32 Weeks

32 Weeks

After Mass and Benediction this morning, we finally took our children to the pumpkin patch so that they could pick out their pumpkins to carve.While we were there, I couldn't help but think about the last time we brought our children to this particular pumpkin patch,...

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A Handmade Treasure

A Handmade Treasure

Aren't these just precious!?!?I was so excited when they arrived in my mailbox this week from Aimee!! She had them made, by her Grandmother, for our little one and I absolutely LOVE them!! Thank you so much Aimee!!*Aimee will actually be welcoming a new little one any...

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Small Successes :: October 22, 2009

Small Successes :: October 22, 2009

"It’s important for moms to recognize that all the small successes in our days can add up to one big triumph. So on Thursday of each week, we do exactly that."~ 1 ~I painted a simple St. Vincent de Paul to add to our Alphabet of Saints! I can't believe it has been 14...

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Pro-Life Pumpkins

Pro-Life Pumpkins

I was so excited when I saw this awesome pumpkin carving earlier today, sort of like our Saint-O-Lanterns, from American Life League:There are many opportunities to be a voice for the voiceless, and most of those opportunities require us to go to a public place. But,...

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Apple Puff Pancakes

Apple Puff Pancakes

Early this morning, before my children woke up, I was catching up on a few posts in my Google Reader and ran across Kimberly's Apple-y Goodness. Oh, it looked too yummy! I quickly clippedthe recipe, realized I had everything I needed to make it (yay!), printed it out,...

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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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