Late October Daybook

Late October Daybook

 Outside my window...After some gorgeous and fairly warm autumn weather up here in North Idaho, a cold front rolled in and it's been raining on and off this past week and snowing at the higher elevations. I'm praying for nice weather on Monday for All Hallows'...

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Back-to-School :: 2022-2023

Back-to-School :: 2022-2023

It's been well over a month now since we started the new school year, but I wanted to go back and add these pictures to the blog anyway. The kids love looking back at the archives to see the pictures from over the years...Our Back-to-School Schultütes were pretty...

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Chili for a Crowd

Chili for a Crowd

I was searching my blog for this recipe and found that it was still tucked away with a couple hundred other draft posts that have never been finished... Time to finally hit that publish button! It's not a meal that I can eat due to my food intolerances, but our kids...

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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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