Monday, February 2

Living and Learning: February...

Faith
Saint Brigid
The Meeting of the Lord
Saints Simeon and Anna
The Publican and the Pharisee
Prodigal Son
Sunday of the Last Judgement

Forgiveness Sunday
Saint Raphael of Brooklyn

Homemaking
Put away the last few Christmas decorations
Reorganize Seasonal Decorations in the attic 
Enjoy Forced Bulbs (Hyacinth, Tulips, and Daffodils)
Purge Old Clothes in the Attic
Get Car Serviced 
Clean the Cars 
Valentine's Day:  Menu, Small Trinkets, Cards, Decorations
Plan Lenten Cleaning and Organizing
Wash Bedding (including blankets and comforters)

Create Lenten Garden Poster
Knit Hats for the Children

Knit Scarf or Cowl for Father John
Read The Mystery of Art:  Becoming an Artist in the Image of God

Themes
Candles
Hearts and Valentines
Red
Museums
 
Special Days
Groundhog Day (2nd)

Full Snow Moon (3rd) 
+Gege (1st)
Baba's 94th Birthday (5th)
Valentine’s Day (14th) 

Sampson's Baptism (14th)
Aunt Susan (17th) 
Grandma (17th)
Auntie Kate and Uncle Pete's Wedding Anniversary (20th)

Learning
Practice being still and quiet during services and prayers

Practice Venerating Icons Properly
The Sign of the Cross for Button

Practice chanting the Trisagion Prayers
 Listen to Peter and the Wolf
Tidy Bedrooms in the morning
Listen to Jim Weiss cds
Nature Table Scene
Winter Book Basket
Watercolor Pencils

Play with Kinetic Sand
Bird Bingo
Card Games
Learn How to Cut Out Hearts
Feed birds
Polish wooden toys together 

2 comments:

Ma F. said...

Love the little dala horse...your Feb list looks a lot like ours except we remember St.Brigid as well...

MamaBirdEmma said...

We celebrated Saint Brigid, too! I updated the list of saints to reflect that (I just copy and pasted from a year or so ago and forgot to edit the feasts!). Thanks for catching that!

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