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Monday, 21 October 2013

Motivation needed now; or just a large glass of wine.

It's been ages since I have blogged, and unfortunately all I am going to do is moan.

Head full of ideas, nothing to do with them.

I mainly haven't posted because I have very much been working on the same stuff, and wouldn't want to bore you all stupid.

Sewing sewing, sewing! I am supposed to be doing a craft fair next month so have been busy making 'stock' to sell. So far I have phone cases, a cupcake tote bag, some keyrings, a wallet, bibs, a knitting needle case and some zip pouches! It sounds like a lot but really it isn't, and I probably need to get on with more. I have plenty of fabric and plans but no get up and go! Doesn't help that I accidentally agreed to change a shift at work then realised after it was the day of the craft fair! Now I need to work out how to change it again. I'm not sure it's going to be very easy.

The Facebook page and Shop are doing pretty poorly too. They take time to update and but I'm not selling anything so I don't know why I bother. I even paid facebook money to advertise the other day; and to be fair I did get quite a few new likes and traffic to the website, but not a single sale. Which is what I need - not for the money (far from it, i'm miles away from making money out of it), but for the motivation!

What's more, my head is full of HOUSE BUYING. A very frustrating subject. Since my last rant about this, we have now decided to stay closer to Bristol because of my job. Yate has become our preferred area as it it takes 10 miles off Scott's journey but is still close enough to work for me that I can get myself a little scooter. Ideally I would prefer to go to somewhere like Downend or Winterbourne but they are well out of our price league. There are some interesting houses in Yate, but were still just a little off what we really need money wise.

Having said that we offered on our first house today, but it wont be accepted as its a popular house and the agent had already had a higher offer than ours. That's fine though, the place needed quite a lot of work which we only were prepared to do if we got it for the right price. There's another on the market which is much more appealing and we will go see it next week. I kind of don't want to though as it's on for more money again. If we end up buying we could be stretching ourselves pretty thin with all the extra costs which is poo.

Patience is a virtue, a trait I do not possess!

But on a more positive note, this is my 100th post!

That's an achievement. All be it a very small one!