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 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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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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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 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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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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7 Keys to Work with Brands & Stand out as a Blogger

7 Keys to Work with Brands & Stand out as a Blogger

May is so surreal to me. It’s the month I graduated from UPenn, it’s the month I officially moved in with my then-fiance (here’s how that’s going after a year’s worth of reflection + marriage LOL).…

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15 Ways to Stay Motivated as an Entrepreneur

15 Ways to Stay Motivated as an Entrepreneur

This is the most ironic post I could’ve written right about now. I’m sitting here, the day after Easter, on a rainy Monday in Philadelphia, in my fuzzy pink bathrobe with my cup of cold…

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The Ultimate Guide to Taxes for Bloggers (+ FREE Downloadable Blog Finances Spreadsheet!)

The Ultimate Guide to Taxes for Bloggers (+ FREE Downloadable Blog Finances Spreadsheet!)

This post has been a long time a-comin’. One of the things I get asked about most, especially from fellow bloggers, is how to make money blogging and how to best work with brands. While…

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The 14 Best Tools + Things that I Invest in for my Blog

The 14 Best Tools + Things that I Invest in for my Blog

This post contains affiliate links. The internet is a big place. Even just writing that sentence gave me a chuckle. Like…no duh, E. The internet is a yuuuuuuuuge place, and we now live in a…

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13 Tips for Getting + Staying Productive while Working from Home

13 Tips for Getting + Staying Productive while Working from Home

Happy President’s Day! For a full list of President’s Day Sales happening, this post has gotcha covered. 🙂 Since I started working for myself back in May, it’s been QUIIIIIIIITE the adventure. Sometimes, I feel…

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17 Things Bloggers are Tired of Hearing

17 Things Bloggers are Tired of Hearing

There are certain things that nearly every blogger on the planet can (or will) relate to at one point or another. Sometimes…people get pretty ballsy with their comments/questions/requests/etc. As if the whole nine yards of…

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How to Goal Set Effectively as a Blogger

How to Goal Set Effectively as a Blogger

Happy hump! It’s been due time for a meaty blogging resource around these rosy parts, so consider today deliverance day. HA. For my bloggers in the house, I’m sure ya feel me when I say…

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Why You’re (Still) Not Getting Paid your Worth as a Blogger

Why You’re (Still) Not Getting Paid your Worth as a Blogger

What a title to start a Monday, amiright??? I’m just gonna hop straight to the chase, since I’m a pretty straightforward kinda gal. You’re not getting paid your worth as a blogger. Still. I say…

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8 Mistakes You’re Making when Working with Brands

8 Mistakes You’re Making when Working with Brands

WOW. This week has been the craziest whirlwind. ICYMI, I hosted a *free* webinar the other night called #BrandOut – the 7 Keys to Stand Out to Brands as a Blogger. And it was fire.…

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