Easter morning can be pretty hectic. Between getting your family dressed in their special pastel-colored outfits and making it to church on time, the last thing you want to do is worry about getting brunch prepared. This Easter, make it easier on yourself by whipping up one of these flavorful make-ahead brunch recipes. They’re simple, satisfying, and taste like you’ve spent all morning in the kitchen!
If you’ve hit up every fish fry in your area and are looking for something a little healthier for this Lenten Friday, we’ve got you covered. From burgers to tacos, these seafood recipes are not only easy to make, but they’re extremely delicious. Go ahead and give them a try!
As you spend time with your children this Easter, sharing with them the story of Jesus and the significance of His resurrection, remember that it doesn’t have to be boring, in fact, it should be fun and interactive. So, rather than just telling your children about Easter, get hands-on and show them. Here are five fun activities to try with your kids this Easter: 1.) Jelly Bean Prayer Box Help your kids make a prayer box for their friends. Simply print out this template, follow the directions to fold the paper into a box, and fill with jelly beans. Via The Crafty Classroom 2.) Bunny Service Jar Encourage your kids to follow in Jesus’ footsteps with this Bunny Service Jar. Simply place a cotton ball in the jar with each act of kindness. Once the jar is filled, celebrate with an Easter treat! Via Happy Home Fairy 3.) Resurrection Scavenger…Keep Reading
Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent, which for a lot of us means that it’s time to decide what to give up for the next 40 days. We understand that finding something that you feel is significant enough to give up can be tough. However, it’s important to remember that it’s not what we give up, but how we use this time as an opportunity to reflect and grow closer to God. If you’re having a hard time thinking of what to give up for Lent, try one -or a few- of these ideas: Arriving late- Ten minutes early is the new on-time. Saying “I don’t care”- You do care, go ahead and show it. Half-heartedly asking someone how they’re doing- Be genuine, you could make their day. Drinking soda- Lent is a great opportunity to see how you feel without all that sugar. Impatience- Relax and…Keep Reading
As Christians, we’ve all sat in the congregation and listened to the story of the flames that appeared above the heads of Jesus’ disciples. And we all know Pentecost falls on the 50th day of Easter. But what does the holy day really mean? And how do you celebrate it? Pentecost, from the Greek pentecosté meaning 50th day, is the festival celebrating the descent of the Holy Spirit on Jesus’ disciples after his Ascension. It marks the beginning of the Church’s mission to spread the word of God around the world. What most don’t know, however, is that this day was actually first celebrated as the Jewish Pentecost, a day of remembrance of the Law God gave to Moses on Mount Sinai. So when the Holy Spirit appeared to the apostles, it was believed to be a gift to the followers of Christ, a sign of the new dispensation that…Keep Reading