• My One Word: 2014 {Gypsy Magpie}

    My One Word: 2014

    When I was growing up a family friend named MaryAnn, would pick one skill or aspect of her life that she wanted to work on and then she would devote that year to becoming better at it. One year she took up painting, another year she learned about herbs and essential oils, another was food […]

  • Listen {Gypsy Magpie}

    My One Word 2013

    Last year, I decided to turn my New Year’s resolutions into One Word, one overarching focus. This past few weeks I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what was accomplished in 2012, and I was feeling a little frustrated. My life still isn’t in any semblance of order. There are unfinished things and loose […]

  • Project Order Master Plan {Gypsy Magpie}

    Project: Order…The Master Plan

    A decade ago, when Manly and I tied the knot, I was put on “the pill”. It seemed like a good idea because everybody else I knew was on it, so it must be great, right? Wrong! {Well, for me anyway. It may be fantastic for you. If so, rock on!} Out of nowhere, my naturally optimistic, […]

  • My One Word

    Happy 2012 y’all! It’s been a long break since the last post, but sometimes you just do what you have to do to get by, you know? With a trucker, 4 kids, Christmas, New Year’s, and a little vacation, I got a little busy, but had a lot of fun. Then, this past Thursday, my […]