Strawberry & Peach Tea Cake

Strawberry & Peach Tea Cake

I have been wanting to bake this cake ever since first seeing it on Jennifer's blog and then again on Kelly's.   It was so worth the time and effort.  I am reposting the recipe here for future reference, since I plan to make it again... and again!Stone Fruit...

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On the Feast of St. James. . .

On the Feast of St. James. . .

Today is the feast of St. James the Greater.   It also happens to be a Nameday in our home!  I had all sorts of ideas for celebrating... However, after spending most of the day in town for car repairs, errands, and a major grocery shopping trip, I had to...

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Making Plans :: 2011-2012

Making Plans :: 2011-2012

I never did get around to posting the list of curriculum that we used last year, and now, I am not even going to try... Instead I will mention (mainly for my own reference) what worked for us, or didn't, as I share our plans for this coming school year.This...

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My Daybook :: July 18, 2011

My Daybook :: July 18, 2011

Outside my window... It has been rainy lately, and we keep hoping that summer will return.  In the meantime we have been enjoying the baby deer that have been visiting each day.  They are so cute!!I am thinking... about our curriculum for next year....

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The Junior World Golf Championships

The Junior World Golf Championships

My little brother Kevin has been competing against other 15-17 year old boys from all over the world this week, at the 2011 Callaway Junior World Golf Championships!We are so excited for him and have been watching the Leaderboard for updates.  Yesterday...

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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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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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