2013 Year in Review Q & A


I was wondering what to do for my yearly round up and came across this great idea by Kerry from Oh So Amelia Blog. I was also tagged by Bex from the blog Futures as I am one of the Admin the UK Bloggers United Facebook group.

There are just a few simple rules:  

1. In your post, be sure to link back and thank the blogger that previously tagged you
2. Answer the questions below and tag at least 5 other bloggers and; 
3. Include the badge in your post

Let's get started!

1. Your top 5 new favourite blogs to read in 2013 

London Unattached  ♥  Compers Grapevine  Super Lucky ♥  A Mummy Too  ♥ Love To Dine 

A combination of food, travel and comping blogs, please check them out!

2. List Your 5 most read blog posts in 2013

Because I run a lot of comps my most popular posts are all competitions. However, here are some of my other posts that I enjoyed writing or I wanted to highlight the issues on my blog.

3. Your favourite blog post of 2013

Top Ten Tips Planning a Holiday to Orlando - as I love reminiscing about holidays.

4. Name one blog you wish you had found sooner

Katie And Chelsie - A fabulous afternoon tea blog. 

5. What would you like to improve (if anything) on your blog next year?

I am planning to improve my photos with my Christmas present of a lovely Panasonic bridge camera. 

6. Name two blogs you have a blog crush on.

A Luxury Travel Blog - wonderful inspiration for fabulous holidays

Mammasauraus - always has the most amazing photographs

7. How often do you post?

Since my work situation has changed I now post between once a day and 3 times a week.

8. Share your first post of 2013

Getting Fab and Fitter In My 40's - I am no fitter than I was this time last year, although I do enjoy walking and venture into the scary world of Zumba a number of times a week. I am starting the 5:2 diet this month and aim to get down to a size 12 by the end of August.

9. Name one thing you would be doing if you weren't typing this post right now.

Comping. I love my hobby and have had some great wins this last year including a stay at Bluestone, £500 cash and a laptop.

10. What have you loved the most about blogging this year?

I have loved putting more time and effort into my blog and improving the look of it. I have also enjoyed making new blogging friends and reviewing some amazing items!

I am tagging my lovely friends:-

Sara-Louise at Life In A Breakdown

Tell me, readers, what are your favourite blogs?


  1. Thank you for tagging me lovely! Happy New Year! x

  2. I'm flattered to be in your top five! Hope to meet up in Porthcawl this year for some comp chat! x

    1. You have a great blog for competitions Di. Happy New Year

  3. Hi Mellissa, Thanks for taking part in the tag :) Nice to find some new blogs to read too! Happy New Year! x

  4. Thanks for the tag. Great idea? A few Blogs I have never seen and some I too admire there. I have been on strike (having a break and cant be bothered moment) Need motivation to write. ;)

    1. Hope you find your motivation Lucy as you write a great blog.

  5. Superlucky Di has recently introduced me to a whole new world with Comping as she has moved to my neck of the woods and we have met up a few times. So glad to meet another Comper and will keep an eye out for you! Lovely set of answers. Happy New Year!