How appropriate!

Did you know that tomorrow is National Make Up Your Own Holiday Day? I didn't, but thanks to Dawn--she is always on top of this kind of thing--I do now!Dawn has a couple of great ideas of things to do with the kids that I think we will just have to try!! Thank you...

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Irish Names

FYI... The feast of St. Patrick was also moved to March 15th this year. Being Irish, we actually have been doing a variety of St. Patrick crafts and reading quite a few St. Patrick and Irish books this past week in his honor. I just haven't had a chance to post any...

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I know… are all probably sick of me posting Quiz results. I just can't help wasting time doing them, when I see them on other blogs. It's just too fun!! Plus, I have had very little blogging time lately, and these are so quick and easy to post. Sorry!So, now I am going...

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Birth Verse

My Bible Birth Verse is Romans 1:16"I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes…"The gospel is the good news of the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ; a message of hope that changes lives, and a...

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Everything is calming down around here... The kitchen is clean, the boys are schooling, the washing machine is staying very busy, and so far no one has thrown up! Thank you all for your prayers! I really appreciate them, and I KNOW they have been a TREMENDOUS help....

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HT: Waltzing Matilda, whom I would, apparently, get along well with! :)You Are a CommaYou are open minded and extremely optimistic. You enjoy almost all facets of life. You can find the good in almost anything.You keep yourself busy with tons of friends, activities,...

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Whew… I passed!

You are a 100% traditional Catholic! Congratulations! You are more knowlegeable than most modern theologians! You have achieved mastery over the most important doctrines of the Catholic Faith! You should share your incredible understanding with others!Do You Know Your...

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I’ve always wanted to go to Boston…

It seems like everyone has been doing this little quiz, so I thought I would join in...You Are BostonBoth modern and old school, you never forget your roots.Well educated and a little snobby, you demand the best.And quite frankly, you think you are the best.Famous...

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Where I’ve been…

Where I’ve been…

Here are the States that I have been to, or through...Create your own visited States mapLooks like I still have quite a bit of the US to see! But, I have traveled quite a bit of the US when you compare it to ALL the countries I've been to! They add up to a whole 2% of...

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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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