Amy’s hosting an auction…

Amy’s hosting an auction…

... for this beautiful St. Therese Doll,just like the one she made for Rose which is such a treasure! The proceeds will be donated to help Marci's daughter,so please hop on over and consider placing a bid.

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Planet Cookies

Since the girls were baking cookies today (to paint for P week) and the boys wanted to join in the fun, I decided to have them paint the Planets.  While the girls were busy with their own cookies, the boys cut out various size circles from the dough and...

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My Daybook ~ January 25th

My Daybook ~ January 25th

Outside my window... lots of leaves and pine needles from the windstorms of last week. I am hearing... A Flower Fairy Alphabet and my children singing along as they color pictures of the Pansy Fairy.  It's such a fun CD!I am thankful...

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My Daybook ~ January 20th

My Daybook ~ January 20th

Outside my window... It's a rather blustery day!!  Right now we have sustained winds of 25-35 mph with gusts of 45-50 mph.  Monday was the first day of these really strong winds and unfortunately it knocked over, and broke, one of our outdoor statues of...

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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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