Faith

A Catholic Walks into a Baptist Church (on Easter)

My Easter this year has been different than other years, although every year my Easter seems to be different. My parents live about two hours away, and my fiancé’s parents were out of town, so we are having Easter by ourselves. Our only Christian friends invited us to their church (Baptist), and since my fiancé …

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Lifestyle

3 Mistakes I Made Planning My Wedding

Hey guys! 170 days until my wedding, and there’s definitely a few mistakes I’ve made in wedding planning so far. I wanted to share them, so that you guys don’t make the same mistakes – they’ve lost me a lot of money! For reference, we are working on a $15,000-$16,000 budget for our wedding. 1. …

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Recipes

(Super Simple) Vegan Three-Bean Chili Dump Meal

Cooking with my fiancé is always fun. He loves to stir for some reason, and I’ve literally had to pull the spatula away from him so I can let something boil or see how much of an ingredient I’m putting in. But at least if I ever were to make a meringue or something that …

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Faith

10 Bible Verses for Mental Illness

This is actually a post based on a Bible study I helped organize about a year ago when I was part of the Catholic Student Organization at my college. We found a variety of verses that pertained to mental illness and self care, and then read them and talked about them in our Bible study …

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Lifestyle

How I Practice Self Care With Depression

Hi everybody! Some things I’m thinking about today are how I practice self care as a person with depression. It’s an important part of the routine, and it’s good to learn some more about self care so you can use them for coping skills. That’s something that was focused on a lot in the partial …

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Meal Plans

My Meal Plan This Week: March 24 – 30

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a meal plan, but here’s the meal plan for this week. Lunches are out of the plan for right now, because the program I’m in supplies lunch for me. But I still need to cook dinners! I haven’t been cooking at home much the last couple of weeks, …

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Recipes

Tofu & Vegetable Fried Rice

Fried rice is one of my absolute favorite meals to cook. I love the crispy tofu, the mix of vegetables, and the salt (I sure love salt, perhaps too much). It’s pretty simple to make, only requiring a few ingredients. I like to buy the bags of stir fry veggies from Kroger, and just throw …

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Faith

My Faith Journey

Compared to most Christians my age, I have only recently come to the faith. I was not raised in a Christian household (by either my mother and stepfather or my dad and stepmother) – we celebrated Christmas and Easter, but didn’t attend church or talk about the meanings of the holidays. Before I started college, …

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