Blogtober 2020

Find links to all my Blogtober posts for 2020. See which posts were the most popular and find out more about other bloggers that took part.

Waste Free Halloween – Ideas for having an eco friendly celebration for all ages

Halloween is generally a time of huge waste. Read my tips of how to be more eco friendly by reusing, swapping and being creative to ensure a waste free Halloween holiday.

Gift and Subscription Boxes – A Gift Guide for Every Occasion

I hope you'll find something wonderful in my guide for mail order gift and subscription boxes for any occasion. Includes books, tea, coffee, snacks, British lifestyle and Happy News gifts, all at affordable prices.

20 Books for Christmas 2020 Reading Challenge

Find out how you can join in with the 20 Books for Christmas Reading Challenge for 2020 and see what books I have chosen for my challenge. Join us via your blogs or social media accounts.

Car Boot Sale Tips for Sellers – How to Have a Successful Car Boot Stall!

Have a successful car boot sale by reading my top tips for sellers . Having sold at car boot sales for many years myself, I can help you avoid any costly or stressful mistakes.

Blogtober 2019 Schedule & Round-Up

My Blogtober 2019 prompt schedule with clickable links to blog posts. Find out the Top 5 of 2019.

Breaking Glass – The Book, The Film, The Soundtrack

My thoughts on Breaking Glass the film, the book and the soundtrack with news of the actors and Hazel O Connor tours.

Victorian Corpse Bride Halloween Display, Redford USA

Photos from the annual Halloween Corpse Bride display in Redford USA

Doggy Dress Up & Feline Fancy Dress – Do your pets love Halloween?

Therapy dog Lucy, cute staffie Luna and Pancake the cat enjoy some dressing up fun for Halloween

Halloween Pumpkin Art & Crafts

A collection of arts and crafts based on pumpkin designs - from street art to line drawings, pumpkin carvings to painted stones and a link to a free printable for this year's Big Neighbourhood Pumpkin Trail.

20 Books for Christmas Reading Challenge 2019

Join me for the 20 Books of Christmas Reading Challenge this autumn. Find out how to take part and what I will be reading this year.

How to Survive Blog Challenges – April Blogging from A-Z

Sharing tips on how to plan, survive and complete blogger challenges such as April Blogging from A-Z, Blogtober, Blogoween, Blogmas, NaBloPoMo, 20 Books for Summer and 20 Books for Christmas.

Celebrations, Awareness & Kindness at Tea and Cake for the Soul

A collection of posts to spread kindness, share celebrations and commemorations and raise the profile of awareness days.

Blogging at Tea and Cake for the Soul

Read on for blogging tips, blog challenges and guest posts at Tea and Cake for the Soul.

My Blogtober 2018 Prompts & Blogger Link-Ups

Find out more about Blogtober, get ideas for prompts and find out who else takes part in this annual blog challenge.

Where to Watch Amazing Sunsets in California

This was originally posted for Blogtober but its always a good time to share a sunset, right? I thought that I'd bring a little bit of sunshine into these colder months by sharing 5 different locations to watch amazing sunsets in California including San Francisco, Morro Bay, Long Beach Los Angeles, Seal Beach Orange County … Continue reading Where to Watch Amazing Sunsets in California

How we Saved over £1000 when Renewing our Home & Car Insurance

Unfortunately, there is no reward for loyalty when it comes to renewing your car or house insurance and your premium will usually rise considerably each year if you stay with the same company. It is a little time-consuming, but with a bit of work, there are big money savings to be made when you know … Continue reading How we Saved over £1000 when Renewing our Home & Car Insurance

Home Made Vegetable Curry Recipe

This week is National Curry Week, and I'd like to share my recipe for a homemade vegetable curry with you. National Curry Week was set up by Peter Grove in 1998 to celebrate the Indian restaurant business and raise money for charity. I come from an age where takeaways were a rare treat. Fish and … Continue reading Home Made Vegetable Curry Recipe

11 Ways to Reduce Plastic & Paper Waste in Hotels, Cafes & Bars

Suggestions for reducing your plastic and paper waste when visiting hotels, cafes and bar including dealing with waste caused by Covid-19 restrictions.

Halloween Pumpkin Muffins & Cake Recipe

A tasty recipe for pumpkin muffins with lots of suggestions for additional ingredients. It can also be used to make a large pumpkin cake with a cream cheese frosting.