#DerbyBloggersBrunch at BEAR

I can remember two years ago; I’d only been blogging for a few months and I was just a shy little blogger hoping to make a few friends and learn more about the blogging industry. So, when I first read about #DerbyBloggersBrunch, I jumped at the opportunity to get involved! #DerbyBloggersBrunch was my first ever meet up so it’s always held a special place in my lil blogger heart. I went along to the first #DerbyBloggersBrunch at The Cosy Club (you can read all about it here) but since then there’s been three more. I missed out on two of…

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It’s okay to take a break if you need one

I’ve seen a lot of bloggers announce that they’re going to take a break lately, whether it be from social media or blogging in general. Sometimes we need to take a break, too much of anything can be bad for us. There’s no shame in admitting that you need some time out. Other people have said it and I’m going to say it too; Twitter has been buzzing with hostility for weeks now, maybe even months. It feels like there isn’t a day that goes by without someone creating drama or jumping in on someone else’s. I don’t know about you, but…

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I’ve realised something about Instagram

I’ve been working on my blog photography (or at least trying to find the time to) for a long time. For me, it’s a slow process. I compare my blog and my photography to other people’s. Not in a bad way, I compare in a positive way because I compare myself to the people I’d like to be like one day. During the summer last year I decided that I needed to improve my photography. I wanted to be able to take the clean crisp images that other bloggers could. I bought a nice camera and thought of some props that…

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Say hello to my new boo, my Olympus PEN

I’ve had this little hunny (AKA my Olympus PEN) for a few weeks now, but I haven’t had chance to dedicate a whole post to her. Until now that is. She wasn’t easy to get hold of, and that’s an understatement! After going back and forth with a very well known camera retailer for nearly a week I almost gave up on her. But in the end I didn’t, and boy am I glad?! I had a fair few doubts about her before I took the plunge and handed over my hard earned cash. I’ve never been into photography. I enjoy it,…

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My #EastMidsMeetUp goody bag reveal!

If you’ve read my post about the #EastMidsMeetUp last weekend then you’ll be ahead of the game. We were lucky enough to get not just one, but two goody bags! One from Lush, and the other from Matalan. I briefly mentioned a couple of my favourite treats from the goody bags and linked to a couple of brands. However it was all too brief, so I thought why not write a whole post about them?! Lush goody bag Vita Coco natural coconut water Tg green tea Lush Honey I Washed the Kids soap Lush summer 2016 magazine Vita Coco coconut…

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