My first blog post here!

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I did it!

I finally have a website!! 

For several months now, I've been working my ass off to make this a reality. I've been blogging (on Blogger) since 2010 but this is my first post on my actual website, and I'm so proud to have made it this far.

This past December, I decided to take an on-line course with Kerstin Martin called Squarespace 101 on how to design your own website with Squarespace. I could not have done this without her professional expertise. Thank you Kerstin!

When I began the e-course back in December, I didn't want to pressure myself with a deadline for fear of becoming overwhelmed. Then I quickly realized I probably should have a deadline, or it might never get done. So I aimed to have a website, ready to launch for March 1st, 2018. When March 1st came and I was nowhere near ready to launch, I gave myself an extra week and aimed for March 10th. I'm only one day past March 10th, and I'm ok with that.

I'll be adding more to this website in the coming weeks/months, like links to subscribe to my blog or to my ETSY shop, but for now, it was important for me to put it out there at this time, even if there are a few missing pieces. It will all come together eventually.

There's a lot to be said about finishing something you started. Regardless of how much (or how little) faith we have in ourselves, there are always those moments of overwhelm when we consider throwing in the towel. I'm so glad I didn't. And the secret to not throwing in the towel? Just keep going. Even if it's only one little step at a time. Do the work and just keep going.

I'll be blogging here from now on. I'm going to include a link to this blog on my "older" blog (in Blogger) so that no one thinks I'm missing in action. ;)

Thank you to those who have followed me on Blogger over the years, and I certainly hope we all stay connected here in the years to come. xo