Small Successes :: November 12, 2009

by | Nov 12, 2009 | Small Successes | 3 comments

“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.”
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Tuesday night was Bunco.  It was nice to have an evening out!  We usually stop playing after 3 rounds, but this month we had extra time and played a 4th… At the end of round 3 I was in the lead with “Most Buncos,” but then two of my friends caught up and we had a three way tie for first place.  I lost in the roll off.  Oh well… I still came home with the 2nd place prize for “Most Wins!”
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I charged the battery on our video camera (it has been dead forever!) and finally captured a bit of Snuggles adorable personality last night on video.  It was so much fun and he kept the whole family laughing all evening!

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We celebrated the feast of St. Martin of Tours, also known as Martinmas Day, last night.   Here is a picture of the Lanterns the children made.  “L” is for Lantern you know, and it is L week around here! 😉

Despite these few small successes, I still have a TON to do to get ready for the 12 girls coming over this afternoon for Little Flowers, which means I better get busy!   I hope you all have a great day!! 

What are your Small Successes this week?

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  1. Kelly

    Great successes Jessica! I love how your laterns turned out. So pretty!

  2. Gae

    Dear Jessica,
    Long time no see, so to speak.
    These are very good successes and I think you have had so many others if you look back on your last week.
    I have been thinkin gand praying for your recently.
    God BLESS

  3. ViolinMama

    What an incredible week! Believe in yourself…you truly help inspire those who read!

    Much love!!!!


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