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Insta Love | Sharing the Blogger Love on Instagram

Oh Instagram. Where do I begin? Tons of people hate the platform now that the algorithm has changed. But most have mixed feelings. I’m one of those. Regardless of the algorithm, I still love Instagram. I know, I know, unpopular opinion over here. The main reason I (still) love Instagram, is that it can be so inspiring. Hear me out. People try so hard to make their images look a certain way or have a certain feel–and maybe I’m a sucker, but that works for me! I surround  ...

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Goals for 2017

Happy Monday and Happy 2017! It’s the first official day of the New Year in many people’s book (though I did get started on some of my goals yesterday!) and the first workday (for me) of 2017. Last year, I made someΒ resolutions, but I failed miserably at sticking with them. Β I also hadΒ a word of the year. And if I had to choose a word for this year, it would be GROWTH. I don’t want to be in the same spot this time next year. I want to grow as a person, grow my  ...

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The Best of 2016

What a year. We got engaged, built and moved into our first house, planned a wedding, got married and I still found time to blog. As with every year, looking back on lessons learned and trials endured is truly the ultimate teacher. I’ve said it before, but if it weren’t for this blog, I honestly wouldn’t know what I was doing or feeling during certain seasons of my life. With 2017, my immediate goal is to keep speaking my mind (what’s on it and in my heart) in this  ...

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Blog Specific Hashtags

Recently, I’ve been inspired by other bloggers when it comes to blog-specific hashtags.  Hashtags are the perfect tool to help with further branding your blog/brand and organizing posts on all social media. For example, Hillary from Salsa the Blog uses #salsaarchives (on Twitter) to let you know whenever she’s posting an old post.  Whitney, from Whitney Blake uses #whitblaketravels (on Instagram) to tag all of her grand adventures and vacations.  And Corbin,  ...

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