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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
I miss blogging.

That is what I was thinking to myself today. For the first time since I went on indefinite hiatus (okay, quit) I really, truly started to miss it.

I quit blogging originally because it started to feel too much like work. But without it, I really miss the community. I miss writing reviews. I miss everything about it, the good, the bad, even the ugly. I miss you guys most of all, and your comments that always brightened my day and put a smile on my face.

So I've decided to come back. I don't know how hard it will be, but I'm prepared to do it. I'm excited, and looking forward to us starting this new chapter together.

I'm going to need to relearn a lot, so please be patient with me.

To celebrate my return, I've decided to hold a giveaway. I don't know when my next post will be, but be assured that it's coming. (EDIT: Check back on Sunday. Or late Saturday night, depending on where you are.) I love you guys!

Lovelovelove,









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  1. I'm really glad to have you back i just hope you will remember that not all your loyal followers have facebook or twitter;)
    Don't worry it should not be too hard to come back, we are still there and happy to see you even if the post are occasional

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    1. Thanks, Miki! You're so sweet! And you're right about not everyone having twitter :) I've edited the giveaway so anyone can enter!

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  2. So glad to have you back Annabelle! I was sad when you decided to "take a break", so imagine my surprise when I get an email this morning saying that you are coming back to the blogging community! Your so sweet and I just know that everyone will welcome you back with open arms!! 💕

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  3. 🙌 Welcome back! I was so excited to see Sparkles and Lightning in my inbox again!!

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  4. YAYAYAY SORRY I DIDNT WRITE A COMMENT EARLIER LOL I WAS STUDYING FOR THE (MANY) TESTS THIS WEEK.

    BUT OMGGGGGGGGGG IM SO HAPPY AND I HOPE YOURE HERE TO STAY. *TACKLE HUGS*

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    1. *smooshes back* I hope I'm here to stay too! I'm really excited about being back!

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  5. I'm so excited your back I always loved your blog!!! I hope things go well for you now that your back in the community!!!

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  6. Welcome back! I'm sure it will take some time but you will be back in the swing of things before you know it. :)

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  7. Hi Annabelle! It's nice to see you back! Hopefully you find something to love in blogging again :)

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    1. Thanks, Jessica! I'm so happy you feel that way!

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  8. Welcome back Annabelle! That is a very generous giveaway you have. Thank you so much. I can't wait to see what books you've been reading & seeing some good reviews and recommendations.

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  9. YOU HAVE NO IDEA HOW HAPPY I AM THAT YOU'RE BACK!!!! I was seriously freaking out this morning when this post landed in my inbox. I can't wait for more posts, however far and few in between they are. <3

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    1. You are so sweet and I don't deserve it *blushes* thank you!! This made my day.

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  10. Hello! Thank you so much for the chance to win! great post!

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  11. I'm so glad your back! I missed your posts.

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  12. You're back! I was so excited when I saw the email in my inbox! Looking forward forward to reading future posts and thanks for the giveaway as always :D

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    1. Thank you, Lisa! I'm so happy to hear form you!

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  13. *GLOMPS AND SQUISHES ANNABELLE*

    I missed you lovely! <3

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  14. I'm glad to see you are coming back to the blogosphere!

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  15. Just saying HI is boring, sooo I'm going to share one of my favorite book quotes with you: “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” C.S. Lewis
    Side note: Big books make great side tables where you can put your tea, just sayin'! ;-)

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    1. Thanks, Birgit! I've never heard that quote before surprisingly, but I like it!

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  16. Hi there Annabelle! It has been a long time. Very glad to have you back in the blogging community, and looking forward to what you have in store. I hope everything goes smoothly for you, and that you can thoroughly enjoy it, after having a break! Thanks for the giveaway!

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    1. Thank you, Jaime! I'm happy to hear from you!!

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  17. AHHH!! Annabelle, I'm so happy you're coming back to the blogging community <333 I missed reading your posts :)

    Thanks for the incredibly generous giveaway!

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  18. Welcome back, Annabelle! It's great to see you. I always wondered where you'd disappeared to, so I'm glad to see you back and I hope you're able to rekindle your love of blogging. :-)

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  19. Welcome back! Shouldn't be too hard to get back into the swing of things! =)

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  20. Welcome back, Annabelle!! I look forward to reading your posts. :)
    I was curious if you were still reading when you took a hiatus?
    Have a great weekend!

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  21. So glad to have you back!! And thanks for the amazing giveaway.

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  22. Hiiiiii and welcome back!! Don't disappear on us again! :)
    And thanks for an amazing giveaway!

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  23. This would be a great prize to win!

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  24. Welcome back! Your posts are so insightful! Thank you for this giveaway!

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