Having taken a year away for the holidays I knew in the summer that I wanted to spend Christmas and New Years in New Jersey. Linds and I parted ways in December for the next few weeks to spend the holidays on opposite coasts. Even though apart, we continued our path as givers and found […]
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The Gypsy Givers spent the end of spring and summer months home on the east coast. We were reunited after spending a few weeks, OK, 5 weeks apart. Every Friday we came together at the place that started our love for volunteering and helping others, The Bodhi Food Pantry in Lafayette, NJ. Over the past […]
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How do you afford this lifestyle? Are you trust fund babies? These are the two most common and sometimes first questions we get on the road. The truth of the matter is, we worked hard and continue to work hard in order to live this lifestyle. Prior to leaving for this adventure of a lifetime […]
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Less then 24 hours after Melissa’s arrival we got down and dirty in the kitchen. Every year honorary gypsy Melissa uses her vacation days to spend some time living the van life. We didn’t waste any time today. The three of us got up shortly after the sun and headed to downtown Denver to Urban […]
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Our passion for music is evident in our lives. Our desires guide our travels to switch routes or lead us in directions for the sole purpose of catching one of our favorite bands. When music pairs with another important aspect of who we are, spreading good karma by helping others, we know we are being […]
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The summers between 5th and 8th grade my mom had to work. So in between sports camps and friends’ sleepovers I spent a lot of my summer days with my Great Aunt Anna and Great Uncle Jim. We would do everything from crafts, swim in their famous above ground pool, play bocci ball, dress up […]
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We picked up our latest visitor, Christopher, in Salt Lake City and headed north! After a few days in Yellowstone National Park (I could have spent weeks exploring such a magical place) on the corner of Montana and Idaho, we were ready to meet new friends, get back into civilization, and help others. The Community […]
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One of the most frequent questions we get asked is, “how do you plan or know what’s next?” The thing is we have a loose plan and a list of places we want to see but what is most important is our free spirit that allows us to be spontaneous. Visiting Seattle for the month of […]
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We are excited to share our interview with She-Explores.com! We are honored to be featured as “Women on the Road” alongside independent, strong women from all over the country. Take a break to read about our travels, volunteering, and a few of our favorite things. http://www.she-explores.com/women-on-the-road/the-gypsy-givers
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After landing in JFK, we hit the ground running. I don’t know if it was the fast pace of Manhattan that inspired us, the cold temps, or the holidays sneaking up on us. Along with the band, From Good Homes, we partnered with Newton Theatre and held a coat drive during the band’s two night […]
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