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What I’ve Loved Reading This Week

Happy weekend everyone! Hope you’ve all had a lovely week…I’ve had quite a busy one and have been getting my linkie back on. I had a little bit of a break the couple of weeks beforehand, around the time we all attended BritMums. I wouldn’t call it blogger burnout, but rather linkie burnout! It was great to take a bit of a break and come back raring to read everyone’s lovely blogs ๐Ÿ™‚

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I saw recently that the brilliant Kate has just started a new linkie called Inspire and Flourish, which looks great. I’ve been wanting to do a ‘good reads’ roundup for a while and what better excuse than to get involved. If you’d like to get involved too, here is the link to read more about it! As well as loving the idea itself, it’s also meant to help increase your DA, which is a big incentive for me…what a wonderful idea for Kate to help all us bloggers. So here’s my roundup and I hope you enjoy my picks…


I loved this post ‘How Do You Love Yourself?‘ by Mummy in a Tutuย – I read this and was nodding along the whole way through. I’ve also spent much of my twenties worrying about what people think of me – we’re often our own worst critic. I related to everything Katie wrote about and thought it was beautifully written, almost as though we were chatting about it over a cup of coffee. Definitely worth a read!

This week I had the opportunity to help out with the #StayClassyMama linky run by the brilliant The Mum Project. I had a great time helping out and this blog was my discovery of the week! The Frenchie Mummy is written by Cรฉcile who writes in a very humorous style with French words added in. I love this, as it re-assures me that my A-Level French knowledge is still knocking around! Her post ‘Computer Says NO‘ was brilliantly funny, as she tries to fix the internet without her other half’s help…I won’t spoil the ending but you won’t be disappointed and I’ve been enjoying reading her blog ever since.

After making my vlogging debut a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been following Mumsy Mum avidly on YouTube and her blog too. I love this blog – such great variety and I end up reading for hours. This week, I particularly loved ‘To The Inconsiderate Woman On Whitstable Beach Today‘ – such an honest and raw post and something so many of us can relate to I’m sure.

Admissions of a Working Mother has been a favourite blog of mine for a while now, and I even had the pleasure of meeting Sarah at BritMums Live a few weeks ago. This week Sarah joined the vloggeration (I’m hoping that will catch on but not sure…) and recorded her first ‘v-log’ on top tips for moving house. It is hilarious and genuinely very helpful! I particularly loved the brutal honesty throughout – “if you think you can move house in a week, you are deluded!”. Sarah says that this is her first and last vlog, but I refuse to accept this and hope she records more soon ๐Ÿ™‚

Last but my no means least, I loved this post by Mouse Moo and Me Tooย – a truly lovely blog I’ve been reading this week. Her post ‘Sorry About My Family, Janet‘ summed up my experiences with health visitors to a tee and took me right back to the sweat-inducing anxiety at having to get Emma weighed when she was younger. I’m really loving this blog and always have a little giggle when I read Sam’s posts.

So that rounds up my favourites from this week…are there any you would add? Let me know in the comments below and do join us in this linkie if you fancy doing your own list. Hope you enjoyed my picks and see you next time!

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Also linked to #inspireflourish



  1. July 9, 2016 / 2:28 pm

    Awww thank you sweetheart. That is so nice of you. I often find it very comforting to know that I am not alone in how I feel. Thanks for the mention xx


  2. July 10, 2016 / 6:08 am

    I have read most on the list and also felt they were great posts. This is a good blog post idea! It’s nice to give other bloggers some exposure and love. ๐Ÿ™‚ #TribalLove

  3. July 10, 2016 / 1:32 pm

    I have read most of these and agree that they are great! I also have found Frenchie Mummy and thank she is hilarious and enjoy the French refresher. I’ll have to check out Katie’s new linky and see what it’s all about. Thanks for sharing all these lovely posts! #ForTheLoveofBlog #TribalLove

    • July 10, 2016 / 2:01 pm

      Ah thank you my love, come and join in – it was a lot of fun to do! You have to comment on the linky post to join and then it’s plain sailing from there ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. July 10, 2016 / 5:47 pm

    I’m going to pop across and read some of these as I haven’t come across these posts on my usual linky lists. Thanks for sharing. #FortheloveofBlog

  5. July 11, 2016 / 11:17 am

    Some great posts in there from some of my favourite blogs! There are so many interesting posts to read every week – it’s hard to keep up with my favourite blogs now that I’m back at work, but I’m trying to make as much use of my lunch breaks and evenings as possible. #puddinglove

  6. July 14, 2016 / 9:39 pm

    Brilliant Bridie, I love reading posts that showcase other bloggers and their blog posts. It’s such a brilliant way to reward those, and also to spread the blogging love! I’ve read a few of these posts and they are fab especially The Frenchie Mummy. There is also one blogger here that I hadn’t come across. This is why these posts are so useful! Well done on co-hosting #stayclassy (I really need to link up to that). Thanks so much for linking up this week at #fortheloveofBLOG. Claire x

  7. July 16, 2016 / 8:15 pm

    Lovely post highlighting some fantastic bloggers. I really must join in with the new linky inspire and flourish. Like you I have been having linky burnout recently! Thanks for sharing with #PuddingLove

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