Here’s this week’s instalment of Blogger Behind the Blog where I interview a blogger all about their reasons for blogging and what it means to them. This week I’m joined by Faye from Glossytots.
Here’s Faye with more about why she blogs:
Where did your blog name come from?
I had an obsession with glossyboxes and I wanted my blog to be about beauty and parenting so Glossytots was born!
When did you start your blog and why?
Around two years ago when I had just become a single mum and needed to vent.
What did you do before you blogged?
Not a lot apart from be a mummy!
What was your first post?
Terrible twos! The ranting began!
What inspires you to blog?
The need to help people weather it’s reviews or stuff people won’t say aloud!
What post has had the best response, which post are you most proud of and which post did you enjoy writing the most?
Best response and most proud of was PCOS the truth about Polycystic ovaries. I had so many people reach out and thank me for the info and giving them hope! I enjoy writing my more comedy posts and sharing wicked Wednesday pictures!
Have any of your posts not had the response that you expected?
Yes! The post about too much info on pregnancy, labour and being a parent! I thought I was being funny… Obvs not!
Where do you see your blog in a year’s time?
Continuing the way I’m going just more organised!
What is your favourite thing about blogging?
The fact I get to review some cool stuff and letting people know the truth about things that they wouldn’t normally chat about .
…and your least favourite?
Time keeping and deadlines!
What’s the best blog post you have ever read?
One from Part-Time Working Mummy about her day out it was hilarious!!!
What blog do you love to read and why?
Part-Time Working Mummy. I giggle every time
Do you do anything differently now to when you started blogging?
Yes I am now self hosted and blog every other day, when I started it was probably every 3 months!!
Is blogging what you expected it to be?
No it’s a lot harder than expected and so many rules!
What’s been your favourite blog collaboration to date?
Plan Our Date, date box review! I love their product!
Are there any brands you would love to work with, why?
Disney! I have no idea how to get on board with them and we go to Disney loads so would love their backing!
Have you had any blogging fails so far?
Yes.. One day I posted and no one read my blog all day! An official 0 views day! #fail
What is your biggest blogging hope, dream or ambition?
To get into the Tots 100! It will never happen!!
What do you do when you’re not blogging?
Work and being a mummy!
and lastly, tell us all a random fact about yourself
I can get the entire rim of a pint glass in my mouth!