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Christmas Foodie Round-up: Spiced cider baked ham, pickled roast veggies and chilli jam

Be prepared to loosen your belts a little, this round-up is about as big and indulgent as you might imagine a Christmas round-up to be! I am going to jump straight in, so I’ll start with the savoury, with Taming Twins Spiced Cider Baked Ham, it wouldn’t be Christmas in our house without one! Mari’s […]

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Dad blogger Round-up: No Christmas spirit

This month’s dad blog round up is not what I planned. I was going to trawl the Internet for blog posts all about Christmas. To my surprise, I struggled to find any. For whatever reason, us dad bloggers just don’t seem to be in the Christmas spirit yet! In the absence of Christmas-themed blogs, here […]

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My Best post of The Week >> Add yours!

Please make it stop! I have been running around in circles all week technical glitch circles and it’s really doing my head in. Computer says no, my brain says no and I wish, I wish I knew how to put it all right in one swish of a wand. New year’s resolution, to become more […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: What’s in your Christmas stocking?

Sigh….I’ve been thinking a lot about Benedict Cumberbatch recently. Those leonine good looks, that well-balanced voice, his piercing, intelligent eyes….since hearing him dramatise Kafka’s Metamorphosis on Radio 4, he’s been on my Christmas stocking wish-list. Imagine waking up on Christmas Day, to find him at the foot of your bed, reciting Shakespeare’s sonnets……. Perhaps there […]

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How to create and what to put on your blog’s homepage

You all know that a blog contains posts. That’s what it’s mainly for. And magically they appear on your blog’s first page in all their glory! But, what if you wanted to treat your blog as a website, and have a front page that was different from the post listings page? (This will only be […]

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Linky: Christmas Meet-up at the Imperial War Museum

It was cold outside, there was Christmas cheer inside and we heard there were even a few flakes of snow — that was how the BritMums Christmas Meet-up was this week, when BritMums bloggers met up in London to celebrate the holidays. A group of bloggers marked the start of the festive season at our […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Marketing yourself & your writing

Have you ever wondered how to make more out of the content you’re already creating and how to get your writing out there and noticed? At BritMums Live 2015 Joanna Penn will be running a dynamic session about marketing your writing that will give you loads of ideas and set you on fire! Joanna Penn is […]

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Reviews Round-Up: Christmas gift ideas

I don’t know about you, but I am so excited for the holidays! OK, I know some of you may be dreading having the kids all day, every day. But, let’s be honest, you can’t wait to see their faces light up during all the festivities, especially as everyone opens their presents. Luckily, I have […]

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Poetry and Prose Round-up: ‘Tis the Season

It’s the beginning of December and I’m writing this curled up on the sofa in front of the fire. It may be dark and cold outside but I can definitely feel the first flickers of Christmas spirit warming my heart! I love the festive season and although it can get completely manic, I also think […]

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2-minute survey: Your food trendspotting for 2015

New year is always trendspotting time. We’re keen to know what you think will be piquing your interest in 2015 when it comes to food shopping. From hot topics around health and provenance (where your food comes from) to the rise of discounter brands challenging the long-term classic names, and the tricky, often related areas […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Capturing Light

We love the warm glow that Autumn brings. Even with a chilly undertone, it’s a favourite time of year for many. While the trees cling to the last of those leaves, we see the light change. The lush green fields resemble postcards and the sky brings a brightness we crave come the end of the day. […]

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My book for sale at BritMums Live: One blogger’s journey to being published

How many of us dream of seeing their book for sale at BritMums Live? How many have had an appointment with the publishers and gone on to dream. Ellie Stoneley shares her passage from blogger to author and her exciting new chapter as her book Milky Moments is being prepared for sale in time for […]

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Travel Round-up: Collaborative travel blogging

Early in 2013 a small group of BritMums travel bloggers gathered together in a London hotel to discuss family travel blogging. Joining us were Steve Keenan and Mark Frary, two experienced travel journalists who run an online consultancy, Travel Perspective. Some weeks later members of the group travelled with their children to Costa Brava on […]

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Special Needs Round-up: Christmas gifts and tips

Happy Christmas to you all! Here’s a quick round-up of the festive season, from gifts, to crafts, tips, books and films in case you need a little last minute inspiration. Have fun! Crafts Joy at Pink Oddy has got us in the festive spirit whilst improving our fine motor skills with these Salt Dough Star Gift […]

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