Category: Reflections

2013 in Review & Blog Hiatus

2013 in Review & Blog Hiatus

I’ve had a fantastic year blogging and chatting with you all about books! 2013 was a successful year for blogging, I got to make a lot of new bookish friends and started reviewing for major publishers. I hope you enjoy my picture heavy post! My reading & blog highlights for 2013: Moved to a self-hosted […]

December 21, 2013 | 38 Comments
New Blog Design!

New Blog Design!

Welcome to the newly designed Happy Indulgence! The banner has been designed by my good friend, Clare Vacha. I wanted Happy Indulgence to have a look that matches its personality and now its happy, fun and girly, but to make sure it’s a blog you’ll still recognise. It’s a sad goodbye to the knitting pattern that […]

September 4, 2013 | 17 Comments
Winner of 1 Year Blogoversary Giveaway & PAX Australia Photos

Winner of 1 Year Blogoversary Giveaway & PAX Australia Photos

The winner of the Happy Indulgence’s 1 year blogoversary giveaway is Desnica K! Congratulations, you have been sent a $15 Amazon gift card! Thanks everyone for all of your lovely comments about what you like most about Happy Indulgence. Based on your feedback, I’m going to make sure my book reviews are the predominant feature on […]

August 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
1 Year Blogoversary Giveaway: Happy Indulgence Levels Up!

1 Year Blogoversary Giveaway: Happy Indulgence Levels Up!

  Today marks the anniversary of when I posted my first blog on Happy Indulgence! What an interesting journey it’s been. From celebrating my 500 follower mark, to receiving the Liebster blog award, to achieving 10,000 views, I think it’s been a pretty successful year. Blogging is something I’ve done since I was a teenager, […]

Liebster Blog Award

Liebster Blog Award

I’ve received a Liebster Award nomination from the lovely Ms Nose in a Book, passed on from blogger to blogger to spread the word about up and coming blogs we’ve discovered with less than 200 followers. If you haven’t already, check out her blog at http://msnoseinabook.wordpress.com for some awesome reviews! What’s involved: 1. Answer 11 questions passed […]

March 8, 2013 | 7 Comments
Supanova 2012 – James Marsters and Rachel Caine

Supanova 2012 – James Marsters and Rachel Caine

It’s been a few years since I’ve visited Supanova but after hearing that Rachel Caine (author of Morganville Vampire series) and James Marsters (Spike!!) were going to be there, I couldn’t wait! Heard James Marsters speaking at a panel, he’s a really charismatic, honest, charming guy overall. It’s not a wonder why he’s still acting […]

November 11, 2012 | 6 Comments