A Mess

There are so many Moms out there wondering “How can I get it all done?” I have come to the conclusion that you cannot…at least not on your own, in the SUPER MOM fashion that many of us try to maintain. So, I showed you one picture the other day of my sewing area. It was not ‘magazine’ clean or decorated, but it wasn’t completely accurate either. Last night I had this little conversation:

Me: “This place is a mess. I wondering if other people are like this.”
Alter Ego: “No, you’re the messiest out there. Hide this from everyone.”
Me: “Surly not! I know of others that are messier.”
Alter Ego: “You just want there to be other messy Moms to make yourself feel better.”
Me: “Maybe so, but I also want other moms to know that they are not alone. I’m going to retake the sewing room picture and re-post it to show a more honest state of my life.”
Alter Ego: “No one will want to buy from you if you are messy.”
Me: “That may be true. But I need to be honest about who I am. And I have a feeling most moms can relate to not being able to do everything perfectly.”

So here it is. I do clean up sometimes – so it gets MUCH better and then it gets MUCH worse. Please don’t hate me! And please still buy fabric and patterns from me 🙂 Thank you!

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3 Responses to “A Mess”


  1. 1 Ericka April 2, 2008 at 3:31 am

    that looks great compared to the way my craft room looks most of the time. there isn’t any creativity happening if there isn’t a mess ;)don’t worry, i’ll still buy from you! 🙂

  2. 2 Pretty Fun April 2, 2008 at 4:20 am

    At least you can see the floor!

  3. 3 MonsterBug Blankets April 13, 2008 at 6:52 pm

    Soooo, you pile fabrics on the ironing board, too! YAH! Mine only gets piled on when all other available space is piled on, first. 🙂

    Jennifer
    http://www.monsterbugblankets.com


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