• 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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! […]

  • Join us as we focus on NATURE for the month of June! | Gypsy Magpie

    June Family Focus: Nature

    The hubby got a few days off from the road so we loaded up the car on Friday and took off for Sanpete County. We spent Memorial Day weekend up on the mountain with my family and had so much fun. Nature has a way of slowing things down, clearing the mind, and helping a […]

  • Magpie Adventures: Goblin Valley State Park | Gypsy Magpie

    Magpie Adventures: Goblin Valley

    For Spring Break this year, we took a road trip to Southeastern Utah for a little R&R. The first 6 months of the year is my husband’s heavy time for his trucking company which takes him away for weeks at a time, so by April we were all in need of a family getaway. We […]

  • Magpie Adventure: Multnomah Falls | Gypsy Magpie

    Magpie Adventures: Multnomah Falls

    March is kicking my fanny. It’s been cold and windy with morning dustings of snow and I am in desperate need of spring and a little adventure. Spring Break and a change of scenery is coming up but in the meantime, I thought I’d share a fun little mini-adventure my family took last summer in […]