Building with Lincoln Logs

My oldest was so excited about his Lincoln Log creation that he asked if I would post pictures so that Grandma could see them! 🙂 This is one of the activities that keeps my boys busy during these rainy afternoons that we have been having.Actually, since I am posting...

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S’More Fun

S’More Fun

Yesterday we made these brownies that were SO delicious!! (Yes I ate two!) I thought I would share the recipe in case any of you want to try them. The kids had a blast making and eating them.S'more Brownie BitesFrom Pampered Chef's Lets Eat! cookbook for...

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Here’s looking at me…

Amy has tagged me for this meme! This is the first time that I have ever been tagged with one of these... I am suppose to list 7 things that I like about myself. Hum.. This could be hard. Ok... Here goes:1. I like, no...I LOVE being Catholic!2. I love that I am...

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Wabbit Season

Wabbit Season

Driving home this morning, I called my Aunt. We talked about her week and her plans to go hunting. When I hung up my oldest son asked:DS: Mom, who was that?Mom: That was Aunt B.DS: Is she going hunting?Mom: Yep, she is leaving Friday.DS: Is she going to go hunt...

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What Type of Homeschooler Are You?

Abraham Lincoln You have a Bible and a library card what more could you possibly need? You prefer the Charlotte Mason Method of reading living books for everything: historical fiction, biographies, real histories, nature guides, etc. No soon-to-be-outdated textbooks...

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Super Woman… or just Super Tired?

My sister stopped by earlier this evening... While she was here she referred to me as "Super Woman!" Now this is definitely a step up from her last visit when we were talking about gas prices and she said "back in your generation..." Sheesh! OK, I am 10 years older...

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Happy Columbus Day!

Happy Columbus Day!

The boys were very excited that today was Columbus Day! We are in the middle of studying Columbus in History. History has been their FAVORITE subject, and I promised them extra History time today. In addition, Daddy had the day off work, which was definitely a plus,...

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Prayer of Mothers

Father in heaven, grant me the grace to appreciate the dignity which you have conferred on me. Let me realize that not even the Angels have been blessed with such a privilege—to share in your creative miracle and bring new Saints to heaven. Make me a good mother to all my children after the example of Mary, the Mother of your Son. Through the intercession of Jesus and Mary I ask your continued blessings on my family. Let us all be dedicated to your service on earth and attain the eternal happiness of your kingdom in heaven. Amen.

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A Little About Me

Hi! I'm Jessica, a Roman Catholic wife and home educating mother to our nine children. I was home educated myself, along with my eleven younger siblings. I have a special devotion to St. Therese, through whom I have been given much help and many blessings--the beautiful "Shower of Roses" that she has sent my way! Here I will record a few of the blessings I treasure. Please remember that what you see here is just a little glimpse at our lives, so please say a prayer for us, as we continue to strive for holiness.

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