Blog Woes – Creatively Tapped

I’m sure you have noticed the lack of posts on my blog lately. I mean I haven’t posted a single thing in one full week. I have reviews I should write, Top Ten Tuesdays I should do, or new posts I should create. That all seems easy enough in theory but the problem is I have nothing right now. I am 100% creatively tapped when it comes to this blog.

I’m not sure what the problem is but everything seems so boring and uninteresting and to be honest I’m not sure if anyone is even reading this summer. Like every summer blog traffic goes down, but it isn’t helping that I’m just in a rut of what to do. I get stressed thinking about the reviews I should write/need to write so I pick up a new book. I get stressed thinking about needing to write a post so I don’t and then my blog just sits there. And the thing is, Andi’s ABS isn’t supposed to be stressful, it is supposed to be fun and I’m going to try and bring it back to that.

What is this fun you speak of? I have no idea yet because like I said…creatively tapped, but I am going to come up with something and I hope it is sooner rather than later.

For those of you that still stop by when I have no posts, thank you! You are the best and I promise to be better.

Now tell me, what do you do when you are creatively tapped? How do you come up with new ideas? Any suggestions for me?

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Blog Woes – Style Rut

Style rut. It’s a thing. A real thing. You look at your closet and you see the same stuff you wear all the time. You see the same colors and patterns and think…I have nothing to wear. You look at your shoes and you think they are all boring. Well that’s currently where I am at. Not with my closet (I did just buy bright yellow ballet flats) but with my blog. My blog is in the style rut.

I love my blog. It is my maybe. It is where I put my time in when I’m not hanging with friends, reading or working (okay, or crafting), but right now I look at her and I see boring.

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I have had the same blog layout for a year and a half and it just doesn’t seem to fit me anymore. It’s pretty clean and simple (which I LOVE), but it has no pizazz. It just doesn’t seem to be me anymore and I don’t know what to do about that. I don’t know how to change it and make it seem more exciting. I don’t know where to go to get a custom made design that isn’t going to cost me a ton of money that I don’t have. I have spent days looking at the free options on WordPress Themes and

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There is nothing exciting. There is nothing that jumps out at me and says this is the one, this is worth the work I have to put in to make it my layout.

I am in a blog style rut and I just don’t know what to do about it.

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Have you ever felt this way? Have any tips, suggestion, ideas?

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