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Jennifer in TX
Catholic wife and mother to six on earth and seven in heaven
Interests: homeschooling, reading, baking, classic films, playing with my kids, spending time with family and friends, catholic faith and devotions
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Thank you for sharing this lovely post with us. My prayers for you and your precious family as 2017 begins.
Toggle Commented Jan 3, 2017 on Coming home at Cottage Blessings
I have been subscribed to a daily bible reading that comes to my email inbox for close to 10 years? Lately, I have just been reading the gospel on my Laudate app from my iPhone, so I have been distractedly... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2016 at Let the Little Ones Come
I am currently reading Searching for and Maintaining Peace by Fr. Jacques Philippe. It was recommended by my dear daughter. It is the perfect book to read first thing the morning (with my coffee!) for a snippet of spiritual nourishment.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2015 at Let the Little Ones Come
Well, this blog has fallen on hard times! It is funny how life changes and the seasons and cycles challenge in different ways. I am thinking that I may just try and blog a few times a week here in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at Let the Little Ones Come
For a little while, my friends and I have been learning our new set dance. Our teacher has almost finished choreagraphing it. We'll be doing The Orange Rogue. I'm pretty excited about this. We also learned a new hornpipe and reel step. Oireachtas isn't until December, but I figure if... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Blue-eyed Rascal
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The Calling of the Apostles Peter and Andrew by Duccio (given to me by a dearly departed friend). My St. Andrew Chaplet was made by my friend, Ruth. Hello everyone! I am so excited for Advent to begin tomorrow. I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2013 at Let the Little Ones Come
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The recipe to these cookies was given to me by a sweet friend a few years ago. She had brought them as a snack to share for a book club that Meg and Grace were participating in at that time.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at What's Cooking?
This recipe is from a homemade cookbook made just for me by a dear friend over 13 years ago. It was one of the best birthday presents I ever received. Several recipes from the book have become family favorites! Potato... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2013 at What's Cooking?
Hi Ruth, Love your art supplies! Where did you get your supply tote for the stockmar crayons? They fit perfectly...:)
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Summer. It's ending but here in Texas, it seems like it just goes on and on and on. The heat, the sun, the dry weather. My gardening has pretty much consisted of just watering and tending my new plantings (shrubs... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2013 at Let the Little Ones Come
Here is a repost of a saint near and dear to my heart. Grace chose her as her special patron when she was confirmed a few years ago as well. Saint Gianna, pray for us! Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2013 at Let the Little Ones Come
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"It might happen at certain moments of our interior life -- and we are nearly always to blame -- that the star disappears, just as it did to the wise kings on their journey.... What should we do if this... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2013 at Let the Little Ones Come
Download Mass in NO Click on the link above to download the sheet with churches and Mass times (seen below). Good luck and prayers for a great Oireactas for all dancers! Catholic Churches in the French Quarter near Marriott New... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2012 at Let the Little Ones Come
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The Polish Madonna "The duty of the moment is what you should be doing at any given time, in whatever place God has put you. You may not have Christ in a homeless person at your door, but you may... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2012 at Let the Little Ones Come
I have spoken before about my subscription to the daily readings of the Church with the commentaries from the Navarre Bible here. Today, I received the gospel reading which is the reading from St. Luke where Jesus teaches us how... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2012 at Let the Little Ones Come
Conduct yourself well 'now,' without looking back on 'yesterday' which is really gone, and without worrying about 'tomorrow,' which for you may never come. --St. Josemaria Escriva Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2012 at Let the Little Ones Come
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My baby girl is eight! Ack, how did this happen? How did she go from this.... (Marie and Rose cuddling and loving on each other when they were toddler and preschooler)... to this... ... beautiful young lady with her feather... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2012 at Let the Little Ones Come
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Grace turns 15...an impromptu ice-skating outing at the Galleria to celebrate with one of her oldest friends (they knew each other in the before they were born!). :) Birthday dinner at the Cheesecake Factory al fresco (it was only 90something... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2012 at Let the Little Ones Come
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Fr. Walter Ciszek circa 1969 (6 years after his return from Russia). I have a love for Russian/Eastern Catholicism...have for some time. In my search for good books to read that uplift my soul and strengthen my faith, I met... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2012 at Let the Little Ones Come
A bit of wisdom from St. Josemaria Escriva! Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2012 at Let the Little Ones Come
Hello, I forgot to say that if you would like to purchase an item, to please post a comment. I check every day for comments, so feel free to do it whenever! :) Rosie D. :) Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2012 at Mary and Rosie's Gems and Jewels
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Hi Everyone, I finally changed the name. And I am happy. :)! Smiles!! Please tell your friends about my blog. I would LOVE some real business! I haven't sold anything yet! Rosie D. :) Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2012 at Mary and Rosie's Gems and Jewels
Hi Elizabeth! This recipe is very timely! My husband, Bill, enjoyed some beets from Central Market recently, and was "oohing and aahing" over how wonderful they were. :) I told him I had no idea how to replicate the recipe--yours sounds very similar to the dish he ate! Thank you! My prayers and love to you and yours.
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