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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!

Giveaways · Irish · Life

So You Want To Learn Irish? {GIVEAWAY}

****ENTRIES NOW CLOSED**** CONGRATS TO OUR WINNER, COMMENTER #3: CRYSTAL B.!! Whenever I post here or on Facebook about how we live our everyday lives through the medium of the Irish language, I always get loads of response. There’s a massive connection and draw for Americans to all things Irish. And the Irish language is… Continue reading So You Want To Learn Irish? {GIVEAWAY}

Giveaways · Irish

A Wee Bit O’ Irish {GIVEAWAY!!} (updated)

***GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED*** Congrats to our winners: Donna and Joyce! I have emailed you. 🙂 Living in rural Ireland, as you might imagine, can be just as idyllic as is sounds. Lush green hills, rugged coastline, lilting voices, vibrant music. The area in which we live is a hotbed for culture, language and arts. Music,… Continue reading A Wee Bit O’ Irish {GIVEAWAY!!} (updated)

Giveaways · Life

First Birthday Bonanza!

It’s so crazy that This Gal’s Journey is one year old today!! This year has been both extremely long, and insanely fast! I have so loved this first year of blogging, and have been so blessed by your conversations, friendship and support! I love having a place where I can share my heart and soul… Continue reading First Birthday Bonanza!


Hope for The Weary Mom Review and GIVEAWAY!!

***This giveaway is now closed*** Are you a mom? Or do you know a mom – Particularly one with kids still at home? Weary? Worn down? Need some encouragement and hope from other moms who’ve been there are there? I was so excited when I heard about the eBook Hope for the Weary Mom: Where… Continue reading Hope for The Weary Mom Review and GIVEAWAY!!

Guest Posts

Baby Days Celebration!!

I’m taking a break from the Manic Monday series to announce a really fun celebration happening over at One Fun Mom. In honor of her childhood friend’s first baby, she’s doing a fun Baby Days series throughout the rest of October and all of November!! There will be some great giveaways (ahem…Moby Wrap anyone?? —… Continue reading Baby Days Celebration!!


The Better Mom Launches Today!!

I’m so excited to announce that a new site for Moms is launching today over at The Better Mom ! Whether you’re a new mom, an experienced mom, single or married, there will be something for you here! There’s an amazing group of contributors over there and I’m humbled that I get to be one… Continue reading The Better Mom Launches Today!!