ago

My Newest EpicPew Post: How to “Be Yourself” According to 8 Memes and a Journal

For the past several months I've been contributing to the site EpicPew.  You can visit a...
A Slice of Smith Life · 2M ago

Feast of St. George and the (Veggie) Dragon

This post contains affiliate links. April 23 is the feast day of Saint George, the patron saint of England and Catalonia and his cross can be found throughout England. For the past couple...
A Slice of Smith Life · 2M ago

Divine Mercy Sunday Celebration with Fruit Platter and Sundaes

This post contains affiliate links. This past Sunday, April 23, 2017, was the first Sunday after Easter and the first Sunday after Easter is designated as Divine Mercy Sunday.   To learn more about this beautiful feast day be sure to read 7 Fact...
A Slice of Smith Life · 2M ago

Holy Week and Easter 2017

This post contains affiliate links. Happy Easter!  Alleluia! He is Risen! My (long, photo dumped) Easter post here may seem late BUT just like Christmas is a season and not just one day,...
A Slice of Smith Life · 2M ago

Comprehensive List of FREE Catholic Printables

I am a member of the Yahoo group Christian Activity Worksheets and recently there was a message on there that had a comprehensive list of FREE Catholic Printables that are online.  Below i...
A Slice of Smith Life · 2M ago

Solemnity of the Annunication of the Lord: March 25

This post contains affiliate links. March 25th is the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord when Mary said "Yes" to God's will when the Angel Gabriel told her the exciting news that s...
A Slice of Smith Life · 3M ago

Celebrating Saint Patrick's Day: Books~DVD~Sweet Treats~Green Eggs~Craft

This post contains affiliate links. We had a simple celebration on March 17 to remember Saint Patrick, the most popular Saint in Ireland.  Did you know that St. Patrick was a mentor to Saint Brigid of Ireland? Be sure to read Here's 31 Things You...