• 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 […]

  • What I wish I could tell my teenage self {Gypsy Magpie}

    A Song for my Younger Me.

    Though I wouldn’t want to change things from the past because I know every joy and pain I experienced helped me grow, there are some things I wish I could tell my younger self…   Remember that lurpy, buck-toothed, quirky, unbelievably hyper, coke bottle eyeglass wearing, full of sunshine, smart girl that always got an […]

  • 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 […]