• Purpose: to live deliberately... my word for 2017 | Gypsy Magpie

    My One Word for 2017

    Hello 2017! It feels so strange to say that, and yet so wonderful too. 2016 wasn’t a horrible year for me, but it wasn’t a fabulous one either. There were no huge defeats and no great triumphs. It just sort of was. I felt stagnant and hopeful at the same time. I wanted to move […]

  • 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. […]

  • Christmas Star DIY plus Free Printable Gift Tag to Light the World this Christmas!

    Christmas Star DIY

    I thought I’d have this fun little Christmas Star DIY up on the blog last week but my computer had a spasm. I gave Santa Claus my biggest, best puppy eyes and asked for a laptop under the tree on Christmas morning, so cross your fingers he comes through! Speaking of puppies, mine destroyed my […]

  • Got 10 minutes and an old book? Make a quick and simple pennant banner! | Gypsy Magpie

    Simple Paper Pennant Banner DIY

    You know that scene in Finding Nemo where Dory sings the “Just keep swimming” song? Yeah, I’ve been playing that on repeat in my head a whole lot lately! *This post contains affiliate links which helps me keep this creative little happy place going* See my Disclosure page HERE. Now back to the post… I’m […]

  • Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat. Ideas for celebrating Earth Day 2016

    Earth Day 2016 Ideas

    I started writing this post last week, but didn’t get it done. Our spunky little grandma passed away and all our focus has been there the last little bit, as it should be. With Earth Day tomorrow, I’m sorry that this is such late notice, but hopefully you understand. I know it’s only a day […]

  • Where I Am Wednesday: Just muddling through | Gypsy Magpie

    Where I Am Wednesday: Shiplap, Birthdays, & Bullies

    Like I said last week, I’m trying to learn to embrace the process. In that vein, I thought I’d start a little occasional post series on here called Where I Am Wednesday… all about what I’m doing and where I am right now, in this moment. Sort of a mash up of everything going on, […]

  • A Christ Centered Easter | Gypsy Magpie

    Christ Centered Easter

    March is here! Spring is on it’s way and I am incredibly excited! I am oh so thankful for a winter full of snow but wow, am I ready for green grass and growing things. The thought of gardening, birds chirping, and colorful flowers is getting me through these final weeks of snow here on […]