I’m Closing Down My Blog… for 2 Weeks!

posted by Andrea | 07/17/2012
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That’s right, I’m taking 2 full weeks off from blogging to enjoy the simplicity of summer… and the fact that Dave will only be home all day for a few more weeks.

Doesn’t it always seem like summer goes WAY too fast? 

It does!

I won’t be posting guest blogs, reposting old content, or documenting our daily life like I did over our spring break “staycation”. There will be no giveaways or special promotions. The blog will simply sit for two weeks without updates.

Yes, I’ll probably lose a few readers and a bit of revenue, but I’m OK with that. The purpose of my blog is to help others to simplify and get more organized… so I assume I can take a bit of time to do the same 🙂

I’m tired.

Really, really tired.

After 8 months caring for a fussy baby who never sleeps, managing our home, and working more than full time… I just need a break.

My hope is to get some much needed rest, cross a few things off my list, have a little fun, and come back with new energy and lots of new ideas to share here on Simple Organized Living.

I will still be active over on the facebook page, so head over there if you want to stay in the loop…. otherwise I’ll see you back here in August! 

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79 comments

  1. Erika @Musings From a Stay At Home Mom

    08/01/2012

    Good for you! I think it’s awesome that you are taking a break. It takes guts to do that and you will be better off and come back refreshed. Enjoy it and see you soon!

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  2. kalynbrooke

    07/28/2012

    Good for you! I think bloggers certainly need and deserve breaks. Otherwise we can’t keep churning out awesome content for our readers. Rest up!

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  3. Debra

    07/28/2012

    You want lose me. I am happy for you to take a break and to take care of yourself.

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  4. Tina @ The Blessed Couponer

    07/26/2012

    Just found your site and love it already! I’ve bookmarked it and will be back often! Hope you have a nice, relaxing break and will look forward to reading new updates when you get back!

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  5. The Vintage Entertainer

    07/25/2012

    Take time to relax dear! Timeis fleeting and Fall will be here before we know it. Hope you have a sweet summer day! (Hugs) Mrs.Clark

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  6. Crystal

    07/22/2012

    You need it! Love the new kitchen design! Great job.

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  7. Tammilee Tillison

    07/21/2012

    Enjoy your time off!!!

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  8. Teena

    07/20/2012

    Enjoy! You will be missed but never forgotten….see you in August 🙂

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  9. Julie

    07/20/2012

    Enjoy your little holiday, I hope you come back very well rested.

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  10. Jen. M.

    07/19/2012

    Wow, enjoy the two weeks. I enjoy your blog at the end of my day. A two week vacation is what I need. With four kids under 4 under toe and a wonderful husband, a new house (we just moved), we all could use a vacation. Look forward to seeing you in August!

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  11. Mara @ Super Savings

    07/18/2012

    Good for you Andrea! Soak up that time with Nora and hubby and I pray you have a restful rejuvenating 2 weeks!

    ~ Mara

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  12. Deb

    07/18/2012

    Good for you, won’t lose me as a reader…at least you gave us notice, most blogs just disappear……;) Enjoy time with your kiddo, it will go too quickly and you will only realize it in hindsight……………

    Savor EVERY moment!

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  13. akgeezee

    07/18/2012

    Isn’t that one of the first lessons of organizing? Organize your time so that you can have the energy to do all the rest. Enjoy.

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  14. Sheryl Nickless

    07/18/2012

    Have a wonderful vacation. I love your blog and have gotten several of my friends addicted to it as well. We will be waiting with baited breath for you to return. Enjoy Nora!! See you in August. Sheryl

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  15. Patty

    07/18/2012

    Enjoy! Maybe I will have a chance to catch up on some old posts. 🙂

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  16. Katie

    07/18/2012

    Good for you! I’ll be here when you get back:)

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  17. Sandy

    07/18/2012

    I think it’s about time you took a break! I got tired just reading all that you do, I couldn’t imagine doing it all…you deserve it!!

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  18. Laurel

    07/18/2012

    Enjoy your vacation! I agree summer goes by way too fast. I hope you are able to get some rest and restoration 🙂

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  19. Jean

    07/18/2012

    Don’t worry about us, we will still be here when you get back !! Have a wonderful vacation !

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  20. Truffles Magazine

    07/17/2012

    Good for you. Sometimes you just need to take some time for yourself and this is a great way being self employed does not mean you should not take the time you need/want with family and your right Dave will be going back to work soon so its a great way to spend more time together.

    Summer is going too fast so I hope you enjoy the rest of yours.

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  21. kathy w

    07/17/2012

    I don’t know how you do everything that you do and have a major renovation going on. You certainly deserve time off to do for yourself and your family what you need to do, that is the first priority. Get some rest and enjoy yourself and we will see you when you come back. Take Care!

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  22. jona

    07/17/2012

    So glad for your family that you’re courageous enough to trust God and take a break for a bit. I believe that by your faith He will bless your business more than you could’ve ever done through your own efforts. Life is short. Enjoy!

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  23. deborah

    07/17/2012

    Enjoy your time off! It’s always good to take a vacation!

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  24. Jenny C.

    07/17/2012

    I’ll miss you, Andrea! Have a very blessed, restful, refreshing 2 weeks. “See” you in August. Your friend in VA, Jenny

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  25. Lynn Oyama

    07/17/2012

    Have a great, restful two weeks! 🙂

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  26. Anita

    07/17/2012

    Good for you!!! Enjoy your time off with your family! 🙂

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  27. Living So Abundantly

    07/17/2012

    VERY excited for you about taking time off! Have fun and enjoy the gifts God has given you. 😉

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  28. Natalie

    07/17/2012

    Enjoy your time off! You deserve it!

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    hyoori Reply:

    I agree with you Natalie. We’ll see you soon Andrea 🙂

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  29. Bron

    07/17/2012

    Good on you. Enjoy!

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  30. Kristen @ Joyfullythriving

    07/17/2012

    Good job, Andrea. Wise move! You work hard and it’s good to take time to relax. Enjoy every moment of it, and we’ll see you in August!

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  31. Maria

    07/17/2012

    We will miss you! Enjoy your time and I will be looking forward to your next post.

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  32. Mrs.P

    07/17/2012

    Enjoy your time off. Will look forward to catching up with you in August. Take time to rest too.

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  33. Jen

    07/17/2012

    Get some rest and have some fun! You deserve it!

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  34. Erin

    07/17/2012

    Enjoy!

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  35. Shaunna@mamas13minutemile

    07/17/2012

    Enjoy your time off! 🙂

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  36. Zolane

    07/17/2012

    So wise…good for you! I hope your break is encouraging and refreshing for you and your family. Enjoy!

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  37. Laura

    07/17/2012

    We will miss you, but way to go! You do deserve a break so enjoy every minute of it. We have four kiddos and they go back to school in three weeks! Summer does go by WAY TO FAST!

    The homework is coming which means time to stock up on wine!!! 🙂

    Happy Summer and thanks for all you do to help us get organized.

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  38. Pyper

    07/17/2012

    You deserve it! Have a wonderful time!

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