#HPparty : Our 11year-old’s Hogwarts Orientation Party plus FREE Printable

Here at Equipping Catholic Families, we usually post about Catholic crafts, activities and traditions to help celebrate the Catholic Faith at home. As a family, we also happen to be avid Harry Potter fans….and epic backyard birthday party planners. This post shows how we combined the two (and made a 36-page FREE printable in the process). I know that some of my subscribers may not be big Harry Potter fans and I’m just hoping that you’ll consider reading this really great article  by Kendra at Catholic All Year before you post an angry or concerned comment about the dangers of Harry Potter.

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The Passion (told by Adam)

So I found this audio mysteriously on my ipod. I vaguely remember Bridget recording Adam telling his version of The Passion.

This is totally unscripted.  I’m just sad that he no longer calls palm branches “pom poms”.

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Sync your Schedule with the Saints!

How is your new school year turning out? This September, I decided to get a little more organized and try out a couple Planners, a new approach to prayer journaling, take a stab at bullet journaling and reign in a plethora of passwords.
I checked out a number of secular planners and calendars including cheap little ones from the dollar store and this beautiful Happy Planner.

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DIY Old School Password Vault

Do you ever get overwhelmed with passwords…on everything from email to swimming lesson registration? Everyone knows that we’re not supposed to use the same password for everything…and different password interfaces have their own requirements with password length and special characters. Then, upon getting locked out of an account set up years ago…you might be faced with replacing passwords with new ones…let alone new email addresses and added email addresses for the kids. Where do they all go? Check out our Old School Password Vault.

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