{pretty, happy, funny, real}

{pretty, happy, funny, real}

~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life. ~{pretty}My handsome baby with his pretty manly blue and black bandana blanket and neck-tie onesie!{happy}Very happy to be able to hold the baby and give mom a little, much-needed,...

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The Good Old Hockey Game

The Good Old Hockey Game

Hello out there, were on the air, it's hockey night tonight!The tension grows, the whistle blows, and the puck goes down the ice. The golie jumps, and the players bump, and the fans all go insane. Someone roars: "Bobby Scores!" At the good old hockey game!Oh! The good...

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Mini Meatloafs

Mini Meatloafs

I've been a little LOT behind in reading my favorite blogs lately, but have you seen the awesome link up that Pam and Sarah are hosting each week?  It is such a great idea!  I've been dying to join the fun, but honestly can barely manage to get meals on...

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Our Little Man’s Baby Shower

Our Little Man’s Baby Shower

Yesterday afternoon a couple of my super creative friends gave us the cutest baby shower ever to welcome our "Little Man!"   It was actually a double shower for Amy and I, but Amy wasn't able to make it due to some of her family being sick.  (We missed you...

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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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