October 26, 2012

Okay, I admit it...

I am in a blogging slump.  There's just not much happening here that seems worthy of sharing.  Does that ever happen to you?  I just haven't been feeling very productive lately.  Life is good and I am enjoying the down time but exciting it aint'.


I've been playing around in my craft space some...

I've been thinking about tackling our downstairs bathroom...

I have been baking and eating way too many sweets...

I have been kicking myself for not starting all those Christmas gifts that I wanted to have finished by July...

I have been planning a little artful gathering for a few crafty friends I met at my retreat...

I have been contemplating some new fall flowers...

I have been sitting on my bum in front of my computer screen way too much...


Playing. Thinking. Baking. Eating. Kicking. Planning. Contemplating. Sitting.

That's my life right now in a nutshell.


I am on my way to my sister's place in Texas for a mini vacation with my mom.  We will be gone for five days and I am leaving my computer at home.  (Yikes, you know it's bad when I even got the shakes just typing that!)

I will be taking my camera and my phone so I won't be completely out of the loop.  If you want to see what I'm up to you can find me on Instagram under PATTYMARKER61 but other than that, I will talk to you all on Tuesday.  Hopefully, I will have something interesting, pretty or fun to share with you then (that or my bum will be even bigger).  Hopefully the former not the latter.

Have a wonderful weekend.

xo, Patty

24 comments:

  1. Have fun on you trip. I wish I was camping this weekend, but hubby is working and rain is in the forecast.

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  2. have a safe trip. enjoy & have fun. i'm following you on instagram. (:

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  3. I am also contemplating on what to blog about. I am not a big Halloween person therefore I really don't have that much in that theme to blog about but on the other hand I love Christmas and can't wait for Halloween to pass so I can move on with what I have been making this year. Have fun on your trip. Shari

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  4. We all need time out!! Enjoy your stay with your sister!!

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  5. Patty, Why did you write your post about me??LOL...just kidding, but I have certainly felt this way for some time. Kind of in a funk. Enjoy your vacation, take pictures, get stories...then you 'll be busting at the seams with adventurous tales. Smiles, Susie

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  6. Enjoy your time away with your Mom and your Sister! I think there are many of us in the same funk right now! Yep, pretty sure of it! Have fun and Be Safe!

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  7. LOL...at least you are enjoying yourself!! Have fun with Mom and sis!!! What part of Texas? That is where my kin are from!
    xo Kris

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  8. Yes! Sometimes the ideas just don't come and other times I'm just not in the mood! Flip through a magazine, visit Pinterest, surf the 'net - that helps me get the creative juices flowing again.

    Jeanine

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  9. Yes just coming out of a long slump. Love the musical ornaments!!

    Safe travels...

    Hugs!

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  10. I love the way you summed it all up...your life in a nutshell.

    Have a wonderful vacation!

    :) Hope

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  11. My feeling is that life is to be lived not just blogged about :) So enjoy your trip and being computer free!

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  12. Enjoy this wonderful time with family. I'm sure you'll come back recharged and have a camera card full of fun photos to share. Take care and have a safe trip.

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  13. But it sounds like you're doing so much, even if some of it is just thinking! I love visiting here because I'm a fellow color lover. Be safe and have fun!
    Brenda

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  14. I always enjoy your posts, Patty. Sounds like you have been doing quite a bit. I struggle too with post material. It seems I either have a lot to say or nothing. Lately, if it wasn't for my sewing projects, I can't think of anything enteresting. Well, this too shall pass. Have fun at your sisters and will look forward to pictures of Texas. I don't know how to use instagram, but guess I need to learn. Oh, and forgot to tell you last time, I like your new picture.

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  15. I get in blogging slumps, too and like Beverly (above), it seems I either have a lot to talk/write about, or nothing. I hope you have a great mini vacation with your mom!

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  16. Patty, I understand. I have recently tried writing and it isn't working. I usually tell others my muse is taking a vacation. Have a wonderful visit with you Mom. I am certain you will come home refreshed.

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  17. We all get busy with life, and we all understand.
    Be safe in your travels, and have a wonderful time with your family.

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  18. We all have slumps , I think...Sometimes it's a real effort to come up with something and it shows..You hid your slump very well..

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  19. Patty ~ this happens to everyone. I believe that this little get away will do good. You will come back renewed, relaxed and rejuvinated. Have fun and just HAVE FUN ;-)

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  20. It sounds to me like you have plenty going on! I hope you are enjoying your unplugged time.

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  21. I always enjoy your blog posts, Patty, whatever you blog about. The pictures are always great too....I loved the ones today! I hope you have a great trip with your mom and feel relaxed and refreshed.
    Helen x

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  22. Patty, yes, I have slumps as well. Infact life gets busy and then too much time goes by and then I feel as though I've worn out my welcome in blogland. But you always have lovely posts! Enjoy your week.

    xx

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  23. Patty,
    Been wondering what you were up to...now I know! I get it!!! Sometimes a break is all we need to get those creative juices flowing once again!!! I'll be watching for your return!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  24. I'd like to invite you to join me at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week! http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/11/clever-chicks-blog-hop-8-and-rural.html

    I hope to see you there!
    Cheers!
    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

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