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Lent with Kids: How to Create a Household Lent Plan

In 2020, Lent begins Wednesday, 26 February We’re spoilt by the church calendar at this time of year! We’ve just had four weeks of candle-lighting at Advent, culminating, in our household, with this delightful moment on Christmas Day:     Now we’re coming to the end of the two-week Christmas season, and then it’s only […]

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How to Support Someone with Postnatal Depression / Postpartum Depression: 9 Ideas

Do you know someone with PND/PPD? The answer is ‘yes’ Around 10-15% of women who give birth experience postnatal depression, so if you know more than eight women who are mothers, you probably know someone who has been through it – whether she knew that’s what it was or not. Here are two facts you […]

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Best-ever Allergy-friendly Chocolate Chip Cookies

Delicious, easy, fast, frugal, healthyish, and friendly to your special-diet friends: these may be the only chocolate-chip cookies you ever need to make! This really, truly isn’t a recipe blog, and I have no special expertise, but I got so excited about these biscuits I had to write about it somewhere. Frank posted this recipe […]

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47 Christmas Gifts that can Change the World

How can something as (potentially) shallow as Christmas gift shopping be a great way to make a difference in the world? Easy If we aspire to living a life where our actions reflect our values, then how we spend our time and money on Christmas gifts can make a real impact on people beyond the […]

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Advent with Kids: 76 Ideas for Getting Ready for Advent

  Yay! Advent is my favourite season in the church calendar, and it’s almost here! Actually, Lent was pretty cool this year, too, with our superduper Lent with Kids series, but the inspiration for that came from all the fun and surprisingly helpful things we did at home during Advent. So here we are! I […]

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Cranberry Ninja Cookies

Yeah, I know, this isn’t a food blog. But not only did I make some delightful cookies this afternoon from a recipe passed on by Sacraparental regular Daina, and not only are they healthy(ish) and made of enough weird ingredients to deserve a blog post, but Angela, food photographer extraordinaire from The Sponge, was there […]

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New Year’s Guide to Legumes (including Chocolate Cake!)

‘Stunning!’ said Angela, after her first bite, eyebrows to the ceiling. I think she was as much stunned by its mere existence – a cake with no flour at all, and instead, a can of beans – as by the pleasing form it took. It is indeed the most surprising thing: a moist, rich, soft […]

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