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Dec 19 2018

CTLP Episode 95- Christmas Lovelies with MacKenzie and Katie


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Show Notes-

On this episode of Cultivating the Lovely, MacKenzie Koppa chats with her good friend Katie Duckett all about Christmas lovelies and traditions. This is a fun conversation about what MacKenzie and Katie are reading, watching, doing, etc. this holiday season!

  • What Katie and MacKenzie are reading
  • What Katie is listening to: Handel’s Messiah
  • What Katie and MacKenzie are watching
    • Katie loves college football and Hallmark movies
    • MacKenzie is bummed about missing the new Hallmark movies


  • What MacKenzie and Katie are doing to be festive this year
    • MacKenzie and her kids decorating gingerbread houses
    • Katie is editing her schedule to make room for the things that are really important and work well for her family in the Christmas season
    • Katie leads her sons in planning and making dinner for the family and grandparents and leading family devotions afterwards
  • Embracing your gifts and what works for your family instead of trying to do what you think everyone else is doing

Resources Mentioned-


I’d Rather Be Reading by Anne Bogel

Remembering Laughter by Wallace Stegner

Elizabeth Goudge books

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

Hallelujah by Cindy Rollins

It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa TerKeurst

The Wondering Years by Knox McCoy

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Placemaker by Christie Purifoy

Big Sky Series by Tricia Goyer

Finding Father Christmas by Robin Jones Gunn


The Holiday

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Find Katie-

You can find Katie Duckett on Instagram.

Find MacKenzie-

You can find MacKenzie Koppa on Instagram, Facebook, and the CTL Facebook Group, of course! You can also listen to her new podcast The Same Page!

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