Happy Birthday, Coming Up Roses! Cheers to 5 Years…

Happy Birthday, Coming Up Roses! Cheers to 5 Years…

Time flies when you’re having fun. 😉 Coming Up Roses is officially 5 years old! WOWZA. I can’t believe it. No really…looking back through the archives, I really can’t believe it actually made it anywhere.…

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How to be an Influencer – My Journey to Becoming a Blogger

How to be an Influencer – My Journey to Becoming a Blogger

Happy Tuesday from NOLA! Today I’m so stoked to be teaming up with my friends at Mint Sim to share a little bit of a story with ya – my story. Specifically, my blogging story. What I…

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My Totally Backwards Way to Get More Done

My Totally Backwards Way to Get More Done

I attempted to knock out this post last night while watching a Disney Channel movie on Netflix thinking This is totally background noise and I won’t be actually watching. HA. You guys, Cadet Kelly + popcorn…

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#AskE – (Tips for New Bloggers, Work Life Balance, Closet Cleanout, + MORE)

#AskE – (Tips for New Bloggers, Work Life Balance, Closet Cleanout, + MORE)

Ahhhhh, it’s finally FRIYAY. All I really want/need right now is naptime. This week has me beat! ICYMI, I was in Cincinnatti, OH with my friends at Olay, Herbal Essences, Pantene, Head & Shoulders, +…

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How to Beat Comparison on Instagram

How to Beat Comparison on Instagram

Social media is not real life. I heard this online not too long ago and friggin’ loveloveLOVED it with a burning passion, similar to that which I lovelovelove pizza and Cabernet and ice cream sandwiches.…

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How to Create Content Consistently (FINALLY)

How to Create Content Consistently (FINALLY)

Happy HUMP. I am so confident saying that today, after accidentally saying it yesterday on Instastories fully thinking it was Wednesday. Whoops. I actually then saw quite a few folks thereafter also thinking it was the…

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#AskE – (Managing “everything,” Budgeting for splurge pieces, Growing on Instagram, + MORE)

#AskE – (Managing “everything,” Budgeting for splurge pieces, Growing on Instagram, + MORE)

FriYAY, we’ve been lookin’ for ya. Who else is kinda shook that this will be the last weekend before Thanksgiving 2017?? *we all collectively raise hands* INSANITY. Especially since next month is nutso with Christmas +…

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8 Mistakes I’ve Made Pitching Brands as a Blogger

8 Mistakes I’ve Made Pitching Brands as a Blogger

Wowee, time flies. I mean, I think we all know that fun fact right about now, seeing as somehow Thanksgiving is next week, Christmas is a month away, and 2018 is SO SOON. Oy vey.…

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How to Write a Good Email that People Actually Respond to (+ FREE WEBINAR ALERT)

How to Write a Good Email that People Actually Respond to (+ FREE WEBINAR ALERT)

If there’s one thing I reaaaaally don’t lovelovelove, it’s jerks. Jerks, and bad emails. Sometimes the two go hand-in-hand. Usually, jerks send bad emails. But often, good people send bad emails. Bad emails typically won’t…

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#AskE – (Fave Resort in Mexico, Making money blogging, San Antonio Photoshoot + MORE!)

#AskE – (Fave Resort in Mexico, Making money blogging, San Antonio Photoshoot + MORE!)

It’s FRIDAY FRIDAY GOTTA GET DOWN ON FRIDAY. You’re welcome for that. 😉 Dude (+ dudette), scale of 1 to friggin’ stoked, how stoked are you that the weekend is thiiiiiiis close?? I for one…

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Pros and Cons of Being your Own Boss

Pros and Cons of Being your Own Boss

There’s a day for everything. National Coffee Day, National Cat Day, National Clean-Your-Desk Day, National Fruitcake Toss Day (which is January 3rd, in case you’re curious 😉 )… Today is National Boss’ Day! So as…

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7 Mistakes I Made in My First Year of Owning a Business

7 Mistakes I Made in My First Year of Owning a Business

Happy HUMP, yo! If you’re subscribed to the CURation (if not, you should be! Get in the loop here), you might’ve caught this past Sunday’s chit chat on dreams etc…it was a goodie. In it,…

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How I Plan, Organize, & Schedule my Instagram with Planoly

How I Plan, Organize, & Schedule my Instagram with Planoly

Ah, Instagram. It’s like a mosquito that won’t quit, or a pesky little brother throwing balls at your head. Lately, I don’t hear anyone saying good things about the app – it’s like the Badlands of…

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Blog Anniversary: 10 Lessons from 4 Years of Blogging

Blog Anniversary: 10 Lessons from 4 Years of Blogging

WHOA. Today totally snuck up on me. Not too long ago, someone asked me how long I had been blogging. I thought it was kinda sorta somewhere in the ballpark of around now a few…

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How to be a Fashion Blogger: 6 Pose Ideas for Better Style Shots

How to be a Fashion Blogger: 6 Pose Ideas for Better Style Shots

In my years blogging, I’ve had some some decent photoshoots and some not-so-decent shoots. And that’s putting it lightly. 😉 It’s not breaking news that I’m in no wayshapeorform a model. Heck, I don’t even…

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How to Promote your Blog – 15 Keys to Effectively Sharing your Content

How to Promote your Blog – 15 Keys to Effectively Sharing your Content

Happy HUMP, yo! Who’s ready for the weekend? *THIS GIRL* Truthfully, it’s been one heckuvah week. Is something in the water?!? I swear everyone I know + their mom has had to deal with something…

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How to FINALLY get to Inbox Zero

How to FINALLY get to Inbox Zero

Oh, Inbox Zero. The unicorn of digital communication. It’s that mystical land that many of us never find, and it represents a semblance of togetherness, productivity, and organization that many of us never obtain (*raises…

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16 Careers for Creatives

16 Careers for Creatives

It felt like everyone and their mom graduated this weekend. (If that’s you, congratulations!!!) If you would’ve asked me 5 years ago, what I would be doing with my life post-college, I never (ever ever)…

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A Day in the Life of a Full Time Blogger (+ Nordstrom Sale!)

A Day in the Life of a Full Time Blogger (+ Nordstrom Sale!)

One of the Q’s I get asked a lot (like, a lot a lot) is what a “typical day in the life” for me is like now that I’m a full time blogger. Not to…

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20 Lessons I’ve Learned Since Becoming a Full Time Blogger

20 Lessons I’ve Learned Since Becoming a Full Time Blogger

Happy HUMP, yo! This post has been a long time coming, namely cos it started with one or two notes inspired by specific happenings where I thought to myself, DANG, this is SO RELEVANT as a…

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