Abbey Co. is Back!

Guys, it has been about a year since my last blog post and I miss it so much. I have missed writing, missed sharing, and most of all missed interacting with all my blog friends! Before I started blogging I had no idea what a fun network of bloggers there was out there on WordPress and in Seattle, and I feel like it is a part of my social life I have been sadly living without.

Truth is, I’m just a terrible pregnant person. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love babies and think my kids are the best thing that’s ever happened to me. However, the process of making them is pure horror. I hate being pregnant so much! It is so hard for me, to the point that sitting at a computer and writing my thoughts is honestly too much to work into my day. I am so sick and uncomfortable that I just want to sleep my life away so I don’t have to feel all the nausea and pain, but sadly my second pregnancy that didn’t even work because my last few months I threw up every time I laid down . I know pregnancy is a gift and there are women who would do anything to get pregnant, but that doesn’t make it a comfortable experience for me. If you are reading this thinking “but I’m at my best when I’m pregnant!” then I actually kinda want to punch you. Sorry. But not sorry, really.

Now that I am feeling well again, I am so excited to be getting back into things! Well, mostly I’m happy to be feeling like a normal human again and my baby is the sweetest, but having energy to put back into my blog is great too. I didn’t want to start my blog back up unless I knew I had the content and energy to do it, and at this time I have about 20 posts pre-written and ready to go, so to me that is a good sign and I am committing to it! Plus, we had a lot of fun as a family on maternity leave, so I still have lots to write about. We went to Leavenworth around Christmas, went to Hawaii in January, and I swear I baked from scratch almost every day (hello recipes!).

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My cute toddler being a chicken and refusing to get int the water in Hawaii 🙂

With a year off from my blog I have had time to think about a lot and come up with ideas on what I want to write about. As always, I love scratch cooking/baking, so I plan to continue sharing lots of recipes! Now that food sounds good again my hubby and I are ready to get back into our regular date nights out, so be ready for some Seattle-area restaurant reviews. Also, this past year has held some big climate-related revelations, and my commitment to living a green and sustainable life is stronger than ever. So, I want to write more regularly about what we are doing as a family in attempt to keep the planet green and reduce our carbon footprint, hoping to inspire others to join the green movement. Throw in some crafting/baby/travel posts and other miscellaneous things floating around in my mind, and that’s my blog! 🙂

Thank you to my readers for understanding the break… hopefully that is the last one needed for some time!

X.O. Abbey Co.

11 Replies to “Abbey Co. is Back!”

    1. Thank you! I have been trying to lose my baby weight so I have been eating lots of rabbit food – I need to cave and make some good muffins or something so I have recipes to share!!

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