I Learned How to Dress Modestly by Routinely Embarrassing Myself in Public – A Retrospective

Garnet Ring

Elizabeth from Super Swell Times is back with another hilarious post. Check out her blog if you haven't. And here's a link to her first post [On Learning To Dress Like an Adult]. Enjoy! ~~~ Look, I understand that modesty is a virtue and that all young Catholic women should strive to be as modest as possible when it comes to how they dress themselves. If you're a young Catholic woman, you should absolutely be as modest as possible in your dress. At the same time, I wasn’t and hey! I turned out fine. A Series of Unfortunate Fashion Events If you have the privilege of knowing me in real life or have read any portion of my blog, you know that fashion and makeup are not on my list of marketable skills. Actually, I was so late to the whole “fashion” game that I didn't actually … [Continue reading...]

What I Wore Sunday: Volume 78

Written by Emily Happy Palm Sunday everyone! I'm very excited to celebrate my first Easter as a Catholic next week! I'm even more excited to see my family and spend time with them. I haven't seen them in a while! It also just happens to be my brother's birthday today so happy birthday to him as well! Have you seen our giveaway on the blog? Jenna from Call Her Happy makes the cutest embroidered necklaces and we're giving one away. But today and tomorrow are the last days to enter! You don't want to miss out! Here's a picture of what we're giving. Enter at this link! Carolynne continued her Minimalist Kids series with a post about the minimalist baby. Check it out if you haven't. Holly is converting to Catholicism at the Easter Vigil next Saturday and wrote about her first … [Continue reading...]

First Reconciliation

Written by Holly For those of you following my conversion story, you know that my next step was to make my First Confession.  To clarify for those unfamiliar with the process, if you convert to Catholicism and need to be baptized, you do not have to make a confession prior to your baptism/confirmation/First Communion.  Baptism […]

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Minimalist Kids Part 2: The Minimalist Baby

Written by Carolynne This is the second post in a five-part series about creating a minimalist wardrobe for your little ones. Last week, I discussed how newborns can be minimalists. This week, I’ll show you how babies can be minimalists too. 1. Your baby needs fewer clothes than you think Babies grow incredibly quickly so […]

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Giveaway: Mini Embroidery Hoop Necklace

My blogging friend, Jenna from Call Her Happy has been showcasing her embroidery for some time on her blog. I was just waiting and waiting for her to open a shop where you could buy it, and now she has! And today, we’re giving away one of her necklaces! See below for the picture: She […]

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What I Wore Sunday: Volume 77


Happy Sunday everyone! Carolynne was on the blog with a new mini-series about the minimalist wardrobe for kids. Holly was on the blog Friday writing about first Communion. She’s also hosting WIWS this week so I’ll let her take it away! ~~~ Happy Sunday everyone! Welcome to What I Wore Sunday! For those of you that don’t know […]

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First Communion

Written by Holly I’m writing about First Communion this week, because that’s what’s on my mind!  Three out of four members of my household will take Communion for the first time this month – one of the traits of being a family of converts.  I’m kind of straying from the normal path here at Fine […]

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Minimalist Kids Part 1: The Minimalist Newborn

Written by Carolynne Over the next five weeks, I will show you how to create a minimalist wardrobe for your little ones. In this post, I’ll start at the beginning by showing you that even newborns can be minimalists. 1. Don’t buy newborn clothes Newborn clothes are tiny and adorable and everyone likes to buy […]

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What I Wore Sunday: Volume 76


Written by Emily  My Goddaughter was baptized today! Her name is Helena and she is just the cutest. Jim is also the Godfather. We are so blessed to be a part of her life. And the crazy thing is, blogging and Twitter brought her mom, Kiera and me together! Dress: JCPenny Leggings: Fleece leggings from […]

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Written by Holly Since most parish’s are wrapping up their RCIA classes I thought it would be a good time to reflect on my experience and pass along a few pointers that I’ve picked up along the way!  It’s a little late for those joining this year, but if any readers are thinking of joining […]

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