Sunday, August 1, 2010

I'm Back

So it's been awhile....sorry about that.  As is turns out, I really needed a break from the blogging world.  It was beginning to feel more like a job than something I did for fun, so I quit cold turkey.  Now that I've had a little space, I've thought it over and decided to go back to my original blog idea, which was a space for me to post book reviews, recipes, and random updates from my life.  Much of this I did before, but now it will be sans memes and challenges (for the most part).  As much as I love the book blogging community, it's just not something I feel I can keep up with right now.  That's not to say I won't participate from time to time when the mood strikes, but for the most part, this is going to be a much more personal blog.

I realize this may cost me followers (if my extended absence hasn't already) but I'm okay with that.  If you're here already, I hope you'll stick around.  Like I said, not too much is going to change.  I just don't feel the need or have the motivation to try and promote my blog through everyone else's challenges and weekly memes.

So with that said, I don't know how often I'll be posting, but I hope to get back into the full swing of things.  I've read three great books and would love to tell you about them, as well as done a lot towards making our new house a home, and I'm having fun with some new (or variations of old) recipes.  Until next time, enjoy the new background and template (Blogger has really stepped up their game!).

4 comments:

  1. Welcome back to the blogging world. I took a long break from blogging myself, so I completely understand. You just have to do what makes you happy. And good work on the new look.

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  2. Welcome back! I, for one, don't read (or blog) any of those weekly memes anyway - so your blog is better for leaving them out, in my opinion. ;)

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  3. Glad you are back - I know exactly what you mean. When I started doing everything for someone else and not for me, it got to be taxing. Now, I am going to read what I want, post reviews, do memes if I want, and enjoy what I am doing. I am glad you are reading The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo - I loved it.

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  4. Glad you're back. I've missed your blog.

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