Friday, August 1, 2014

Taking Time Out...

Hi folks...the first day of August and the cubbyhole crew are officially on their holibobs...I've decided to take some time out from blogging....giving you all a break from our ramblings...the daily posts from this motley crew are going to be put on hold for a while...you're not getting shot of us entirely but the news from the cubbyhole will be as and when...more like Week To View rather than Page-A-Day. I'm planning a "get away from it all" break...a few bucket list exciting treats and lots of doing my own thing kind of stuff...time to relax and recharge the batteries before it all kicks off again with the prep for the Craft Retreat at The Papeterie in September and then before you know...the "blimey where is the year going...Fiskars Workshops at The NEC in November but I will be popping back from time to time with my monthly DT projects..."12 Tags" make...sharing what I've made with the bumper bundle of goodies that Scrapberrys sent me to play with and if all goes to plan...what I'm making with the bundle of new Eclectic Elements fabrics...
And I have some sad news to share...I've decided to step down from the Penny Black Saturday Challenge Design Team ...I joined the team in June 2008 and time certainly has flown...it's hard to believe that was 6 years ago...it wasn't an easy decision to make because I've loved being part of this wonderful team and can't thank my lovely team mates past and present enough for their friendship...support and enthusiasm and all the wonderful sponsors for their generosity over the years.
And last but not least...a big thank you to you all for your lovely comments about my makes this week...I truly appreciate them all but credit where credit's due...the creative process is a whole lot easier and much more fun when you're playing with great products so it's a big thank you to Tim "my favourite Professor" Holtz for sharing his passion and inspiration so generously and bring on this month's tag.
But the grandkiddies will be arriving soon so it's au revoir...not goodbye...we'll be back before you even miss us.
Hugs from the Cubbyhole Team
Kath & Buddy xxx

34 comments:

Jacky said...

Have a great time on your holibobs - not sure how I will manage without my daily fix of your gorgeousness and inspiration!! Enjoy your well deserved break. Hugs, Jacky xx

Jane said...

Have a great break Kath, I think that is very sensible altough I will miss your daily ramblings, they so make me smile before I go to work. "See"you soon and just to make you fall over it's 146 days til Christmas...LOL x

misteejay said...

Enjoy your holibobs. Hope you get to do some fun stuff (that you can tell us about when you re-open the cubby hole).
Glad Jane got in before me with the countdown LOL
Toni xx

Loopylou. said...

huge hugs hunny, enjoy some you time and can't wait to see you back in bloggyland when you are all funned out xxxxxxxxxxx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Oh dear I shall miss my daily visits but have a lovely time out and about. Wonder how many times you will be back in that cubbyhole. Look forward to seeing you in November at the NEC again. Enjoy your holibobs x

trish said...

Hi Kath, we will certainly miss your wonderful ramblings each day and seeing all these great makes you come up with day after day. Enjoy whatever you decide to do each day, but no doubt I will be hitting that button each morning just in case. Hopefully I might see you around at Papeterie some day, I enjoy our chats and my how we could right this old world. Buddy will be looking for more walks, hope the sun keeps shining for months ahead and the boys enjoy lots of Grannie time. Miss you all ready as the saying goes, and yes I will miss your wonderful Penny Black cards, they always make me smile...rish

Ribbon Girl said...

Kath I hope you have a really lovely break, do all the things you want to do and have a lot of fun - I will miss your daily posts!! hugs from Mary xx

Pamela said...

Glad I saw this post otherwise I'd have thought there was something wrong with my computer! Have a good break and come back to us with the batteries fully recharged and loads of beautiful creations.

Sebba K said...

Hey there! Yes, of course I understand that you need a vacation, but ... You are to me as a morning coffee always starts the day with your blog. And would still wish you a great stay, let everything get conceived, inspiration will acquire new wings, and we will see you again sooner than you want to:-)) Buddy greetings. All the best and see you soon!

Jane said...

Enjoy your break Kath!xx

Glennis said...

I think you deserve a break - enjoy!

nnalorac said...

Morning Kath, wishing you happy days ahead and hope the fine weather returns pretty soon for you to enjoy it even more. Take care and enjoy. Carolxx

Rita said...

Good Morning Kath. Everyone needs a break from the day to day duties, so I hope you enjoy yourselves and have plenty R&R too. Hugs Rita xxx

Ciska said...

Enjoy your holidays Kath, I am sture we will all still be here when you get back as it is always great to read your posts as a kick-start every morning :)

Redanne said...

Not before time dear lady! I hope you have a wonderful break, I will miss your daily 'ramblings' but hope that you have lots of fun and find time for relaxing too. Enjoy the Grandkids! Big hugs, Anne xx

Janet Clarke said...

Aww have a fabby break Kath - you sure deserve it xx

Kat said...

Hi Kath, enjoy a well deserved break, I'll miss your daily posts. I'm always around even if I don't always comment. I feel like having a break from blogging too. I've taken a bit of a scunner to blogging - not cardmaking! I think it's because my broadband is so unreliable out here in the country.

Kat xx

judkajudi said...

I miss you already! I don't know how you manage a daily blog post .. always interesting and fun. Once a week is the best I seem to do ... enjoy your freedom, hug the grandkiddies, see you soon.

Jules said...

Hi Kath

Wishing you a well deserved and super enjoyable break.

I thank my lucky stars for you every day when I open my blog .. .. for without you and all your help in the beginning my blog would have never existed .. .. and I wouldn't be where I am now that's for sure.

I have a lot to thank you for.

Have fun crossing things off that bucket list .. .. and I hope we get to hear what some of the adventures are!

Thanks again Kath.

Love and hugs always.

Jules xoxo

rachel said...

Hi Kath - I will miss your daily blog posts but fully understand that you need a rest! I shall relish each post all the more now! Have fun with those kiddiwinkles! Rachel xx

Brenda in IN said...

I'll miss starting my day with you and Buddy. You always make me smile and I love seeing your creations. Have a great time with the grandchildren and enjoy your time away.

carol edwards said...

Hi Kath have a wonderful break and enjoy all you you get up to. Will miss your posts and the lovely Buddy xxx

Florence Jones said...

I will miss your daily blog but understand everyone needs and deserves a holiday. Enjoy your time off, and our grandchildren are precious and grow up far too quickly.

Will look forward to your return.

Peggy said...

Have fun Kath. Looking forward to your return already. Dee x

Jan Sharp said...

You certainly will be missed, but enjoy your holibobs. You work so hard and are always on the go, you must need to recharge the batteries and do your own thing!
Have fun, Jan x

annanders said...

Hi Kath and Buddy, Enjoy your time away from blogging. You will be missed as I "tune in" daily to find out what you have been up to. Have fun and I'm waiting in anticipation to see your great creations. Best wishes AnnX

wendyp said...

Missing you already Kath - but you certainly need a break from all your blogging and hard work. Have a wonderful time away and come back to us refreshed, having ticked many things off your bucket list. Enjoy every moment, and you know we will all be here welcoming you back with open arms when you are ready to return
xxx

ginny c said...

Have a great holiday you both will be missed look forward to your return xxxx

Stella said...

Enjoy your well deserved break Kath....will miss your posts !

May said...

Hi Kath, I have not visited daily as life just takes over at my end but I have had a good look at all the beauties I have missed.... I am so glad to hear you are having sometime off for holibobs...so well deserved...Enjoy your break... Hugs May x x

Louise said...

Oo I shall miss reading your daily news Kath but really hope you enjoy some well deserved time-out. Look forward to reading more cubbyhole adventures as and when. xx

Cass said...

Enjoy your holiday Kath.It is nice to just step back and take a break for a while.In my case it was two years...lol.Hope you'll not be gone that long or we'd all miss you. xxx

Christine B. said...

Hi Kath , will miss your posts. Have a wonderful time doing all the fun things you want to do. Have a great break.I will be popping in to see if you've been around. Take care, have fun, love and hugs. xx ChrisB

Jocelyn aka JoBear2 said...

Have a wonderful and relaxing break Kath: you deserve it - and thank you for all the inspiration and wonderful projects that you have shared with us - and for your great sense of humour. You often have me laughing out loud :-D

Jocelyn x
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