My first blogging conference

The hotel at the blogging conference at sunset with three smaller images; 1 - a large colourful cake, 2- man and woman selfie, image 3 - giant inflatable globe full of flying petals.

Blogging conferences After blogging on and off since 2013 I have seen many blogging conferences come and go (many no longer running) and I would always say I would go to one, but then things would come up or I would wimp out and I never ended up going. BlogOn Toys This year I decided that I would go to BlogOn Toys, as it has been running for many years, and I have only ever heard good things about it.[Read more]

Meet the blogging mummy: Anna

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As part of The Big Mummy Blog Share this week I am featuring a fellow mummy blogger! Meet Anna Parker from Travel with Penelope and Parker. She is a mummy blogger from Winchester. When did you start your blog? About 5 or 6 years ago, I started and established it as a travel blog. Why did you decide to start blogging? We travelled a lot and people kept asking me for recommendations and such like, so I started a travel[Read more]

Guest post from Thetwentyishmum

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Bloggers Behind the Screens is a monthly interview series, where fellow bloggers come together to answer a series of questions on a specific theme. This is a chance to get acquainted with a whole range of bloggers, some of whom you may not have encountered before, and learn a little more about them! This month, we’re talking to bloggers about the very thing that makes them bloggers. Their blogs.    When did you start blogging and why? I started blogging[Read more]

Where I am now in life

Wow! It has been so long since I last posted on this blog! I honestly do not know where the time has gone. I have decided that it is time to get back to my blogging as I really enjoy it and I now have a little more time than I did so I will be posting more regularly. So much has happened since my last posts so I will give a brief over-view of what has been going on[Read more]

My top 5 blog posts from 2014

I thought that it would be a good time for some shameless self promotion!No, seriously, I thought it would be nice to remind my readers of the most read posts of last year and show the posts to any new readers who might enjoy them. I haven’t included any of my competition posts as they always have many more views as of course people want to enter the competitions!So, in at number five we have – My blog planner A popular post[Read more]

How I plan my blog

You may remember last week when I posted about my blog planner, well today I will tell you how I actually plan my blog using my planner and one other tool. An index card holder and cards. These are so cheap and for me such a great way to plan my blog, I love them. The holder only cost £1.50 from Asda and a pack of 100 cards is also only £1.50. I have three main categories for my cards[Read more]

My blog planner

Planning my blog is something that I have been trying to do since starting back in November and I have tried a number of methods and at last found one that works for me. I have a two part system and today I will tell you about the first part which is my blog planner. I have searched the internet for one to buy but I couldn’t find one anywhere in the UK, so then I started looking for home[Read more]

Shameful nomination request!

You may have noticed that I now have a new badge on my side bar which is asking for nominations in the BIB’s. The BIB’s stands for brilliance in blogging and they are awards for bloggers which are linked to Britmums and you can find out more about them here. The nominations are only open until April 12th and I am shamefully asking for your votes! If you have been enjoying reading my blog and you think that I deserve to win[Read more]

My greatest internet fear.

The internet is something that I am a huge fan of as it is a source of so much instant information and you can learn so much. Only the other day I was reading a blog where the bloggers young daughter had managed to teach herself to knit by watching videos on you tube which is fantastic. I myself am inspired daily by the things I read and see on line and I think that our children in the UK[Read more]

Themed family fun.

Many of you have probably already seen or heard about me tweeting and trying to promote my new weekly linky entitled ‘Themed family fun’. If you look at the top of my blog I now have a new page which details what it is all about and on my side bar I have added my badge. It has come to my attention that I may be stepping on a few bloggers toes as others are doing similar and it may appear that[Read more]