Author: loosea

My Blogging Goals 2017 – How did I do?

At the beginning of every new year, I like to set myself some Blogging Goals. Whilst many don’t like to do this, I personally feel that putting a goal down in writing is the first step towards trying to achieve it. By having my goals recorded, I feel like I have some kind of guide to try and aim for as the year goes by. I set my 2017 blogging goals at the end of December last year, and here 12 months later, I thought it was time to have a look back and see how I got on....

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New Years Eve – How times have changed!

New Years Eve is fast approaching – love it or hate it, the day will soon be upon us. Pre-kids I would have spent weeks preparing for the big event – deliberating my outfit, choosing which pub we were going to be able to stumble home from most easily, and planning what time to arrive at the venue in order to secure the best spot where we would stay firmly rooted for the duration. We’d welcome in the new Year in our gladrags, occasionally wearing a random afro and pair of glasses borrowed from a stranger, before raising a...

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The Christmas Clothing Conundrum

What do you wear at Christmas? The traditions seem to differ from one family to the next. When comparing to my close friends, there seems to be a LOT of variety in the outfit of choice! Do you dig out your Christmas Jumper’s on the big day and pop out the stretchy Joey style bottoms, perfect for the copious amount of turkey and quality street you are going to consume, or do you use Christmas as an excuse to party like it’s 1999, popping on your glad rags and making a real effort for friends and family? In our...

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REVIEW – Cry Babies Katie

Erin has wanted a cry babies doll for what seems like forever. She has watched a LOT of YouTube videos with Disney Toy Collector and watched those girls play with their Cry Babies dolls on the swings, and ever since has been begging me to get her one. Initially we were going to get her Cry Babies Leah – the one with the super cute leopard style onesie and ears, but then we were offered the chance to review a brand new addition to the range – the deluxe version Cry Babies Katie. It seems that the TV has...

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My Step by Step Guide to starting a Blog

As we approach the end of another year, I take a bit of time to look back on what I have achieved with Real Mum Reviews in the almost 5 years I have been blogging. I look at the blogging goals I set at the beginning of the year and I love to track my progress! I’m often asked where to start when it comes to setting up a blog, so here’s my story, on how it happened for me, and how my hobby of writing has now become a second source of income for our family. It could...

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Hi, I’m Lucy, a thirty something mum of two from Birmingham. A memory maker, tradition keeper, stationery addict and Mr Men fanatic. HR Advisor by day and sleep deprived Mama by night!

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