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Raising the Betts #54: Lighthouse Adventure

On the most recent episode, the Betts go on an unexpected adventure that ends at an historic lighthouse; Dom gets to go back to Mass; and they visit his mom after a long absence. Food this week includes kale salad, lime cheesecake, and smoked salmon... [Continue Reading]

Raising the Betts #53: Clamato!

In this episode, The Betts share their experience of (half the family) going back to Mass for the first time; talk about waiting in line at Whole Foods; and discuss Jerusalem's Upper Room and King David's Tomb. Plus micheladas and the sublime flavor... [Continue Reading]

Raising the Betts #51: Lots of Grilling

In this episode, the farmers market is open again and the Betts discuss how different is now (hint: drive-through), plus they made lots of great recipes on the grill (because the weather's been so nice), and then Cardinal Seán's homily on Jesus'... [Continue Reading]

Raising the Betts #50: The JohnPauls

In this episode, the Betts had a parade for their nephew JohnPaul, who once embraced his namesake saint in Rome and has now become a US Army officer. Plus a daughter's birthday, a Mother's Day out, movies recommended and shows not recommended, and... [Continue Reading]

Raising the Betts #49: When We Can Go Again

In this episode, Dom and Melanie Bettinelli share their own family discussion of how they will decide when they can go back to Mass, when it’s available to them, taking into account their own family situation. Plus, book discussion of Crimson Bound... [Continue Reading]

Raising the Betts #48: The Great American Backyard Campout

In this episode, Dom and Melanie Bettinelli have a full-on campout in their backyard, build a new garden, cook up a ton of great food, watch the new series everyone is talking about, The Chosen, and ponder what parish life will be like when we can... [Continue Reading]

Raising the Betts #46: Easter Stream and Feast

On the latest Raising the Betts, Dom and Melanie are recovering from Easter, recounting how they made the Triduum and Easter special this year, the new tradition Melanie introduced to the family, and the amazing feast they laid out on Easter Sunday.

Raising the Betts #45: Palm-less Sunday

On the next Raising the Betts, Dom and Melanie have a Palm Sunday without (fresh) palm branches, are cutting their own hair, and pondering the effects of self-isolation on the kitchen ninjas. Plus contemplating how our priests miss us and that while... [Continue Reading]