I hope you all had a lovely holiday! Ours was busy, but joy (and dog*) filled - and even though I’m still working through my 30 days of Gratitude and Reflection Challenge (I will finish it eventually - I will just probably start sprinkling in regular posts in between now that November is over and… Continue reading Happy (Very Belated) Thanksgiving!
Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a happy and fun-filled holiday season - the Christmas/New Year's season is by far one of my busiest, so I'm still playing catch-up a bit here. I've got a couple New Year's related posts on the docket for the next week, but in general am still cleaning stuff… Continue reading HAPPY 2015!!!
Happy Independence Day to all my US based readers! Here are some links I've rounded up to help bring some History to your day, both fun and serious! Fun Stuff: - These prints from SharpWriter - after all, what's more 'Merican than Teddy Roosevelt fighting Big Foot with a Tommy Gun while holding an American… Continue reading Happy 4th of July!
(Image from benkling.tumblr.com - clicking the image will take you to his site) Just a quick link roundup for this snowy day before Valentines Day of things I'm loving for tomorrow! - This adorable framed felt art from How Does She. - These mini Red Velvet Cupcake Milkshakes from Pizzazzerie. - This Lip Print Wall… Continue reading Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas
I’m not a resolution kind of girl. Or at least I have never been good at either making or keeping them - the last time I made proper resolutions was way back in 2009, and the last time I kept one all year was… never. I’m pretty sure anyway. That said, 2013 was a horrible… Continue reading A New Year With New Challenges
I hope everyone had a lovely holiday. Ours here at Magpie Making Do was crazy and chaotic as always. My status as musical sell sword had me running to and fro all Christmas Eve, and the usual family engagements kept me busy for the rest of the time. I didn't even get a chance to… Continue reading Another Christmas Come and Gone
This year is the first year since moving out that I have my own, full size christmas tree. We’ve never been real tree people - my mom is the daughter of a fire chief and her whole side of the family is staunchly pro-fake tree. Too many holidays in their childhoods were interrupted by fire… Continue reading My First Grown-up Christmas Tree