A change of pace!

Happy Friday, my friends! Smile

So this post is really a long time coming. 

Long story short, I need to reprioritize right now.  And in order to do that, I’m going to cut back to writing only two blog posts a week, rather than my current three.

As much as I love blogging (and I really really do), I also love my husband.


And between a full-time job, cooking, cleaning, Bible study, friends, blogging, and watching Big Brother three times a week (priorities, people Smile with tongue out), I just haven’t had enough time with him.

And while I’m being honest, I also haven’t made enough time for Bible study recently.  No good, folks.

So I’ve decided to cut back.

I know, I know.  You’ll miss me far too much.  I can just imagine how the tears are forming in your eyes.

But never fear, I’m not disappearing completely!

Here’s my current plan:

Monday – I’ll either share what’s new in our lives OR

a new workout (if I ever get my butt back to the gym … ) OR

something else super exciting and full of suspense and drama.

(Recaps of The Bachelor totally count for that last one, right? Thinking smile)

Wednesdays – I’ll probably keep doing What I Ate Wednesdays (because I just don’t want to miss out on the party!), plus I’ll share recipes.

I want to keep blogging because I truly do enjoy it and I love being a part of such an awesome community.  But for now, this new schedule will just have to do! Smile

Love y’all!  Please don’t disappear on me.  Because if you do, I might look like this …

crying bach

… or this …

crying bach2

… or even this.

crying bach3

Thank you for your understanding. Winking smile

(Pic 1, 2, 3)

Question for ya …

What are you doing this weekend?

We’re headed to Tulsa, Oklahoma!  Details on Monday!

Will you keep reading, and save me from the ugly Bachelor cry??

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16 Responses to A change of pace!

  1. Brittany @ Itty Bits of Balance

    Haha love the ending pics! You know I am a total supporter of prioritizing blogging with the real world. I’ve found that I can’t even make a SCHEDULE for my posts, or else I feel forced to pump them out, regardless of whether or not I have something to say.

    Anyway, glad to hear your kicking things into order :D
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  2. Brittany

    Kudos to you to taking the time to prioritize your life – that’s not always easy! I always look forward to your blogs, so OF COURSE I will continue to read :) Just keep those Bachelor/ette posts coming! Are you watching Bachelor Pad? Craziness!
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  3. Emily @ Perfection Isn't Happy

    Yes, I will keep reading! Real life needs to come before blogging — totally understand :) .
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  4. Theresa

    i will totally keep reading :) you need to do you and thats perfectly fine..your blog is whatever YOU want to make it!
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  5. amy @ fearless homemaker

    I totally understand – we always have to check in with ourselves + our hearts + make sure we’re doing what’s best for us + our families. Have a great weekend, friend!
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  6. Ashley @ My Food 'N' Fitness Diaries

    Hahaha I love those pictures. I totally understand girl! You better believe I’ll keep coming back. ;) xoxo
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  7. Sarah @ The Smart Kitchen

    Cutting back and only blogging during the week, not the weekends, was one of the best things I did for myself (and my sanity). Not having a family has allowed me to keep it at 5x a week thus far…but just the other night I told my roommate, “Maybe I should cut back even more.” I don’t know that I will, but I think that it is SO important to figure out the right balance. Once we accept that blogging is not our life, we can go out and actually live. [Not sure if that last sentence made sense.]
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  8. Heather

    Good for you for keeping things in perspective and making sure you have a good balance : )

  9. Lauren

    Everyone needs to create a balance in their lives! That photo #3 of the lady crying had me cracking up.

  10. Pamela

    You mentioned it’s been a long time coming- I had wondered that. Not because your blog isn’t great, but because it’s so good that I knew you had to be devoting a lot of your time to it. This is why I can’t do it! I’ve had 2 blogs and each time I get a few months into it I realize why it’s so hard..usually my family ends up getting less of me. I figure I can just chat about cooking in person while we’re eating, right? lol. The Lord put on my heart that I needed to cut back on my commitments and reorder my priorities this year, and it’s been so great! I am so glad that you’re cutting back for you and Brandon :) When you do blog, you’ll have more energy from that extra day of rest! Will still be checking your updates! Love you.

  11. Cinnamon @ eatpraytri

    ummm yeah duh of course I will keep reading!! And especially since I did something similar recently, I totally know how you feel. Its been kinda awesome too. I feel like my posts are more “me” when I don’t feel pressured. And its dumb to feel pressure anyway…why do we do that to ourselves?! Funny this blogging. I love it though too. Because otherwise I wouldn’t have met YOU!! Love Love Love how the Lord works through these things. 2, 3, 6 times a week…doesn’t matter to me, I always look forward to your post emails!!
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    • notsodomesticated

      Amen, sister Cinnamon!! ;) Love you, too and I’m so thankful blogging brought us together! :)

  12. Andrea @ Andrea Out Loud

    DUH i will keep reading. i am actually noticing pretty much 80% of the blogs i read most of them have posted int eh last couples weeks (including myself) that they have been super busy and blogging is taking a back burner and i think its kinda cool! i mean then i dont feel as bad about keeping caught up (2 posts a week is easier than 8 to read!!)
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  13. Jessie

    I’ve been wondering where you’ve been lately. As much as I hateee that your cutting back to 3x a week, I understand and think your reasonings behind it is wonderful. Hubby & Bible times should always come first, no matter what :) Guess it just gives me something to look forward to on Monday & Wednesday :)

    Have a great weekend hunnie!
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  14. Meghan@CleanEatsFastFeets

    Balance is important and you need to have some. Very smart of you to shift priorities. I did something similar a few weeks ago when I realized blogging is so much more than writing and practically a part time job. Get your goove back and I’ll read whenever you post.
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    • notsodomesticated

      Thanks for sharing your thoughts, Meghan! I really appreciate it!

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