In my newest Knot Bad Video I talk about how I get my home ready for Lent. There's two basic things I do to try to mark the Lenten season in my home. It's nothing too earth shattering, but it makes a big difference for us and hopefully my suggestions will inspire someone who is looking for a way to observe Lent.
Because people have asked, the image of Eve and Mary can be purchased here from the contemplative nuns at Our Lady of the Mississippi Abbey. It's so beautiful!
For more resources on how to keep Lent and prepare you soul for Easter, check out these links:
Fantastic list of 66 things to give up or take up for Lent (in beginner, intermediate, and advanced) from Catholic All Year.
A round-up of links, recipes, and feast days that are coming up in March with Liturgical Living at a Glance at Carrots for Michaelmas.
Catholic Icing's fabulous printable Lenten Calendar for kids - it's the one we use every year and showed it in the video.
Sign up to get free daily Lenten reflections from Fr. Robert Barron.
My Stations of the Cross Box for Kids and King Cake recipe for Mardi Gras (to start Lent off right).
Here's even more ideas on my Easter and Lent Pinterest board - which I'll be adding to throughout the 40 days.
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