#LuckyLinky Week 28

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky week 28.

Thank you so much to those of you that linked up last week, I’m sorry I wasn’t around but I was sick last week. Now I’m back and excited to see all your competitions.

As you all know I love to enter competitions and have been doing it for years, much longer than I have been blogging! So we want to see all your lovely competitions all in one place. It will make it much easier for all of us who love to enter competitions and for compers who want to find new and exciting competitions.

#LuckyLinky Week 28

The Competition Linky to get your competition more entries with NO comments required!

We run from Monday to Sunday and all bloggers are welcome to add any and all competitions they are running!

 Join Katie (MummyinaTutu) and I in a competition frenzy!

Each week we retweet your posts if you tag us in your tweet (@mummyinatutu & @rachelbustin) and will also enter each and every competition ourselves!

We will also add your post to the #LuckyLinky Competition Page over on Facebook! Please remember to put a badge on it and use the #LuckyLinky hashtag to spread the love.


Rachel Bustin


#LuckyLinky Rules:

1. Add the #luckylinky badge to the HTML / Text portion of your post. If you need any help linking up, read the fabulous Linky Guide from Cuddle Fairy or tweet us (@mummyinatutu @rachelbustin).

2. Please do 1 entry on both hosts competitions (if we’re running any) and 1 entry on the 2 competitions after yours (if you want to do more then great!)

3. Retweet 2 competitions of your choice using #LuckyLinky (It helps if you have your twitter handle in your social sharing buttons)

4. Link a maximum of 2 competitions per week.

5. By entering the link you are agreeing to be added to the email reminder list. (You can request to be removed at any time!)

Thanks for linking up!  Katie & Rachel

P.S. Don’t forget to check out our facebook page LuckyLinky Competitions if you fancy entering a few yourself!


Blog Tour: The Red Thread by Dawn Farnham

Happy Sunday, I hope you are having a relaxing day. Today I’m happy to be on the blog tour for a wonderful little chinese love story called The Red Thread by Dawn Farnham. I love to read all kinds of Asian stories, so was more than delighted to be on this tour.

The Red Thread


Book Description

Set against the backdrop of 1830s Singapore where piracy, crime, triads, and tigers are commonplace, this historical romance follows the struggle of two lovers Zhen, a Chinese coolie and triad member, and Charlotte, an 18-year-old Scots woman and sister of Singapores Head of Police. Two cultures bound together by the invisible threads of fate yet separated by cultural diversity.

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#HealthyRedMeat Challenge – Making an Awesome Lasagne

As a farmer’s daughter I have grown up eating red meat, it was always roast beef on Sundays, homemade pasties and of course beef stews with dumplings. This was our food. So when I was asked to join the #HealthyRedMeat challenge with Britmums and the Meat Advisory Panel it was like the perfect challenge made for me!

cows - #HealthyRedMeat challenge

Nowadays red meat has been in the spotlight quite a lot, and experts fear that the nutritional benefits have been overshadowed by misleading negative views. To cut through the confusion, the Meat Advisory Panel, an independent group of health and nutrition experts, is partnering with BritMums to promote red meat in the diets of children.

As a busy working mum I batch cook most of our food, so when both my husband and myself get in from a long day at work, it’s just a matter of heating up what I have made previously. One of my favourite batch cook meals is lasagne. Out of one 750g packet of mince I can make enough lasagnes for the whole week for the three of us. It also happens to be one of our favorite meals so we honestly don’t get bored eating it for a week! I do garlic bread extra vegetables and sometimes chips or salad to go with.

#HealthyRedMeat Challenge with the Meat Advisory Panel

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Even The Smallest Businesses Should Bring On These 3 Advisors

Ask anyone with entrepreneurial experience about going it alone with your business and they will tell you – in no uncertain terms – that your chances are slim at best. If the entrepreneur you are speaking to is successful, they are successful because they built an advisory board that they could trust. If the entrepreneur you are speaking to has consistently failed to be successful it is because they failed to bring on any advisors.

Now we have cleared that up, the big question is which advisors do you need to bring on? Well, from our research, it is abundantly clear that there are three advisors that you need to hook up with as early as possible because they will each have a critical role to play in your success.

Even The Smallest Businesses Should Bring On These 3 Advisors - three advisors for small businesses

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This Advice Will Help You To Become A Successful Writer

Most people who enjoy writing in their spare time would love to earn money from their hobby, become a successful writer and turn it into a job. However, except for a few folks who manage to sell their stories to publishers, a significant percentage of those individuals will never create a penny income. That is the case even if the writer has a lot of talent. In most instances, anyone who wants to switch career and try writing just needs to think long and hard about the type of content they produce. Unfortunately fictional stories are never going to get as much attention as blog posts on niche subjects.

Considering that, this step by step guide will provide lots of advice about the best path to follow. 

This Advice Will Help You To Become A Successful Writer


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Hair and Nail Trends for Autumn/Winter 2017

I might not be the most beauty/fashion conscious person but I do like to keep up with the trends, I read quite a lot online and of course all the fashion magazines. So this year I have decided to write a post on the hair and nail trends for Autumn/Winter 2017. Many of you loved my Summer Checklist earlier in the year, and so here I am with what is predicted for hair and nails this season.

Hair and Nail Trends Autumn/Winter 2017

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