All Change

July 3, 2012

There’s a bit of admin to discuss here today – it’ll probably be a bit boring so feel to move right along if you’re not interested in ads, design or navigation!

More Than Toast has had the same layout for a whole year so I decided it was time to spruce things up a bit. Plus, as I add more and more content I wanted to make it easier for you to navigate and having three columns rather than two makes this easier. If you subscribe via email or RSS please click on through to have a look and tell me what you think! And big love to Yellow and Savvy design who rock, as always.

I’ve removed some categories that weren’t being used and tightened things up a bit to make my archives easier to read; you can now search via the image buttons on the right hand side. Otherwise there’s a helpful little search box that you can also use. In addition, you can search my recipes by browsing via the option on the top navigation bar.

I’ve hosted sponsored posts on here for a while and I always try to pick clients that are relevant to my blog and hope they aren’t too intrusive. Because Mama needs her pocket money for shoes and Sauv Blanc (and because people keep asking) I’ve decided to open up the sidebar to sponsors, too. Again I want to only work with relevant companies who my readers will find interesting: mothers, baby and grown-up clothing, jewellery, houseware, wine… All ads will last 30 days: a large 250 x 220 button will cost £30 as an introductory price and a smaller 180 x 220 button will cost £20. Please email me to order, to request a media kit or to find out more.

Finally, a huge big THANKS to everyone who reads, comments, tweets and emails me. I am amazed every single day that people like to read what I write and I so love to get feedback from you all. MWAH.

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  • Reply PhotoPuddle July 3, 2012 at 9:06 pm

    Ooo, thumbs up from me. I think it looks fab!

  • Reply Abigail Oliver July 3, 2012 at 9:07 pm

    Ooo loving the new look, and all the categories down the side! Need to spruce up my blog!

    • Reply alice July 3, 2012 at 11:04 pm

      It’s been a long time coming, I was sick of getting blog envy so often! X

  • Reply Aly July 3, 2012 at 9:10 pm

    BIG approval. Love the side bar with the categories and little snapshot image xx

  • Reply Steph (@imcountingufoz) July 3, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    Alice it’s LOVELY! Tres Chic!

  • Reply MrsB July 3, 2012 at 9:50 pm

    Love it! I’m all for a clean & lean looks with colourful photos :)

    • Reply alice July 3, 2012 at 11:05 pm

      Lovely! Glad you like it! X

  • Reply Beth (@bertyc) July 3, 2012 at 10:04 pm

    Like! Especially the new banner and the pink/peach colours, looking good Harold! :)

    • Reply alice July 3, 2012 at 11:06 pm

      Thank you! Xx

  • Reply Domestic Goddesque July 3, 2012 at 10:11 pm

    I love it. Very pretty, very navigable, very enviable.

  • Reply Domestic Goddesque July 3, 2012 at 10:12 pm

    Meant to say that I love that picture of Elfie. The very definition of cute :D

    • Reply alice July 3, 2012 at 11:05 pm

      Thank you! It’s from when we went to the safari park and Elfie had a ball. Not from looking at the animals though, from sitting in the front of the car!x

  • Reply Grenglish July 4, 2012 at 4:31 pm

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE your new look! So sophisticated and easy to navigate around.
    LOVE xx

  • Reply Kara July 5, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    Very nice! I love the navigation on the left side of the page.

  • Reply Metropolitan Mum July 6, 2012 at 7:18 am

    Looks really really good now. And painfully reminds me that a blog overhaul is long overdue at my end, too…

  • Reply Clare from Belfast Mummy July 11, 2012 at 1:09 pm

    Absolutely perfect, so easy to use and looks fabulous, the side navigation is just gorgeous. x

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