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We’re Moving!!

Hi, dear friends!! I am so excited to be letting you know that This Gal’s Journey is moving!! As of today, you can find us at! If you are already a subscriber to this blog, you should be automatically transferred over! But be sure to head over to the new site and enter the… Continue reading We’re Moving!!

Family · Giveaways · Guest Posts · Life

Why We Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

I don’t think I ever really understood St. Patrick’s Day until I lived in Ireland. There was just something about being surrounded by those lilting voices, celebrating Ireland and a man who brought them hope so many years ago. (Okay, so not all of them think about the hope thing, but I can’t help but)… Continue reading Why We Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

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The Ache and Joy of the Wait {Rain for Roots Review + GIVEAWAY!}

***Thanks to all who entered. THE GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED and I have contacted the winners via email. ***   Candles flicker in the low morning light, filling the air with their familiar spice and warmth. Coffee filled to the brim of my favorite-for-now mug scrounged from cupboards not mine is cradled in my hands… Continue reading The Ache and Joy of the Wait {Rain for Roots Review + GIVEAWAY!}

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How to Make Christmas Truly Meaningful and FUN!

What comes to mind when you think of the Christmas season? Joy? Reflection? Family? Stress? Shopping? Pressure? Chaos? Is it over yet? For those of us in the western world, Christmas seems to bring quite the hodgepodge of emotions, and conjure a myriad of thoughts and expectations. Particularly in the Pintrest-Crazy Internet Land, it can… Continue reading How to Make Christmas Truly Meaningful and FUN!

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Fall Fabulous and Autumn Bliss {GIVEAWAY} UPDATED

*** This giveaway is now CLOSED *** The winner of the giveaway is commenter #5, Katy! Congrats, Katy! I have emailed you!  Thanks to everyone who entered! *********************************************************************** Fall is my absolute favorite season. Perhaps its from growing up in the desert where we barely experienced two seasons (hot and…not so hot). Perhaps its the… Continue reading Fall Fabulous and Autumn Bliss {GIVEAWAY} UPDATED


Picture This – More Birthday {GIVEAWAYS}!

You all know that we live in a wee little village in rural Ireland. We love it. It’s quaint, green, lush. The people are incredible and you can’t beat the tea! While life there is not perfect, it certainly is an adventure. One of the many blessings we’ve been given while living there is the… Continue reading Picture This – More Birthday {GIVEAWAYS}!