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Pool Side Pretty Recap , Orange County

#PoolSide Pretty Event Recap!  This weekend, I was lucky enough to be invited to attend Poolside Pretty event! It was hosted by my former boss, Donna owner of Serene Sky + Cheryl from Skinny on Beauty . I’m sure there will be some posts from other bloggers about the event, but I just love love love behind the scenes posts because our lives are not all as glamorous (not saying mine is, in general) as other people think it is + you rarely see photos that weren’t meant to be posted on certain blogs… but since I was in charge of taking photos, I took a bunch of photos! Haha! So, Lindsey helped me take photos and we kept each other company while setting up before the event. Seriously, Lindsey is just the sweetest & amazing, so I hired her to help manage my blog (more on that later!). I interned with Lindsey last year, and always see her at events so it’s always fun to have a familiar face 🙂 ❤ Lindsey, if you’re reading this – I love you! haha Did I …

My own custom made Mug

And the best boyfriend award goes to….  Seriously so happy and what a surprise! I never would have thought that Brandon would buy me a custom mug off of Etsy. I also love that there’s a backside so I can choose which side I want to display while I’m drinking my coffee! Anyway, if you guys think this is cute… I might have a surprise for all of my lovely followers coming up soon! But, these days have been quite busy and I have alot to tell you! I’ll leave that for another day though! 

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How to increase your Instagram Followers

Getting Instagram followers is hard, I should know. I actually made an Instagram for my blog 3 times, and deleted it twice. The last time I deleted my Instagram, I decided to connect my blog with my personal instagram, but I felt like I was spamming my friends so I ended up creating my Instagram 15 weeks ago and have 99 followers. So, what’s the key to getting Instagram followers? I decided to ask Jennifer from jenniferleighg.com what her secret was. Jennifer has 10K+ followers on Instagram.  > Check her out on IG here<  The Interview 1) What is your blog about and why did you start it? I think nearly every blogger has that moment where they ask themselves if they should really start a blog and put themselves out there ; I certainly did, and I’m really happy I made that decision. My blog is a place where I can document my ideas, opinions, and life, all while sharing it with others who may be interested. I started my blog in February of 2015.  It has been live for only a few short months, but already I’ve been …

8 tips for staying productive and focused

How to make the most of your day, even if you’re working at home. Keep productive with these easy tips and FREE PRINTABLES! I work at home as a social media specialist, so I thought I would share some tips that I use to make sure that I stay focused and motivated! 1. Wake up early and drink a glass of water with lemon. Drinking water with lemon has been known for its amazing detox properties, so it’s always a great way to start your day and give your body an energy boost! Tip: Put lemon water next to your bedstand, so it’s easy for you to grab it first thing in the morning!  2. Get your coffee fix or Tea Fix Coffee has been known to have some health benefits, such as lowering your risk for diabetes, or helping you burn fat. But, for this post’s purposes, we will only focus on how Coffee can wake you up and make you feel more energized and focused.  Tea, on the other hand, is known to be healthier and have …

Photography Tips for Bloggers!

If you’ve been following me since the beginning, you would notice that my photos have gotten a little bit better. Before, I used to just take pictures wherever whenever, but after fixing up my room I realized that the sun reflects quite perfectly on my bed. I began to take photos by placing my items on my bed sheet (white) and snapping photos – the white contrast with the lighting improved my pictures significantly. I have a point and shoot camera, and have recently started playing around with the features. I decided to search for some resources and then I came across a blogger who wrote, “I’ll show you guys some tips… but I’ll leave out some important things because… obviously for reasons.” Well, as a blogger – I don’t want to do that. Blogging may be a source of income for some, but not for me. I want to grow with my readers and help them improve also! Here are a few resources and guides that I have found – pertaining only to Photography.

Tips for New Bloggers

After blogging for more than a year and a half, I decided to compile a list of things I wish I knew earlier on in my blogging journey. I’ve always wondered why people had so much more followers compared to me when they had only been blogging for a month or two. Though some could say that it is content, (cause my blog sucks) others might say that it’s due to how hard they work. To be honest, when I first started blogging the first few months I did practically nothing. Yes, I managed to post about 3 times a week, and I have gone months where I posted everyday, but that was all I did. No interaction, nothing. So, if you’re a new blogger, I hope you can see this list and hopefully learn something that will help you on your journey that we call “blogging.”  Included in the list are some tips that I just recently learned!  1. Find people to follow by using the search tag option. When I first started, for some wild reason I never really took advantage of the sidebar, …

LUSH BATHBOMB GIVEAWAY – INTERNATIONAL

Enter for a chance to win 2 LUSH Bathbombs! I just wanted to thank all of my wonderful followers! You guys are awesome and so, I wanted to run a little contest to show my appreciation. Entering is super easy, so I hope you guys enter. This contest will be hosted on rafflecopter , so choosing the winner will be simple & completely random. Also, I am so glad that this giveaway is perfect for all my followers! I know some giveaway are only for cosmetics, etc but if you’re a husband – I’m sure you and your wife will benefit from these bathbombs. They’ll leave your skin feeling soft, and moisturized! Also, you’ll smell great. If you haven’t tried bathbombs before… then these are the best – though quite pricey. BUT, here’s your chance to win these highly popular bathbombs!  HOW TO ENTER (3 options) I would like to mention that you have to enter using raffle copter!!! The link is at the bottom !!  Do one to enter, do all to get extra entries!! 1. Follow my Blog See how easy …

Bloggers, Get OVER Yourself!

You’re just a Blogger.  Because you guys get all defensive, let me elaborate / explain myself . We already live in a world that is filled with material items, people who spend massive amounts of money to impress people they don’t like, and those who judge people who don’t have enough. When did blogging become part of that world?  I was recently invited to an event where there would be plenty of bloggers present. I thought nothing of it really, I’ve heard wonderful stories about meetups going great + everyone coming home with a new best blogger friend. So, I attended this event thinking nothing of it, only to be immediantly uncomfortable when I arrived. As soon as I arrived with a friend, someone asked, “You guys are bloggers? Which blog are you from?” Sorry, but is there supposed to be a specific way a blogger is supposed to look? Are we all supposed to maintain the same type of dress code, or blog about a certain thing?  Though my friend handled it very well, I was a …

Amara Organics Vitamin C Serum Review

Vitamin C Serum for Face 20% With Vitamin E & Hyaluronic Acid I’m a huge fan of serums. If you have been following my skincare routine, I have been using makeupartist choice’s mandelic acid serum for 2 years now. But, with almost all skincare products – your skin hits a plateau after a while. So, I was on the lookout for a new serum that could help me achieve healthy, glowing skin. So, when I was sent a bottle of Amara Organic’s Vitamin C Serum , I was overjoyed! Afterall, everyone knows the benefits of Vitamin C. Their site claims that, “Forget the facelift, lasers, and chemical peels! Vitamin C has been shown to be just as effective at reversing the effects of time and environmental damage to the skin.” and also… Increases the production of collagen to bring back skin’s natural elasticity and counteract fine lines and wrinkles Powerful antioxidant properties neutralize free radicals to reverse damage caused by the sun, pollutants, and cigarette smoke Protects your skin from UV damage such as age spots, …

How to code your blog button!

Blogger Tutorials How to Code your Blog Button + Share with your favorite blogs!  Hi guys! Finally back with Part 2 of the blog tutorial! You can read the first part here How to create a blog button / about me . Thank you for all your wonderful comments and “likes”. You guys are amazing! Now, on to the tutorial. Here are a few tips for your blog button. 1. Make sure your button is not too big. I made mine around 250 x 250 px. The reason is that some blogs might not want to add your button if it stretches out their sidebar. You don’t want that now, do you? 2. Make sure you test out your own code. I could not figure out why my code wasn’t working… so I fixed the problem by adding my code to my sidebar and clicking on it. If it didn’t work – I would go and fix the code. It’s really bad if you give someone your code and it doesn’t work. Even if a reader …