Thursday, November 29, 2018

I'M LOST

Hey Boogerbutts! I don't know what to do with this space? I'm lost and mildly frustrated.

The idea was to turn this into a central location for everything, blogs, MeWe, videos, podcasts... but that doesn't feel right either. So, I'm just gonna come back to blogging for now until I figure it out.

In other news, it's a beautiful snow-filled day outside but not so cold that my toes freeze to the fabric of my socks. So that's a plus. And in other, OTHER news, I'm podcasting and I freakin' love it. My last cast is about how I protect my creativity. If that topic interests you, please have a listen.

Protecting My Creativity by The Happy Whisk (direct link podcast)

As for what I'm up to today .....


Protecting My Creativity by The Happy Whisk (podcast direct link)



58 comments:

  1. I love to read you Ivy ! I really miss you !
    Welcome again !

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    1. Hi Gloria! Thank you. How goes the start of your SUMMER?

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    1. Woohoo! I don't mind doing it but sometimes I don't like putting the laundry away. How about you?

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  3. pancakes sound good!

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    1. Hey Christine! Love me some pancakes. Have you tried to make any of the low-carb pancakes for your hubby?

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  4. HELLO !
    Happy to see your blog pop up.
    Thank You for the comments on my videos.

    cheers, parsnip and badger

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    1. Hi Gayle. I always LOVE when you post videos of those cuties! Keep 'em coming. And also, I've said this lots before but I LOVE your house! Love it!

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    1. Thanks, Stacy. Going for once a week.

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  6. Welcome back to blogging :)

    All the best Jan

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    1. Helloooo Jan! How goes the grandkiddos and winter? It's snowing here now. Burrr. Thank you. I'm going for once a week.

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    2. Hi Ivy,
      The grandkids are all well and getting so excited the nearer Christmas comes.
      Blogging once a week is good :)

      All the best Jan

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    3. Wonderful, Jan. Happy Christmas to you guys with a great big side of boogie boogie.

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  7. Great to see you again Ivy!

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    1. Thank you, William. Great to see you as well. How's the cold here. Snowing here. Burrr.

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  9. Can you come do my laundry? Oh and I will take some pancakes as well 😁

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    1. Teleporting you a batch of hot pancakes in 3...2... 1....

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  10. Nice to have you back! I always love your little stick people. -Jenn

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    1. Hi Jenn! Thank you. I'm shooting for once a week. Thank you for stopping in today.

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  11. Good to have you blogging again! Sorry, I've been on break this month and almost missed this.

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    1. Hey Alex. I just got back and I'm shooting for once a week. Stole that from YOU! I used to try Mondays but I think I'm moving to Thursday. We'll see. Either way, thank you for the inspiration.

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  12. You are like a media tycoon with a finger in every media pie!

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    1. You made me giggle. Thank you. I'm learning. Also, it's freaking FREEZING here today. Hope you're keeping warm.

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  13. Mmm, pancakes. I cleaned my fridge last week, so it's good for quite a while now. I'm not much for trying out other stuff, I'll just stick to blogging.

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    1. How great is a clean fridge?

      Yeah, there's a lot of platforms out there. Some suck and others are great fun.

      Thanks for stopping in today and boogie boogie.

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  14. Loved the podcast. You are right-on! Glad to see you back.

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    1. Helllooooo, Granny Annie! I've enjoyed your IG posts in the past and hope to see more of you there. Thanks for watching my Vitamix video yesterday and listening to my podcast. That is mighty kind of you.

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  15. Hello dear Lady Whisk... and hello to good Gothridge Manor as well... wishing you both a pleasant weekend...

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    1. Hi Dr. Theda! Is it winter where you are? How goes you?

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  16. It's always good to see you pop up in my blog feed, Ivy. I've downloaded your pods, but not got round to listening to them yet.

    Also still not convinced about MeWe - fear it's just going to fizzle out and everyone will have to upsticks and move again, whereas Blogger and Facebook will be here until the End Times ;)

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    1. Thank you bunches, Flea. I LOVED hearing your podcast and can't wait for more. Really, really fun.

      MeWe is interesting. I don't know that it will fizzle, it's a pretty fun place to be. Minus the notification. Those are insane and a hot mess.

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  17. Hi Ivy, great post and podcast. I am struggling with similar thoughts regarding my blog. thought that having all this time off would help me understand my next steps but it's not happening. The fact that you decided to do something until you decide what to do is a great one. Thinking that maybe I should do something myself. (hope this makes sense). Take care my friend, so proud of you!

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    1. Hi Cheri! Thank you for writing me this comment. I read it to Tim. It's really good to know that I'm not the only one struggling in this area.

      Do you find your overall enjoying your time off to be in the kitchen and travel more?

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  18. Hi Ivy :) Nice to see your post! I hope you keep blogging, it's always fun to read your blog. Maybe you can do a weekly post here of everything you've done on the other platforms? That would be nice!

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    1. Thank you, Rain. I enjoy blogging just not the space I have here in terms of, the layout feels so cluttered to me and I don't know how to fix that.

      I like that idea of posting what I've done in a week. Now I need to find a non-cluttery, non-spammy way to do it.

      Thanks for all your support during the summer. You really do rock!

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  19. Happy cleaning, laundering, and pancaking!

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    1. Thanks, Chris! I'm almost ready for another batch of pancakes.

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  20. Hi Ivy....
    Missed You!!!

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    1. Hi Linda! Thanks for the nice words. Hope you're keeping warm on your side of the lake. We are COLD here. Burrr.

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  21. LOVE that you are blogging. I always enjoy your posts. Pancakes...mmm...mmm... Haven't had those for quite some time!

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    1. Hi Martha! Have you ever used one of your doughnut or muffin formulas for pancakes? It's fun. I needed to adjust a few things but it's neat.

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  22. I know it's going to be a good day when I see one of your blog posts!

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    1. Mighty kind of you to say, Kathy G. Thank you. Cheers and boogie boogie.

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  23. I also love your blogging! I think that is it is a surplus for your channel! :) I love talking to you! xxx

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    1. Hi Sophie! Much thanks. And I'm loving your new blog in your own language. Such heart. Keep up the great bakes. You're the best. I love your spirit and soul.

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  24. Good to see you! :)

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    1. Hey, long time no talk. Great to see you too, Marcy. Very cool. Hey, are you on Instagram with your pictures?

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  25. You are busy girl! Wow! Congrats on the podcast! I agree that social media and suck sometimes too! LOL! Pancakes?? Yummy! Big Hugs!

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    1. That's my bad for not explaining right. I actually believe that social media rocks. It's in the podcast before that one, title, Social Media Rocks. Thanks for stopping by and boogie boogie.

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  26. Ivy, just follow your heart. Good to see you blogging again. :-)

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    1. Hi Roland. Long time no talk. Thank you. How goes the writing?

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  27. I miss you on blogger. Couldn't believe it when I saw you had a post. I seldom watch podcast. It's a medium I can't get into but I wish you luck.

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    1. Hey Susan. Hope you're enjoying your holiday season. Yeah, podcasting isn't everyone's bag. I get that. For me, I love listening to podcasts while I clean, go for a walk or draw. It's like books on tape but with real people. Thanks for stopping in and boogie boogie.

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