New Year Daybook :: Snow Days

New Year Daybook :: Snow Days

Happy New Year! I didn't mean to disappear for the last few weeks... We had a wonderful Christmas and New Year's despite all the viruses I kept catching. I ended up coming down with a bad cold the day after our Rose Red and Snow White Birthday Party, another shortly...

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Snow Day

Snow Day

We woke up early this morning on the feast of St. Lucia, Saint of Light, to a power outage and our first snowfall since December 2013! ‪#‎gaudetesunday‬ ‪#‎santaluciabreadpostponed‬‪ #‎lightthecandles‬After a fun day playing in the snow, and checking out the...

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Sledding on New Year’s Eve

Sledding on New Year’s Eve

Sing a song of winter,Of frosty clouds in air!Sing a song of snowflakesFalling everywhere.Sing a song of winter!Sing a song of sleds!Sing a song of tumblingOver the heels and heads.Up and down a hillsideWhen the moon is bright,Sledding is a tiptopWintertime delight.~...

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The Weather Forecast says:

The Weather Forecast says:

Hazardous Weather OutlookHeavy Snow WarningI'm not complaining, I love the snow! We still even have power, although, this type of weather usually always causes it to go out. And even then, a power outage is better than being stuck at Costco with a dead battery!This...

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A few of my memories…

A few of my memories…

I thought it would be fun to post some pictures from a few past birthdays!! It's so fun to look back sometimes!Here is a picture of my mom and I, right after I was born... I was born in a military hospital, and after that experience, my mom decided, from then on, to...

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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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