• 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 […]