The List

The List #43

Welcome to ‘The List‘.  If you are new here, ‘The List‘ is a great linky that I co-host with amaze-balls Hannah from Mums’ Days.  The idea is simple, just link up any post that is in list/bullet point format, easy!  I use mine to record my weekly highlights, but yours could be a ‘top ten’ […] Read more…

realtimes

Win realtimes Video Creation App (Worth £79.99 x 2)

At BritMums Live I was introduced to RealTimes; an app which brings your memories to life. Your photos and videos automatically become beautiful, shareable video stories and the app makes it easy to relive and share them on smartphones, tablets, PCs and TVs. At first I was a little skeptical, why would this app be different from […] Read more…

Being a blogger

Being A Blogger

I have been blogging for 22 months and cannot really remember my life before blogging; yet two years ago I knew nothing about this world and had never even read a blog! I have lots of friends who don’t ‘get’ blogging, so I thought I would shed some light on what it’s like ‘Being a blogger'; Being […] Read more…

Moving pictures

Moving Pictures #3 {Home Movie Linky}

Welcome back to Moving Pictures! Moving pictures is a place to share your family films and home or holiday movies each month.  They don’t need to be professional or polished, just a movie you’ve taken or created that you’d like to share.  Don’t worry if you’ve got too many to choose from, you can add […] Read more…

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How to Write a Winning Pitch

One question I get asked quite a lot is how to pitch to brands.  If you have been blogging a while and want to start making money from your blog then pitching is something you will probably find yourself doing.  Lots of professional bloggers will still have a high percentage on inbound work, but pitching […] Read more…

PointShoot

Point + Shoot 30th June

Welcome to Point + Shoot, which is a great photography based linky that I run with my dear friend Em over at Snowing Indoors. So what is Point + Shoot?  The concept is really simple, you’re sharing your weekend with the rest of the blogging community.  It can be one picture or a whole bunch, it […] Read more…

Losing weight with Diet Chef

Moving Forward With Weight Loss

So this post seems a little bit weird for me to write as it will be my last weight loss update working with Diet Chef.  Back in October 2014 I was very unhappy with my weight and pretty desperate for something to change.  Having struggled with my weight my whole life I had even got […] Read more…

living arrows

Living Arrows 26

It’s time to link up with the ‘Living Arrows’, hosted by the lovely Shutterflies.  The aim is to take a picture that captures the beauty and magic of childhood in our eyes.  I am also linking with Snowing Indoors and my Point & Shoot linky. “You are the bows from your children as living arrows are sent […] Read more…

Gratitude list

Gratitude List #55

I love the process of writing a weekly gratitude list, as it ensures I consciously take in the small, but lovely things that happen every day.  Then, they are immortalized here on the page, so I will always remember. This week I have loved; Look at the picture!  Just so cute! Climbing to #39 in […] Read more…

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How To: Replacement Birth Certificates

Birth certificates are one of the most important personal documents a person can hold. Every UK born person is given a copy of their short form birth certificate when their birth is registered.  But what happens if you lose it? Replacement birth certificates are relatively easy to get back if your’s or your child’s is […] Read more…

The List

The List #42

Hi and welcome to ‘The List‘.  If you are new here, ‘The List‘ is a great linky that I co-host with amaze-balls Hannah from Mums’ Days.  The idea is simple, just link up any post that is in list/bullet point format, easy!  I use mine to record my weekly highlights and remind myself of my […] Read more…

imaginary food

Imaginary Foods That Should Be Real

Have you noticed how many lip-smacking foods appear in films? It’s such a disappointment when you return to the real world, to realise that you can’t swim in a river of chocolate, or nosh on a moon waffle. There are absolutely oodles of creative ideas that have not been capitalised on—somebody get out there and […] Read more…

Before I had a child

Before I Had A Child

My gorgeous friend Nat recently wrote a fabulous post describing herself and her life before she had children.  She invited me to share my pre-Baby self, so here goes. Before I had a child I always assumed I would have two children. Before I had a child I thought there was no reason for children to have snot on […] Read more…

Melijoe

Top Picks From The Melijoe Sale

I make no bones about the fact that I am a little bit obsessed with clothes for Baby!  Although I have no issues with buying her clothes from the high street, I do lust after many designer pieces.  A few months ago I was introduced to Melijoe, a wonderful French online designer clothes website and have shared […] Read more…

Mother's Love

How to show your kids who’s boss

Being a parent in the digital age can be quite the task – while 50 years ago, a parent’s biggest worry was his or her children getting too involved in hippy culture, today we have social media, gadgets and all the dangers of cyberspace to think about. With all this fear, it can be easy […] Read more…

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Britmums Live From The Heart

Yesterday I shared some of the blogging tips I gleaned from BritMums Live, it was simply a factual post and didn’t do my experience justice.  So I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge how I really felt about BritMums Live. I have been to a fair few blogging conferences, including last year’s BritMums Live and […] Read more…

Blogging tips from BritMums Live 2015

Top Blogging Tips From BritMums Live

Last weekend I attended the biggest parent blogger conference in the UK and it was amazing.  I wanted to use my #BlogClub post today to share some of the top blogging tips from the sessions I went to for those of you who didn’t attend or who went to different sessions to me. Pitches to profit – Emily […] Read more…

Point Shoot Winner

Point + Shoot 23rd June

Welcome to Point + Shoot, which is a great photography based linky that I run with my dear friend Em over at Snowing Indoors. So what is Point + Shoot?  The concept is really simple, you’re sharing your weekend with the rest of the blogging community.  It can be one picture or a whole bunch, it […] Read more…

Living Arrows

Living Arrows 25

It’s time to link up with ‘The 52 Project’ (Practising Simplicity) and the ‘Living Arrows’ (Shutterflies).  The aim is to take a picture that captures the beauty and magic of childhood in our eyes.  I am also linking with Snowing Indoors and my Point & Shoot linky. “You are the bows from your children as living […] Read more…

Safe online

9 Ways To Keep Children Safe Online

When I was a young girl I might have had to worry about name calling and playground bullying. Thirty years later my daughter may have to deal with the bigger and more invasive threat of cyber bullying.  If I am honest, as a parent, there are not many things which scare me more.  The stories […] Read more…

stop you feeling overwhelmed

5 Things; To Stop You Feeling Overwhelmed

This week I am sharing 5 Things; To Stop You Feeling Overwhelmed. Are you stressed?  Do you feel like you are constantly chasing your tail?  Never achieving everything you want and feeling like a bit of a failure because of it?  Are you constantly juggling a million different tasks?  Suffering from information overload? Feeling overwhelmed? […] Read more…

Gratitude list

Gratitude List #54

I love the process of writing a weekly gratitude list, as it ensures I consciously take in the small, but lovely things that happen every day.  Then, they are immortalized here on the page, so I will always remember. This week I have loved; Meeting Grace Bonney from Design*Sponge (wonderful when someone well-known, is actually really nice) […] Read more…

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