Etsy Vintage Seller Success Stories: Little Dog Vintage

Want to spend more time developing your artistic side? Love buying vintage, but worry your house is starting to look a bit too much like an antique market? Why not turn your passion into a business? We’ve teamed up with Etsy to offer you 20 free listings when you open your Etsy shop. In this […]

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How to build & market to your email list

If you ask your readers to sign up to a newsletter, you have an email list that can be a powerful tool for your blog. Corey Taratuta, the creator of the popular travel blog and podcast IrishFireside.com, shares his tips for making the most of your email list. His tips include: Use your email list […]

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Arts and Culture Round-up: Spring into the holidays

Our clocks have sprung forward. Nights are shortening. Easter is almost upon us and, with it, a two-week break from the daily grind of school runs. It seems that we bloggers have been doing some pre-planning on ways to keep the youngsters occupied when they’re not guzzling chocolate eggs or dodging April showers. This month’s […]

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My Best Post of The Week >> Add yours

Easter, Spring, sunshine, flowers, longer days, chocolate – maybe too much chocolate but it’s happy days ahead everyone. It’s shorts and t shirts, it’s BBQ’s and outside fun, oh and it’s April which could mean April showers, in fact there have been some Aprils that have seen snow and with our weird weather who knows […]

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Mike Wazowski and his work ethic

Gabriella (my 7 and half year old step-daughter) and I watched Monster’s University on Friday night. A girlie treat while dad was away and after Reuben had gone to bed. What a fun film! I just loved Monster’s Inc, it’s one of my favourite Pixar films, my favourite character being Mike Wazowski and after Monster’s […]

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How to make your blog post more visible online

There’s all the excitement of writing a new post, publishing it and looking at it with admiration on your blog. But then the days and weeks go by, and there are no comments, no likes and no shares. Why? Surely what you have written is so fabulous people can’t fail to want to read it? […]

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Poetry and Prose Round-up : For Mum

I can hardly believe that it is April already and that another Mother’s Day has now passed. For me Happy Mothers Day by The UnCheshire Wife, sums up the reality of the day when you have young children. Another piece which made me laugh out loud this month was Down At The Pool by Writing […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Spring Is Here!

Dare we begin to hope that spring is upon us? It seems from your photos this month that it might be and I’m sure we’re all more than a little thrilled that the long and difficult winter is over. Over at Insomniac Mummy we’re in the woods, it looks so peaceful there, a great place […]

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Newbie Tuesday roundup: Get ready for a bunfight!

I’ve had a whale of a time reading and bookmarking posts for you this month. New bloggers have hit the typeface without any pussyfooting around, saying what they want to say, and saying it loud! I like that. But because I’m a kind host, I’m going to start you off with something just lovely, you […]

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April photo challenge: Share your pics!

Like taking pics? Enjoy taking part in a little fun? Join in #SnapHappyBritMums, our daily photo challenge! Each day we set a theme, and all you need to do is be creative and snap away! Go crazy on your blog, Twitter and  your photo sharing apps. Just make sure you tag your pics #SnapHappyBritMums. We’ll follow […]

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The Saatchi Bill: Will you help change medical history‏?

How would you feel if you were told that your child or loved one was seriously ill? What if doctors told you that their medical condition was incurable? …And rare? …And that there were few effective treatments or cures available – perhaps none at all? How would you feel? It is undoubtedly a nightmare scenario […]

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My Best Post of The Week >> Add yours

And bang went March. Does anyone else feel they’re on a time machine just touching down every now and then before flying off to the next month? This year is galloping by and I for one am really looking forward to the Easter break when hopefully I can relax a little and enjoy my family. […]

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Blog Giveaways Round-Up: Something for the kids

Whoop whoop – another month has gone by and we are ready to help you find all those wonderful giveaways that are nestling nicely within the pages of the internet this month, just waiting to be entered, and hopefully bring you something extra special this month. Because I like to be different, I am looking […]

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Join the #GreatBritishHome Challenge with Victoria Plumb

What does your home say about you? For you, this question may be about how you create your home’s “look”, or prompt a reverie about the meaning of house and home. Whatever your answer, join in our #GreatBritishHome Challenge to celebrate the Great British Home in all its guises! You can discover your celebrity “home […]

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