Speaking of…

Speaking of…

... how easy it is to make my day.Check out this delicious surprise my Auntie gave me as a bonus for finally catching up her bookkeeping:These little things are SO GOOD!! Thank you AUNTIE B!!!Oh... and how soon is Easter?? In the meantime, it's a good thing that...

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What a surprise!!

What a surprise!!

Ever had one of those "I really wish I would listen to Flylady mornings," when you put off showering and getting dressed, and then when you finally take a shower, the doorbell rings? That's what happened to me this morning.Anyhow, when I finally made it to the door, I...

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Another Surprise

Another Surprise

Not only did I receive a TON of packages from FedEx today, a couple more arrived with the mail, one for me, which contained some DVD's that I have been wanting to watch for some much needed inspiration and motivation, and one for the boys!The boys were SO excited!You...

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You know your old…

You know your old…

...when your mom buys you cellulite cream for your birthday! Thank you mom! I do need it, now that I am officially closer to 40 than I am to 20. ;)Actually, I guess I asked for it back before Christmas, and she remembered. (I hear it works great on stretch marks!) I...

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Hand Made Gifts

Hand Made Gifts

The girls just LOVE the little kitchen they received for Christmas. They are playing with it constantly! And I just love how darling it looks set up in their room. :)Before Christmas, I was noticing how many other bloggers were either making all their gifts by hand,...

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I just checked my email…

I just checked my email…

... and I WON!!!!I can't believe it!I am SO excited!We had such a busy day yesterday with our Santa Lucia Celebration, our Winter Christmas Storytime, Snuggles first food and then Chiquita getting sick that I totally forgot about the Book Walk... that is, until last...

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Thank You…

Thank You…

... Miss Regina, for the darling hat! It's a tiny bit small for Twinkle Toes, but it fits me perfectly! I love it! Can you please teach my mama to crochet so she can make sweet things for us?

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The Spirit of Christmas Award!

The Spirit of Christmas Award!

I have been awarded "The Spirit of Christmas Award" by Amy over at Knit Together in Love. Thank you Amy, your so sweet!What is the Spirit of Christmas you ask?Quite simply it is those that have a generous and giving nature. Those who care about others. Those who have...

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Darling Dresses

Darling Dresses

My Grandparents with *some* of their many grand and great-grandchildren!This past summer we were able to go to a family reunion on my moms side. My mom is one of 13 children, and it had been some time since we had all gotten together... Years and years in fact. Peanut...

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Thank you Sis!!

I'm so excited! One of my little sisters just stopped by and made me a new header for my blog! Isn't it pretty?!? I LOVE IT!! Thank you Sis!

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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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