Friday, April 1, 2011

april showers bring........

I'm going to take a little break from Pies and Aprons-probably about a month. I've been debating all week as it's not an easy decision to make. But, you know when something just feels like the right thing to do? This feels like the right thing for me to do right now. As you may have noticed, I have not written many posts in the past month. This was not intentional....the week would go by and I would realize that it was PIE DAY again, and that I hadn't posted all week. Ironically, I was taking a blogging class during that time. I know that part of my reason for taking the class was to try to inject some new energy into my bloggy life.

When I started this blog 1 1/2 years ago, I was in between jobs, and slightly altering my work direction. It seemed like a really great way to energize my self and my creative brain every day, while sharing some ideas with readers, and building an online portfolio. Sometimes, you reach a point-in a job, a relationship, a blog,-where you need to step back and really take a good look at what is happening, and at what you want to happen. I'm at that point with Pies and Aprons. I love writing, I love sharing my ideas, I love that you read it and love it. Many Fridays, I have woken up and thought, "Really...time for another pie already? I can't possibly keep coming up with new recipes." But then, inspiration would strike, I would roll out my pie crust, and truly enjoy the fact that I had to meet that challenge every week.

I hope you will forgive my need for a little time, and come back to see what I come up with next. Possibly, my page background or font color might be the only thing that will change....but I need the time to decide that. I can assure you that I will never stop baking pies:), and I hope a few of you have been inpired to start!

Happy April. Happy, happy spring.
I'll be back real soon.


  1. Wish you a good break and return fresh and with a
    lot of creativity. And I love you're pretty picture. Greetings with heart&soul from Sil.

  2. Have a great break! See ya when you return. :)

  3. Good for you! I'll miss your lovely posts, but will look forward to seeing more when you get back! Enjoy your time...


  4. enjoy the break. it is always good to take time for yourself and reflect on things.

  5. Thanks for all of the sweet comments and support:)

  6. Breaks are necessary to stay fresh. Enjoy:)

  7. 76 pie days! What a feat.Enjoy some time away.

  8. See you soon my sweet friend...we all need to change things up a bit....i know you are one busy friend...up to many many creative things.
    Now tell me about this photo!!!! Are those sweet pins your collection???? Wow..

    Ok...I guess I can live without your pie friday for a while...but only for a while my friend. xoxoxoxoxo Keep in touch. xoxoxo

  9. came by today via koralee...and i see you are on a blog break...i certainly understand...i just got back from a 6 week break....but i had to leave a note...we have so much in common...when i saw "I LOVE BEING HOME" i thought...that's ME !!!! home baking in my kitchen is my perfect day...hope to see you when you return...enjoy your time off...