Our Start to 2020 Summer – the New Normal

Summer 2020 is sure not a normal one, but despite it all, we are trying to enjoy this extra time together. We have been cooking/baking tons and spending lots of time playing in our yard, with the addition of a few small and hesitant trips. What does summer 2020 look like for you?

A Dead Bird and Deep Thoughts

This week has been heavy. Ok, this year has been heavy, and it is really weighing me down. Just an honest post to check in with you, and share my thoughts and feelings. Now more than ever, we need to check in with each other to make sure our family, friends, and neighbors are okay.

20 Fun Ideas to Pass Time at Home

Schools are closed. Everything is closed. Everything is cancelled. Now, families are faced with the struggles of entertaining and educating their children, while staying home to safely isolate. That is why my daughter and I came up with this fun list of twenty (that's right, 2-0) fun ideas to pass time at home this next month or so, while we do the right thing and allow for situations to return to normal. Let's dream, get creative, and have fun!

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!

An Official Goodbye to Summer

This was our first summer as a family of 4, and there was a lot I wanted to squeeze into it! About half way through the season I panicked feeling like summer totally got away from us, so I paused and wrote an "end of summer bucket list" to document all the things I really wanted to accomplish by the end of the season. Here is a look back at what we got done - some amazing times were had here in the Northwest!

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!

My Seattle (end of) Summer Bucket List

Summer is coming to an end, but it isn't over yet! I am a big goal writer - if you write it down on a list that you can check off I think you are so much more likely to do it. So, I am writing down my summer bucket list, the last few items I want to do here in the northwest before summer is over!

Mid-Summer Check in… can’t believe July is coming to an end!

This summer is flying by at a heartbreaking rate! With a busy job and two kiddos it seems like time is flying by. My baby is already 9 months old, how is that possible?! However the good news is that we have found time for vacations with friends and some boating days on the lake, so there has been lots of fun so far. What are some of your favorite things you have done so far this summer? Click to read mine! 🙂