Prize Package Giveaway: The Sound Of Music

Were you one of the millions of people that watched the live production of the Sound of Music last week? Good, wholesome, family TV (just like the 80′s!).  Did you grow up watching the ever so famous movie, singing songs like, ‘How do you solve a problem like Maria’? I remember the very first time I watched The Sound of Music. It was New Year’s... [Read more...]


Catholic Family Gifts Review: Scarlet and the Black

Catholic Family Gifts was kind enough to send me the movie Scarlet and the Black. Have you seen it yet?  What makes this film so great is the tremendous, powerful and moving true story behind it. Fr. O’Flahertty (Gregory Peck), an Irish priest living in Vatican City at the time when German forces occupied Rome, saved over 6,500 Jews and Allied war prisoners. The... [Read more...]

Downton Abbey: Lady Edith style

Last week’s Downton Abbey episode started out with Lady Edith exuberantly exclaiming, “Something happening in this house is actually about me.” The girl, seemingly cast in the shadows at her stately home, is now in the spotlight, but only for a moment.  But first let’s jump back to season 2 with a little foreshadowing taking place: Season... [Read more...]

Mary's meals

For I Was Hungry

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me. – Matthew 25:35-36 I am always so amazed by the amount of food I have. When I go to the grocery... [Read more...]

First Thursday Giveaway: Pride and Prejudice movie

No, it’s not the BBC version, but it’s pride and prejudice nonetheless. (You always get those ‘pride’ful girls (or guys) who think the BBC version is THE version, and everything else is worms.) Well, I agree to some extent, but I just love the cinematography in Joe Wright’s film, it’s very ascetically pleasing. One of my favorite... [Read more...]

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