I just failed…

I just failed…

... at making Never Fail Fudge.I made this same recipe for Christmas and it turned out SO GOOD that I decided to make a couple batches to take to the New Year's Eve Party tonight. However, for some reason, when I was reading the directions I read "Sweetened Condensed...

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Our Christmas 2008:  Home Tour

Our Christmas 2008: Home Tour

This post is for Faith & Family's Christmas Home Tour.We don't have a ton of decorations, but those we do have are meaningful and special to us. So, here are a few pictures of what you would find if you happened to visit our home during the Advent and Christmas...

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Thank you…

Thank you…

...once again to my Aunt Alice and cousin Juliana!!The girls just LOVE their new dresses!!! They wore them on Christmas Eve, and then again to Mass on Sunday. The Scottie dogs are so cute!

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Our Christmas 2008: Christmas Eve

Our Christmas 2008: Christmas Eve

I hope you are all enjoying your Christmas break! I just got creamed by my 6 year old decided to take a little break from playing The Settlers of Catan to post a bit about our Christmas.It seems that no matter how much I prepare, Christmas usually never does go quite...

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The Flower by St. Therese

The Flower by St. Therese

The Flower All the earth with snow is covered,Everywhere the white frosts reign;Winter and his gloomy courtiersHold their court on earth again.But for you has bloomed the FlowerOf the fields, Who comes to earthFrom the fatherland of heaven,Where eternal spring has...

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Handpainted with Love

Handpainted with Love

Well, I was hoping to finish up my Alphabet of Saints today and give the completed set to my girls for Christmas. I tried, honestly I did, but either some of the saints are just plain harder to paint than others, or I am just too tired. I still have 10 left to do, and...

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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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