** Photo found via Pinterest, originally from Remain Simple.
Happy Bank Holiday Monday to you! Is there any happier Monday in existence than a Bank Holiday one? I’m not sure there is! Today, I’m so excited to share with you the blogs and bloggers who’ve been linked in my sidebar all this month. They truly are a wonderfully talented and inspiring bunch! There are some that I love to read because it feels as though I’m being invited right into their living room and being welcomed with a cup of tea and a story, others I love to visit for their beautiful photography, and some that inspire my own creativity here on Cider with Rosie. They’re all unique and beautiful in their own way, and I can’t recommend highly enough that you to take a moment to click through to each one and get to know them a little better. Happy reading!
Daydream in Blue
Tom’s blog has become an absolute favourite read of mine over the past few months. It’s a lifestyle one- featuring posts about recent inspiration, home decor posts (Tom has uh-mazing style!) product reviews, and beautiful photos from Tom’s recent adventures. Daydream in Blue has a really sleek, distinctive style, and I love Tom’s Pinterest round ups especially. (We share a mutual love for minimalist home decor & an inspirational quotes written in bold fonts ;) I can’t recommend strongly enough you go and add Daydream in Blue to your reading list! I know you’re going to just love it!
Favourite post of the past month? Jazzing up an old crate with Outspiration (because that is the cutest DIY I ever did see, and I want to try it myself!)
Life is Worth the Fight
Stacie’s blog has been a great read this month. I love that when I read her posts, I’m getting a true insight into Stacie’s feelings and though-processes, getting a taste of her daily frustrations and challenges. She writes so candidly, and I’d challenge anyone to walk away from reading her blog and not feel at once in awe and inspired by Stacie’s courage and tenacity. Aside from sharing her thoughts on Life is Worth the Fight this month, Stacie’s also done a little shopping, and shared a review of The Fault in Our Stars! All in all, just such a great read.
Favourite post of the past month? An awfully big adventure? (because it made me cry, and once again feel in awe of Stacie’s honesty and courage)
The Peppermint Pencil
Anya’s blog was a new one to me this month, and one that I followed on Bloglovin’ approximately 3.2 seconds after clicking on it for the very first time. It’s absolutely perfect! It’s full of gorgeous photographs (and I mean *seriously* gorgeous!), well-written posts, gluten-free recipes (I’m always keen to find great new ones!)- and heck, even the design itself is lovely! I’m preeeettty certain you’re about to add a new blog to your ‘favourite daily reads’ list- I know I have!
Favourite post of the past month? Unearthed Exhibition (because Anya is not only a talented blogger, but an amazing artist too! How lush are those prints?!)
It’s always a pleasure to have Vivi’s lovely blog linked in my sidebar! It’s such a beautiful one- from the photography, to the design (even Vivi’s text font is perfect!) to the content itself- it’s all just lovely! Dainty Hummingbird features a mix of posts, some fashion, some beauty, some lifestyle (coffees & great food & day trips & travel), and all beautifully written and presented. An all-round great read, and one that I highly recommend adding to your reading list!
Favourite post of the past month? Insta-life (because Vivi’s Instagram feed is to die for, just you wait and see!)
Daydreams of Summertime
There’s something beautifully serene about Sarah’s posts. I’m not sure if it’s the dreamy design, or gorgeous photographs, or the lovely tone of Sarah’s writing- but I find it all such a calm and happy-making combination! This month there’ve been some stunning photographs on Daydreams of Summertime, and my absolute favourites are those taken during Sarah’s trip to Robin’s Bay in North Yorkshire. They’re just beautiful, wait till you see them!
Favourite post of the past month? out and about: robin’s hood bay (because any post that includes photos of dalmations AND foam bananas- best sweets ever- is a winner in my book!)
Nicola’s blog is such a fun one! It’s a lovely lifestyle blog (the type I find myself returning to again and again!) full of posts about recent adventures (like trips to Wimbledon!) restaurant reviews (only the best man and cheese restaurant ever!?) and my favourite of favourites- happy lists! If you like a lovely variety of posts from a blog (and I definitely do!)- then Pink Confetti is one to read! Oh and also, the name appeals to me so much right now. Weddings on the brain, and all ;)
Favourite post of the past month? Restaurant Review: When Mac Met Cheese (because I haven’t eaten a bowl of pasta for at least six months, and didn’t have a single craving for it until reading this post…)
Channeling Audrey has been another new one to me this month, and another that I’ve loved getting acquainted with! Liz is originally from the US, but now lives with her New Zealander-husband in the United Arab Emirates! Phewph! On her blog she shares snippets from her daily life, recipes (those falafel!), the sweetest DIY tutorials, and even book recommendations too! I especially love her posts that share a little of what’s it’s like to live in the UAE, with its customs and traditions and culture that are all so foreign to me. Truly a great read!
Favourite post of the past month? Homemade Falafel (because they look *so* delicious, don’t they?)
Sonia’s blog is a dream. Her photography and styling are some of my favourite amongst all the blogs I read, and I love the simplicity of her posts. She captures beauty like no other blogger I know, and I admire her ability to make the smallest of moments or the most seemly insignificant of object really *sing*, through her photographs and words. It’s hard to sum up in words how beautiful a blog Erstwhile Felicity it, so I’ll just say that you really *must* give it a read…:)
Favourite post of the past month? Something olive (because it demonstrates what I was trying to articulate above, about Sonia taking something small and making it oh so beautiful)
Made up of Little Things
I’m pretty excited for Rachael right now, because she just became the proud owner of a new baby! Not a real one…but a DSLR-shaped baby! ;) And let me tell you, if there ever was a baby (a real one this time) who deserved to be photographed in 18 megapixels, it’s Rachael’s little man Forrest. I mean, have you seen that little dude? He’s the cutest! Rachael’s blog has been a favourite read of mine almost ever since I started my own blog, and I just can’t recommend it highly enough. If you’re not already following along, then why on earth not?! ;)
Favourite post of the past month? The woods are lovely, dark and deep… (because Rach’s labradors are so gorgeous, and I like to think they and Teddy would be great friends if they ever got chance to meet)
From Lucy With Love
Oh, Lucy’s blog is such a lovely one! It was new to me this month, and I’ve so enjoyed getting to know it! Lucy shares posts about her lovely life (the post linked below in particular made me all smooshy and happy!), beauty product reviews, happy lists (hooray!) and home inspiration posts. Lucy writes in the most charming, friendly way, and makes you feel as though she’s talking directly to you through her posts. And that is without a doubt one of my absolutely favourite characteristic of a blog, and one that’s sure to draw me back in time and again.
Favourite post of the past month? Love happens (because what can I say- love just makes me happy!)
Cocktails and Caroline
Cocktails and Caroline is such a fun read! I’m always excited to see what Caroline’s been up to lately whenever I click through to it- she just seems to have the greatest adventures! This past month Caroline’s been sharing photos from her trip to sample some of the prettiest macarons, drank a *really* great Bloody Mary, and her photos of a glorious tapas meal eaten in St Katherine’s Docks are the number 1 reason I bought a pack of chorizo whilst shopping yesterday. Oh, and Cocktails and Caroline hit 1000 followers on Bloglovin’ this month! So well deserved!
Favourite post of the past month? Magnificent Macarons at Anges Sucres (because it’s a post full of photos of macarons- what’s not to love?!)
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