Blogging, Home Dec Love, Life

August/September Wrap-Up, or, “Why Magpie’s Been Away for Three Weeks”

So, big news here in Magpie land. I’ve been pretty absent from the interwebs for the last few weeks, and I’ve teased on twitter a number of times that it’s because of some serious life changes happening in the background, but never really specified exactly what was going on. Well, it’s finally time to specify:… Continue reading August/September Wrap-Up, or, “Why Magpie’s Been Away for Three Weeks”

Life, Magpie Writes

The One Where Magpie Turns 30.

So it’s May. Can we all agree to not know how this happened? Because I really seriously feel like the last two months somehow flew by in the span of a week. I’m not sure how. But I swear it did. Because it’s May. More than halfway through May, actually. And I’m super-duper not ready… Continue reading The One Where Magpie Turns 30.

Life, Links, Lists, Movies and TV, Nerdery, Pet Pictures

What’s Up, Wednesday?

During the lull of the last few months I’ve been... … listening to: America’s Next Top Model. I can’t really say that I’ve been watching it, as it’s mostly just been on in the background as I work. I like seeing the results of the photo shoots, and there’s something about Tyra Banks that I… Continue reading What’s Up, Wednesday?

Holidays, Life, Pet Pictures, Photography

Happy (Very Belated) Thanksgiving!

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!

Life, Pet Pictures

Meet Hilde

Blog? Meet Brunhilde. She’s my parent’s new puppy. And she’s awesome. She’s a little bit bold, a little bit clumsy, and all daredevil. Hilde had a rather rough introduction into our lives. Within three hours of bringing her home, she was already adapting well - running around with that excited bliss that only puppies really… Continue reading Meet Hilde

Life, Making Do

Take Back What’s Yours!

I’m taking back my CONTROL. An appropriate post for my return to the blogosphere after an almost three month absence, to be sure. Because really, that’s what this absence has been all about. My loss of control. Or at least the feeling that I’ve lost control taking control of me. I just really lost my… Continue reading Take Back What’s Yours!