Holidays, and a thank you

Kettering Tasmania

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Sofa snuggles, Easter eggs, Blinking Billy Point. Painting, playmobil, picnics at the park. Churros at Chulo. Wings at the Winston. Cheese and wine on beautiful Bruny. Adventure Bay, Margate, Kettering, Snug. Log fires, roast dinners, crosswords in bed. New dress, a birthday, flowers from the garden. An eclipse, a rainbow, snow on the mountain. The Aurora Australis, in the sea, not the sky.

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10 Things I Loved About BritMums Live

Howdy-doodle! It has been very quiet on here the last week or two, hasn’t it? That’s because we’ve been up in Scotland on holiday – blog post and photos to follow later in the week – but it’s also because I’ve been recovering from the fun that was BritMums Live 2013.

One central London venue, 550 bloggers, a smattering of celebs and several conference sessions that provided free wine on the tables… talk about a surefire recipe for success.

This was my second year at BritMums Live. Last year, as a bit of a blogging newbie, I found it all completely overwhelming but this year I paced myself a bit better and had a brilliant time. Rather than doing a minute-by-minute rundown, I thought I’d share my ten highlights. Continue reading

Project 52, Week 23. You Found Me

Who wants a sneaky preview of the dress that my fantastic sponsor White Stuff have provided me with for the BritMums Brilliance in Blogging Awards next week?

Yes? Okay, here you go then!

White Stuff So Me Dress Summer 2012

I am absolutely in love with it. Bring on BritMums Live!

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Disclosure: White Stuff have agreed to provide me with one dress for the BiBS free of charge, in exchange for a mention on my blog.

Here’s My Happy Face!

This is my happy face.

When the photo was taken (by brilliant Edinburgh photographer Margaret Clift McNulty), I had a happy face because it was the day of DorkySon’s Christening and I was having a wonderful time in the sunshine with family and friends.

Today I have a happy face because it has been a week of very good bloggity news.
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