Deals and Bundles for Stocking Stuffers, Gifts and Sacrament Prep!

Our best Deals and Bundles for Stocking Stuffers, Christmas Gifts and Sacrament Prep!

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Keeping Advent, Advent

Advent is coming! Do you have resolutions for Keeping Advent, Advent this year?

Over the years, we have tried a number of Advent activities and devotions and I’ve compiled a Photo Gallery of them!

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Feast Day Fun: Holy Family!

This is one of my favorite Feast Days of the whole Liturgical Calendar!

The Feast of the Holy Family!

I’ve made a number of Holy Family/ Nativity sets over the years. This was a gift for Bill, the Christmas before we were married. The figures were loosely based on patterns I found in a magazine…and the clothing and the stable were architected improvised with limited sewing skills.

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Kelly Saints Christmas Ornaments

Just recently, we released the Kelly Saints Blessing Cards…a craft kit to print your own stash of All Catholic Occasion Greeting Cards! With the purchase of the kit, you have permission to copy, so you can print another collection of awesome Catholic cards, add invitation envelopes and put them in a dollar store gift box…and give them to your favorite Catholic penpal or serious greeting-card-sender. Great for Grandmas who love to send hand-written notes, but can’t readily hit Hallmark.

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Nesting… for Sock Baby Jesus

Sometimes despite our best intentions, some of our Advent programs or devotionals start to wane in the second or third week. We get behind in our Jesse Tree Ornaments…or miss the Advent devotionals altogether as we rush through the hectic days before Christmas. We’re doing our best…

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Advent: Week One!

We don’t have a fresh Advent Wreath this year, but I managed to find the Advent candles I purchased after Christmas about 5 years ago!

Looks like a bit of a bleak crowd humoring Mom with the Advent reading and lighting the first candle…before they dive into homemade Schnitzel.

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Give the gift you’ll feel great about giving….

Give the gift you’ll feel great about giving….

  They’re QUIZZING CARDS you can play ACTUAL CARD GAMES with!

They can be SORTED…by any number of categories

…TIMELINE: life years, canonization dates,

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Gold for the Shoes

I know that American Thanksgiving is this Thursday, followed by Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday…and I’ll probably have some special deals posted on our Cathletics Craft Kits…but HOLD ON!

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Ready for Advent?

The Feast of Christ the King (one of my favorite Feast Days!) marks the last Sunday of the Liturgical Calendar…Advent starts NEXT WEEK! The Jubilee Year dedicated to the theme of Mercy begins shortly after that, on December 8th!

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Miniature Painted Saints

If you’ve been hanging out here at Equipping Catholic Families, you’ll know that I’ve been creating little painted saints for quite some time and have come up with all sorts of ways to play with them! I’ve got quite the gallery of them now between my original painted saints and the Decoupage Saints I made with the help of Catholic Icing’s Printables.

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