Monday, May 14, 2012

A little break

As I get older I am realizing that one of my strengths is I know how to say no. I can prioritize and make pro and con lists, and I try very hard not to over extend myself. I want to live a balanced life, so that means saying no to something, so I can say yes to other things.


I'll be taking a little break from blogging for at least May and June. And because so many of you out there I've gotten to know, I do want to share why I'm taking a little break.

1. My daughter. She's 17 months old and is just getting to be more of a handful to watch. I find I dont even get to read my favorite blogs regularly anymore. I also want to make more time to go on playdates with her. I tried to write less, and while it helps, I think I need a break.



 2. I got a part time job for 2 months. I'll be working in NYC Friday nights (until the very early hours) and Sunday like 1pm-midnight. I'll be making good money, and I like the job, but obviously its a lot less down time for me personally. With less me time, its harder to spend that time on my blog.



3. I have some big design projects coming up. One for my house, but I've also started doing other peoples homes. I have 3 clients so far that I'll be working on this summer, and I am excited to share with you everything that we are doing.



and 4. My camera broke. So annoying. Not sure what I am going to do at this point, so between the job that just happened and the camera it seems like the right time to step away for a little while.



Thank you so much for reading, it really means the world to me.

-Jen




16 comments:

  1. 1. ENJOY your break.
    2. Keep in touch.
    3. I'll be here when you get back. :)

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  2. The picture with your daughter and the dog is...just lovely!!And so true!!

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  3. I am not gonna fib, I will miss reading your blog everyday. I understand 100% why you need to do this. I have three kids! Balance is very important to live a healthy life, so do what you have to do. There aren't enough hours in the day and life is short so make the most of it. I will be looking froward to your return.

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  4. just started reading your blog so sad to see you go. I will still check in from time to time and will enjoy reading again once you are back. I understand about the little one. My son is two and a handful

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  5. SO you made up your mind- I'm sad to see step away for awhile. But happy you have so many awesome things happening in your life right now! Enjoy them!!
    Miss you!
    xo Becca

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  6. You have to do whatever is right for you Jen, and I've always been amazed how much you achieve anyway. So enjoy the next couple of months - don't work TOO hard - and we'll be here when you get back !
    xx

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  7. how exciting for you...in 60 years i have learned to take care of YOURSELF as no one else will...enjoy your little one and do something everyday that you enjoy....

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  8. Enjoy yourself, Jen! We'll be here when you get back. :-) <3

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  9. This is something new and I really like it! Would you like to follow each other darling?:X

    FashionSpot.ro

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  10. You will be missed! But can't wait to see what you are up too!
    Hugs,
    Bj

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  11. Good luck with the temp job, happiness in everything else. Stay cool, hang tough. Hope you'll be back blogging in a few months. We all need time to take care of business and to just damn breathe, once in awhile!

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  12. Enjoy the break, and good luck with everything!

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  13. didn't realize you weren't blogging anymore for now..enjoy..keep in touch and let me know if you come back...
    Sheree xxx

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  14. thanks for finding my blog, I'm excited for you to come back and I'm excited to enjoy more of your blog!!

    totally following

    xo Jessica
    www.NewlyLoved.com
    -check it out!-

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