What she said!

What she said!

I wanted to share a post with you that I just read over at These Thy Gifts titled:Let's Get RealHeather was able to put into words, exactly what I have been thinking! I love blogging and sharing little bits and pieces of what we have been up to... And although, it may...

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Lent begins Tomorrow

Lent begins Tomorrow

Are you ready? I think I'm getting there...Elizabeth Foss wrote a beautiful article, for the Arlington Catholic Herald:Before Lent, a time to refocus If you have a second, hop on over and read it! She has some great points worth reflecting on.As far as our family...

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Just in time for Lent…

Just in time for Lent…

...our TV died.I'm actually not surprised. It has been a long time coming... Actually, hubby purchased the TV back in '95, 4 years before we got married! The past couple years it took a turn for the worse, and in order to get the TV to turn on, you'd have to push the...

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Good Bye 20’s

Good Bye 20’s

It seems as though there have been so very many birthdays the last couple weeks. In fact, today is actually my youngest brother's 12th birthday. He is also my godson, and will hopefully be giving us a pipe gun demo soon! Happy Birthday!For me however, today is a sad...

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My Nightstand

My Nightstand

OK... I have been a rather lazy blogger this first week of January.Partially, since I am still recovering from my bronchitis... (I am highly sensitive to medicine, and ended up having an allergic reaction to the antibiotics. But, I am doing much better!)Partially,...

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Our Christmas

Our Christmas

My cousin recently posted about "keeping it real." It is so true that our blogs can sometimes make our lives look perfect. I know that I for one, when looking at other blogs, can sometimes get frustrated and overwhelmed and think, "How on earth does she get ALL of...

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I did it!

I did it!

I finally made an appointment to get my hair cut.If you have ever looked at my profile, the random question it asks me is:"The hair from your last haircut... What would it say about your new style?"And my answer:"It's been so long, it doesn't remember! My goal is to...

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Elizabeth Foss Article

I really love reading anything by Elizabeth Foss. She constantly gives encouragement, inspiration and awesome ideas to help in both daily life and homeschooling. Yesterday, Catholic Exchange posted an article by her titled Taking Note of Change. In it she says:As a...

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One More Reason

One More Reason

After a rather crazy morning, I sent my boys down to get the mail. They returned with a couple bunches of flowers for their mama. I just LOVE my boys. They know just how to make my day!

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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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