Suffolk’s “social media stars” – and I’m on the list!

I couldn’t believe my eyes when a friend tweeted me recently to tell me that I was in the local press. I had no idea! Within a couple of minutes I was on the newspaper’s website and was reading through the article. Thankfully it was for good reasons – I’d been included in a list […]

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Let sleeping dogs lie… and cats too!

Last week I introduced you to my cats, Cookie and Muffin in a blog post all about how they came to join our family. Well, this week I want to share more photos of the fluffy little critters because they’ve been very cheeky and have been hogging the bed all week long. I’ve only really […]

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Cassiefairy is FINALLY on Pinterest!

Yes, I’ve given in and given it a go. Despite not really understanding why I was signing up (really Pinterest gives you no clue when you first log in!) or how to use it (again, not much in the way of instructions for first use), I quickly adjusted to using this new software and after […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Wet weather footwear from @WellyHeaven

A lovely company called Welly Heaven started following me on Twitter last week and their wellies are simply fabulous! The company is based in Ireland and their wellies start at only 30 Euros with free delivery. I think these wellies are perfect for brightening up a dull drizzly winter day and will look great as part […]

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Cassiefairy’s top tips for promoting your business online

The average person experiences up to 3,000 advertising messages per day, so the biggest risk for a business is to be lost within this barrage of marketing. But businesses too need to certain that they are not adding to the problem of junk marketing themselves. How many emails have you received this week from businesses […]

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The WordPress #postaday or #postaweek challenge – which is for me?

I’ve decided to join up to the WordPress Post-A-Day/Post-A-Week campaign and try to increase my blogging activity, both on my personal blog and the Cassiefairy blog. Here’s the link to The Daily Post blog so you can find out what this challenge is all about, and maybe get involved. The trouble is, choosing either Post-a-Day […]

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Cassiefairy article published in Creative Crafting Magazine

I was absolutely thrilled to be asked by Creative Crafting Magazine to contribute an article on online promotion techniques following the masterclass I hosted on Creative Connections in honour of the network’s 2 birthday celebrations. I’m extremely excited to be able to bring you a sneak peek at the article and the full magazine will […]

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I loved our Creative Crafting chat – maybe we could do it again?

I am pleased to report that my chat session on the Creative Connections network on Tuesday 19th Aug went swimmingly! Loads of crafty individuals gathered together on the network and in their chatroom to join the birthday celebrations of Creative Connections – the social network linked to Creative Crafting magazine. Here’s the link to the […]

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Cuppa Tea & a Chat with Cassiefairy

I’m very excited to have been invited to host a Creative Masterclass in honour of Creative Connections’ birthday next week on 16th August. Creative Connections is a brilliant social network for crafters and business people and it produces the famous online magazine Creative Crafting. The subject of the chat masterclass is “Turning your hobby into […]

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One of my favourite photos – Tree-lined Avenue in Antrim

Following my first photo blogpost yesterday, one of my Twitter friends @retrofabuloso got in touch and told me that it reminded her of a view she had seen before in Antrim. The tree-lined avenue leads up to a graveyard, which I think lends even an more atmospheric feeling to the photo. Photos of a tree-lined […]

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Cassiefairy Blog featured in Creative Crafting News!

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I found out via Twitter that the Cassiefairy Blog had been featured in the most recent edition of Creative Crafting News! It must be all those cake and card-making blogs I’ve been including in recent weeks – I’m defo getting more crafty in my old age!   Have a […]

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Self-Employed? Here’s some cheeky & inspiring words

I’ve recently come across a bit of advice that I found both cheeky and inspiring! Working for yourself is a massive challenge and quite often we don’t give ourselves enough credit for what we do, and the effort involved in working alone and motivating yourself. Have a read and bolster yourself up a bit – you work hard, […]

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