On the business of blogging
With sweet Moshe (5 mo.) last week
This week marks 4 years since Joshua and I started "Tammy's Recipes" -- my own little site for blogging and an archive of our favorite recipes.
I love writing and sharing recipes, but who am I kidding? It is often very difficult these days to find make time to turn on the computer!
Honestly, I have 4 sweet children who are active and needy, and a super great husband whom I need. The house, well, occasionally it needs, you know, cleaned. And sleep? Some of that would be nice, too. ;)
I certainly don't "do it all" but I regularly try to do too much, blogging included. ...Wading through all the possibilities to ask the hard questions like: If I don't need to blog to pay our bills, should I really keep at it? Do I really want to be a work-at-home mom -- sacrificing sleep or time with my family for a few dollars to add to the savings account each month?
On a walk with Eliyahu (4)
But the great thing about blogging is that I can make time when possible... and let go when not. And I can't thank you all enough for being understanding and then coming back to read or leave recipe reviews... even when I take long breaks (like I did basically all last year!). You gals (and guys) are the BEST!! :)
So... happy birthday to my blog! I won't be hosting giveaways all week or any other fireworks, but here's to the year ahead -- and continuing to give my best to God and my family first! :)
How do you balance work (or hobbies) and family? I'd love to hear some tips or encouragement in this area! :)