Buying your first home is pretty scary, and one of the things that made me reluctant to start house hunting is that I thought it was going to be an almost impossible process. I’d heard many horror stories about how difficult finding the perfect home can be, and how the whole mortgage application process can be a nightmare. There’s also the risk of things falling through, gazumping, and losing money on all the fees you’ve paid out to solicitors etc. Scary.…

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Welcome to an extra festive edition of my monthly Life in Instagram post! Check out what I got up to over the Christmas season and, of course, #WhatIgotforChristmas! Don’t forget to follow me on Instagram for the latest updates: @victoriajane6  I know people love being a little bit nosey (me included!) and checking out Christmas pressies, so here are mine! I was a very lucky girl this year and got so many lovely things including new hair curlers, PJ’s, smellies, Cath…

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November was a pretty busy but good month for me! I started my new marketing job back at my old company (read more about my career path since graduating here) and I’ve now settled into the role after my first month there.I had a nice long weekend off between jobs so I finally moved all my stuff into my flat and moved in properly, and then my boyfriend joined me a few weeks later. Find out more about what I’ve been…

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This is a blog post that I’ve been wanting to put together for a while now and was recently inspired by Sophie‘s blog post on ‘job-hopping‘. Six years ago I graduated from University College Birmingham with a 2:1 degree in Tourism Business Management (don’t ask). A long time ago now! Once I had finished my three years of studying I spent a summer season working in Disney World Florida at Blizzard Beach waterpark (I blogged about it here) and started blogging…

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September was a crazy month for me so I didn’t get round to doing my monthly ‘Life in Instagram’ post, so I’ve squeezed September and October in together! My Instagram recently has mainly been photos of my new home (yawn) so I’ve left those pics out of this post, as I’m sure I’ll have more home blog posts to come soon. Don’t forget to follow me on Instagram for the latest updates: @victoriajane6 Back at the beginning of September (which feels…

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Earlier this year I did a blog post which included some top SEO tips for bloggers and as it was so well received, I thought I’d do a new similar post! I’ve been working as an SEO Executive for a digital marketing agency for the last 7 months and during that time I feel like I’ve learnt new things which I find useful for my own blog. So here are some free SEO tools for bloggers which you might find useful…

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