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The Helpful Linky Round-Up For Bloggers

  • May 7, 2017

If you’re a blogger then you probably want to get more people visiting your blog. You might also want to interact with other bloggers. Joining a “linky” is a good way to do both of these. If you’re looking for new linkies then read on for my helpful linky round-up for bloggers. If you don’t know what a linky is, it’s a post on another blog which includes a tool >>

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Blogging

Helpful Tips For New Bloggers

  • January 9, 2017

I don’t think anyone really knows how much work is involved in blogging until they start a blog themselves. You might think it’s just a case of writing a post and pressing publish, but there’s so much more to it than that! From taking photos, sourcing images, reviewing products, making social media graphics, scheduling & promoting your posts, interacting with other bloggers and growing your following, the list is endless… It >>

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Blogging

7 New Year’s Resolutions For Bloggers

  • December 29, 2016

It’s that time for New Year’s Resolutions! Rather than making the usual rubbish resolutions about getting fit – that you know you’ll never keep – how about some blogging resolutions? The resolutions you make obviously depend on what you want to achieve with your blog. A lot of professional bloggers post about how to become a pro blogger or make loads of money from your blog next year. Unfortunately, I >>

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Parenting

Ways To Cope With Last Minute Christmas Stress

  • December 20, 2016

Christmas is approaching fast, but if you’re a working mum you’re probably at work right up until the big day. It feels very “un-festive” working so close to Christmas and doesn’t really give you much opportunity to get everything sorted before the big day arrives. Hopefully my list of ways to cope with last-minute Christmas stress will help… Buy Batteries A small suggestion but if you forget the batteries your >>

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Blogging

Why All Bloggers Should Use Google Analytics

  • November 9, 2016
Why all bloggers should use Google Analytics

If you’re not using Google Analytics for your blog then you definitely should be. All bloggers should use Google Analytics. I’ve been quite surprised at how many bloggers I’ve spoken to who aren’t using Google Analytics – many of who I consider as much more experienced and successful bloggers than little me. Without the stats you can get from Google Analytics you really are missing out on a whole lot of valuable >>

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Travel

Walt Disney World Tips & Advice

  • August 25, 2016

As I’ve mentioned once or twice we’ve recently returned from an amazing holiday to Orlando! I’ve had quite a few people say they’re planning on going soon so thought a few posts with some tips might be helpful. I know I certainly did a lot of research before we booked our holiday. I’ll start with Walt Disney World as let’s face it is the bit that everyone goes to Florida for! >>

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Travel

How To Book Your Holiday Without A Travel Agent

  • July 28, 2016

We love our holidays and count ourselves very lucky to be fortunate enough to go away most summers. We haven’t booked a package deal for a long time though (I think the last was our honeymoon 9 years ago!) as it is usually much cheaper to do it all yourself. If you’re planning a bit of an adventure rather than a beach holiday, building the holiday yourself is the only way. >>

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Blogging

10 Tips On Being An Organised Blogger

  • June 9, 2016

To say blogging is time-consuming is an understatement – it can easily fill up your spare time if you let it. Unless you’re lucky enough to be a professional blogger you’ll most likely have to fit blogging around a job or taking care of the kids, and sometimes managing to be an organised blogger just doesn’t happen. As I work every day and only really have evenings to write, I have to get >>

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Parenting Working Mum

10 Tips for Working Mums

  • February 1, 2016

Whilst I wouldn’t call myself an expert, I have managed to survive being a working mum and bringing up a child for 4 years now. Working mums have it hard, and I can’t lie – it has been stressful and tiring but, like with most things, once you get into a routine that suits you all it becomes easier. If you’re thinking of returning to work soon, here’s some advice >>

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Parenting Working Mum

Top Tips To Make Your Mornings Easier

  • November 18, 2015

If you have kids you’ll know one of the biggest challenges every day is getting everyone out of the door on time. Whether you have work and school to get to, or just an early morning appointment, getting out the house will most likely be full of tantrums, shouting and possibly a little bit of bribery. I’m not going to pretend we have no stress in the mornings, but there >>

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