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Tips For Your First Gift Guide

With Father’s Day just next month, chances are you’re going to start seeing an influx of gift guides on your feed. Perhaps you’ve already started to spot some, I had my own Father’s Day Gift Guide go live just last week and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed creating gift guides this year, for Valentine’s Day and Mother’s …

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Blogging Goals for 2019 [ft. Yankee Candle]

#GIFTED I guess before I start, I’d better say… Happy New Year! I really enjoyed those 7 weeks of 2018 and truly cannot believe that we’re here, once more, saying hello to a brand new year. It’s funny, you’d think nobody understood how time worked with how shocked and appalled we all are at how …

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6 productive things you can do for your blog when you’re not creating new content

Creating content you love is the heart of your blog, the thing that keeps people coming back time and time again and the reason you created your blog in the first place. It’s your way to express yourself, your creative outlet and your gateway into the big wide world of finding like-minded people, inspiring others …

Why you should stop worrying about your blog photos

Blog photography has always been the bane of my blogging life. I’m not good at taking photos, period. No matter how good the camera or perfect the lighting, it’s just something I am not good at. I try my best and would say some of my own, personal photos I’ve taken for my blog are… …

Am I a Bad Blogger for Using Stock Images?

I’ve seen a lot of talk about bloggers using stock images on social media and how if you’re a blogger, you should 100% avoid using them. Stock images are images taken from stock websites, such as Pixaby, which are free for anyone to use. Some require you to attribute credit to the source, some don’t, …

20 Things Anyone Obsessed With ‘To-Do’ Lists Will Understand

I am an avid ‘to-do lister’. In fact, I often wonder whether I could successfully get through the day without writing down everything I need to do. I know some people would hate this idea because we’re supposed to be ‘spontaneous’ and ‘live in the moment’ – which is all very well and good but …