Family · Guest Posts · Life Lessons

What Came First? {Guest Posting at The Better Mom}

Have you ever found yourself talking to or treating your husband as though he is one of your children? Me, too. I’m guest posting today at The Better Mom, talking about how we can ensure we are a wife first, mom second. Its amazing how badly things get out of whack when we put our… Continue reading What Came First? {Guest Posting at The Better Mom}

Advent · Christmas · Faith

“Manger Mondays”

I’m taking a break from Manic Mondays for awhile while I reevaluate in what direction I want to go. In the meantime, I’m very excited about a new endeavor I’m going to embark upon with my girls this advent season. I have never really done any kind of Advent activities with my kids (I tried… Continue reading “Manger Mondays”

Christmas · Faith · Family

Truth in the Tinsel {Review}

I can’t tell you how excited I am about this review! I have been wanting to incorporate some Advent traditions/activities/conversations into our family’s Christmas celebrations for awhile now. Last year I tried a set of devotionals a friend gave me. The ideas and everything presented in it were great and sound and based in Scripture… Continue reading Truth in the Tinsel {Review}

Faith · Thanksgiving

Thankful Heart

I’ve been thinking for awhile now about gratitude, thankfulness, and of course, Thanksgiving. My mind kept circling around to the phrase, “Thankful Heart”. There are countless, beautiful, posts out there on the subject, and my own thoughts on the subject, as well as all the Word has to say about gratitude and thankfulness. I was… Continue reading Thankful Heart

Christmas · Faith · Family

A Christ-Centered Christmas {Link-Up Party}

Thank you so much for joining us for A Christ-Centered Christmas! As we all know, it is growing increasingly more difficult to enjoy and celebrate a truly Christ-Centered Christmas with each passing year. Commercialism, Materialism, and Consumerism reign supreme and if you’re like me, it is easy to get blinded by the bling. That is… Continue reading A Christ-Centered Christmas {Link-Up Party}

Christmas · Link-ups · Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday – Fun in Spain; and Reminder!

************************************************************************************************************ Don’t forget to come back tomorrow and link up to our Christ-Centered Christmas Link Up Party! You won’t want to miss out on the great hostess posts as well as all the wonderful resources that will be linked up! ************************************************************************************************************ Also, This Gal’s Journey is now on Facebook!! You can find us over on… Continue reading Wordless Wednesday – Fun in Spain; and Reminder!

Guest Posts · Recipes

Manic Monday: 5 “Deceptively” Delicious Ways to get Your Kids to Eat Healthy {Guest Post}

I’m thrilled to have Erin from The Humbled Homemaker back again to share some of her tips, tricks and hints to make the week run more smoothly! If you’ve not checked out her blog, be sure to hop over there after you read these great nuggets for helping your kids eat healthy! Do you ever… Continue reading Manic Monday: 5 “Deceptively” Delicious Ways to get Your Kids to Eat Healthy {Guest Post}