I let the girls stay up late and keep me company last night, as I worked on getting ready for our Mother/Daughter Tea Party today in honor of Our Blessed Mother’s Birthday!  They were so cute to watch playing together at the counter while I decorated our cake.  I just posted the cake recipe over at Catholic Cuisine.  I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

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  1. Sugar Pie

    Dear Jessica,
    Your whole family is adorable.
    You are such an inspiration, I don't know how you do all you do, but I thank you for sharing it here on your lovely blog.
    Oh & those tea sets are beautiful, I love the rose bud one especially.
    Take care Jessica,
    God Bless you & yours,
    Robyn xx

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  2. Anonymous

    I just love little girls. I love little boys too, but I think you know what I mean. It is so wonderful to get to have little tea parties and wear pretty dresses… Sigh.

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