Chocolate Caliente on Columbus Day

Chocolate Caliente on Columbus Day

Over the years it has become our family tradition to head outside just before bedtime on Columbus day to do a little stargazing while drinking some homemade Spanish Hot Chocolate."The Spanish are known to be locos for chocolate, since they “discovered” it in the New...

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My Daybook ~ October 19th

My Daybook ~ October 19th

FOR TODAY: October 19, 2009 Outside my Window... I can no longer see the chains holding our porch swing... We've had a ton of rain lately, with lots more in the forecast, so Hubby took it down to store for the winter. sniffle...I am thinking... or rather, trying not...

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Columbus Day

Columbus Day

October 12th marks the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in America back in 1492. In the United States, we celebrate Columbus Day on the second Monday of October.We are taking a short break in our current American History Studies to do a quick review of...

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Happy Columbus Day!

Happy Columbus Day!

The boys were very excited that today was Columbus Day! We are in the middle of studying Columbus in History. History has been their FAVORITE subject, and I promised them extra History time today. In addition, Daddy had the day off work, which was definitely a plus,...

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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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