To My Dearest Blog Readers

I have been away for a long time and for that I’m sorry. I have been on a journey. I have been trying to do this and to do that and to find a way in this chaos that’s now called my job. I used to work about 10 jobs in a day and I have taken my time away to find a way to cut it down to one beautiful job.

I have found a way to make this what I do in something I love to do and for what I get paid for. I do my books, my blog and I host social gatherings. With those 3 things I will continue and I will not try to push myself into things I can not do on my own as it’s just me. With the help of my  husband and the help of my best friend.

I’ve been struggling on my blog, you all have been there to witness. I’ve lost, literately, hundreds and thousands of readers through all my uncertainty and change. But that’s life eh, you win some, you loose some.

It all dawned to me when I read this quote;

“You are not a machine. You are not a brand. You are not expected to produce daily content that teams of 9-5ers are strategizing over for weeks, months, seasons. You can admit that you’re a little tired. Or that you need a breather. Or that you’re re-prioritizing. Or that you don’t know what’s next. It doesn’t make you ungrateful for the platform you’ve been given, and it doesn’t make you unprofessional. It makes you real. It makes you human. It makes you you.”

— Erin Loechner – Design for Mankind

So what’s next?

Just this and anything else that might come up. I’m not going to promise anything or give you a scoop on something that is not there. I’m going to be here for you, blogging whenever I have something to share, tell or show. I’m going to stop trying to be Super Woman because I pretty much suck at that job. I do however make a mean curry.

I know that commenting and engaging on blogs is out but I would love to hear from you.

Thank you for always reading x

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  • Jannie
    22/10/2014 at 11:53

    Ik blijf gewoon langskomen om te kijken en lezen :).

  • Mary
    22/10/2014 at 11:55

    Do what you need to do to take care of yourself. In the end, that is what matters. You only owe it to yourself to do the best you can, when you can. You don’t owe blog readers anything. Your blog is a gift I am happy to receive whenever you have time to post. Take care.

  • Ana Burmester Baptista
    22/10/2014 at 11:58

    You take your time and I’ll surely come back to read about you!!
    I just love your blog – hey! I think it’s the first time I comment here – and have been following you for quite some time, so I got used to that. And yes, doing 100 things at the time is not worth at all!!
    Hugs from Portugal!

  • Hsiao Shun-Yu
    22/10/2014 at 12:01

    I sincerely support your decision, and been through that pausing-and-losing-readers phase.
    Still reading blogs through Feedly but seldom leave comments these days though. 🙂
    Love your style, always.


  • Leonie
    22/10/2014 at 12:02

    Dear Yvonne, in the end all that matters is staying true to yourself… Embrace those who like reading about whatever you’re writing and don’t mind the ones that don’t. It’s impossible (and exhausting!) to try to please everyone. I admire you for what you’ve accomplished and am so happy you’re not superwoman 😉 So keep your shoulders low, head up and eat a cupcake! You go girl! x Leonie.

  • Mary
    22/10/2014 at 12:44

    Hey Yvonne,

    I felt compelled to comment on your post today. You have certainly not failed at anything I can completely relate to where you’re coming from. Since undertaking my MA I have felt like I’m trying to juggle many things and as if I’m being (or trying to be) many-things-to-many-people. One thing I have learnt (the hard way) is that even though I have the best intentions you can never please every one all the time and in the end you only end up disappointing most people including yourself. That’s why it’s always good to take a step back, reflect and look at why I started doing what I’m doing in the first instance.
    You are so inspiring Yvonne – you have 2 books now, your blog and off that, many other projects and through your talks to empower many. We all have to evolve and if that means less blogging then so be it. I had to sacrifice so much for my MA which a lot of people don’t really know about and through that, peoples attitudes towards me and/or what I do change – and that’s ok, its all part of learning, evolving and becoming the individual ‘you’ want to be. I’m definitely still an avid fan of Yvestown and all the things that you do Yvonne so well done!!!

  • nele
    22/10/2014 at 12:44

    ik ging af en toe wel eens kijken maar er kwam inderdaad niets 🙂 Dat is helemaal niet erg!! t Leven is één en al prioriteiten stellen…goed bezig zou ik zeggen. Je leeft maar 1x dus kan er maar t beste van maken
    succes! x

  • Natalia
    22/10/2014 at 12:44

    don´t be sorry! It´s ok. whenever you post I¨ll read it! take it easy.
    cariños desde Uruguay

  • daan
    22/10/2014 at 12:49

    Love you to bits!
    See you soon, lieve vriendin!

    en niets beter dan gewoon jezelf blijven dan ben je namelijk al Superwoman genoeg 🙂

  • Pauline
    22/10/2014 at 12:49

    Thank you for this – I have always enjoyed your posts and inspiration. It’s good to hear from you again and I’ll always look forward to more of your posts in the future. You must do what is right for you.

  • Nicola Windsor
    22/10/2014 at 13:33

    Do what makes you happy, it’s really that simple! There will be others who will say more eloquently than I can how much your posts are enjoyed, how much your ‘style;’ is appreciated and how happy your photo’s make me feel.

  • Marjolein
    22/10/2014 at 13:46

    Nice post! I was actually glad to read it.
    From this post I can tell you’re human, like the rest of us….. To be honest I was kind off impressed by the way you were (now seemingly) handling all different "jobs".
    So keep up what you’re doing, I’ll catch up when you’re ready to post something. And inbetween I’ll juggle on, like, I now know, you 🙂

  • Claire Robinson
    22/10/2014 at 13:47

    Such a pretty photograph to go with your thoughts… I look forward to peeks of your beautiful job, home and crochet just when you can and feel like it. I think that is what makes a beautiful blog – doing it when you want to rather than keeping to a schedule. And a mean curry so much more important than being superwoman!

  • Miralda
    22/10/2014 at 13:58

    Goed zo! Hoop dat je zo meer plezier hebt in wat je zo graag doet.

    xx Miralda

  • Juffertje in het Groen
    22/10/2014 at 14:15

    Ik blijf hier graag langskomen. Doe jij maar rustig je eigen ding, want dat doe jij goed.

  • Motoko
    22/10/2014 at 15:49

    I’m still following you, Yvonne. Here and also on Instagram. You’re really good at what you do. And I love your style. Do what you want to do and what you can do at your own pace. I don’t want you to be broken. Stay healthy and happy!

  • eva maria
    22/10/2014 at 15:57

    Yvonne, Yvonne! Jij bent niet weg, ik heb je boek (en ook je mand) dus eigenlijk lig (ja, niet sta) je continu in mijn keuken. Bloggers zijn er soms, dan weer een hele tijd niet, en sommigen zijn er elke dag (en eerlijk, dat kan ik dan weer niet volgen). Ieder doet zijn ding, toch. Ik maak altijd een sprongetje als er een post van je verschijnt, maar ik ga niet dood als dat niet zo is. Ik blijf hier anyway, als een trouwe hond, en tussendoor bak ik (of de Husband) sticky lemon cupcakes.
    En echt, het is veeeel belangrijker om een killer-curry te kunnen klaarmaken dan Super Woman te willen zijn. For sure! x

  • Ceciel
    22/10/2014 at 17:39

    Goed gedaan! Keuzes maken en laten zien dat je ze ook echt nakomt en daardoor voor jezelf kiest is zooo moeilijk maar heel knap en goed voor jezelf! En zo denken er nog veel meer mensen over (wat ik nu al heb gelezen en ongetwijfeld ook nog er bij zal komen). Dus Go Girl!

  • Chloe
    22/10/2014 at 18:15

    I’m still following and love to see your photos on instagram and look forward to new blog posts.
    Can’t wait for your books to be available in English, any news on this yet? 🙂

    Chloe x

  • Jacqueline
    22/10/2014 at 20:44

    De grootste uitdaging voor vrouwen met vele talenten, interesses en enthousiasme is om niet in een mega overdrive te geraken…want dan gaat het stuk. Ik snap deze post helemaal. Een heerlijke en eerlijke beslissing. Ik kom gewoon af en toe langs om te lurken en snuffel in je boeken. Well done!

  • petitamor
    22/10/2014 at 21:13

    Mij heb je gewonnen, you win some…. zet hem op maar weer!

  • Louise
    22/10/2014 at 21:54

    Just share what you want, when you want, Yvonne. I follow you here and on Instagram and am grateful to see anything you may post! Take care of yourself! ♥♥♥

  • Inés
    23/10/2014 at 00:03

    I know what you are talking about! Following you, is my pleasure!
    Gracias por compartir!
    Inés xx

  • By Marloes Thuis
    23/10/2014 at 07:44

    Het is juist heel goed dat je je hart volgt en goed naar jezelf luistert! En bloggen… niks moet en alles mag, toch?
    En ook ik blijf je blog bezoeken! Liefs Marloes

  • Marieke
    23/10/2014 at 07:53

    Wat een mooi bericht! Ik blijf je volgen. Want je maakt me elke keer weer vrolijk door al je creativiteit, je enthousiasme en eerlijkheid. Veel liefs, Marieke

  • Ivana
    23/10/2014 at 09:21

    You didn’t lose anything. Readers without patience who left you – the lost.

    Best regards!

  • Leonieke
    23/10/2014 at 10:12

    Nog altijd hier hoor! En jij bedankt voor alweer een blogje., doe wat je goed voelt, en in het tempo wat bij je past, pas op de is soms helemaal oke toch?

  • Rebecca
    23/10/2014 at 11:40

    You will always be my hero!

  • Holly Becker
    23/10/2014 at 11:52

    Just do your thing Yvonne and enjoy it. With age comes wisdom. You are nearly 40. I’ve crossed the line, have a baby now, and am happier than ever working on my next projects. Things need to change for those of us who have been at this for eons. We have to evolve. It would be weird if we didn’t.

    If you want to be a pro blogger and make 6 or 7 digits, you DO need to be a machine. Yeah I get that. I know how this works.

    If you don’t want to be a pro blogger, you just need to be content doing whatever you do to be happy. And use your blog as a way to get you there. As you have been.

    You have a gorgeous home, a lovely husband who kisses the ground you walk on, a great sister, beautiful family, warm friends who care (me!) and did I mention gorgeous books? Those too.

    There is this movement called Slow Blogging right now. Have you heard? I think it’s mainly those who have been blogging for many years and are ready to pass the crown onto the newer bloggers popping up. Ad revenue dried up and unless we become blogs that are full of sponsored content (yawn!) then we have to find alternatives to earning a living. Blogging is like that, peaks and lows. Maybe you just need to pass the crown for awhile. Grab it again later when and if you are ready and if not, screw it, you can earn a new crown in a new area – perhaps styling, books, your events, whatever.

    As for me, I’m going for a mommy crown at the moment. I want my boy to adore me and when he’s big, to measure all other women he meets by me (not in a dysfunctional way, in a way where he knows what a good women is). I want to be "that" mom because I know boys who had those mothers and they grew up to be simply divine and respectful to women. I’m happy to take time away from others things to be that mom to him. And lucky for me, I have a lot of energy and can multi-task, so I have been able to do what I love and be a good mother and still keep my housework up and be a good wife, too.

    You know, age really can bring a sense of peace over us if we allow it. We don’t have to slow down (look at all of the talent 40+ out there from Jonathan Adler to Kelly Hoppen and beyond), we just learn which projects to take on and usually, this makes us more successful because we are seasoned professionals and no longer trying to earn our name or prove ourselves or even win over people.

    When you stop caring about stats and start caring about being a beacon, a lighthouse, a role model, a good example… Then you draw more people in the end anyway because god knows we need good role models out there and I don’t mean selfie-obsessed workaholics who are so heavily branded that they can’t shower without IGing that it was such! an! amazing! shower! look! at! the! soap! and! shower! gel! I! used! today! #lookatme #showeringblogger #Iamsoimportant #productnamesponsoredthisandIwaspaidalotofmoneytoscrubmybleep

    Okay so that’s where I think it stands. Just be. Be yourself. Be happy. Be a role model. And be ready because you never know how far you can go if you just get out of the hamster wheel for a moment and look and realize what you thought was progress was really just a hamster wheel.


  • Rhiannon
    23/10/2014 at 13:03

    A lot of good things here in the comments . I’d agree – follow your own star ! I also think that age does play a part – from wisdom and experience we learn more and more what we do and do not want to do. That it is ok to change direction if we so choose. And the one person outfit is lucky , because we can turn on a sixpence , unlike the massive tankers that need tug boats and ropes and heaps of time to turn around. -And I love that quote – it is so true !

  • Julie
    23/10/2014 at 13:12

    You must do what makes you happy! I am happy to see the beautiful pictures of your home life whenever you are able to post any. I feel so inspired by your light and sweetly, colorful decor. My house is my main hobby but I also crochet and cook a ton so I absolutely adore your posts. You could never lose me as a reader! I also follow you on Instagram 🙂

  • Kathleen
    23/10/2014 at 13:52

    Thanks for a beautiful blog!

  • Margaret
    23/10/2014 at 13:52

    Blogging can give inspiration, energy, fun, but only when you can do it in the way and time that suits you. I love to read your posts and can wait for your next inspiring posts. Most people ones in a while are changing things in their life. So, go for the new things when I feel you have to do them.

    Dear greetings, Margaret

  • Anita
    23/10/2014 at 16:48

    whatever and whenever you can blog, it is always appreciated. It ‘s such an honour that you share your life with us. The most important thing is to stay happy and healthy. Very best wishes to you. x

  • Karen Barlow
    23/10/2014 at 18:46

    Oh Yvonne, you have said everything I have been thinking and others too, about having to take time out for yourself and not be a slave to this new beast called social media! I wrote a very similar post last week on my blog and you know what it felt so damn good. As a mum, you know now what your priorities are and this is something to embrace, I think Holly spoke so well about the importance of being a good role model to our kids and this is impossible if you are juggling too many other things. I personally realised that I was constantly saying"just a minute" while I just finish this, that or the other…..not good? To prioritise as you have is a brilliant thing and you will be so much happier and even better now at what you do so well already. The best of luck with everything and I will continue to read your blog whenever it pops into my mailbox x

  • Mieke
    23/10/2014 at 19:08

    Hoi Yvonne, ik volg je blog al weer bijna 3 jaar en wil je graag bedanken voor alle mooie verhalen en foto’s.
    Die laatste zijn een bron van inspiratie en je boek staat tussen mijn kookboeken in de keuken 🙂
    Groetjes van Mieke

  • Kate
    23/10/2014 at 19:20

    Your blog is always my favourite, so beautiful and inspiring. I am thankful for every post!

  • Lizzy
    24/10/2014 at 07:12

    You are a creative person! Don’t beat yourself up – you are doing a wonderful job!

  • Marian
    24/10/2014 at 07:26

    Happy for you Yves!
    You sound like rewinding for something beautiful to come up.
    Can’t wait to read your random but oh so sincere thoughts here in this cosy blog.
    Your words made me feel like i am reading an old friend! Thank you friend!

  • Philipom
    24/10/2014 at 09:24

    Al jaren staat jouw blog in mijn Favorites-lijstje, en dus check ik bijna dagelijks of er een nieuw blog is: jammer wanneer dat niet het geval is en heel erg leuk wanneer dat wel het geval is. Ik geniet van je schrijverij en de mooie foto’s. Het is jouw blog, jouw ding, en voel je vooral niet gepushed door wie dan ook. Je bent inderdaad gelukkig geen machine, maar een mens, net zo als wij allemaal. Ga door met de leuke dingen die je doet en waar je zelf gelukkig van wordt, als je de tijd kan vinden anderen daar van mee te laten genieten is dat mooi meegenomen, en zo niet, too bad! Succes!

  • Emily Quinton
    24/10/2014 at 11:13

    Whatever you do, you do so beautifully and with so much heart. You know how much I love that about you!

    Always…A Beautiful Job xoxox

  • Marianne
    25/10/2014 at 11:59

    Jouw blog is een van de eerste blogs die ik ontdekte jaren geleden. Ik heb er altijd van genoten en zal dat blijven doen.
    Jouw blog is (als) jouw huis. Jij bepaalt wat hier gebeurt, niet anderen.

    Fijn weekend!

  • Sílvia Silva
    25/10/2014 at 21:03

    I think Holly said it all. We want good blogs, natural ones. Not machine ones. I think that nowadays people are oversharing, and content just get boring day after day. Keep our own style, your own rhythm. Make what you want, the way you feel like it. Never loose your freedom.

  • Jeska
    27/10/2014 at 11:34

    Well said. Your blog and work are beautiful!

  • Maura
    27/10/2014 at 17:29

    I read my favorite blogs at my own pace, and it’s only fair that you write at your own pace. I’m so happy you are not simply shuttering the blog, which has happened to many of my favorite blogs in the last year. I look forward to seeing whatever you are ready to share. Good health and happiness to you 🙂

  • Kristin
    27/10/2014 at 19:39

    Yeah, you’re not gone forever (as I was secretly dreading for months)!!! I love your style and home so much. As long as you are sharing bits of that on yvestown – I’ll be there to read. x, Kristin

  • Sophie
    28/10/2014 at 13:10

    so happy to read that you’ll be there
    anytime you want

    big hugg to you, Yvy

    won’t be in Belgium end of november
    but will love to pop up for the next fair !

    kind regards,

  • Izzy
    28/10/2014 at 15:53

    Oh, indeed! I think it’s great you’ve taken control of your life instead of the other way around. You know, your style isn’t even my thang (too girly for my taste), but you write & style well and capture it all in pretty pictures. It’s quality stuff and that’s why I (and others with me) will keep on coming. Looking forward to what the future will bring!

  • astrid
    28/10/2014 at 18:29

    Doe wat dicht aan je hart ligt. Als je trouw blijft aan jezelf is wat je doet zo waardevol en mooi. En daar gaat het om!

  • Sharyn
    28/10/2014 at 21:30

    Hi, I don’t think I’ve ever commented before . . I guess when people seem so successful with their blogs and have so many people commenting, you just feel that you having nothing to add that will be meaningful in any way. But, I do want to let you know that when I read your blog (& look at the photos of your beautiful house & garden) from my little patch in rural Australia, you make a difference to my day. You inspire me to make my surroundings more beautiful and to take pleasure in the small things, oh, and also to not take everything to seriously all the time! So, obviously that doesn’t equate to making a living from your blog, but I’d like to thank you for the time you put into your blog because to me it has tremendous value. Kind Regards, Sharyn

  • Sandra
    30/10/2014 at 08:33

    It’s not an easy path that’s for sure, I hope you find your way Yvonne and something that works for you. xx

  • Ilse Witjes
    01/11/2014 at 09:52

    Lieve Yvonne, volgens mij heb ik nog nooit gereageerd op je blog, ik begrijp uit je laatste zin dat dat ook helemaal niet hip is, nou wat blijkt ik kom daar meestal te laat achter (wat hip is en wat niet) NOU EN ! En het verliezen van duizenden lezers , ik kan me het niet eens voorstellen, ik wordt al zenuwachtig van 280 insta volgers haha, het geeft n soort druk, zo van ik moet iets leuks plaatsen want die 280 (dames) zitten te wachten op me haha, ik heb zojuist mijn blog nieuw leven ingeblazen, maanden getwijfeld of ‘n blog nog wel het juiste medium is , vind ik het nog leuk naast al die andere media, insta, pintrest enz, Ik heb toch besloten om ermee door te gaan maar met n nieuw blank canvas, zoals jij dat ooit noemde. Maar de deal is dat ik VRIJ ben, om te plaatsen wat ik wil , hoe vaak, en hoe, ik ben de baas. pfff dat gaf lucht het is nu weer leuk.
    Yvonne met jou komt het wel goed, jouw stijl is zo uniek en origineel, je bent een goedzak, eerlijk en lief en al die honderd en duizenden lezers, tja die weten gewoon niet wat ze missen….

    Liefs Ilse.

  • Nadine
    01/11/2014 at 10:22

    Lieve Yvonne,
    Jezelf zijn en blijven in de mallemolen van het leven vergt moed. Losing people is hard, losing yourself is worse.
    Ik volg je blog al een paar jaar en het was telkens een feestje om nieuwe dingen te mogen ontdekken. Bedankt hiervoor. Fijn dat je de dingen nu in je eigen tempo wil doen en dat je anderen niet meer jouw tempo laat bepalen, dat heet groeien. Ga voor je eigen waarheid en nog veel plezier met je passie(s).
    Life is about sharing a vase but picking your own flowers.

  • Elizabeth
    01/11/2014 at 11:32

    You will never be out. And you are superwoman! Everyday you make my day super, because EVERYDAY I look at something Yvestown-made – a Mollie Makes calendar pic stuck on my wall, pics of your home torn from mag features, pieces of you on Pinterest, and this blog which I still look at every week (not for new posts, just for the longstanding beauty and the inspo – oh, and for cute pics of Bo as my little Alice loves cats!) I was standing in my friend’s kitchen last week looking at her old wood fire talking ways to spruce the nook up and I told her: go immerse yourself in Yvonne’s world and you’ll find all the inspiration you need. You rock, woman. Super indeed. xox

  • Mary
    02/11/2014 at 18:55

    Dearest Yvonne, if i may call you,
    I have admired & loved your blog since i found blogging in 2007, a late and older comer. I felt some of your pain about the wonderful slips you made.
    I am happy that you will still pop in to the blog. The world is going so fast for me. Comments and blogs at least give you more between the two parties to share and find in common etc.
    Our Daughter, Caitlin (formerly of Nice, now called Funcult) is up and running after sudden kidney failure in Feb. of 2012. Her new kidney from childhood friend is working great! We have much to be thankful for. This has made me reprioritize and loose my way a bit. What is important enough to blog? MUCH. IF YOU , as you had thought of a few months ago, stopped blogging, i would loose much. The Beauty you share is immeasurable. I hope that your books set you on a trip to the US, specifically Chicago or it’s suburbs. How about Naperville, Illinois! Or better yet, a petit town on the west coast of Lake Michigan, in the state of Michigan ~ Beautiful. For i think, what do we have of beauty here to share with you? You who lives with all of the history and architecture.

    I will always pop in, and your knowing that you are not nor want to be super woman means you are going to be alright.

    With Kindness,

  • Jana
    03/11/2014 at 10:03

    Hello Yvonne!
    I just read something yesterday that Holly Becker posted on pinterest linking to some of your Christmas pictures from a few years ago and a short interview with you, in which you mentioned that you wanted to take your blogging more seriously. When I read that, and having read your post above a week or two ago, my thought was that I hope you will not take your blogging or other work :too: seriously and that you find a way to keep having fun with it as much as possible. Yes, it is necessary to make a living, but on the other hand, life is short. I admire your work, your style, and your personality. Wishing you happiness. <3

  • Babs
    07/11/2014 at 11:28

    Ik noem het SLOW BLOGGING! Wilde ook heel graag een foodblog voor en van mezelf maar dacht altijd ohoh maar dan moet ik elke week iets plaatsen want hallo je wilt vaste lezers krijgen en die ook graag behouden. Hoe ga ik dat doen met alles wat ik naast het bakken en koken doe. Maar dat allemaal overboord te hebben gegooid, het gaat prima zo! Ik heb een foodblog met minder lezers. Een nieuw slow-motion-blog tijdperk is aangebroken 🙂 Veel plezier met al het nieuwe! X Babs

  • Ann
    19/11/2014 at 03:32

    There are so many blogging voices – but your’s is different…and it’s been missed. I’m so glad that you’re back. Whatever song you want to sing and however often or long you want to sing, I’m listening…and enjoying…

  • Liza
    20/11/2014 at 18:48

    Ooh maar wat blijf je ons inspireren of je nu veel of weinig blogt… we blijven genieten van wat je met ons deelt.
    X Liza

  • Ashlea Walter
    26/11/2014 at 19:46

    "I’m going to stop trying to be Super Woman because I pretty much suck at that job. I do however make a mean curry."

    oh I just love this. I will keep reading and following from way over in northern Michigan USA. Bliggity blog on.

  • Denise
    31/12/2014 at 14:52

    This year I also wasn’t so present, and in the beginning I felt bad, and also lost readers, but then a lovely reader sent me this quote , written by herself: "Life is what happens when you are away of the web. Don’t worry and do your things!" It was kind of liberating, and since then I have been quoting her. Now I am back little by little, but still with that quote present, and I loved the one you shared here. The web world is so consuming, To keep people engaged, we have to be 24/7 present. Well, this is not what I see as life, though I respect the ones who do. So, do your things and if people don’t read your blog, their loss, cause I found it amazing!

  • mie k e
    06/01/2015 at 01:20

    Oh wauw, je bent er weer…yes! Ik was ook een van je lezers die was afgehaakt, hoe spijtig dat ik nu pas op een slapelose nacht weer langswip. Miste ik zomaar de allerlaatse kans op een fair van en bij jou, of beter jullie ;-). Hoe jammer is dat. Heb genoten van je kerstpraatjes en plaatjes. Kan me verheugen op meer van jouw mooie huis. Ik vind het nog altijd prachtig, jullie hopelijk ook weer?

  • Rachel
    23/02/2015 at 21:56

    since New Year we’ve had 3 sponsered posts and a ‘recipe’ for fish finger wraps. The only thing that would attract readers back is the authentic blog we fell in love with. Commenting and engaging in blogs is not ‘out’ but very much ‘in’ on plenty of other genuine, warm blogs that I still follow. I check back here once month if that as even if there is something new it doesn’t inspire, engage or delight like plenty of other bloggers do. Sorry but I’m out

  • Jenny Annett
    01/11/2015 at 19:09

    It,s ok to be you, be proud of all your amazing talents and just keep on moving through your journey. You only get one life so enjoy it and love it.
    Jenny fellow crocheter