How to make Popcorn Baggies that look like Corn on a Cob

For my son's bull rider themed birthday party, I found great ideas for food display and decorations on Pinterest. The first thing I pinned for the party on my Bull Rider Birthday Party Pinterest Board was this picture: It's from myincrediblerecipes.com. The original source is unknown so I apologize to whoever first came up with this … Continue reading How to make Popcorn Baggies that look like Corn on a Cob

Making Silhouette Art

In preparation for my son's bull rider birthday party I ended up making a bull painting. I wanted to make a pin-the-tail-on-the-bull game and knew I had to either make it myself or look for it online. I took the opportunity to indulge in one of my favorite hobbies, drawing and painting, and create something for … Continue reading Making Silhouette Art

Bull Rider Birthday Party Invitation

So I finally crossed off the first thing on my party organization list: Designing the invitation cards!!!! If you happened to read my post on how I decided to throw my son a Bull Rider Birthday Party, you know that I typed up a simple to-do list to get started, and making the invitations was on the top … Continue reading Bull Rider Birthday Party Invitation

My little cowboy’s 4th Birthday Party

My only son has turned 4 this year and was in dire need of a celebration. He is growing so fast and I have never given him a "themed" birthday party. This year he discovered a passion for bull riders and there is not a day where he's not talking about his future career in … Continue reading My little cowboy’s 4th Birthday Party

Visiting the Saint John Paul II National Shrine

Today, we visited the National Shrine of Saint John Paul II. My kids love going to D.C. and there are few places we still haven't visited. So we hopped in the car and decided to go visit St. John Paul II's shrine on the way to D.C. but without much conviction. We had no idea … Continue reading Visiting the Saint John Paul II National Shrine

The 3 Temptations of the Devil

This week's gospel spoke about the temptations of the Devil that Jesus faced in the desert. Satan still tempts us in the same way, all the time, and many of us succumb to them, and sometimes without even knowing. The professor in the Sunday class I attend, told us that many of us lose these battles, … Continue reading The 3 Temptations of the Devil

How to develop balance: knowing to think, to want, and to love

Recently, I learned about the pedagogy of Fr. Tomas Morales, S.J and how it helps people fulfill themselves by learning to think, want, and love. It's incredibly hard when you realize what it truly entails. Think about all those people you admire or looked up to when you were younger.  What were they like? Poised, mature, … Continue reading How to develop balance: knowing to think, to want, and to love