I fell into a Rabbit Hole?

It has been a week since I last tweeted. For those who know me on Twitter, you realize this is odd behaviour. The last time I tweeted was on January 11th, 2011 (1.11.11!!).
"Off to have some tea & a cupcake..." she tweeted mysteriously, then disappeared into the Otherworld.

It should be noted that I did indeed steep some tea & eat a cupcake post-tweet, that day.
And then I fell into the Rabbit Hole.
Where I was miniaturized & had lengthy awkward chats with a googly eyed cat.
Or so I would have you believe.
a little doodle i did

In actuality, I fell into some serious re-patterning of my Life; that of Focus with a side dish of Getting Things Done. To accomplish all that I needed to get done, I excused myself from the internet (except for some minor blog & etsy stalking).

Have you ever felt like you were being swallowed by Time?
That's how I've been feeling. 
Time keeps eating bits of me away. 
It'll be my birthday on the 22nd of January. 
I want to bring a fresh perspective and lots of verve to this year: and no fear.

So, this is what I've been doing these days:, making Changes (some small, some big). The main focus right now is on my home (mainly my studio), as its where I spend most of my time - living & working. I am nearing completion, and it feels so good to know that soon, my home will be a source of inspiration ... and perhaps the host of little tea parties ('cause who doesn't like a tea party?).

{etsy.com sources: tabidesigns | helendardik | brightwallvintage}

There is a lot of work that still needs to be done, in the Big Picture, but to know that I can accomplish this one little step means I'm closer to dancing the two-step with the rest of my life.
p.s. The Vintage Apartment will be re-opening by week's end! (it's about time, huh?)


  1. Oh how I've missed you, Caren! I don't even care how lame that is, I've MISSED YOU! I'm thrilled you've been working on positive changes though, that's great to hear. I can't wait to see what you get up to this year! That drawing is so cute, too!

  2. So nice to know that you've been away getting things done, well at least all our missing you wasn't for nothing!

    Hope to have you back soon!

  3. I ♥ you girls! It's always nice to be missed, it makes a girl feel like she's loved. :)
    Equally so, I have missed the both of you! I'll be back on Twitterland soonsoon, and probably with an overload of untweeted thoughts! :D

  4. I was wondering how long you steep your tea for! ;)

    So glad to see you're back and that you've been using your time away to focus on one the most important things... yourself! I keep meaning to take some time out too but can't quite seem to managed it... yet!

    See you on Twitter soon!

  5. oh Caren, I've missed you! I was going to leave a trail of cupcakes and tea mugs at your doorstep in hopes of luring you out. I look forward to your full force return!

  6. So cute! I can't wait to see your vintage apartment pics. I hope you share. :)

  7. Did you know... my tattoo is based on one of those tea pics? Truth. And it's happening oh so soon.\

    Miss you xoxo


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