Today (Oct 2nd) is World Smile Day, a day coined by Harvey Ball - the creator of the iconic smiley face no less! An emoji before phones and computers even existed! :) To mark World Smile Day, Primula Cheese are working with Make-A-Wish® UK to raise funds to help grant magical wishes to children fighting life-threatening conditions.
At the start of the summer, a crazy - yet incredible - thing happened to me.
There's lots that you could do from the comfort of your own home. Please don't turn a blind eye. Do something to help. Anything. Whatever you decide, don't choose apathy. #SaveSyriasChildren To donate £5 please text SYRIA to 70008
I want to start by writing how incredibly grateful I am that this blog means wonderful travel opportunities for my family and I which allows us to see and experience parts of the world we've not visited before, both near and far.
It's so easy in life to be constantly chasing dreams, and believe me, I'm a big believer in dreaming big, working hard, and simply going for 'it' whatever 'it' might be, but recently I've had a little shift in thinking...
While in Jamaica something a little bit surprising, and absolutely incredible happened.
Saturday saw me train-it to Birmingham, taking my Mum along for the ride (my biggest supporter, it was so sweet she wanted to hear me speak) as I shared my experience as a full time blogger at Tots100's Blog Camp in Birmingham.
Rules, rules, rules. I get it, many, many rules when it comes to creativity, be it screenwriting to blogging and beyond, are incredibly useful for insight, guidance and inspiration but rules, my friends were made to be broken.
Welcome back bloggers to another #brilliantblogposts linky. Last week was a record breaker of a week for this linky with a whopping 149 linked up posts-thanks so much to you all for your support and making this such a success! I love reading all the incredible posts each week from laugh out loud funny pieces to the utterly moving and down right inspiring. I welcome all bloggers, across any genre and all posts you simply deem brilliant from food to fashion, politics and beyond.
Oh the irony that this in itself is a commissioned post (!) but it is of value to you and my tips will hopefully help you too get work. You see, I'm a full time professional blogger and have been for over 2 1/2 years, working with clients and brands both big and small that fit my blog and importantly my audience: you. If they're of interest and use to me, products and services I would use myself, then I'm happy to endorse them on this blog here and mummysgotstyle.com, my style blog.
The National Media Museum, situated in the heart of Bradford, UNESCO City of Film, frequented often as child, truly contributed to me becoming a filmmaker.
After the overwhelming response to my post My Career as a Professional Blogger, I want to share more tips and advice and will do regularly on my blog right here.
It was my birthday and blogiversary on Saturday, I turned 33 and my blog a whopping 3!
We increasingly live our lives online and I simply can't imagine a day without my iPhone. In fact I left it at home the other day and had a mild panic at the thought of not being connected because we seem to be online a lot of the time.
Have you forgotten it already? Shame on you. Too busy tweeting, face-booking and living your life online were you? ET phoned home back in the 80's- was that the last time you did too?
A post on social media!