Mission Sandwichon

Two years ago, the Mister and I went on a mission trip to Katira, Costa Rica. It was an amazing, life-changing experience. You can read about that here. This summer, our church is going on mission to Peru, but sadly, we won’t be on that trip. We have lots of things going on in lifeRead more

He Didn’t Forget- A Valentine’s Day story

For Valentine’s Day, I received my favorite lip gloss and a beautiful bracelet from my husband. He is so amazing and thoughtful! However, I WAS surprised that he didn’t get me flowers. . .For the past 8 years he has always given me flowers, that he arranges himself, and a card.  He made me breakfastRead more

Pre-Thanksgiving Turkey Soup

Thanksgiving is coming! It’s coming really fast. Around the Galvan house, we take our holidays very seriously. The Mister brines a couple of turkey’s every Thanksgiving, and I doubt that this year will be any different. One thing for sure, he’s not in big box retail anymore so, I will have him home all dayRead more

Pumpkin Spice Toffee Cookies

It’s National Pumpkin Day! So, naturally, I had to post this. Fall is my favorite season of the year. In the Valley, we don’t get to see the beauty of changing leaves the way most of the US gets to. We just go from hot & humid, to cool & rainy, and then hot & humidRead more

Gluten Free Breakfast Casserole

Good gluten-free recipes are hard to come by. I’ve tried so many different ones and sometimes they are good and sometimes they are not. As a matter of fact, I’ve tried so many different recipes for breakfast casseroles that are full of gluten that I decided maybe I could make a few substitutions and possiblyRead more

Why My Imperfect Husband Is Awesome

I haven’t blogged in awhile, again, because my motto for this year is “Less Stress in 2015” and I just haven’t had a lot of extra time for blogging. This past week I have been sick with an upper respiratory- cold thing that knocked me on my butt for a few days. That’s how thisRead more

Less Stress in 2015

This year, my phrase or theme is going to be LESS STRESS and my theme verses will be: “You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you!”                                       Read more

Christmas Adam 2014

For the past 6 years, the Mister and I have celebrated Christmas Adam. (Some call it Christmas Eve, Eve) Christmas Adam helps us be able to celebrate Christmas together with friends. Christmas Eve is usually spent doing last minute things and time with The Mister’s family. Christmas Day is spent with my family. For theRead more

Recap of Vacation

For the past week I have been on a lovely vacation. This is kind of a long post but totally worth scrolling through 😀 It started with a burger & nachos at Chris Madrid’s in San Antonio:   Some of our friends recommended this place and it was a WIN!   Then a LOVELY Fiesta Wedding:Read more

Favorite Fall Soups Round-Up

Fall is here officially  and the mornings and evenings are little cooler. I’ve felt the humidity lessen a little as well. It is still 80+ degrees outside but nonetheless wonderful out. The evening sky and sunset colors are also screaming FALL IS HERE!  Favorite Fall Soups Round-Up This post is a round up of allRead more