January 14, 2015

This is weird

(my new haircut!)
It feels weird to be writing to y'all considering so much has happened since I was last in this space. I want to review all of the fun things that happened and share my Christmas decor but that wouldn't be very "blogger" of me to do so at this point. I want to have a year in review post to look back on for 2014. I want to tell you about our New Years Eve. Hopefully you follow me on Instagram and have been able to get a glimpse into some of that but if not I don't want it all to be overlooked and forgotten.

I miss this space....sometimes I will open up blogger and just stare at the screen thinking about what to write but then I don't. I want to connect but then I don't take the time to read other blogs. What's a girl to do?

Never have I been one to just throw out a post that has no meaning. I want it to inspire someone, touch someone or at least share something real. Blogging is a hobby for me. As much as I would like to make lots of money from it and be famous in the blog world I know I cannot invest enough time to do so. Besides, it's definitely not why I started blogging in the first place.

I wanted to jump right in and publish a design post I wrote last year but I didn't feel it would be fair to  act like I didn't neglect this blog and my loyal (and occasional) readers. I am not apologizing for not writing but I am asking for a fresh start. I want this blog to really reflect who I am. Sometimes I will read an old post and think-that doesn't sound like me. However, I don't want a total blog makeover. There are still plenty of aspects about my blog that I love and that I have worked very hard on.

Bare with me as I go off on a tangent for a moment. I met up with some old friends from high school over break and one of them asked us a very deep question during our conversation. How do we think we've changed since graduation? I went last (mostly because I didn't have an answer right away). My answer in summary was that "I don't care about what others think as much" and "that I am more appreciative and thankful for what I have". But even after our little reunion I have been thinking about this question. What would my family members and friends say? What would my husband say? After all, we have been dating for about 9 years. How do people perceive me? I am not talking about appearance...I am talking about my character.

So I hope you will stick around to find out more about the girl behind "designer in teal". I want to talk more about my faith and (attempts at) living a healthier life style. I want to share what's on my mind and my heart. I still want to share design posts about our home but I know it doesn't look like its out of a magazine and I won't pretend that it does.

So, are you still there? Leave me a comment letting me know how 2015 is treating you so far!

p.s. that design post that has been sitting in my drafts for months will be published tomorrow!!

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  1. It's good to have you back! We all need a break every now and then :) Hope you are able to accurately begin to communicate the "new" you :)

  2. Welcome back! I know exactly how you feel...I even changed my blog name/look while you were away! Sometimes it's good to start fresh/mix things up. I'm looking forward to reading more about the girl behind the blog :)

  3. love love love your new thoughts and can't wait to read more about your heart :)

  4. I'm glad you're back!!!! I want to hear more of what's going on and what you're up to :) Also I LOVE your haircut!

  5. Well I knew you wouldn't go anywhere :) Love ya!

  6. Thanks :) Me too!! I don't want to be like every other blogger....I just want to be unique!

  7. HI!!! Thanks....I love your new look. I feel like I have to evaluate my blog every now and then. If it was always the same people would probably get bored!!

  8. YAY!! Thanks :) Well you know the real me.....do you think its accurately portrayed here?

  9. Thanks!! I will definitely catch every one up :) But seriously we should get together soon! And you are so sweet...I am loving my new cut as well! DEFINITELY go to Omar if you need a stylist!!! HE IS THE BEST

  10. Your haircut is to die for! Yes, I'm still here and awaiting more information from you :)


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