Liebster award a reason to be cheerful

What am I cheerful for today? Well mainly getting through the day. Some days that’s all I can ask. Spreading a little bit of happiness was knowing I had this award to write about tonight. I have been very slow in writing this post. However it has nothing to...

Making a blog badge

This is the photo I edited to make my blog badge for my linky. I hadn’t realised how different it was until I put them next to each other. I edited this in photoshop. With photoshop you can create layers and so cut out the background. I also adjusted the levels...

How often do you do it? Tuesday Tea and Sympathy

Last week, my linky was a bit of a fiasco. I failed to get it up and running until the evening. Some have nefariously claimed this was just an X factor stylee publicity stunt. However, it wasn’t I was just a bit rubbish. Anyway it has got me thinking how often...

Using Picnik to enhance your photos

I love digital cameras. Photographing children is hard, they wriggle and get bored, look away, blink, pull stupid faces, do anything except look at the camera. With a digital camera you can take loads of pictures and it doesn’t waste any ink. Out of 50 pictures...

The rise of the mummy blogger

Five months ago I had never heard the phrase “mummy blogger”. I knew people wrote blogs, had stumbled across a few through Google and heard about bloggers getting book deals in the news. I watched Julie and Julia, a film about a cookery blogger although...