Happy 3rd Blogiversary – Giveaway Day 4

Hello, welcome back to the last day of my 3rd blogiversary giveaways. You can catch up with days 1, 2 and 3 here on the competitions page. Why I’m still in love with blogging 3 years down the line: In the blog world each day is different. You honestly never know what is going to turn up in your email…

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Happy 3rd Blogiversary – Giveaway Day 3

Hello, welcome back to Day 3 of my 3rd blogiversary giveaways. You can catch up with days 1 and 2 here on the competitions page. Blogging can be hard to fit in around a job and looking after your family. I spend every evening after my toddler has gone to sleep blogging away. When I’m at work I spend my…

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Happy 3rd Blogiversary – Giveaway Day 2

Welcome back to Day 2 of my 3rd blogiversary giveaways. You can catch up with the Day 1 giveaway here. The first year of blogging, I did it as a hobby. Writing about my favourite hobbies – books, gardening and entering competitions. When my daughter joined us, I turned my blog into another direction – family/parenting orientated. At the start…

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Happy 3rd Blogiversary – Giveaway Day 1

This week sees my 3rd blogiversary. I cannot believe I have been blogging for three years now. It’s like they say, time flies when you are having fun! I’ve grown my following to over 14k in that time. It may not seem a lot to many over three years but you have to bear in mind that I’ve been working…

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The Morning Sidekick Journal Review

You know how much I love to read and write, so when I was asked if I wanted to have a look at a new type of journal I squealed in delight! The Morning Sidekick Journal Review was going to be my friend for a while. If you are more of a modern kind of person you can get the…

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Do You Want Your Blog To Be More Than A Hobby?

Running a blog is one of the most satisfying and enjoyable things that you can do. After all, what could be better than spending your time writing about the things that you love and that you’re really passionate about? Of course, most of us live pretty hectic and full lives so the idea of setting aside a lot of time…

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5 Effective Ways to Improve Your Blog in 2018

A brand new year is a brilliant time to upgrade and improve the various aspects of your blog, such as website hosting and your efforts with SEO. So, with January almost over already, discover these five ways to optimise your blog’s performance and get cracking!   No matter how well-written your content is, how efficiently designed your website is, or…

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Blogging Goals 2018

Here we are again at the start of a new year. This year sees my blog turn 3, baby girl turn 2 years old and of course the arrival of baby girl number 2 in April. It’s such an exciting year ahead! Last year I made a quarterly plan for 2017 on how I was going to achieve my blogging…

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The Best Diaries and Planners For 2018

I’m a huge stationery fiend and a few weeks back I had a dilemma that I’m sure most bloggers have. What planner shall I get for the start of a brand new year? There are many great ones on the market to suit all budgets. Some are generic, others you can customise to your own requirements. I have been on…

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My Year In Review: 2017

My Year In Review – 2017 has been an eventful year. Lots has happened. Happy and sad. I have decided to go back through each month of 2017 and tell you a little bit of what’s happened throughout our year. I did this last year – you can read that post here.   From the words of my favourite film…

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Income and Stats Report for November 2017

November has been a very fast month. It feels as if it’s flown by . Today is the first of December and it’s advent calendar time! Tomorrow we will also be putting up the Christmas tree. Please do pass over your tips for keeping a curious toddler away from it! This month I might not be around on here quite…

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Income and Stats Report for October 2017

Well October went by really fast! It was such an exciting month for us as we went for our dating scan and so excited to become parents again! You can catch up my my Sunday Pregnancy Diaries here if you wish. I can’t believe it’s nearly halfway through November and I still haven’t got this post up yet. This last…

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5 Top Tips for Newbie Bloggers

It’s now over two and half years since I started blogging. Do you know what? It’s been the best time ever. I’ve found something I know I was destined to do. It’s the right time to start sharing my knowledge. I knew nothing about blogging at the start and learnt so much as I went along. In fact I’m finding that…

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