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Saturday Share #119

If you're looking for stationery porn, bujo tips and Christmas gift ideas look no further. I've got everything covered in my round-up of fave blog posts of the week. If you're trying to grow your blog, check out Eleanor's post on affiliate links and Amber's post on making your Instagram more interesting. Rebecca's got your… Continue reading Saturday Share #119

dot creates blog planner review
blogging, stationery

I’ve finally found the perfect blog planner!

Earlier this year I blogged about my quest to find the perfect blog planner. And I've only gone and bleddy found it! Danielle from Dot Creates has done her research with this one, surveying bloggers for weeks (myself included) to find out what they want and need. And it ticks all of my boxes: it… Continue reading I’ve finally found the perfect blog planner!

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Saturday Share #118

Must-read blog posts this week include tips on working with brands, improving your design skills and prepping for another stationery swap. Some bloggers worry that they'll lose their audience when they start blogging about their pregnancy but the opposite is true for me as a reader, as I've totally fallen for Forever Amber over the… Continue reading Saturday Share #118

blog photography tips

A few pointers on blog photography

The other day I wrote I post on how I find the time for daily blogging and a lovely comment has inspired this post. Lonna said: "... I’d also like to tell you that in browsing your posts, I love how each one seems to have a lot of images and those images are all… Continue reading A few pointers on blog photography

daily blogging
blogging, Lifestyle

Finding the time for daily blogging

While I'm not actively taking part in Blogtober or Blogmas, I have been sort of accidentally blogging on the daily for a while now, so if you're in the midst of Blogtober and are wondering what you've gotten yourself into, or are thinking about planning ahead for Blogmas, here are a few little tricks I've… Continue reading Finding the time for daily blogging

learn to rest not quit
blogging, Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #32

I've been daily blogging for a while now and I bleddy love it - although some days it's a bit of a struggle. Don't get me wrong, this schedule is entirely self-inflicted; I have so many ideas and there are so many awesome brands and creatives that I want to work with that I am… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #32

pep talk for writers by Grant Faulkner book review
blogging, Books

Pep Talks for Writers 

If you're looking for something to boost your writing mojo, grab a copy of Grant Faulkner's Pep Talks For Writers*. Faulkner is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month, so he knows his shit! More relevant to creative writers and, in particular, those embarking on November's #NaNoWriMo (write 50,000 words in 30 days), there's… Continue reading Pep Talks for Writers 

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Saturday Share #113

Take a closer look at the blogs I've been loving this week, including posts on happy mail, Atypical and how to kill it on Instagram. I might be a little bit anxious about hitting The Big 3-0 soon but I found Rebecca's post on getting older really helpful. It's time to start treating myself to… Continue reading Saturday Share #113

really busy blogger
blogging, Mental Health

Self-Care Sunday #29

My blog is one of the few areas of my life where I like to be consistently busy - it gives me a reason to keep working on it rather than slacking. Plus regular collaborations are great for my self-confidence; I must be doing something right! The blog is also the part of my life… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #29

pinterest for bloggers

Pinterest for bloggers

I created my first pin five years ago. 21,361 pins later I've gained 15,000 followers and have had as many as 84,000 viewers a month. Not too shabby, right? So I've created a little post about how to get started when it comes to using Pinterest to promote your blog or small business. Setting up… Continue reading Pinterest for bloggers