Monday, August 9, 2010

Need YOUR input PLEASE

Hi all ... im writing from my hotel room at the beach. This has been a MUCH needed trip. Its one of the best trips I have ever taken. We are off to do a tour at Hearst Castle here in about 30 minutes. You can see lots of pictures on my facebook. When I get back I will share some here.

But I have a question for all of you. When I named my blog Wee Memories, I was never really quite happy with the name but ya know when you get stumped trying to think of names well you dont always pick what your happiest with. Well, this weekend now that my head is clear, I thought of a name im in LOVE with. My blog address will not change because its my last name to be (soon, yes im getting married on 10-10-10). So I finally thought of a cute name for my blog and I want to change it. But I want to get your thoughts on it too! What do you think? Should I or not?

Also, speaking of getting married, we are getting married on 10-10-10 and I would LOVE some ideas for papercrafts for weddings like centerpieces, etc. I would really love to get the ideas going so I can get things ordered and planned. Its a small wedding but the reception will be huge. Yes, ive always called Jason my DH because well, I dont like the sound of boyfriend or fiance lol. And we have been together a long time. We got engaged 2 years ago, he purposed to me in a very surprising and neat way. It was the best day of my life.

Well, im off to the castle. We are doing the Garden tour. I will take lots of pictures. But I would appreciate your input.

Love to you all. I cant wait to get around and visit everyone. I miss you all and my crafty room.

Lots of hugs from San Simeon,

23 comments:

Julie Ranae said...

As a challenge blog owner, this would be my suggestion....since folks know your blog for both personal and the challenge, why not keep 'Wee Memories' for your challenge and start a separate blog for your personal creations, then you can use your new name for that one.
I started The Play Date Cafe on my personal blog and switched before week 2 started because it was going to be overwhelming for people to read through if they were not interested in the challenge.
My 2 cents...friend to friend ; )

Glad you are enjoying your time away, which was definitely needed.

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

Glad you are having a great time away:) IF you are in FL--let me know! I would love to visit with you:) And we could talk weddings! We did our wedding totally off the wall--like rocks instead of a guest book...and sand not candles...we also had a drawing to see who would sign our marriage certificate! IT was SOOOOOOOO much fun!

I agree with Julie--but you can do whatever. I will still RSS Feed:) LOVE it all:)

Laurel said...

I think Julie's idea is a good one, either way I'll keep following! Congrats on the upcoming wedding.

Ashley Nguyen Newell said...

Ok, I read Julie's suggestion and I think keeping the name for the challenge is a great idea. I, too, am a blog challenge owner and I gave EtsyInspired it's own blog. Maybe you could get a blog for "Wee Memories Challenge" and then change THIS one to what you love and use it for your personal blog. That's my thought. It's really easy to get people to start going to the challenge blog, in my opinion. Do what you love, we'll follow you anywhere you choose to be and by any name. We come for the talent. ;)

Also, let me be 100% truthful about crafting for your wedding. I spent HOURS upon HOURS painstakingly making everything for our wedding. Invites, menu cards, programs, centerpieces, favors, etc... And most of it got left behind and thrown in the trash. If you can bear to see your creations just tossed, then go ahead but it broke my heart. Honestly, I believe spending your money on good food, a bar (if you're gonna have one) and a really good DJ would be the way to go. We did NOT do this and our wedding ended at like 9pm even though we had rented the place out until 11pm. Anyhow, enough of my novel. If you wanna chat anymore, feel free to email me. :D

bosenberries said...

enjoy your break... dying to hear the new name!

Virginia L. said...

I do like the idea of keeping the name Wee Momories as it is. It took me a longwhile to remember you blog challenge and name...since I have such "wee bit of memories" myself. BUT with that said, this is YOUR blog, I'm sure whatever the name is, the followers will remain loyal and continue to enjoy the challenges :) Congrats on your upcoming wedding! That is HUGE! Enjoy every min of it and do not let the planning take the joy out of it :)

Court said...

I think you can do either. I love Wee Memories, but it did take a while to remember "suchins.blogspot.com" being connected with it. so.... it would depend on how cute your new name is! :) I know you can change the name of it without changing the URL (I did it when I changed from "For the love of Provo Craft®" to "Court's Crafts".

I mad a bunch of things for my wedding as well. The invitations, seating placement, menus were all just - ehh... but people remembered that I made wine charms for everyone as the favors. I did them in sets of 4 and then tied ribbon around them and put them in the middle of the plates. It turned out really cute, but it took SUCH a long time! Use your time wisely/manage your stress. Maybe make all the thank you cards so that they get those after and it's the most recent thing in their minds.?.

Angela said...

I like Wee Memories...and agree with everyone else! Its a super cute name! :)

Heather said...

I uploaded a picture to your fb page of my wedding favors :)

Irena said...

Congrats on the upcoming wedding.
I also think that the Julie's idea is a good one.
Enjoy your break!

tWiNkLestamper said...

Multiple blogs are the way to go! Keeping the Wee Memories challenge separate will help maintain organization....weememories.blogspot.com... and use your current blog for 'everything else." Gmail allows you to forward up to five gmails to one email addy. gOOd LuCK and have a wonderful vacation! Blessings, Lisa

Leah said...

Big congrats on getting married soon! How exciting:) What is your theme going to be?? So glad you are having such a nice break...I'm off for a week this Sat. really looking forward to it. As for your blog name change, I like the idea Julie said about maybe seperating your challenge blog from your personal blog, then you can have both! Hugs...

Alice Wertz said...

congrats on your wedding!! =) i think you should use any blog name that makes you happy, it's your blog after all! =) have fun!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh congrats on the upcoming wedding!! You are getting married six days after my Brookie's birthday! :):):):):):):):):):):):):) I'm agreeing with others... create a personal blog for your creations and keep this one for the challenges... I have done that and its working for me! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

AnitaRex said...

I knew you were engaged but not sure on when you were getting married! So soon! I can't wait to hear all about it. I got married 8 years ago and wasn't crafty. I think make something special as the favor,what Ashley said is a really good point. As for changing the name I don't think it would matter, but a lot of people with more experience do think it would! :>

Dawn said...

I bet you are looking forward to the wedding Jenny.... I think if you want to change the name - do so.... people who are really interested with still be able to get to it if they have it bookmarked etc as you will still have the same URL. I do like the idea of having seperate blogs for your challenges and your personal cards... whichever I still love your work!!!!

Simone said...

I think you can do anything Jenny - i'll still follow you either way! Yay congratulations on your upcoming wedding! That is soo exciting! Just enjoy every minute of the day coz it flies by so fast and dont let any hiccups and stuff get to you because in the end everything all falls into place! Have a great time in San Simeon and can't wait to see your pics! :)

Ann said...

I totally agree with Julie's suggestion to make the challenge blog Wee Memories and start your own personal blog with the new name. :)

charli said...

I love weddings! Congrats on your upcoming nuptials! I think people will find you the same ways they did before and you can take your readers now with you too. Change it! I agree that you can't get too hung up on the Perfect X for the wedding. I created a program for a bride who wanted the perfect matching ink and was a bit put out that I couldn't do it...then later the bride and mom said, it was weird cuz it seemed important and wasn't. Enjoy the day, pick the few things you gotta have--violin...10 layer cake...swing band...whatever the big thing is that you really have to have and let the rest go (as in, go cheaper).

Still, I love making stuff for parties...so I'd make some cool favors or table decors and I'd have a nice or unique program and that would make me happy.

Denise said...

If you have a name you are in love with, change it :)

Michele Gross said...

I would leave Wee Memories as your challenge blog and start your personal blog with the name you love and your http address can be mrssuchin.blogspot :D

Karen said...

So glad you are having an awesome trip and I'm so excited to hear you are getting married! I think your blog name is cute :o) but if you really want to change it than I say go for it!!!
Hugs
Karen

Heather Maria said...

Jenny whatever you decide whether it's one blog or two, I'll be following and visiting to see your fab creations! Congrats on your upcoming wedding! It would be nice to make something for it in the papercrafting line but try not to put yourself under pressure to make lots of things. You'll be kept busy anyway with the arrangements in general and it would be great to enjoy the whole build up to your wedding and not be stressed by it :)