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  • The Journaling Gina

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Gina commented on Renae's group 'Christian mom bloggers'
"Day 10 of 25 Days of Thanks : ....Missionaries. What are you thankful for?"
Nov 10, 2010
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Nov 9, 2010
Gina commented on Renae's group 'Christian mom bloggers'
"Day 6 of 25 Days of Thanks... ... modern conveniences. What are you thankful for today?"
Nov 6, 2010
Gina commented on Renae's group 'Christian mom bloggers'
"Day 5 of 25 Days of Thanks: Peace: What are you thankful for?"
Nov 5, 2010
Gina commented on Renae's group 'Christian mom bloggers'
"Day 3 of 25 Days of Thanks: the power of prayer... .... Come share your thanksgivings today!"
Nov 3, 2010
Gina commented on Renae's group 'Christian mom bloggers'
"Day 2 of 25 Days of Thanks: ....seasons of life. Come join in!"
Nov 2, 2010
Gina commented on Renae's group 'Christian mom bloggers'
"Blogging 25 Days of Thanks at my blog during November....check it out"
Oct 31, 2010
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Jul 25, 2010
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Jul 23, 2010
Gina commented on Jennifer's group 'Homeschool Hideout'
"Hi Homeschoolers---I need your homeschool management ideas:"
Jul 23, 2010
Gina commented on Renae's group 'Christian mom bloggers'
"Wondering how adult children help their grieving parents: Click HERE"
Jul 19, 2010
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Jul 1, 2010
Gina commented on Julie Northrop's group 'Frugal Blogger Moms'
"Hi frugal mom here.....first meal plan is up on my blog:"
Jun 30, 2010

Profile Information

What is your blog name?
The Journaling Gina
What is your blog URL?
Share a little something about yourself with other moms.
I'm a homeschooling mom of two great kids. I enjoy gardening, reading, cooking and decorating--- and a clean house (although I don't enjoy the cleaning part!)

I've been married 17 years to my husband, who is a minister. We're blessed.
What is your blogging philosophy?
I blog what's on my mind. Sometimes it may be the kids, the garden, a recipe, a top ten list or a rant. I'm strengthened by what I blog because it helps me sort my feelings, frustrations, triumphs and ah-ha moments.
I have been blogging since...

Gina's Blog

Thinking About the Summer

Posted on May 18, 2010 at 11:46am 0 Comments

I'm thinking about the summer....dreaming of July 1, when mine really starts (last day of work!) But just as soon as I start turns into a nightmare...You know. It goes something like this:

We sleep in a little later, eat a leisure breakfast, do a few chores, play outside before the blistering temperatures get the best of us. Then we eat lunch, read a little....and then........WHAT?

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What I learned at my garage sale

Posted on May 16, 2010 at 4:26pm 0 Comments

As stated previously I hosted a garage sale on Friday. Here are a few things I learned:

1. When you say your sale starts at means your sale starts at 6:30am.

2. Price all the kids clothes at 25 cents and they will sell.

3. Live on the corner....ideal for garage sale traffic

4. Older women who like flowers, might stop and ask if they can dig some up....or perhaps nearly fall into your pond in order to get the right colored water… Continue

Holding On....

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 12:50am 0 Comments

Tomorrow I am scheduled to have a garage sale. I opened my big mouth and set the date....and invited friends to join me so now I HAVE to do it. Funny thing is that I could really care less about selling anything...I really just enjoy hanging out with my friends. But as I was scanning the closets for things outgrown, worn out or rarely used I came across a few things that I thought twice about giving up. The sweet dress, the old toy, the unread book, the old purse....sometimes you just want to… Continue

Favorite Mom Moments

Posted on May 8, 2010 at 4:39pm 0 Comments

In honor of Mother's Day I'd like to list my top mommy-moments (so far):

1. The birth of both my kids.....incredibly different since one was full term and one was at 27 weeks...but they both rank right up there as a couple of the most beautiful moments in my life.

2. Savannah's first smile

3. Tucker's first round of stitches...and then second round 10 days later!

4. The fact that Tucker (4yo) still wants to "snuggle up" first thing in the morning

5.… Continue

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At 4:57pm on June 23, 2013, Lea said…

Work At Home Mom, WAHM, Mom Blogger

I am stopping by to say "hello" :)
I haven't been here in a while.
I welcome your friendship :)

Lea @ Mother Baby Child & Weight Loss Help

At 4:56pm on December 12, 2010, Jessica said…

Hello fellow Texan, we have created a community just for Texas bloggers and would like for you to join. We have lots in store for the new year and the active members.


At 9:59am on May 13, 2010, shelley k said…
welcome to the club! stop by and "holla" if you get the chance!
At 8:39pm on May 10, 2010, Marion Goodwin said…
Thank you, Gina! I love connecting with all the moms here! What a great site!

Have a wonderful week!

At 9:55am on May 9, 2010, Alexia said…
At 3:28pm on May 7, 2010, ericka @ alabaster cow said…
hi gina! thought i'd drop by and check out your blog. feel free to visit me at if you get the chance. :)
At 2:30pm on May 07, 2010, One Savvy Mom! gave Gina a gift
Hi:-) Nice to Meet You! New Reviews/Giveaways Post Daily!
At 12:43pm on May 7, 2010, Moriah Sunde said…
Hello, Gina! Welcome to MBC! I look forward to checking out your blog! If you're interested, come check mine out, too:

I am a new mom, and always love getting advice from mamas who have already gone through what I am currently experiencing. Would love to hear from you!

Have a lovely weekend! - Moriah
At 11:37am on May 7, 2010, Ella Johnson said…
Hello and welcome to MBC. A great place to blog and meet new friends.
Have a great day.

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At 11:33am on May 7, 2010, Jenny said…
Hi Gina! Welcome to MBC! Feel free to stop by my blog or tweet me anytime! :)




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