Happy 8th, Birthday Girl!

Happy 8th, Birthday Girl!

I only have a moment, as I still have quite a bit to prepare as we get ready to welcome a whole bunch of little girls for an afternoon Tea Party, but I wanted to pop in here real quick to post a picture of ourbeautiful birthday girl! Also, here is a sneak peek at...

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Stocking Up

Stocking Up

"Yes, we do go through a lot of glue, and no, I am not planning on glueing all my kids to their chairs!"We are almost ready to start the new school year and this year's curriculum!  I feel like we should be started already (so many of you have!),...

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Catholic New Media Awards

Catholic New Media Awards

I just recieved an email from a friend letting me know that Catholic Cuisine and Shower of Roses are both on the ballots for the Catholic New Media Awards.  I had no idea! Thank you to those of you that submitted nominations!Voting began on Wednesday,...

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Please Pray!

Please Pray!

"Six fires in (our little town) are threatening homes. A column of smoke can be seen across the valley."   Please pray for us!   UPDATE: Thank you all for your prayers! The fire closest to our home has grown to over 300 acres. However, at this...

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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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