Café Ole’s Bean Dip – Party Size

Café Ole’s Bean Dip – Party Size

My kids LOVE this bean dip recipe. I've made it probably a half dozen times this year and it never lasts long. We decided to call it Café Ole's Bean Dip for our recent Strawberry Shortcake Birthday Party! Café Ole's Bean Dip - Party Size Ingredients: 2 - 16 ounce...

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Strawberry Shortcake’s Creamy Cookie Dip

Strawberry Shortcake’s Creamy Cookie Dip

Another berry delicious and fun recipe we included in the birthday party menu was our Strawberry Shortcake's Creamy Cookie Dip inspired by Play Party Plan. Strawberry Shortcake's Creamy Cookie Dip Recipe Ingredients 8 ounces cream cheese (softened at...

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Strawberry Shortcake Trifle

Strawberry Shortcake Trifle

When life gives you crumbled cake, make Strawberry Shortcake Trifle! This was originally supposed to be a Strawberry Shortcake Birthday Cake, but when the cakes stubbornly stuck to my baking pans and fell apart I went to bed and decided to start over in the morning......

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The Snail and the King

The Snail and the King

Have you seen the brand new picture book from the author and illustrator of My Name is Philomena? The Snail and the King will be released tomorrow, March 19th, just in time for Easter! Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of The Snail and the King, where Fr....

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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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