15 Free Stock Photos: The Bloom Collection

Last month I released 15 totally free stock photos and you guys seemed to love it. So, I'm back at it again, with... flowers ....more

I Don't Want Kids, Am I Bad?

I grew up Catholic. I went to a catholic grade school and went to Church every Friday for all-school mass and Sundays with my parents. I remember, before I went to sleep, I'd close my eyes tightly and pray for everyone that I loved ....more

Things You Absolutely Need (That You Didn't Know You Needed)

Sometimes you see something and you just need it. You didn't know before that you need it, but now that it's there, it all makes sense. Like this gold pineapple candle ....more

14 Days to A Better Blog - FREE eBook

Crack open a Diet Coke and get excited for this one. I locked my office door and told my husband to go away while I worked on this. I wanted to create a road-map for bloggers to create a better blog ....more

My Dream Life

Yesterday I found out how much I owed in taxes. As someone who's fairly good at saving money, this was a punch in the gut. As a small business owner it's sometimes incredibly crazy to me how much I have to pay in order to run my business....more

The ONE Pinterest Strategy That Changed The Game

If you're a blogger, you need to be on Pinterest. Plain and simple. For many, Pinterest is one of the BEST tools to bring traffic and new followers to a blog ....more

How I Saved My Skin

If you've followed me on Snapchat, you've heard me recently moan on and on about my skin. Ever since I moved to Tennessee my skin started to freak out: super dry, red dots (not bumps! just lots of redness) and my lips have even been extremely chapped....more

How to Find and Create Your Blogging Community (#7in7Challenge- LAST DAY!)

There is only one ingredient needed to create a successful blog: a community. Strip away all the key tools we're told we need, the hype around what "experts" say works, and tricks that make a blog go viral and you're left with what has worked forever: a tribe of people that help you grow your blog. When I first started blogging, I thought I had it under control ....more

Stepping into Wonderland: Railay Bay Beach, Thailand

Okay okay okay. I do not know why it's taking me FOREVER to publish posts about my Asia recap but I'm still going to do it. Our last stop in Thailand was to the BEACH! ...more

30 Things That Make Me Extremely Happy

I always love getting to know my fellow bloggers better. What better way to do it than with a little post on the things that make me happy....more