This week, the Betts are vaccinated; the girls went fishing; we discuss lamb leftovers; Melanie gets insight into Iron Man and his PTSD; and then they discuss the novel of early Christians in Rome called Quo Vadis and as what it has to tell us about... [Continue Reading]
On this week’s episode, It’s Easter and the Betts discuss their Triduum, including memories of why not to take 5 small children to Easter Vigil; what special foods they made for Easter dinner, and why Dom ended up at Urgent Care on... [Continue Reading]
On this week’s episode: On Palm Sunday, the Betts discuss palm crosses; a future big trip; setting a date for First Communion; explaining how TV used to work to children who only know streaming; and more.
On this week’s episode, what’s more romantic than a date to get vaccinated? The Betts get their shots, celebrate two great saints with Irish and Italian meals, build a shed, go on a cleaning binge, and talk about looking death in the... [Continue Reading]
A few months ago, I wrote about making Sicilian-American Sunday gravy, a meat-filled pasta sauce that simmers for hours and is great for a hearty Sunday dinner. But I recently had a request to share a simple, meatless pasta sauce that would be quick... [Continue Reading]
It wasn’t that long ago that Amazon was threatening to take over nearly completely. Both independent and chain bookstores were closing rapidly and Main Street businesses were starting to feel the effects. Everything from books to DVDs to appliances... [Continue Reading]
This week, Dom takes the Scouts camping in below freezing temps While Melanie entertains the others at home; they discuss why Confirmation requires proof of 1st Communion; make Peruvian steak and baked potato soup; and talk about cleaning our own... [Continue Reading]
This week, the Betts bought a new deep freezer and Dom is excited; a shelf collapses out of the blue; visit Dom’s parents; celebrate the last Lucy’s allergies going away; read the latest Dresden Files book; and find Abraham on the Mount... [Continue Reading]