• Merry Christmas 2016! | Gypsy Magpie

    Merry Christmas 2016!

    Oh my goodness, it’s really here! Merry Christmas 2016, you guys! I just wanted to take a quick moment in the craziness of Christmas to say thanks. Thank you for being absolutely awesome this year. Thank you for reading and for your kind comments. I can’t thank you enough for the encouragement you’ve given me. […]

  • 5 ideas for serving others | Gypsy Magpie

    5 Ideas for Serving Others

    This Christmas has been a heartbreaking one for so many of my loved ones. I’ve been struggling trying to find some way to reach out and show that I am here and I care. My friend told me yesterday that service was scary. She never felt confident in her abilities to reach out and do. […]

  • #lighttheworld this Christmas!

    Light the World

    Needing a little something special to get your family in the spirit of Christmas this year? My church just kicked off a wonderful Christmas focus called Light the World, all about making the world a brighter place through service. I can’t tell you enough how excited I am about this! When we choose to follow […]

  • Perseverance: steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement | Gypsy Magpie

    October Family Focus: Perseverance

    Perseverance. Stick-it-tooey. Tenacity. Determination. Moxie. Persistence. Grit. Whatever you want to call it, we all need more of it in this day and age. Ok, honesty here… I have been working on this focus since July. Yes, I said JULY. I have been hit in the face with lessons on perseverance every dang time I […]

  • Bee's Books and Her Little Free Library | Gypsy Magpie

    Bee’s Books and her Little Free Library

    For the last few years, my oldest daughter has been dreaming and scheming up plans for her very own bookstore. Bee’s Books, as she lovingly refers to her imaginary shop, will be filled with books, imagination, and adventure. The walls will be covered in bright murals pulled from the pages of her favorite novels with […]

  • Do you love all things pixie? Sharing our 5 favorite places to buy fairy garden fun, come see! | Gypsy Magpie

    5 Places to Buy Fairy Garden Fun

    Has the fairy garden bug bit you yet? My mama is huge into the miniature magic and I’ve been helping her collect for her gardens for the past couple years. The grand-kids LOVE her gardens and it has become a really cute thing for Nana and the kids. My mother has a whole fairy land […]

  • Magpie Adventures: Meadow Hot Springs | Gypsy Magpie

    Magpie Adventures: Meadow Hot Springs

    Last week we headed to a family reunion outside of Oceanside, California. To break up the day long drive, we took a detour to some hot springs in central Utah to soak our feet and get the wiggles out. I thought I’d share our adventure in case other families out there would like to stop! […]