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Lifestyle and travel posts from blogger based in Edinburgh

Choosing Quality Over Quantity

I know I’m always banging on about choosing quality over quantity but trust me it’s the way forward. Since creating my first capsule wardrobe I’ve learnt first-hand the importance of quality clothes. The few pieces I had in my first capsule from fast fashion brands are long gone. Whereas the quality pieces I’ve spent a little […] Read more…

The difficulties with trying to grow a following on Instagram

My Love/Hate Relationship With Instagram

This blog post wasn’t supposed to be. Instead, you should be reading about shopping for quality clothes, but I’ve pushed that back because I want to talk. I’m currently in a dramatic on again/off again relationship with Instagram. I love the platform and enjoy creating content to share on it but boy oh boy does […] Read more…

Using Pinterest to Grow Your Blog Part Three: Understanding Analytics

Using Pinterest To Grow Your Blog Part Three

Understanding Analytics As promised in last week’s using Pinterest to grow your blog post I’m going to talk about using analytics today. Before we get started analytics can be a bit dull and boring but being able to analyse them is so useful if you want to grow your blog. So, bear with me today […] Read more…

Romantic date ideas for anyone on a budget

Low-Cost Valentine’s Date Ideas

I have a confession to make, unlike every other blogger out there I’m not a massive fan of valentine’s day. I just don’t get the appeal of it. Maybe it’s because I’m an old married woman who’s forgotten what romance is or because I’ve never been into lovey-dovey romance. Whatever the reason valentines just isn’t […] Read more…

Using Pinterest to grow your blog and drive loads of traffic to your website

Using Pinterest To Grow Your Blog Part Two

Driving Traffic To Your Blog On Monday I spoke about how you can create a killer Pinterest profile which will attract your ideal audience. Today for part two of Using Pinterest to grow your blog I’m going to talk about how you can use Pinterest to drive traffic to your blog. Before you can start […] Read more…

Using Pinterest to Grow Your Blog Part One Creating a Killer profile which attracts your ideal audience, makes them follow and turns them into fans

Using Pinterest To Grow Your Blog Part One

Creating a Killer Pinterest Profile Back in December, I shared the ways I grew my blog in 2016. In this post, I mentioned how I used to Pinterest to grow traffic to my blog. Many of you asked for a separate post on how to use Pinterest to grow your blog so here it is. […] Read more…

The New Garconne How to be a Modern Gentlewoman

Modern Gentlewoman Style

The other week during a massive procrastination session I started creating a reading wishlist. Top of this wishlist was The New Garconne How to be a Modern Gentlewoman by Navaz Batliwalla the voice behind Disneyrollergirl. I kept seeing it pop up on the Instagram feeds of my favourite bloggers so naturally wanted to see what the […] Read more…

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