July Roundup and August Bucket List

It’s hard to believe August is here already. The start of a new month means it’s time for the monthly roundup and bucket list. July has been a crazy month. With our first family holiday and my husband’s Nan’s 100th Birthday. My older sister coming over from Canada to meet baby girl for the first time, and the biggest thing…

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Business Card Review from Colour Graphics 

Ever since I started blogging “properly” at the beginning of the year I have been toying with the idea of getting my own business card designed. It just makes you feel more business like and important doesn’t it? I’m not totally sure where I will give them out yet, but I’m sure I will think of something. Anyway I was…

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Why go self hosted?

I have finally taken the plunge to go self hosted. Little me with my tiny blog in a world with gazillions of other blogs. Fighting the way through for decent page views, visitor numbers and of course doing everything known to man to try to increase my DA. So this is my account of what it’s like to go self…

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June Roundup and July Bucket List

It’s that time of the month again for the June Roundup and July Bucket list combined. As you know from last months post that I’m combining the two together. I love to look back over my month of blogging and also my day to day life and incorporate what I need to do into my bucket list. I suppose the way of…

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May Roundup and June Bucket List

Time is short at the moment with a fussy 4 month old so I have decided to combine my monthly Roundup and Bucket List posts into one. It’s actually a bit of a brain wave for me to come up with time-saving ideas that might help! May Roundup May has been a really good blogging month for me. I started…

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Looking back over April 2016

Hello! Welcome to my April Roundup post. I achieved lots this month and have had a few blogging opportunities presented to me as well. I am really excited! My best achievement for April was being contacted by Meet Other Mums and asked if I want to contribute a monthly piece of writing to them and also have a profile on their…

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May Bucket List

I hope you all have had a great month. April has had pretty poor weather, so here’s wishing May is so much more warmer! I have had a fantastic blogging month for April which you can read about next week in my April Roundup post.  My followers have increased lots, so thank you to all of you for taking the…

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April Bucket List

This is going to be my first ever bucket list post. I keep a blogging planner/journal jotting down plans for posts, books I need to read and review, social media stats and site visit numbers, so I thought why not bring everything together and write a post on my aims for the coming month.  Books to read and review 1)…

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Looking back over March 2016

I had meant to write this post a few days ago, but I have been so busy with baby girl I didn’t realise the end of the month was here! So here it is – looking back over the month of March. March has been a great month for us. My husband had his birthday and a week off from…

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BiB Awards 2016

I would love all my readers to consider me for the BiB Award in the Fresh Voice category. I have worked pretty hard over the last year to get it to where I would like it to be. Although there is lots more work to be done!  All votes are much apprecited, Thankyou.  The link to the nomination form is HERE …

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My 1st Blogiversary and a Giveaway!

As you know I have been very busy as a new mummy and totally forgot about my little blog turning 1 year old! I would have missed it completely if it wasn’t for a Facebook memory showing up in my time line! Thanks Facebook! So as it’s my first Blogiversary I want to host a little giveaway as appreciation to…

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7 Simple Hints and Tips on Promoting Your Blog

I set up my blog 10 months ago and have found it really hard to get ‘my blog out there’ if you know what I mean. So to make a start on my 7 Hints and Tips Thursday series for the new year I have decided to do some research and come up with my own simple hints and tips…

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New Year New Ideas

This year is a going to be a big year for us in my house as we will be welcoming our first baby in just a few short weeks (or whenever she decides to grace us with her presence which could be tomorrow for all I know!) This has given me some time to start putting alot more effort into…

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