I have been putting off writing this post for about 3 months now, because I wasn't sure exactly what I wanted to say about it... With a new baby, quitting my job and becoming a stay at home mom, I feel like my life is changing rapidly, as are my goals and ambitions! I am sure this is how most people feel about having children, but I know my lifestyle is changing, and I also feel like this blog needs to change, too. Loads of people change their blogs at the New Year, and I am no different (okay, so it is almost March...) and I am ready for a reboot.
When I first started this blog, I had visions of becoming a super awesome fashion blogger who looked amazing in every post, and inspired women everywhere to dress well and be happy with the way that they look. I still feel like that is important, but I don't feel like the woman for the job, and honestly, I don't want to be the woman for the job. That is Merrick's job, and she is amazing at it.
Since we moved to Austin, I have had a complete shift in paradigm, and feel strongly about eating real food, choosing an eco-friendly lifestyle (who would have thought!? Certainly not my 22-year old self!), reducing the 'stuff' that I have, and generally choosing to live an intentional life. This change in blog focus has been a long time coming, and will take a few months for me to get things totally up to speed with a recipe index and some changes to the layout of my blog, but I am really excited to shift the focus (and rename my blog...!), and try something that feels more like the current me. In fact, if you look the last 6 or so months of blogging, my content has shifted this direction anyway, with a lot more recipes and less outfit/outfit collage posts.
As I transition to a new theme, I will be mainly focusing on making and eating real food (not low fat, real ingredients and overall healthy and practical), with a little 'living with less', and the occasional outfit and baby post thrown in. I love the idea of having a more concrete theme and talking about things that I think about and talk about for fun. So now is my time to get real and share the things I am truly passionate about right now. I really hope you will continue to follow along. If you don't, I understand, and I have loved having so many kind comments, and lots of support from you all! Thanks for a great era and here's to an even better one!