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Spring 2018 #Bloggiesta Wrap-Up

Spring 2018 #Bloggiesta Wrap-Up

Last week’s Bloggiesta ended way too soon! I didn’t get everything on my to-do list done, but I did achieve a lot more than I would have done without Bloggiesta. Considering how busy I was, I’m pleased with what I did accomplish. You can read Bloggiesta wrap-up posts from other participants here.   Here’s a break down of all my updates to the blog last week.   Tasks I achieved (or partly achieved)   Visit and Comment on Other Participants’ Blogs This is actually still ongoing, but I promise I will get to everyone on the list and reply to […]


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Posted 28th March 2018 in: Blog Fests & Hops, Blog Updates. Tagged: ,

Labels, Categories, and Tags, Oh My! Spring #bloggiesta Mini-Challenge

Labels, Categories, and Tags, Oh My! Spring #bloggiesta Mini-Challenge

It’s the 6th day of the Bloggiesta and I’m only just checking in with an update but I’ve been so busy behind the scenes! I decided to take part in the ‘Labels, Categories and Tags, Oh My!’ mini challenge hosted by Berls @ Because Reading. Here is a brief description of the challenge:  For this Bloggiesta mini-challenge you will pick one set of labels, categories, or tags and organize them! Take a screenshot if you like or simply describe what you did somewhere – share a link on twitter (tag it with #bloggiesta), in our Facebook group, or even Instagram.   […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Surprised Me

Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Surprised Me

It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Every week there is a new topic or theme to base your top ten list on. I only take part every other week, alternating with Teaser Tuesday. You can find more details about it and see the list of topics here.   Top Ten Books That Surprised Me Below is my list of books that surprised me either in a good or bad way. I’ve tried to avoid spoilers, but I have mentioned that some […]


My To Do List for the Spring 2018 #Bloggiesta

My To Do List for the Spring 2018 #Bloggiesta

It’s nearly Bloggiesta time again! I love these things. The Spring 2018 Bloggiesta is a week-long event taking place from 19th to 25th March. If you’re not familiar with it, it’s a blogfest designed to help you improve your blog and tackle the things you normally put off or don’t have time for (admin, SEO, design issues, etc.) If you’d like to take part, simply post your ‘to do’ list and link it up. If you need ideas and inspiration on tasks for your list, you can find them here. This time around there will be discussions on Facebook and Twitter throughout the […]


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Posted 3rd March 2018 in: Blog Fests & Hops, Blog Updates. Tagged: ,

My To Do List for the Winter 2018 Mini #Bloggiesta

My To Do List for the Winter 2018 Mini #Bloggiesta

I’m excited to be taking part in the Winter 2018 Mini Bloggiesta this weekend (3rd-4th of February). If you’re not familiar with the Bloggiesta, it’s a blogfest designed to help you improve your blog and tackle the things you normally put off or don’t have time for (admin, SEO, design issues, etc.) If you’d like to take part, simply post your ‘to do’ list and link it up here. If you need ideas and inspiration on tasks for your list, you can find them here. There aren’t any new mini-challenges this time around, but you can always try some of […]


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Posted 2nd February 2018 in: Blog Fests & Hops, Blog Updates. Tagged: ,

Yearly Wrap-Up 2017

Yearly Wrap-Up 2017

I can’t quite believe that we are already in 2018. Last year flew by for me, probably because I was very busy working, rebranding my business and taking care of my two-year-old. As a result, I didn’t have much time for reading or writing, so I’m afraid my poor blog was neglected. I plan to invest more time and energy in it this year as I do miss taking part in the blogging community and making time for myself to be creative.   Blogging and Reading Stats Books read: 11 (nowhere near my goal of 24 but at least an improvement on […]


My Top Ten Moments of 2017

My Top Ten Moments of 2017

I always love looking back on the year that’s gone and reflecting on all the positive things that have happened. 2017 wasn’t my best from a creative point of view, but I had some fantastic times with family and friends and those are the things that matter most to me. Time spent with loved ones is never wasted! Here are ten of my favourite moments from 2017: 1) Our holiday to Devon Our first holiday with just me, my husband and our little girl. We stayed in a great hotel with indoor and outdoor pools and had lots of fun […]


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Posted 2nd January 2018 in: Blog Updates, Life Updates. Tagged: ,

Book and Film Update

Book and Film Update

Here are some of the books and films I’ve read recently as well as some I’ve recently added to my collection or my wishlist. Reviews coming soon! Books I’ve Read Recently: Well, I say recently, but some of these I read quite a while ago but haven’t gotten around to reviewing yet.   New Books in my Collection Some intriguing reads that I’ve recently purchased, borrowed or been gifted. Books Recently added to my Wishlist One day you will be mine, my pretties. Films I’ve Recently Seen A good mix of sci-fi, fantasy and disney films. Films I Can’t Wait […]