Coffee Time

Aaahhh, peace, at last!! I finally have a little computer time. I'm sitting here with a deliciously warm cup of coffee, on this snowy April day, sorting through and organizing my digital photos while the kids play with Lincoln Logs and Tea sets in their rooms.I...

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Ladybug Cake

Ladybug Cake

A super sweet person convinced me to try out cake decorating! I was going to wait till next week and start with making a cake for the feast of St. George, but after having so much fun making cupcakes, I thought I would see what I could do for Chiquita's 3rd birthday...

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April Shower of Photos :: Day 19

April Shower of Photos :: Day 19

Today was a very traumatic day for the boys.Mr. Peter Nemo died.It hit Captain hard. He is such a sweet, sensitive boy, and he has never really been faced with death. He has been to a few funerals in his life, but not of anyone he has known, and so he has yet to feel...

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The Tooth Fairy

The Tooth Fairy

This Morning Rascal lost his very first tooth!!! He is so excited!Although, he was a bit concerned when he realized that tomorrow is Sunday.You see, the tooth fairy forgot once when Capitan lost a tooth doesn't work on Sunday. I reassured him that since it was his...

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I’ve always been told that I’m a nut…

...Now I know which kind!You Are a PistachioYou are funky, freaky, and a total character.You're very different than anyone you know.There's no way you're changing the way you are...Which is good, because no one wants you to change.What Nut Are You?HT: Trina, who...

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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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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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