Blogtober 2021

Blogtober is a blogging challenge to publish a daily blog post throughout October. See my schedule and prompts for 2021.

Best Ways to Quit Smoking – 13 Tips to Help You Stop for Good

After being a lifelong smoker, I stopped smoking for good due to a health scare. See my best ways to quit smoking where I include 13 tips to help you stop for good

World Menopause Day

A selection of books, articles, and experiences about where to go for menopause advice and support for health, nutrition, mental wellbeing, body confidence, along with a celebration of midlife for World Menopause Day.

National Pumpkin Day

Read on to find out more about National Pumpkin Day along with pumpkin recipes and arts & crafts from around the world.

World Mental Health Day 2021

World Mental Health Day is acknowledged every year on 10th October. As someone who has lived with depression and anxiety for most of my adult life, I'd like to share my story and my tips with you, and advise where to go for professional help for your mental health and wellbeing.

20 Books for Christmas

It's time for this year's 20 Books for Christmas reading challenge. A time when book bloggers, bookstagrammers, and the reading community read a selection of books in the lead up to Christmas. Find out how to join in, and how we like to support authors.

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.

Book and Magazine Gift and Subscription Boxes

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.

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.

How to Survive Blog Challenges – Blogtober

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