Get to know Abbey Co.!

As a blogger I think it is important to check in with yourself sometimes - who am I, why do I write, what do I want to write about, and so on. Since it has been a while since I have done something like this, I decided to do a little 'get to know me' post so you can learn more about what inspires my blog and the type of content I want to bring to you - my readers! I hope you enjoy, and thank you so much for following along!

Tips to help get yourself in a vegetarian mindset – vegetarian cooking can be easy!

This week instead of sharing a "Meatless Monday" post, I thought I would share a few simple things that we did that helped us easily transition into eating more vegetarian meals in our household. The future is plant-based and we are trying to get on board!

20 Things I Plan to do to Make 2020 an Amazing Year!

I think goal writing is so important for many reasons. It keeps you accountable to yourself. Writing things down can help declutter your mind. It also gives you a huge sense of accomplishment as you are able to check things off your done list too! I write my goals down every new year, so this year I am simply sharing them with you. Here are 20 things I plan to do to make 2020 an amazing year!

My Favorite Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe!

Over the years, there is one recipe I make that I am overwhelmingly asked to share every year around the holidays, and this is it! This sweet potato casserole is so easy to make, and though it is not healthy by any means, I find it to be the right mix of sweetness and savory. It was in demand to the point where my recipe card went missing for a while, but has since been returned and now I can blog it, haha! I hope you enjoy my favorite sweet potato casserole recipe!

Fun ways for the Seattle Boater to enjoy Christmas in the Northwest

Being a big-time boater, the winter can leave me missing the sunshine and the water I so frequently enjoy in summer! So, I decided to rack my brain and come up with some inspiration on how to still enjoy boating this winter, and get your family excited for next summer's boating season too!

How to Have Yourself a Merry, Sustainable Christmas

Christmas is a magical time of year, but it also can be a very wasteful one. In this post I bring you 10 easy ways you can live a more sustainable lifestyle this holiday season, while still having all the fun! I hope this inspires you to hope on the sustainable living bandwagon and find a few ways to help the planet this holiday season!

Abbey Co. Fall Updates

Life has been crazy lately, but hey when isn't it really?! I have had work events, work travel, a baby's first birthday, a wedding anniversary, and on top of it all we are selling our house and moving! So much stuff going on but it is all good. Full updates are in the post, thank you for reading along and happy fall!

A Visit to Vin du Lac Winery & Bistro, Lake Chelan

What are your favorite things about a winery? Of course, great wines is #1, but what else contributes to your experience? For one, I love something super local and home-grown with a fantastic back story. I also love places with a great patio and entertainment. Also, it is a super plus to find a spot that practices sustainablility. Vin du Lac in Lake Chelan has all these features! I recently had the chance to tour Vin du Lac on a Chelan vacation weekend, and they are now on my must-visit list when wine tasting in the Chelan region.