Creating a Vacation Home Altar for Your Summer Family Trip


Use a Ziplock bag, visit a shrine, make it to Mass, bring an altar with you.  Here are some tips to make your travels go more smoothly, but also more meaningful:

Here is our vacation altar we placed at our cabin we stayed at last summer:





It helps to remind us that Jesus is always present with our family, even when we are far away from home.   I’ve included a link to a Youtube video with instructions for anyone who would like to make one, too.


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Copyright 2013 Tami Kiser




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Tami is the author of Smart Martha's Catholic Guide for Busy Moms and the founder of She lives in Greenville, SC with her husband and family. Tami runs the online CatholicConference4Moms, Smart Martha ministry,,, and teaches dance classes. Thinking like a Smart Martha has helped her to constantly seek to “sit at Christ’s feet” even in the midst of piles of laundry and sinks of dirty dishes.

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