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MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!I meant to post this yesterday... however, it was all I could do to stay cheerful and try to make the children's Christmas as peaceful and special as possible! Thankfully, my dear hubby is home for the rest of this week as well as next, and is...

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Woohoo!

I have been wanting a three column blog for a couple months now... like the typepad ones, but without the fee... and blogspot just doesn't offer a template for one. So, after a bunch of online research and endless hours some fiddling around with the html codes, I...

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Nativity Lapbook & Craft

If your not busy enough already, and you happen to be looking for an extra project to do before Christmas... I just ran across this link for a Free Nativity Lap Book! I printed it out for my kids to make today.Also, Meredith has a great post: The Nativity and the...

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Congratulations!

Congratulations!

Our Goddaughter, MaryCatherine, WON FIRST PLACE (within her age category of 0-4) in the All Saints Day Coloring Contest at Illuminated Ink! Didn't she do a lovely job? I think it's beautiful!There is currently another contest for coloring this beautiful Christmas...

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Go see Bella!

Bella just arrived at one of our local theaters. We weren't able to get a babysitter, so hubby went to see it Sunday night with some friends from church and I got to go last night with my sisters and more friends, actually there were 26 of us last night! It was such...

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A Christmas Quiz

I ended up taking this quiz twice... Once answering the questions while thinking of Christmas at home with my hubby and children.Your Christmas is Most Like: A Charlie Brown ChristmasEach year, you really get into the spirit of Christmas.Which is much more important...

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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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Sean & Jessica, Captain-23, Ranger-22, Twinkle Toes-20, Chiquita-19, Snuggles-16, Rose-14, Bud-12, Grace-6 and Joy-4 (blog nicknames)

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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