I was tagged in this meme in January (oops) which is a blog review of 2013 by Franglaise Mummy I really should have completed it by now but wow life has been a bit mad.
There are a few simple rules:
In your post link back and thank the blogger that previously tagged you.
Answer the questions below and tag at least 5 other bloggers.
Include the above badge in your post.
Your top 5 favourite blogs to read in 2013:
Motherhood Journeys – This is written by Corinne (aka Motherscuffer) – its one of the blog posts I love seeing pop into my email inbox and I rarely miss any of her posts, she writes so honestly and openly. Her strength and attitude towards life has inspired me this year.
A Healthy Slice – This is an American blog which I really love. Brittany has an adorable daughter the same age as Izzy and she’s also a bit of a foodie like me. I enjoy reading the posts about her shopping lists and meal plans and love how she makes every task interesting. She also runs a feature called munchkin meals with great ideas for healthy food ideas for toddlers.
Franglaise Mummy – I love Sophie and her blog, we met at last years Britmums conference and she truly is as lovely as she seems on her blog. Love to read about the differences between French and English life and about how she parents her two children. She also has a new joint blog with her husband called Franglaise Cooking which I drool over.
A Girl Called Jack – I’ve been a big fan of this brilliantly thrifty blog written by Jack Monroe for quite some time and I’m totally thrilled for her and the success she is currently receiving with her book.
Dear Beautiful – this blog has encouraged me to take regular photos of myself with my family for the Me and Mine linky and I will forever be grateful for that’s. Its a really lovely blog which I always enjoy visiting.
List Your 5 most read blog posts in 2013
1.DIY Christmas Hampers – totally surprised that this was my most read post of the year but nice to think I may have helped people make their loved ones gifts.
2.GBBO – Super Speedy Suet Pudding – again surprised but who doesn’t love a syrup pudding hey?
3.Babies on Board at Camp Bestival – not surprised at this. I still get questions all the time about Camp Bestial and highly recommend it to everyone.
4.Makka Pakka Washes Faces This was a review of In The Night Garden Live which was shared on their Facebook page so I think that accounts for the high views.
5.Birth.. a beautiful experience? – I knew this had high views, it’s a post that was very hard to write,
Name one blog you wish you had found sooner
Hmm I can’t pick one. Every week I find blogs and end up trawling through archived posts as I instantly love them.
Your favourite blog post of 2013
Our Growing Family last year was a hard year but at the time of posting this I was ecstatically happy.
What would you like to improve (if anything) on your blog next year?
I need to re organise. I also need more time or to organise my time better at least. I want to share a lot more recipes too.
Name one blog you have a blog crush on
Capture By Lucy – her photography skills are incredible and is an area I really need to improve on. I love the style of her blog too.
How often do you post?
About 3-5 times a week.
Share your first post of 2013
How to spend less part 2 this was part of a series of post I wrote on money saving ideas.
Name one thing you would be doing if you weren’t typing this post right now.
Sleeping….or baking..or breastfeeding.
What have you loved the most about blogging this year?
The support I have had throughout a tough year,
I tag the following bloggers:
I’m a bit late to tag anyone else but thanks Sophie for tagging me.xx
Capture by Lucy says
This has made my day!!!! Thank you so much! Have a very happy Sunday xxxx
Franglaise Mummy says
Thank you so much for your lovely comments, beautiful! It was so great to meet you last year at Britmums, I can’t wait to catch up again in a few months’ and I’m so glad you’re liking Franglaise Cooking too 🙂