Behind the Blog – An Ocean Glimmer

After having received such great feedback from  he first edition of Behind the Blog, I’m excited to introduce my new guest for December: Gemma from An Ocean Glimmer – let’s meet her now!

“I am Gemma, the blogger behind An Ocean Glimmer, a beauty and lifestyle blog. I’m based in Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City. Alongside my blog, I am a full time University student currently studying Journalism as well as working part-time as a Sales Assistant. I have been blogging for about five years now, but I started weekly blogging just a couple of months back.”

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Why I suck at blogging

I’ve now been blogging for about a month, and I’m loving every minute if it – the blog chats, tags, the support and, of course, the fun. But whilst I’m still a relatively new blogger, I’ll be the first to admit that I pretty much suck at blogging.

Consistency, content, photos, social media – yep, I fail at them all. I get a day when I’m so inspired I could write and write and write, then… nothing. I’ll have a crappy day at work, come home, change into my pyjamas, drink some wine and decide to become a hermit for the evening.

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12 Blogs of Blogmas

It’s December 4th, and so far I have loved reading all the blogmas posts around. From gift guides and wishlists to traditions and recipes, there are so many interesting reads at the moment. Unfortunately, I’m not taking part in blogmas this year, mainly because I’ve only been blogging for 3 weeks, and I only really discovered blogmas about 10 days ago… #facepalm.

But! I have been so inspired by everyone’s posts, that I thought I’d round up my 12 favourite blogs of blogmas that you just have to read:

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9 Best Beauty Advent Calendars 2016

cannot believe it’s December next week! For my family, December means putting the Christmas decorations up, mulled wine, and like many other people, December the first is the first day you get to open up that little cardboard window on your advent calendar to reveal the hidden surprise within.

Please… chocolate advent calendars are so 10 years ago. Now, it’s all about finding out which beauty surprise awaits you every single day, 24 days in a row!!! #Excited

Apparently my advent calendar is a surprise, so I don’t know which one I’m getting, but if you haven’t got yours yet – fear not! I have compiled my top 9 beauty advent calendars to get your mitts on this year:

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