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Manchester Bloggers – #WeBlogMCR meet-up

As a blogger myself, I’ve always found it important to mix with other bloggers. You know, people that are into blogging and don’t glaze over when you say “I’m a blogger”. When I moved up from London and starting blogging more regularly, I really wanted to meet other Manchester bloggers, but found it hard to know where to start and if I’m honest, a little intimidating.

Back in 2013, it felt like there weren’t very many other Manchester bloggers out there, it was very London-centric in the blogging world. This was great as it gave lots of room on the internet and I found my blog appeared high on Google occasionally, but it did feel a bit lonely. Continue reading

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Wedding Planning with Pandora

You might know from reading this blog that I am now officially my own boss #GirlBoss! I love it. I have three jobs really (I know!)…1. Commercial Director for a seriously awesome Growth Marketing Agency, 2. Blogger (hells yeh!) and 3. Wedding Planner.

The latter is in some ways, what I’m most proud of, as it’s 100% my own business, started from scratch. Wedding Planning is something I’ve always loved to do, used to do in a previous career down in Buckinghamshire and now I offer my services to wonderful engaged couples across the UK. I’ve had my first two couples book me for 2016 and am now embarking on finding more of you awesome people to hire me for 2017 and beyond.

Part of Wedding Planning is knowing the industry – attending wedding fayres, keeping up with the Jones’s on social media and reading wedding mags. What a tough job huh? So recently, I spent my Saturday morning flicking through the latest wedding mag, donning my Pandora jewellery.Continue reading