Inspired by Charlie Daniels. . .

This little conversation took place between Captain and I, on the 2nd day of Golf Camp last week (I had forgotten to bring sunblock the first day):Mom:  Come here boys, I need to put some sunblock on you this morning.Captain:  Okay, but could you please not...

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In the Woods Today. . .

In the Woods Today. . .

The past few weeks I have been receiving afternoon emails from my husband with more pictures of what he has been seeing while working.Some days I just love the pictures he sends. . . Taken on June 20thI just love seeing pictures of baby deer!... other days,...

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My Daybook :: June 27, 2011

My Daybook :: June 27, 2011

Outside my window... another beautiful sunny day!  After two super busy weeks (Camping, Golf Camp) it was so nice to wake up with no where to go today!   Hopefully we can enjoy the lovely weather (highs in the 80's) before the rain clouds arrive...

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My Little Cupcake :: Last Day to Participate!

My Little Cupcake :: Last Day to Participate!

Today is the last day to "attend" the Virtual Baby Shower for Charlotte and Cupcake!   You have until midnight to donate towards the group gift, leave a comment to be entered in the drawings for all the awesome door prizes, try to Name that Baby for a chance to...

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Happy 4th Birthday!

Happy 4th Birthday!

Yesterday our (not so) little Snuggles turned 4 years old!  We arrived home from a 4-Day Camping Trip/Retreat on Sunday night, and the older kids all started a week long Golf Camp on Monday, so I really needed to keep his birthday simple.    There were...

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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-18, 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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