But, I partially hated how it looked and just had not made much effort to get that fixed.
I originally had some random blogger template.
Then I won a contest and got a design. It was fine, but I kind of "outgrew" it so I purchased this template from some blog designer who probably does not exist anymore.
It was really cute, right?? Yet somehow I thought if I paid someone to custom design my blog I would be so much happier.
I hated the process, I hate how it turned out. I couldn't ask for any more revisions. It just got too much. Every time I tried to explain the look - it got more country-fied.
It was not the blog designers fault, I mean I picked the original elements and she went from there. It just somehow went sideways from what I actually wanted.
Something like what I had above, just more customized.
But now I have even outgrown that. I am a mother to a child who turns, in her words, the BIG 1 - OH, next winter and I need something a little cleaner and more sophisticated.
So pretty soon.
I am excited.