• Instagram Tips

    Using Instagram Efficiently: Photo Editing Apps

    I am obviously a fan of Instagram, it’s by far my favorite social media tool. One of my favorite things about using Instagram is that i’s such an easy way to catch up with friends, family, and other bloggers, but also fill my wanderlust, help me dream of a larger closet, and encourage me to read more. I love being able to aimlessly scroll through photos and feel captivated, inspired and intrigued. Other social media outlets turn into drama, posts that get to me, and things I am honestly not totally interested in. Instagram is curated and perfect for those few minutes between emails or while waiting in line at…

  • NYE Hashtags Featured

    USING INSTAGRAM EFFICIENTLY: Hashtag Guide For The New Year

    With New Year’s Eve quickly approaching, I thought it was a great time for a new hashtag guide. As I stress over which outfit I will be wearing to ring in 2016, it’s nice to at least know which hashtags to be using as the resolution ideas start flowing. I love putting together these guides in order to take the guesswork out of interacting with your followers, and other Instagram users. I have always been known to have a camera in my hand, and now it’s always my phone with the camera app open. I love pictures, I love having something to look back on, I love the stories and…

  • Starting A Blog

    My Best Advice To Starting A Blog

    It has been a little while since I shared some blogging tips and tricks, so I am back with some advice from what i have learned over the years. These are all tips for the blogger that is working to build their following, reach the “right” reader (if there is such a thing), and those building a business. As I have mentioned in previous posts, there is no right or wrong in blogging. These tips are just pieces of advice that will lend a helping hand when a blogger is just starting out. I strongly believe in blogging for YOU, if that is what you want to do, however most…

  • Using Instagram Efficiently: Winter & Holiday Hashtags + Challenge Announcement

    I have so many fun things for all of you today, and I am so excited to add another resource to the Instagram Efficiently series. I also have something awesome to share at the end of the post, so hopefully it is intriguing enough to keep you reading until the end (unless you don’t like surprises, then you can scroll ahead…but make sure you come back!). Since everyone is getting into the holiday spirit (and it’s the week of Thanksgiving!!!), I wanted to bring you some specific winter & holiday hashtags to use throughout this beautiful season. I did the same thing in the Fall, and I loved putting it…

  • To Travel & Beyond Resource Page

    A few weeks ago I made some announcements and I am still overly excited about them! I added a resource page to my site, sponsorships and a newsletter! But today, I want to provide all of you with some more information about the latest and greatest addition to this little blog of mine, the resource page! I have been hard at work putting together useful, creative and informative resources, and I thought having one place for all of them would be helpful. As I have mentioned in some of my community posts, I want to be able to share new things I learn, with anyone that I can. It took…

  • Embracing Community Part 3 & Meet Some Friends!

    Can you tell that I am loving this topic of community? The first two posts of this series just weren’t enough so I am back with more! If you missed my first post on how companies and others attempt to take advantage of bloggers, or how we can work together to expand and embrace the community, you may also want to check those out as well! I am loved sharing my ideas for expanding and embracing this lovely internet community, and I hope the tips have helped you! My blog would be nothing without all of my blog friends and readers, and I am so thankful for that! This will…