Crazy 8s

Aubrey over at Laughing All the Way tagged me for this meme... I've been putting it off like all the other meme's I've been tagged for (sorry everyone!) but I had a few minutes this afternoon, and thought I'd try it since it looked like fun!8 Things I am looking...

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Tagged Again…

Tagged Again…

...this time by Shelly!She would like to see "the 6th picture in my 6th folder on my computer."I was a bit nervous about this one, but I think I got off easy. My folders are all listed by date, and so folder #6 is 2005-12-16, which is the day my brother came over to...

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Memory Lane Tag

Memory Lane...the tag that gets everyone involved. This comes from my cousin Meg. Be a good sport and play along (and YES, that includes all you lurkers out there!). Here are the directions:As a comment on my blog, leave one memory that you and I had together. It...

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Mosaic Meme

Mosaic Meme

Here's my contribution to the mosaic meme which was passed on from my cousin Margaret:The Questions (and The Answers):1. What is your first name? Jessica 2. What is your favorite food? Pizza 3. What high school did you go to? Our Lady of Victory 4. What is your...

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I’ve got the urge to…

Amy tagged me for this meme, which I've had the urge to ignore... just kidding. Sorry it's taken me so long to get around to it, Amy!!! Let's see, I have the urge to: Rearrange our school room... Oh wait, I already started that yesterday. Buy a sewing machine...Then I...

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Movies I’m Not Supposed to Hate

So--I'm back! The nice thing about having a fairly decluttered home is that it really is getting quicker to clean up!! We've finished some lessons for the day, dinner is in the Crockpot, the laundry is going, and the kids are playing outside in this beautiful weather!...

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Seven Things Meme

In case any of you want to know some weird and random facts about me... read on.I was just tagged by, Christie, at Tis' But A Season for another Meme! It didn't take me long to come up with seven things! LOL!!Here are the rules...1. When tagged place the name and URL...

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Saints Meme

Saints Meme

Awhile back I was tagged by Amy for ANOTHER meme! I'm sorry it has taken so long to finish Amy, I have been working on it for awhile... It really took some thought!Rules:Answer the questions! You can give a reason for the answer if you like. As for tagging people, you...

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Choices Meme

Choices Meme

Ruth just tagged me for another meme that Robynn (my sisters sister-in-law) started! Thanks for tagging me Ruth!Here I go... Let's see if I can be decisive for a change:(My choices are in bold italic type.)If you HAD to choose one or the other would you choose... Thai...

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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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