About

Maggie May’s Gifts started as a handmade gift company with a blog on the side. I quickly realized I was having more fun sharing my ideas and projects so I decided to focus solely on the blog.

I love coming up with useful ideas, DIY projects, and healthy recipes. My hope in sharing is to entertain, encourage and maybe solve a problem for someone someday. With ideas for repurposing old items, projects to do with kids, and home decorating tips, you are sure to find something you can use.

I decided to do this blog because I believe that we are meant to be doing the things that bring us joy. We all have passions and one of the greatest joys in life is pursuing, enjoying, and sharing them.

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“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” -Howard Thurman

For a new DIY idea to come right to you each week, Follow this blog now by clicking Follow in the right sidebar and entering your email address. Your address will never be shared with anyone, ever.

You can also contact me at: maggiemays {at} live {dot} com

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42 thoughts on “About

  1. This is not my first visit to your About page. Looking back, my first comment was in April. How time flies! It’s been wonderful connecting with you through this crazy world of blogging! Keep up all the great ideas!

  2. Hi! I remember you had a question about moving from WordPress.com to WordPress.org. I just did a post on it that you may be interested in. Unfortunately, one of the down sides about this move is that my WordPress.com followers are not getting my posts right away in their Readers. I’ve taken this up with WordPress Support, and they said it’s just a delay in getting the feeds. Can’t really do anything about it. So here’s the link to the post, and hopefully it will help you in making the decision.
    http://less2more.com/2014/05/22/should-you-move-your-blog-from-wordpress-com-to-wordpress-org/

  3. Hi! I’ve nominated you for a Liebster Award! It’s designed to get smaller blogs a little more attention, and I have no idea how many followers you have… but I LOVE all of your ideas, so I’m passing it on to you anyway! DIY projects, arts, crafts, creativity are some of my favorite things too, and I am always glad to see people embracing things that “bring them joy”.
    Have fun!
    http://motherhoodhonestly.com/2014/03/30/my-first-award-nomination/

  4. Hello Maggie May!

    I never officially thanked you for following me! You were my first official follower! Thank you so much! On top of saying thank you I want to let you know that I am nominating you for the Sunshine Blogging Award! You have a beautiful blog with so many great ideas! Thanks for all the effort you put in to it! If you would like to learn more about the award you can check out my post here: http://www.endeavorsofagirl.com/sunshine-blogging-award/. Thanks again for being the first official person to check out my blog!

    Have a great day!
    Alyssa

  5. I only had a few minutes to scan your blog this morning, but I LOVE what I see! You are so creative – I’m a new follower and looking forward to seeing your posts!

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