Friday, July 29, 2011

Blogging More

One of the goals I set for myself for this year was to blog more. Hmmmmmm.  Don't think I'm doing a very good job of that.  I'm kicking myself for setting this goal - what was I thinking?  I just had another baby in February (her name is Ginger and a very happy baby) and still chasing my 2 year old around.  Most days I am just happy to make it to 6pm when my husband comes home so I could eat and then collapse into bed. If I manage to get some work emails and proposals done then it's a stellar day.  I even told my husband that I wanted to blog more so he could motivate me and remind me of my goal.  This morning I said I wanted to blog more and he said, "Well maybe you should blog instead of watch Project Runway."  It was a mistake to tell him about my goal.  I like Project Runway and I'm not giving it up!

It's not that I don't have a lot to say.  I do.  My mind is constantly going but the time to do it all is rare.  Even though my work and business is wedding related - it is only part of my life.  I want my blog to be related to weddings (flowers specifically, duh) but there are so many blogs out there that dedicate themselves to wedding inspiration, I couldn't possibly compete with that.  So I am allowing myself to write about stuff other than weddings and flowers.  Because let's face it, there is more to life than just weddings right?  Weddings is where life begins for many - so along with wedding talk - let's also talk about stuff that happens AFTER weddings.  Like babies, friends, family, work, ups, downs, crafting, shoes, frustrations and well, life.  The journey.  Let's talk about the journey.

So here are some things I have been obsessed with lately.

Needle Felting.  My friend Nikki made this bird and I heart it. She's super artistic. She has an etsy shop so if you like the bird - you can buy it!  She's adding inventory so check back or just email her.  I tried making one and let's just say my bird looks like it skipped a few meals. But this is a crazy fun craft.  All you need is yarn, needle and some sculpting skills.

I have also been on the hunt for some very cute flat sandals with ruffles.  This has been a lot tougher than I thought it would be. I really like these Badgley Mischka sandals. But they are $105 (on sale right now on Zappos).  I showed my husband and he said, "Why would you pay $100 for flip flops?!" He just doesn't get it.  But I had no argument cause they are flip flops.  Very expensive flip flops.

Besides blogging more this year, I also want to start sewing again.  I saw this adorable outfit somewhere and I really want to make it for Ginger.

So basically, if I'm not blogging them I'm stabbing yarn with a needle, looking for shoes, trying to rediscover my sewing skills or most likely, watching Project Runway.  Happy weekend all!