• 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 […]

  • Just because you loved them {Gypsy Magpie}

    Motherhood… Just Because YOU Loved Them

    Legend has it that my Great-Grandma Anderson made THE best banana bread. My dad tells my mother every time she makes some. To be quite honest, one of the reasons I learned to cook as a teenager, was so that I could make my daddy as happy as his grandma made him. I wanted desperately […]

  • The Food Nanny {Gypsy Magpie}

    The Food Nanny

    I struggle at dinnertime. I find this unbelievably sad because I LIKE TO COOK! So, what’s the struggle then? I usually try to decide what is for dinner when the kids start going nuts and my giant husband starts sobbing like a little girl pleasantly asking me what will be served. They are starving and I usually have no […]