• The Hundred Dresses

    *This post may contain affiliate links which helps me keep this creative little happy place going* See my Disclosure page HERE. Now back to the post… Isn’t it funny how when something crazy is going on in your life and you really need help, how something else just seems to fall into place? via Wikipedia […]

  • Fall Photos

    A couple of weeks ago, we did the impossible!We got family photos taken!The last family picture of us {that I will openly display} was when our 3rd little piggy was about 18 months old…she is now 4. To top that off, the last time said piggy had a real picture taken was when she was about […]

  • Spelling City Recap

    Wow, I haven’t posted in 3 weeks! That tells you how my life has been! Busy busy busy with hardly anything to show for it! I told you that I’d let you know what my experience was with Spelling City, so here you go! For the past few weeks, we’ve been using this fun little […]

  • Spelling City

    I don’t know about you, but it seems like my kids have been struggling with spelling lately. We are all getting terribly bored of the daily mother/child fake spelling test routine. We are ready to change things up. I’ve been given a premium membership to VocabularySpellingCity.com for a candid, personal, online review. VocabularySpellingCity.com helps students […]

  • My first dutch braid {Gypsy Magpie}

    Going a Little Girly

    I was one of the lucky few to grow up with 5 younger brothers. I LOVED it! {It probably helped that I was a tomboy.} We played in the mud, caught lizards, lit spiders on fire, and blew up stuff. Life was dirty, sticky, and full of surprises. Flash forward a decade… I now have […]

  • Back to School

    It’s that time again… the time when most mothers rejoice! School starts tomorrow! No, you read that right, I said “most” mothers. Nope, I would not fit into that category. Why? Hmmm, maybe you missed all that “I’m not good at routine” blabber I’ve been spouting for the past few months, awkward. Anyhoo. I am […]

  • About Me {Gypsy Magpie}

    The Letter

    My Daddy thinks I’m pretty great. He always has. And if that wasn’t always the case, he NEVER let on. I was his “Sunshine Girl” and my little girl me made him happy. But, if you listen to most of my extended family or old neighbors tell it, you’d get a different story. I must of […]