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It's been a funny week hasn't it, I think short weeks always are. We had a good, but chilly Easter, and the weather has been tricking me this week since we've been home too. Tuesday morning it looked nice out and so I left home without a cardy, I almost came home again to find one but decided against it and later wished I hadn't. Although the skies were blue, so was the temperature.
It has warmed up a little as the week's gone on, but generally let's just say it's been brrrrrr! The wind has been showing its hand in other ways too, just look at the blossom on my walking commute. There's much more on the ground now, although I kind of like the idea of pink flower beds, don't you?
Blogger Showcase: Pam from Pam's Bake and Baby blog
1. Who are you?
My name's Pam and I'm a 32 year old mum of two - Fraser 3yrs and Hannah 1yr. I'm wife to a mountain biker-surveyor-whisky-drinker, Ross. We've been together 15 years, married for eight and I've worked in the rail industry for over 10 years.
2. How did you discover blogs/blogging?
I have been reading baking blogs for about 5 years since I really got into cake making. It opened up a whole new world for me, moving onto parenting and lifestyle blogs as well.
3. Why did you start blogging?
I started blogging - at Pam's Bake and Baby - because friends badgered me to. Since having kids I have been posting funny anecdotes and pictures on Facebook and everybody told me I should be blogging. Having taken fiction writing courses and writing only fiction since I was younger I wasn't sure how I would get on, but I'm really enjoying it.
4. What do you find most challenging?
Writing content I think will engage people. Sometimes I try too hard to write what I think others will want rather than what I enjoy.
5. What is your favourite topic to write about?
Definitely mishaps with the kids. I love the humour and the camaraderie from fellow mums.
6. Are you blogging for fun or do you have goals?
I've only been blogging for 5 months so at the moment it's just for fun but I'm keen to see what I can do with it.
7. What is your favourite thing about blogging?
It has to be the feedback and support from other mums, bakers and bloggers.
8. Have you ever attended a blogging conference?
I haven't yet attended any conferences.
9. What are your 3 best posts?
My 3 best posts are
10. Describe yourself in three words...
I'm a continually harassed individual that sets herself constant goals and puts herself under more pressure than she needs to. I work full-time, shift work in the rail industry and juggle this with a husband who works away a lot, two kids and a growing list of cake making requests.
11. Are you a tea and biscuits or coffee and cake person?
Tea and biscuits all the way. Have been known to finish a whole pack of chocolate hobnobs and hide the wrapper like a guilty child!
12. What's your idea of a perfect night out?
That would be a very luxurious meal with good wine, then cocktails, followed by a night in a hotel so I didnt have to get up with the kids.
13. Your perfect night in?
A takeaway slob night with a good box set and no housework!
14. What would your best friend/OH/mum or kids say is your best quality?
My mum would say I work too hard and don't take enough time for myself. My husband would hopefully say I'm a fun person to be around and make our home a place he can't wait to come back to.
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