Saturday Share #66

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It’s been a crazy week for blogging. I went from scheduling a few days in advance to having to skip nights of blogging in order to sleep and then completely missing my Friday Favourites because Jenson had a cold and … Continue reading

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Lots more loveliness from the blogosphere this week as I’ve got a couple of weeks to catch up on! Take a peek at my highlights

Books
Oh, happy day! Anna Kendrick is writing a book! – Hello Giggles
Book Review: Station Eleven – Free Borboleta
Amazon’s 100 Books to Read In a Lifetime – List Challenges
How to cure a book hangover – Waterstones

Blogging
How To Get More Followers On Instagram… – Company
Blog Resources & Tools – Living For The Now

Film & TV
Quentin Tarantino Explains The Art of the Music in His Films – Open Culture
We could not be more excited about Aziz Ansari’s new Netflix series – Hello Giggles
Ghibli – Wish Wish Wish
In honour of Audrey Hepburn’s birthday, her most memorable quotes – Hello Giggles
15 reasons why Hulu absolutely must save The Mindy Project – Hello Giggles

Make it
Kawaii Baking Supplies – Super Cute Kawaii
Wonderful Washi: Washi Tape ‘How To’ – The Journal
Rainbow Whole Fruit Popsicles Recipe (No Sugar Added) – Eat Local Grown

Lifestyle
15 bits of stationery that are too sassy for life (NSFW) – Cosmopolitan
I wish I could recognise my PMT – Baby Centre
S’mores, cider, & a night by the fire – Cider With Rose
Studio Tour: Elsie’s Office – A Beautiful Mess

Baby
22 inevitable truths about life with a baby – Baby Centre
Apology To All Stay At Home Moms – Daddy Fishkins

New favourite blogs
Red Welly Yellow Welly
The Journal
Cellardoor
Jumpy Jess
She’s Eclectic
Paper Love Story
Living For The Now

Instagram favourites

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notonthehighstreet instagram
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Get it here for £20.00 want this sooo bad!)

Blog posts I’ve loved lately

I’m still not blogging particularly regularly at the moment (I’m working on feeling more awake while pregnant) but hopefully things’ll pick up a bit while I have almost two weeks off for Christmas. I don’t see the point in backdating my highlights of the weeks posts so here are some of the posts I’ve bookmarked and come across on Bloglovin lately.

Blogging
Jen’s Guide to Photographing Festive Food – a little opulent
Create an app icon for your blog – Wonder Forest
How I hope blogging will change in 2015 – more about cat

Christmas
25 favourite things about Christmas: 19th December – Miss Jojangles
Ingredients in a jar gifts – Live It Love It Make It
What’s in my Christmas Eve box 2014 – Polka Spots and Freckle Dots
Christmas: Expectation vs reality – The Persephone Complex

Recipes
Huggie bear biscuits – Milk Bubble Tea
Inside The Healthy Dessert Cookbook – chocolate-covered Katie
Cornish Hevva Cake – Frugal Feeding

Crafts
Make it: Unicorn hobbyhorse – Live It Love It Make It
Cute bookmarks to make – Super Cute Kawaii
Harley Quinn costume on a budget – More About Cat

Travelling
Dublin – Being Little

Lifestyle
We liked: being a girl – Little Winter
Just because you’re an adult… – Lemon Freckles

Books
28 things every bookworm should have in their dream home – woo home
Happy birthday to Sylvia Plath, who will always be my writer-hero – Hello Giggles
Bookish Questions – Zen Scribbles

Music
Five ways Taylor Swift ruined my life – Hello Giggles

Film & TV
The quotable wisdom of Joey Potter – Hello Giggles

Stationery
Christmas Gift Guide 2014: Books & Stationery with Chronicle Books – Vivatramp

New favourite Etsy shop: Dottie Rocks

wuthering heights pencils from dottie rocks

I’ve just discovered Dottie Rocks on Etsy, home to some (more!) pretty effing awesome pencils and gorgeous gold prints. Check ’em out! Wuthering Heights pencils, £7.50 New Girl pencils, £5.00 Audrey Hepburn pencils, £6.50 Audrey Hepburn quote print, £10.00 Marilyn … Continue reading

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Highlights of the week

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Plenty of recipes to try this week, along with blogging tips and days out in Cornwall. Lifestyle Pastel bedroom – Not on the High Street Chocolate Lego is made to make your mouth water – Creative Bloq I believe in … Continue reading

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Highlights of the week

my week in photos

New blog discoveries The Peppermint Pencil Jennypurr a little opulent One Sheepish Girl Blogging How to make your fortune writing about stuff you love – BBC News Amy Writes: Why have we become so disillusioned with blogging? – Love AmyBecca … Continue reading

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Highlights of the week

I was a bad blog reader this week and didn’t catch the new posts that went up via my Bloglovin feed. Bad me. There will be more next week!

Lifestyle
The Women Against Feminism Tumblr is a thing and it makes us really sad – Cosmopolitan
How to be a woman, according to more than 9000 Reddit users – Cosmopolitan
We Asked 22 Women Why They Take Birth Control And These Are Their Answers – BuzzFeed

Blogging
French blogger fined over review’s Google search placing – BBC News
Blogger Research: Is it a Job or a Lifestyle? – Business 2Community

Film, TV and music
Why Do People Love To Hate Zach Braff? – BuzzFeed
S Club 7 to reunite? – Company

Recipes
Sweet Potato, Chorizo & Feta Salad – Domestic Sluttery

Geekery
Marvel Comics recasts superhero Thor – as a woman – BBC News

Cornwall
22 Words That Take On A Whole New Meaning In Cornwall – BuzzFeed
Lafrowda Festival 2014 – The Cornishman

My week in photos

my week in photos

1. I needed a choccy fix at work and was gifted a Freddo. It was brilliant
2. The boyfriend let me have my birthday present four months early! He’s so luvverlee
3. The pulled pork hotdogs from Wetherspoons are incredible!
4. I spent the night at my parents’ and my baby bruv let me have a whole bowl of his Lucky Charms. Pretty big considering he doesn’t share food and the cereal is pretty hard to come by down these parts

Want, need, wear, read

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Want: You can’t beat post from someone who isn’t asking for your money! These cute notecards from Folksy will encourage you to keep in touch with friends living a bit further afield
Need: I’m really not with it first thing in the morning so this mirror sticker from Etsy will help with the essentials
Wear: Yay! White Stuff have another new lovely scarf!
Read: Everyone is talking about Rainbow Powell so I reckon I need to add her books to my list. Check out more summer reads by female authors on Company’s website

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Highlights of the week

my week in photos

There’s plenty to read this week, thanks in large part to recommendations from the Company Style Blogger Awards! Enjoy. New blog discoveries Fashion Rocks My Socks This Particular Lifestyle Hostess gift: flowers – Cupcakes & Cashmere Everything I need to … Continue reading

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