Posted on September 29, 2014

Four Whole Years!


Four whole years ago I sat down and wrote my first ever blog post for This Mummy Loves… It wasn’t the most inspiring blog post I have ever written but it was the beginning…

The beginning of a wonderful four years full of fantastic friendships and amazing opportunities! I didn’t think it would last this long when I first started but it has and I’m hoping to continue for at least another four years.

I love to go back through my archives reading about the things we have done and seeing how my lovely family has grown up. This blog and all of you have really helped me through some really difficult times. Times when if it hadn’t have been for my lovely blogging friends I wouldn’t have had anyone else to turn to!

So a HUGE thank you to everyone that has stopped by in the past fours years, especially those that have stuck by me all the way, through thick and thin!

Blogging is a wonderful experience, I have seen awful things happen in the blogosphere but with those horrible things I have seen an amazing community come together time and time again to support their fellow bloggers who need them! I am so proud to be a part of that!

My top 10 posts (Most Viewed) –

  1. Regis Designline Products Review
  2. About Me!
  3. My Breastfeeding Story by Plummy Mummy
  4. Barbie Hair-Tastic Colour & Design Salon Review
  5. My Baby Turns One!
  6. 10 Awesome Loom Bracelets
  7. Vax Air³ Reach U88-AM-R Review
  8. Smart Trike Zoo, 3 in 1 Review
  9. Leapfrog & Vtech Baby Walkers Go Head to Head!!
  10. Disney’s Enchanted Christmas

My favourite post – I actually cannot choose just one but this from Disney’s Enchanted Christmas is probably my favourite opportunity that my blog has brought me so I will say that is my favourite for now 🙂

My saddest post – My not so Silent Sunday.

The most amazing thing I have done because of this blog is arrange Grayson’s Trike auction and raise over £2,000 for gorgeous little Grayson for a special trike for him. Knowing he is still having fun on it two years later makes me so happy 🙂


Ok who’s for cake?


A big thank you to the following bloggers for not only having amazing blogs but being super lovely people too, always there with a smile on twitter to stop me feeling glum 🙂

Knees Up Mother Brown, Wishful Wonderings, Innocent Charms ChatsSusan K Mann, The Ana Mum Diary,

Happy 4th Blog Birthday to me :O)

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  • Reply emma t October 2, 2014 at 11:19 pm

    Congrats on the 4 years. That’s a long old time, but great to be able to look back and reflect and know you’re still going.

  • Reply Michelle Twin Mum September 30, 2014 at 10:38 pm

    Happy 4th blogerversary, blogging really is very amazing and has opened up a whole new world for me and obvioulsy for you too. Here is to the next 4 years. Mich x

  • Reply Amanda September 30, 2014 at 8:27 am

    What a lovely post! Four years hey, your like an OAP in blogging circles 😉 Thank you so much for being my blogging pal Sonia. I think I love most you instagram posts, I love that you’ve kept it up for so long, what a amazing record of your life. See you tonight, remeber your dancing feet (evil laugh) Amanda x

  • Reply Dawnie Brown September 29, 2014 at 9:25 pm

    Happy Blog Birthday Sis, can’t believe we have been writing our blogs for so long. Where has the time gone?

    My favourite post you ever wrote for me was called “introducing…” And you wrote it for me on 14th feb 2011 🙂

  • Reply Michelle Murray September 29, 2014 at 8:50 pm

    Wow, four years is an amazing achievement. Little bit jealous of your Disneys enchanted Christmas. Was it a review? We go every year so amazing

    • Reply Sonia September 29, 2014 at 9:12 pm

      It was a review yes hon, it was incredible x

  • Reply Kim Carberry September 29, 2014 at 8:06 pm

    Happy blog birthday!

    • Reply Sonia September 29, 2014 at 9:12 pm

      Thank you x

  • Reply The Reading Residence September 29, 2014 at 7:48 pm

    Happy bloggy birthday! x

    • Reply Sonia September 29, 2014 at 9:12 pm

      Thank you x

  • Reply Cathy Glynn September 29, 2014 at 6:55 pm

    Happy bloggy birthday sis, love you to the moon and back x xx

    • Reply Sonia September 29, 2014 at 9:13 pm

      Thanks sis! Love you too! xx

  • Reply suzanne3childrenandit September 29, 2014 at 5:37 pm

    Ah wonderful post Sonia. A big happy birthday to you and your blog! There really is so much more to blogging and the community than people realise isn’t there? x

    • Reply Sonia September 29, 2014 at 9:13 pm

      Thanks lovely! There really is so much more x

  • Reply Louise September 29, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    Happy Birthday! Here’s to another 4 years x

    • Reply Sonia September 29, 2014 at 9:13 pm

      Thank you x

  • Reply Lucie aiston September 29, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    Oh WOW! Happy 4th Blog Birthday!! What a fab achievement!! Well done you and I wish you many more successful years of blogging to come!! 🙂 xx

    • Reply Sonia September 29, 2014 at 9:13 pm

      Thanks Lucie x

  • Reply Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy September 29, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    Happy blog anniversary. It has been 3 and a half years for me, but it goes so quickly, doesn’t it.

    • Reply Sonia September 29, 2014 at 9:14 pm

      Thanks Dannii, it has flown by x

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