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Summer Blog Break!

Confession time! I’ve been a bit moody when it comes to posting this week, I know, but it’s work related deadlines I promise! Truth is, the book I’m working on has me on deadline — at the moment I’m writing and drawing up lots of floor plans for the book designer. No one likes a late Lucille so I have to get on it, man! I’m not complainin’, just explainin’ since you deserve to know where your fickle friend has been. Not basking in the sun on holiday, that’s for darn sure!

Blog Break

I’m still here, and I miss you…. (all together now, “Awww”) but I pinkie swear that regular posting will resume again soon. Just not as soon as we’d all like. I’m thinking we should meet here on decor8 on Tuesday, September 7th after Labor Day weekend when things will return back to the regularly scheduled program. I won’t be blogging again until then though, I need to finish my book, start packing for my big move and get everything ready for students in the upcoming e-course. Plus I have to start planning for my teaching trip in Morocco since I have lots of fun materials to pull together for the lovely ladies who have signed up for a week of magic in Marrakesh. I can’t WAIT.

So with that… I’m going off into deep, dark book writing cave. Don’t worry… I’m bringing snacks! And lots of coffee, a pot of green tea too, and my trusty laptop but that’s it — I’m going in. But I won’t be long — plus once I’m back, you know me, I’m action Jackson with daily posts and tons to share so until we meet again, so long dear ones… Wish me luck!

(image: Trent Bailey Photography, poppies and posies events <— visit them, okay?)

Posted by decor8 in uncategorized on August 27, 2010

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  1. ashley commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 2:48pm

    good luck!! see you soon :)
    ashley´s last blog post ..Friday Fashion

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  2. Ludmila {creamylife.com} commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 3:28pm

    Good luck, Holly and lots of fun with all the amazing events you have lined up right now :). xxx
    Ludmila {creamylife.com}´s last blog post ..Old Belgrade

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  3. Lindsay commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 3:30pm

    Good luck with the deadline. And the move. And the trip planning. Can’t wait for September 7th because that’s when classes really start – wahooooooo! Talk to ya soon!

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  4. juliette commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 3:35pm

    Good luck!
    juliette´s last blog post ..Departure- Road Trip Scandinavia

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  5. ishtar olivera commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 3:47pm

    Have a well deserved summer blog break Holly!!!!I know you’ll be working though, but still, find those special moments of relaxation and enjoy whats left of summer!!!!
    xo
    ishtar

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  6. Jacilyn commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 4:12pm

    Good luck! You can do it!

    See you for the e-course and can’t wait!

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  7. Brigitte commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 4:38pm

    Write, Holly, write!

    Glad you’re taking some time to focus on your book project. See you in a couple of weeks!
    Brigitte´s last blog post ..Just Peachy

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  8. jenn commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 4:51pm

    you go ahead and enjoy a much need break! have a great holiday and can’t wait to read all the goodies when you return!
    jenn´s last blog post ..help us help them!

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  9. Rachel @ La Bella Bungalow commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 4:55pm

    Good luck with everything Holly! Can’t wait to get started on the e-course!

    Rachel
    xoxo
    Rachel @ La Bella Bungalow´s last blog post ..Sneaky Peek

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  10. fiazoo commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 4:56pm

    Bon voyage! Morocco is lovely

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  11. Melissa de la Fuente commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 5:10pm

    Aw, I don’t know how you have managed it so long! That is a LOT for anyone to juggle at one time. Good, great luck darlin! So happy for you & so excited!
    No worries, we will be here on the 7th with bells on!
    xo
    Melis
    Melissa de la Fuente´s last blog post ..The little things &amp little moments

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  12. Eric commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 5:51pm

    You will be missed!

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  13. Jenious commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 6:00pm

    Wishing you the very best of luck with all of your exciting goings on. See you in the e-course!
    Cheers, Jen
    Jenious´s last blog post ..unruly things

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  14. Diana commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 6:09pm

    Good for you Holly, for taking some time when you need it! I know I assumed you were super busy working on your book – not taking a break in la la land! Glad to hear you have so many good things in the work, hope it all goes smoothly and you don’t get burned out! Enjoy your little break, even if you’ll still be working hard.
    Diana´s last blog post ..My Addiction to Austen

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  15. sideoats + scribbles (Lisa) commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 6:59pm

    Hi Holly! See you on Sept 7th! Good luck with all the deadlines! And — green tea AND coffee — you are my kinda girl! HUGS!

    Now I’m off to visit poppies and posies events! :)
    sideoats + scribbles (Lisa)´s last blog post ..Some things just don’t turn out the way you want them to

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  16. Elkie commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 7:38pm

    Your posts are worth the wait, my dear! Go on regroup and create. Sending you lots of creative energy. Good luck!
    Elkie´s last blog post ..Manifesting your World

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  17. Sarah commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 8:40pm

    We’ll all miss you while you’re in “the cave”, but that will make us even more excited to see you come back. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. :)
    Sarah´s last blog post ..Name That Dress Winner!

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  18. Jess @ Reclaimed Marketplace commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 8:46pm

    Ill be the first do say I completely understand, as I’m sure everyone does! Best of luck to you! We will see you soon-hmm green tea sounds wonderful right now.
    Jess @ Reclaimed Marketplace´s last blog post ..Todays’s modern wedding couple

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  19. grace commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 8:56pm

    Wow! You have so many new and exciting things coming up! Good luck with the book and the move, and have a FANTASTIC time in Morocco! Looking forward to your next post! :)
    grace´s last blog post ..friday inspiration…

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  20. Traveling Mama commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 9:20pm

    You totally and completely deserve this break. Enjoy packing, writing, and getting ready for an exciting Fall! Hugs from Denmark!
    Traveling Mama´s last blog post ..word of the week- sommerhus

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  21. Katie commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 9:22pm

    action Jackson! ha! my husband’s a philadelphia eagles fan…I cannot tell you how many times I’ve heard “action Jackson” used in every part of speech.

    Best wishes with all your upcoming busy-ness! I can’t wait for the book…
    Katie´s last blog post ..work today

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  22. caitlin of wanderlustings commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 9:56pm

    we’ll sure miss you Holly (tear:( )! hopefully you’ll get a bit of relaxing along with the workload…
    & thank you for suggesting poppies and posies! those bouquets are unbelievable! i wish i could walk around carrying those every day – might get some funny looks, but i wouldn’t care!

    warmest regards,
    caitlin of wanderlustings xx

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  23. Glenda Childers commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 9:59pm

    Wow, you are busy. Sounds like a little rest is in order. We will all be here happily when you return.

    Fondly,
    Glenda
    Glenda Childers´s last blog post ..YUM

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  24. Tiina commented
    August 27th, 2010 at 10:20pm

    Hi Holly! I follow your blog a few years now, and it´s the very first blog I ever read, through your blog I explored the “big world of bloggers”! :-) Now I tell you the first time, that I really LOVE your blog, so very inspiring!!! It made me re-style my home, create more things on my own… etc. Your blogging style is so personal and emotional as well, I just feel I´m your friend :-) even though I don´t know you! I really wish you luck and everything you require for your projects!!! I can´t wait to see what you bring after the break, pics from your new home… your book!!!! All the best for you and your hubbie! I´m a big fan of yours :-)

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  25. jennifer ramos commented
    August 28th, 2010 at 1:10am

    Lots going on I see……enjoy your weekend! OXOX!
    jennifer ramos´s last blog post ..My Affordable DIY Black Lamps Via Made by Girl

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  26. amy commented
    August 28th, 2010 at 3:32am

    hey holly! hope all goes super super well with your deadline. you’re a good example for all of us. when your plate gets too full you gotta set limits and draw lines…. i hope even as you’re super busy you get some good breaks too :) excited to read more posts when you’re back!!
    amy´s last blog post ..Indie Fashion Friday

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  27. Eva commented
    August 28th, 2010 at 8:45am

    All the best for your book deadline and everything else!
    Eva´s last blog post ..Scalloped Baby Blanket

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  28. Stephanie commented
    August 29th, 2010 at 11:44am

    good luck with the book!

    Stephanie´s last blog post ..Urban Jungle

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  29. april commented
    August 29th, 2010 at 7:31pm

    oh i cant wait for the e-course… =) i’ve been waiting for this since last year. all the best for the book holly.

    april
    -thoughtsofartisan.blogspot.com

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  30. Maike commented
    August 29th, 2010 at 8:32pm

    Take your time!! And let me know when your book is done, like to buy it very much! love your blog so will love your book too I’m sure!
    xoxo Maike
    Maike´s last blog post ..Bieq bij Bloesemkids

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  31. hena tayeb commented
    August 29th, 2010 at 10:22pm

    good luck..
    hena tayeb´s last blog post ..I can smell it in the air!

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  32. Mariana commented
    August 30th, 2010 at 1:26am

    Best of luck on your book, the move, the trip.

    I hope it’s not as stressful as it sounds!

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  33. Tricia McKellar commented
    August 30th, 2010 at 5:39am

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  34. edyta commented
    August 30th, 2010 at 6:23am

    Good luck with the book!
    See you soon :)

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  35. Desiree Fawn commented
    August 30th, 2010 at 6:26am

    Best wishes, busy bee!

    We’ll all be here when you return — lots of love!
    Desiree Fawn´s last blog post ..Nineteen Months

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  36. Janine commented
    August 30th, 2010 at 2:05pm

    I’ll be waiting Holly! Wishing you oodles of happy, creative, productive thoughts for your time away in the ‘cave’ ;)
    Janine´s last blog post ..in family life

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  37. Redlilocks {Swoon Worthy} commented
    August 30th, 2010 at 9:24pm

    You must be the hardest working woman in blogland so you definitely deserve a bit of a break! You’ll be missed… see you soon!

    (If you do have a chance to peruse some blogs amongst all the various commitments you have, I have finally posted my living room using our much-loved Cole & Son Cow Parsley wallpaper in yellow. Pop on by if you have a chance…)
    Redlilocks {Swoon Worthy}´s last blog post ..The Living Room Before &amp After – The Big Reveal

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  38. Kimber commented
    August 30th, 2010 at 11:19pm

    Good luck!

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  39. Torrie @ a place to share... commented
    August 31st, 2010 at 2:26am

    I was away for the past few days, so a delayed Goooooooood Luuuuuuck!!
    Torrie @ a place to share…´s last blog post ..La dolce vita

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  40. Eveli Duarte commented
    August 31st, 2010 at 6:52am

    Lots of luck always! x ;-)

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  41. Marie commented
    September 2nd, 2010 at 1:53pm

    Good luck Holly! It’s a lot to handle all at once but I’m sure YOU can do it!!! Don’t these things always happen at the same time? Hopefully you’ll be able to focus on getting cozy in your new home soon enough. By the way, any chance of a BYW Class 2??? Still feeling withdrawal :S xoxoxo

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  42. ariadne commented
    September 11th, 2010 at 8:05pm

    Wow, love that photo! It’s so romantic… and nostalgic…
    ariadne´s last blog post ..Spanish inspiration!

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