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The New Year Tag

Last week the lovely Amy at Everything Mummy tagged me in The New Year Tag. I plan to write a more detailed review of 2014 but I always love taking part in these tags. So here are my answers:…

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Role models, Feminism And Blogging

Zoella was one of the first blogs I read.   Zoe Suggs, the woman behind Zoella, came across as a sweet and lovely 24 year-old with an interest in fashion and beauty. I warmed to her personality, quirkiness and writing style. She covered topics that I found interesting. I enjoyed her sweet friendship with fellow blogger Louise at Sprinkle of Glitter. And I admired the honest way she wrote about her struggles with anxiety. Zoella doesn’t drink, smoke or take…

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25 Facts About Mrs H

Follow my blog with Bloglovin  The other week Becky from the fabulous 3 princesses and 1 dude tagged me on Instagram to take part in the 20 facts meme.  What a brilliant way for me to share a little bit more about the lady behind the blog (or Instagram profile). I decided then and there that I would share my 20 facts with you, dear reader. Also, as a special Brucie Bonus I am adding in another 5 facts for good…

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Blogging & Vlogging Thoughts & Inspiration

The Liebster Award

Follow my blog with Bloglovin A few weeks ago I was on Twitter when a tweet popped up in my notifications. The lovely Steph at Diary of a midlife mummy had nominated me for a Liebster Award. Thank you for nominating me, Steph. You rock! If you’ve never read Steph’s blog then I encourage you – nay, I compel you – to go and visit it now. You will not regret it. Her posts always make me chuckle and I…

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Blogging & Vlogging Thoughts & Inspiration

Faking It – Pretending To Be A Mummy Blogger

Apparently, I am a mummy blogger. I am not sure when this happened. I can’t deny it is true. I am a mum. I blog. It stands to reason that I have entered the club of parental blogdom. It is a large club. All the members I’ve spoken to are lovely, friendly and willing to offer advice and help. I’ve had many a happy twitter conversation with a fellow mummy blogger. Yet, I still feel like an interloper. A gate…

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What I Am Doing Now – Meme

  The lovely Steph at the Diary of a Midlife Mummy has just tagged me in the “what I am doing now” meme. Steph has been having a rough week as one of her little girls is poorly. Please cheer her up and go and visit her fabulous blog.   What am I doing now? Reading – I am currently trying to read the second novel in the Thursday Next series; “Lost in a Good Book” by Jasper Fforde. A…

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Why We Need Charities In Our Society

Last week one of my friends who works for a charity drew my attention to an article published in The Sunday Telegraph on 24th June. It was this article about face-to-face fundraisers. It was not the article itself that angered me (although, it was one-sided). I was upset by the comments that had been added by 100s of Telegraph readers.…

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