Monday Munchie’s NOVEMBER Tea Party!

Monday Munchie’s NOVEMBER Tea Party!

Hello everyone, it’s time for November’s Monday Munchie Tea Party! A place to swap ANY links, recipes, baseball cards and Panini stickers. Okay, maybe not the last two, but who knows?!

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Monday Munchie’s OCTOBER Tea Party!

Monday Munchie’s OCTOBER Tea Party!

Hello everyone and welcome to the October edition of Monday Munchie’s Tea Party!

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This month, I bring you a selection of both Autumnal, comfort dishes and Halloween-y inspired treats – best of all, most are easy to whip up without knowing too many cooking tricks! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Virtually a social butterfly: Meet and Greet round-up.

Virtually a social butterfly: Meet and Greet round-up.

Happy weekend everyone!

Just a quick note to let you know that my monthly, foodie meet and greet, Munchie Tea Party will be happening this Monday (26th October). It’s a round-up of all my favourite recipes, collected from other bloggers, over the past month. This month, there is a topically spooky taste to most of the menu – just in time for you to learn some tricks to whizz up some treats!

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It doesn’t matter if you’re not a food blogger, I encourage you to check out the links and make connections with the recipe originators. You can also leave links to your own recipes, a specific post or simply to your blog’s main page in the comments – just please keep it clean so that everyone can enjoy. ๐Ÿ™‚

Elsewhere in my little corner of the blogging community, Michael, of Michael’s Origins has created a directory that lists other blogs, from a very diverse group, in one easy to find section. I’ve seen a huge increase in my follows and overall stats since he launched it (thanks to everyone who’s new to Aloada Bobbins!) so it’s a great way to network. Check out the Follow to Follow link here.

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Danny, of Dream Big, Dream Often is hosting his fortnightly Meet and Greet that is incredibly successful for connecting new (and seasoned) bloggers. Leave a link, reblog the post and get chatting! It runs until Sunday night, but if you miss it this time, remember to look out for it again in two weeks.

Finally, Jason, the Opinionated Man living in a Harsh Reality has started a new feature of blog reviews. Giving a super helpful synopsis of each site, it helps you network with a little more background knowledge of the entire blog’s theme. He may even be nice enough to review your blog, if feedback is what you’re looking for.

So remember to check back on Monday for the Munchie Tea Party but until then, have a happy networking weekend! ๐Ÿ™‚


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Monday Munchie’s SEPTEMBER Tea Party!

Monday Munchie’s SEPTEMBER Tea Party!

Hello everyone, it’s time for the second Monday Munchie’s Tea Party!

The last one was a huge successย  – many people were able to make new connections and add to their cookbooks at the same time – so it’s definitely a reason to host this monthly, foodie meet and greet! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Back Stories from a Passing Glance

Back Stories from a Passing Glance

Do you see the same people everyday? I don’t mean family, friends or colleagues, but the same strangers. Chances are, if you take the same route to work / school or leave home around the same time each day, you will pass the same people, doing the same thing in the opposite direction (wow, I overused the word same too much there didn’t I?). I once read that if you pass a person on your return journey that you did on the outward route, it’s considered good luck. But how many of us even notice, let alone interact with these journey friends?

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I’ll be back at work on Monday, after seven weeks of summer, and it got me thinking about my journey friends. They’re imaginary friends of course – well, not strictly imaginary because they are real, just I’ve never actually spoken to any of them or introduced myself. I’m a silent acquaintance. I’m wondering whether they’ll in fact be around. I’ve not been the best at staying in touch over summer (actual friends, I’m aware I’m guilty of this with you too – sorry…), but I’ll be looking out for them nonetheless.

Let’s be clear though, I know nothing of these people, their lives or families, other than what I’ve concocted in my head. It keeps me amused on my drive to work and as someone who talks to herself in the car waaay too much, it gives me, at the very least, a ‘person’ to talk to!

So let me introduce you to my main journey pals, through their back stories I’ve created from a passing glance…

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