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ElenMumsnetBloggers · 09/01/2012 11:20

Hi bloggers,

You may have noticed we're growing in size Smile. New bloggers are coming to us every day looking for a place in our community.

We'd like to give them a boost into our blogging network and help introduce them to some of you more established bloggers. We'd love new bloggers to be able to meet and greet the old, and we're excited by your joint blogging ventures where you're getting together to make a difference.

So we'll be introducing one new blogger a day in the third slot on our blog homepage and we're opening up this thread for newbies to the network to mingle and make merry with blogging pros. Welcome!

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Gracie123 · 09/01/2012 13:32

Ooh! Looking forward to meeting up with you all. Smile

fromFuntoMum · 09/01/2012 13:58

That's a great idea, I will check it out, but please do tweet to remind me about it when you can

butterflyexperience · 09/01/2012 15:42

Welcome Newbie bloggers Smile
Introduce yourself?

yummymummyreally · 09/01/2012 18:19

Great idea! Welcome to all other newbies. I have only been here since November blogging, (though the blog has been an amusement to my family for a couple of years) and it's lovely to get some new readers and be challenged.

I love discovering new blogs through the MNB forum, and have found some crackers!

The welcome I have received so far has been warm, open and welcoming, and I am extremely grateful for that as it's quite nerve-racking being here with such brilliant established writers. I posted about my welcome here

So welcome all! Have fun!

lowimpactmama · 09/01/2012 22:21

I'd also like to welcome newbies Smile. I'm a total newbie blogger, having started my blog in November (just published my 20th post!). I blog at Low Impact Parenting: Adventures in Greener Living about trying to raise my family green.

I've been a member of the network since late November and it's been a great way to find interesting blogs, get invaluable support and inspiration to keep blogging. The network members are very welcoming and there's a wealth of great writers willing to share their experiences.

Doralilymama · 10/01/2012 13:07

Hello - I'm new here, but been blogging since 2010. I'm an astrologer and write about the news, personalities and even real life from that point of view.

Here's a piece I wrote in may called Can astrology make you a better mother, which might be interesting to mums netters ?

annalilybet · 10/01/2012 16:18

Hi all!

I'm new here too (just joined yesterday!)

I'm so excited to discover all the fab writers and blogs on this site and pick up inspiration and ideas.

My blog [[[[ offers daily posts about the things I love - from recipes to fashion, film reviews to product recommendations as well as my experience of being pregnant for the very first time, I'd love to know what you all think!

Anna x

Reenypip · 10/01/2012 21:44
MiloandAmeliasMummy · 11/01/2012 12:48

Hey another new one over here (waves hello to everyone). Blogging as a side to our business and random things from art and crafts to home ed to cooking with kids and all else in between.

If I'm honest i don't get the blogging world at all and came to it by accident through the business. I am crap at marketing and networking which doesn't help my totally brilliant and unique business but hey ho God loves tryers. Find me at //

OperaGirl · 11/01/2012 15:27

Hi there, i'm new to blogging too and just joined MN today! I love reading blogs and decided to give it a go myself in Oct when I discovered we were pregnant for the first time. My blog is and is an honest account of our first pregnancy.

UndercoverGranny · 11/01/2012 15:59

Hello, I'm new here! And also fairly new to blogging. I started // in August and I'm really enjoying myself!

I'm now going to have a nice afternoon sitting down to read some of your lovely blogs.

Doralilymama · 11/01/2012 16:32

Hello I'm an astrologer & I've been blogging since 2010. Not sure what else to say, really, except for please me read mine and I'll read yours.

Gracie123 · 11/01/2012 18:40

How new do you have to be to be new?
I've been blogging for about a year, but only recently joined mumsnet bloggers.

I write about lots of stuff that interests me, it's pretty eclectic, but I love homemaking and I'm a Christian a mother of two kids (one ASD) just starting out on a 'real food' journey, so that should give you some idea.


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bottleinfrontofme · 11/01/2012 19:56

Hi All,
I'm a married father of two, one with ASD and write the blog "Random Pearls of Wisdom" at

Hope you like it.
Will try and visit your blogs sometime soon !

yummymummyreally · 11/01/2012 22:52

Welcome all! I am sooo bookmarking this thread so I can have a good sit down and read some of the new blogs this weekend. I work part time, as well as being a mum, and then writing, and my blog is my 'me' time, but I have to sqqquueezzzeee it into the week! So back soon, with lots of chatter. (Pleassse tell me to shut up when I talk too much!)

p.s. The 'new posts' thread each week in the Bloggers forum is another great place to find the most uptodate blogs from the bloggers here, and to post a link to your most recent blog. So don't forget to add your links there each time. Smile

charlotteUK · 12/01/2012 17:46

Hi, I'm new today. My blog is My main interest is I am a parent advocate for eating disordered patients. I am a breast cancer survivor and I have been blogging since November.

Thank you all for your warm welcome. Lovely to have been accepted as part of the team! xx

BaileyAna · 12/01/2012 17:49

Hello All - I am another newbie to mumsnet and blogging. My blog is Eat Pray Bake and I'm really excited about meeting other bloggers :)

Come and say hello sometime.


amymouse · 12/01/2012 22:48

Hello! I am also a newbie-loving reading lots of new blogs :) My blog is blogging about life as a single mummy to an ex-premature baby growing up fast and whatever else comes our way. Looking forward to getting a bit more blog-savvy (that won't be hard)

OutrageousFlavourLikeFreesias · 12/01/2012 22:59

I'm just shamelessly bookmarking my place on the thread so I can have a good rummage through all the lovely new blogs joining the network!

(My blog is here and has stuff about books, getting published, recipes, strange stuff in shops, films, domestic arguments, zombies...)

Libran · 13/01/2012 07:35

Hi all, I started my blog 'Bishopston Mum' just two months ago and am absolutely loving blogging. I would love to get my blog looking more professional and just keep improving it.

It is a blog about being a mum to two small children in Bristol. Please check it out:

Will be good to be in contact with other new bloggers, especially in the Bristol area :-)

Bishopston Mum x

Nanniejo · 13/01/2012 16:40

Hi all,
I've been blogging for a while, but only just got going here, so thought I would say Hi. I am a mother of four boys, grandmother of two and live in SE England with my husband and two youngest. I love homemaking, cooking, arts & crafts, music, reading, walking.... am a Jamie At Home Party Consultant and love writing about it all and learning new things.
Here's my blog: The Family Haven

saintlyjimjams · 13/01/2012 20:59

Hello - I'm a newbie blogger (although have been on Mn regularly since 2002 Grin so rather old in MN terms). The blog started as a thank you to a mystery mumsnetter who bought my eldest son, who is severely autistic, a very expensive communication aid. I hope through it she will be able to see what a difference it makes to him (it has already made an enormous difference).

[ A Life Unlimited]]

I don't quite understand how the blogging network works yet, so forgive me if I say something stupid....

DillyTante · 13/01/2012 21:05

Hello all, welcome to Mumsnet and Blogging - whichever you are new to!

Am an old(ish) timer mumsnetter, but a newish blogger. Been blogging for 6 months, and been in the bloggers network for as long. Join us on the weekly chat thread where we chat and post our latests posts.

saintlyjimjams · 13/01/2012 21:22

oh fgs - despite my many years on MN I still cannot do links Grin
A Life Unlimited

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