I hope you can all excuse my recent absence. My time has been full of a lot more of this, and a lot less of my face shoved in my lap top - it's been lovely.
My little break started at the beginning of February. I received a call from the Architecture firm that has been giving me contract work for the last year. Things are slow & they don't currently need my help. At first I was sort of devastated. It is the closest I have ever coming to being let go from a job & it really got me down. But then I found it liberating.
I have spent the better part of the last year so busy I didn't know what to do with myself. I have been working 20+ hours a week, blogging, and I am in charge of the women's organization (Relief Society) at my church. And of course, somehow I was trying to squeeze parenting Tate & keeping up with running the house & making meals too. That phone call felt like a big release.
I have taken this time to get my bearings, be a more involved parent, & a more present wife. And now I am happy to be back to blogging.
I want you all to know how much your sweetly concerned emails, tweets, & comments mean to me. You are all why I write this blog. Thanks for being amazing.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - I'm Madeline. Born and raised a bargain shopper, I have pinched pennies from an early age, & know how to find a deal. My style is still evolving, come along for the ride.