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Meet my October Advertisers

Yes you read the title correctly, for the first time ever I’m offering advertising on my blog! Today I thought I’d share with you the lovelies who I’m very pleased to be promoting this month. Girl Masked Girl Masked is Kate, a lifestyle blogger and book lover ie a girl after my own heart.  I’ve […]

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Maggie Reviews: How To Be a Bawse by Lilly Singh

Hello! Maggie the guinea pig here, I’m sorry that you haven’t seen me for a while.  A carrot can always tempt me out!  Never fear, today I’m back with a review of Lilly Singh’s ‘How to be a Bawse‘. Lilly is a Canadian Youtuber with 12 million subscribers, and she’s known to her legions of […]

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Once Upon a Time Tag

  Today I will be doing the Once Upon a Time Tag after watching Lynsey and Sandrine’s Youtube videos. Like them, I am a big fan of the show! First of all I will answer the questions from Lynsey’s video. How did you discover OUAT? Years ago I remember seeing it advertised on Channel 5 […]

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Liebster Blog Award Nomination

I am finally getting around to completing the Liebster nomination from Sarah, thanks ever so much for nominating me! OK so what I have to do is… Post 11 facts about yourself Answer the 11 questions asked by the person who nominated you Here we go! 11 facts about me… I’m left handed but brush […]

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Pretty stationery: #NationalStationeryWeek

It’s the final day of #NationalStationeryWeek and all week I have been walking you through how to take up penpalling. Today though, to celebrate the end of the week, we are going to have a look at some of my favourite stationery supplies! First up, cute post its, and not just individual packs, but books […]

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Why advertising on other blogs is worth it

Recently I’ve seen the odd blog post and tweet about why it isn’t worth advertising your blog on someone else’s blog, because the return is so small.  In 2015 I wrote this post about the reasons why I choose certain blogs to sponsor.  However today I am here with a slightly different slant to encourage […]

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Feeling like a blogging fraud?

Stay with me here now please readers, because I realise this might sound a little strange.  But some days I feel like I am not a blogger, and like I am about to be found out. I know what you’ll say.  “But, Llinos, this is your blog, you are clearly a blogger!”  “You have written […]

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This is my 500th blog post!

I am really bad at marking blogging milestones and social media numbers but today I am making an effort, because this is a really worthy milestone.  Today marks my 500th blog post.  I actually started blogging in January 2014 (although that was under a different name) so I thought today I would share a couple […]

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Snail mail plans for February

I love snail mail and have several penpals, and I really need to discuss this more on the blog.  Here are my snail mail plans for February. Mail tag A mail tag is a list of questions to ask your penpal.  It could be simple questions like ‘What did you do at the weekend?’ or […]

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Why I Don’t Set Social Media Goals

  It’s the first month of the new year, and I’ve seen lots of bloggers set their social media goals for 2017.  Also, at the end of 2016, there were so many bloggers asking for help to reach their 2016 goals.  Here’s why I don’t make social media goals. OK, maybe I am being a […]