Monday, July 13, 2009

The End

After nearly two years, I am going to stop blogging here.

I have decided that there is a time and a place for everything,
and that right now I need to be in the moment and
that means away from the computer.

I am going to focus on the stuff that gives me great happiness,
which is rolling in the grass with my kids,
reading that book that has been on my nightstand for six months,
getting back to journaling on paper,
and compiling the kind of scrapbooks that
can be physically handed down to my kids.

It has been a fun and rewarding experience,
and a great pleasure to meet so many people with an affection for
children, crafting, photography, baking or birdwatching!

Here are a few of my favorite blogs, a short list of some
women who I call my dearest bloggy friends.
Stop in and say hello! You may come to find that
you look forward to their posts as much as I do.

Mrs. M.

To all of my regular readers,
thanks for stopping by and becoming a part of the fabric of my life.

If you'd like to say goodbye, please do so here, and if
you'd like to keep in regular contact,
you can e-mail me here, at tuttalastoria at gmail dot com.




Stephanie said...

oh my goodness. :( I was hoping this would be a short break but I totally understand. I would love to keep in touch with you and hope you will still be on fb from time to time.

Your kids & husband are so lucky, Allison. xoxo

Liz said...

And so now I read 3 Blogs. :)
Happy Summer!

A New England Life said...

I think it's all part of the natural ebb and flow of blogging or most anything else online. When your done, your just done. With little ones I'm not sure how you find the time to begin with. I will miss you.

Thank you for listing me as one of your friends Allison. That's very sweet of you.

I hope you enjoy the rest of the summer with your family. They are a good looking, sweet bunch, that's for sure!

Take care and hopefully I'll be seeing you on Twitter.

Sharon : )

Jayne said...

There *is* a time and a season for everything Allison and when the time comes to shift gears, it's wise to do so. :c) You are a warm, creative, loving spirit and I've so enjoyed getting to know you through your sweet blog. God bless you, your family, and your sweet little ones. Enjoy life and watching them grow. It goes so very fast. I am touched and honored to be one of your blog friends.

alice c said...

Dear Allison,
I have been reading you since Ella was a tiny bump and I have loved visiting. Everytime I switched over you were all smiling and I could enjoy seeing James and Ella grow up. All of those memories that you have recorded on your blog are there forever now. I wish your little family much happiness in your new home - take care of yourself.

Sarah@VintageChic said...

I will miss your blogging... love all your wonderful pictures and descriptions, but I completely understand. I know how blogging and the computer can take up so much of our precious time. Enjoy spending time with your cuties!

Karen Dietrich said...

It was great getting to know you, Allison. Good luck with everything!

Allison said...

Stephanie--you know I will be keeping up with you--I think we are two peas in a pod. I just wish we were in the same state!

Happy Summer to you to, Liz--I'll be seeing you at the Gilead pre-K drop off!

Sahron, your pics documenting N.E. always made me ache to be home. Now that I am, I have the pleasure of reading your posts knowing that I can physically get to any place you show us with your stunning photography within a few short hours. Maybe I'll join you on one of your birdwatching adventures!

Jayne, just when my husband and I really got into birdwatching I stumbled on your blog and have been hooked ever since. Though I won't be posting here, I will still be checking in on you. Thanks for your kind words.

Hugs and kisses, Alice. :-)

Sarah, keep blogging about all of those wonderful weekend trash to treasure projects--I love them!

Karen, when is your band going to come through CT? I'd love to see you!

Thanks everyone! And I encourage you to visit each other's blogs. You are all captivating, unique and warm in your own way.

Kim said...

boo hoo!! I'm sooo sad! But I totally understand! Seriously, we need to get together sometime - we are best friends that never met in person!! You better keep coming by my spot in the blog world!!

Allison said...

I feel the same way, Kim. You know I won't be able to stay away from your sneaky peekys and those gorgeous children of yours!

Kelly said...

...while the kids are young, they are your life. I didn't start blogging until Matty was almost 14. Now it's my time.... Have soooooooooo much fun with your little ones. They grow up so fast (and that's not just a cliche).

Italo said...

Hi, I'm new here, I found your blog random. I said Tutta la storia, intriguing. And I read it's the end. Peccato. La festa è appena cominciata, è già finita :( Good luck for your life! :) Italo.

TeresaR said...

Oh no, Allison!! I'll miss your lovely blog with your beautiful photos and even more beautiful kids!

I completely understand about your wanting more time for your family and for enjoying life in general though. I hope you won't delete this blog, but perhaps come back once or twice a year to let us know how things are with you.

Thank you for considering me a dear bloggy friend; I feel honored and the same towards you!

I'll also send you an email just to say hello!

Big hugs!