Instagram’s new filters: Which is your fave?


So while you were singing carols and eating eggnog {do people actually drink that?} Instagram quietly gave birth to some new filters. Merry Christmas to you, indeed. They also added in a little bit more functionality too. And because Instagram is my favourite social media platform and because I’m a geek through and through, I… 

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Ssssh! The 6 blogging secrets I’d only tell my BFF


Imagine we’re besties. Imagine I’ve cooked the most delicious chocolate cake, and made the best tea there is and I’ve invited you over for a little girly chat session. Is your tummy rumbling for cake now too? Imagine I tell you the best blogging secrets reserved only for real BFFs. This is what I would… 

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A fun photography project to try this weekend


I’ve embraced a love of photography since I was old enough to hold a camera. I’m not fancy though. I’m just an everyday photographer giving it a red-hot-go, and I love to encourage others to do the same. It’s a great way to get creative that doesn’t have to cost a lot, and isn’t messy… 

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18 ways to get noticed as a blogger


1. Write consistently I know this sounds boring, doesn’t it? Quit yawning because it’s really important. You can’t expect for people to notice you if you wrote one post in 3 months. You need to be committed to creating content, whether it’s daily, 3 times a week or whatever you choose. Be consisted and committed…. 

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Bloggy-type help: Writing your first blog post


I started a thing a while back, about helping people that email me about blogging. Usually I just reply back to them and give them advice, but I thought it’s probably more useful to share here so that other people can take something from it as well, hopefully. This email popped into my inbox: I… 

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