One of my biggest and proudest achievements of 2018 was joining a burlesque class. I’d always wanted to try burlesque – I absolutely love movies like Moulin Rouge and Burlesque – but can’t say I’m a very good dancer. I’d been searching for a local burlesque class for so long and must have liked my current class – myBurlesque, which takes place in Milton…

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Now that we’re well into the new year (well, three days in, but ain’t it going quickly?!), I thought it might be nice to share my plans for Formidable Joy in 2019. I had a good few weeks off work over Christmas so had time to sit down and take a look at where I want the blog to go…

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Well, 2019, here we are. What a scary thought. I feel like 2019 has been a long time coming; where I’ve been prepping for the new year, I’ve found myself accidentally writing 2019 instead of 2018 too many times now. This year is the year to really sort my sh*t out. I’m planning to start saving properly (with a Help To Buy…

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So here we are again. We’re about to head into 2019 and so I like to take a look back at my previous year in the tradition of filling in the below quiz. I’ve done it for so many years now that perhaps one day I can print out a whole pile and look back to what my life was like…

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I recently wrote about some tips on how to get more blogging collaborations, and this post included ideas such as creating an up to date press kit every few months or so, keeping in touch with brands and signing up to a few websites that act as a middleman and specialize in pairing brands with suitable bloggers. Today I’m going…

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