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A Slice of Smith Life · 1W 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...
A Slice of Smith Life · 1W ago

Mini King Cakes for Mardi Gras and Salt Dough Crown for Lent

This post contains affiliate links. It's been a little while since I posted because life is well, life. So I thought I'd catch up on some posts that I have been meaning to publish. I posted about our family's Lenten traditions and we aren't do...
A Slice of Smith Life · 2W ago

My Latest EpicPew Post: 40 Facts You Wished Everyone Knew About Lent

Lent 2017 is in full swing so I thought I'd share my latest EpicPew post... It’s that ...
A Slice of Smith Life · 1M ago

Celebrating the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter: February 22

This post contains affiliate links. February 22 is the feast of the Chair of St. Peter, which has been celebrated in Rome since the 4th century.  There really is a portable chair preserved at the Vatican and it is believed to be the chair used by S...
A Slice of Smith Life · 1M ago

Ash Wednesday and Our Family's Lenten Traditions

This post contains affiliate links. It's hard to believe that Lent will be here next week with the first day of Lent starting with Ash Wednesday on March 1, 2017. 
A Slice of Smith Life · 1M ago

10 Simple Valentine Food Ideas for Those You Love

This post contains affiliate links. Today we celebrated Saint Valentine's Day with friends from our local homeschool group.  It was a beautiful day to celebrate Saint Valentine, a servant of God, who was persecuted for his Christian faith an...
A Slice of Smith Life · 1M ago

10 Simple Valentine Food Ideas for Those You Love

A Slice of Smith Life · 1M ago

Celebrating Our Lady of Lourdes: February 11

This post contains affiliate links. On February 11, the Church celebrates another beautiful feast day, Our Lady of Lourdes.  This is one of my favorite Marian feast days because it commemorates the 18 apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Saint...
A Slice of Smith Life · 1M ago

Getting our Throats Blessed in Honor of Saint Blaise's Feast Day: February 3

This post contains affiliate links. Saint Blaise's feast day is celebrated on February 3rd.   In the morning I set up our St. Blaise peg doll and we read about St. Blaise during our Couch Catechism time from Saints for Young Readers for Every Day, ...
A Slice of Smith Life · 1M ago

Celebrating the Presentation of our Lord (Candlemas) with Candles and Cookies: February 2

This post contains affiliate links. On February 2nd, we celebrate the Presentation of our Lord, traditionally called Candlemas, which   commemorates the presentation of Christ in the temple and the ritual purification of the Virgin Mary. It falls ...