23 October, 2011

Another Announcement

Because my life isn't crazy enough...

In March the book is coming out.
Our basement is on it's way to becoming a functional and beautiful space, but not without the noise, chaos, mess, and extra people in my house all the time. All. The. Time.
And now I've gone and got myself knocked up.

(That's me in the top left, complete with an airplane/baby in my tummy and my growing boobs. Thanks to The Monster for this family portrait.)

I'm complaining about none of it.

Okay, I might complain about the reno stuff more than I should and I really dislike being pregnant. So, if you see me in person there is a good chance I will whine about something. And me, such a process person, I'm only interested in the end result with both these scenarios.

Because I need a little bit of order in my crazy life...

My new website launched. www.cherylarkison.com. This is a landing zone for all things about me, including a portfolio and quilt gallery. It is a live site and will get updated as I photograph more quilts and write more articles. My teaching schedule is also on there. Let me know how you like the site.

This blog will be changing over the next little while. Many of you were reading me over at Backseat Gourmet as well. In an effort to streamline the work I do that I don't get paid for, I am consolidating my two blogs. You'll see the new name up there and a few other changes. This space will become something that combines all the things I do as I survey the world from my dining room empire - quilting, crafts, parenting, writing, cooking, and generally being crazy. And I'm going to be sharing it all here. Especially the crazy part!

I am pregnant after all...

43 comments:

elle said...

Congratulations, Cheryl. All the best to you and your growing family empire! :)

Andrea said...

okay that photo is a riot!!!!! I love looking at children's photos. They draw what they notice in the younger years - so right now monster has noticed your baby in tummy, big(ger) boobs and that your human family has 3 fingers and toes on each limbs. I love it. You need to frame it and keep it in baby's journal. :-)
Congratulations my friend, it may feel like a crazy time, but it will all smooth out....and besides, you have a friend nearby if you need anything :-)

Tara said...

Congrats! And much luck with staying sane!!

Megan said...

Congratulations! And embrace the craziness. It's what keeps life interesting.

Jennadesigns said...

Congratulations - wonderful news! I adore the airplane baby ... you must keep that drawing! Enjoy the crazy times, after all, it's rare (especially with kids) to have times that aren't crazy!

Anonymous said...

Congrats! New babies are so exciting, even if the lead in time (pregnancy!) can be a pain. We are so happy for you!

Amy said...

The new site looks great! Congrats on completing such a big project. I love how clean and streamlined it is, yet still has a lot of stuff on it.

Kris said...

Congrats on the baby! The new website looks great too!

stephmabry said...

Congratulations :)

Lesly said...

Great news - congratulations! (ha ha - my captcha word was "comment", but no need to answer that French question - I think we all know "how" you got that way.

bernadette said...

congrats ... from one who has 3 a store and much crazyness enjoy every moment its truly a fun ride ... take care good heath smile lots

Rachel @ Baked by Rachel said...

congrats! A crazy life is the best kind. :) That picture is the best!! Definitely a keeper. Loving the new site too.

Allison said...

Looks like we're knocked up together. :) Congrat's! -Al

~Michelle~ said...

Congratulations Cheryl!

felicity said...

Oooh congratulations, crazy mama! LOVE the family portrait. Heh.

Natasha said...

Congrats! Congrats!

Aimée said...

Wonderful news! I'm happy to have someone to commiserate with in the coming 'awkwardly huge' months. =)

Congratulations to the whole family.

Voula Martin said...

Ooh congratulations Cheryl! That's exciting news! Good luck with everything!!!

Emily Day said...

Congrats!

Kristy said...

Congratulations Cheryl, and best of luck with the crazy times ahead!

Jen said...

Cheryl, Congratulations. What exciting news for you and your family. I'm looking forward to hearing more about it and even some of the complaining. :)

All the best, Jen

Anonymous said...

Congratulations?! LOVE the picture- what a monster indeed ( : I look forward to following the NEW & improved(?) blog!!
JennX

Leanne said...

Congratulations! I hope the reno and the baby are smooth wips for you.

myredbike said...

Congratulations, Cheryl!

Debbie said...

congratulations!

Jan | Daisy Janie said...

Glad I decided to catch up on my posts before bed - this announcement is a nice way to end the day!! Congratulations!!! Hope you are feeling well!!

Katie B. said...

Congrats! I love the family portrait! Looks just like you. :)

Jo @ a life in lists said...

Congratulations! Love the family portrait.

Live a Colorful Life said...

Congratulations! The picture is fabulous, as is your blog header. Many new endeavors ahead of you and I'll enjoy reading about all of them.

Suzanne said...

Yahoo! How wonderful for you all.

Lee D said...

welcome to the world of 5. it is a whole different ball game! I wish you the best in your pregnancy and ruling of your empire. look forward to seeing and reading about all your changes.

Christina said...

I love the website! So clean and fresh. Congratulations on baby #3! I would be whining all the time. Pregnancy did not agree with me. (So much so, Brice will be an only child!) ;)

Jan @ Family Bites said...

Congratulations to you all. What fun news!

Lauren @ Craft My Life Away said...

Congrats on all fronts. I didn't know you had a cooking blog, but I am excited that you will be combining all of them and I can see what you're cookin.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations! I love the new blog picture-the combination of food prep and quilting scraps! Nice to know I am not the only one:)
Enjoy all the blessings in your life-even when they make it crazier!
Rebecca O

sewkatiedid said...

Oh BOY!! Maybe.

My Sweet Prairie said...

Right on!

Oooh I miss the second trimester so much. The productivity was always incredible! ; )

Have a great pregnancy mama!

p.s. I really really like the combined blog thing. Nice work!

~Monika
in Saskatoon

CitricSugar said...

Oh, congrats! That is really wonderful news...

BaileyGirl5 said...

Congratulations! What exciting news. I'm loving this new combined blog look and I'm so looking forward to hearing of your new adventures. Happy! Happy!

Julie said...

Wow, that is so exciting!! Congratulations!!

sulu-design said...

CHERYL!!! Sheesh! I'm never taking a blog break again. I'm coming back to find the craziest (in a good way) news here! I'm excited for you and your family. Congratulations yet again!

Jess said...

Congratulations!

I love your new site, too. I am also in the process of a website makeover.

Jess
Urban Patchwork

A Canadian Foodie said...

I love the writing in this post - especially the last paragraph - and the photos, of course!
:)
V