Category: Get organised


New Year’s Comping Resolutions

Happy New Year! I love January 1st – a time to get excited about what the year has in store, to make plans and embark on new adventures! And if you’re making resolutions for 2015,...

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When I returned from my recent holiday, I had 5,000 unread emails in my inbox. Of those, only a handful were important or contained appealing competitions! It took me a week to sift through...


Compers on holiday!

I’ve just returned from my longest trip abroad since 2008! An incredible 16 night family trip to Sri Lanka. And before you ask – no, this time I didn’t win it! My sister lives...


Comping Calendar 2014

A calendar for creative compers was suggested by Rach on my 5th Blogaverary post, and I realised it could be really useful to set one up each year as a reminder so I can...


Frequently Asked Questions!

After four long, frustrating months, tomorrow I’m FINALLY moving house from Nottingham to Brighton! I’ll have limited internet for a week, and without childcare until September when Ryland starts at his new nursery. So...


Top Thrifty Tips

Jane at brand new frugal blog From Spending to Saving is offering a rather fabulous prize of £400 Amazon vouchers in her new competition, which is open to bloggers and closes on 22nd May...


Using Bitly

Along with Tineye and Evernote, Bitly is one of my favourite websites for making a comper’s life that little bit easier. In a nutshell, Bitly shortens long web links. If you register at


Appy Days: winning with your smartphone

Have you got an Android or iPhone? Companies are now using Apps as a way to run their promotions – and not a lot of people know about it yet! For most people it’s...