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How I Edit Photos for Instagram

Every so often, I’m asked how I edit photos for Instagram. Most everything I post on the app is shot with my iPhone and edited with just a few simple steps, so I thought I’d reveal my process — plus some…

Down to Business

It’s hard for me to believe, but this blog turns three (3!) this summer. When I first began blogging, I was slow to reveal this space… it’s a bit terrifying putting yourself out there! Yet, over the past years, I’ve…

A Few Updates

You may have noticed a few changes around here…! Over the past day or so, I’ve been making small updates to the site in hopes of making it easier to navigate and browse content. On the right sidebar, you’ll notice…

Staying Connected

Every so often, I feel it’s good to “check in” with you, whether you’re a new reader or have been visiting for months (perhaps, years?). First: Thank you! And secondly: I want this to be a place you look forward…

10 Tips for Better iPhone Pictures

One of the most common topics I receive questions about is Instagram. And more specifically, how to take better pictures with your phone. I’ve heard questions like: “How do you get your pictures to appear bright?” or “What photo apps…

Spring Giveaway

Hope you had a wonderful weekend! In case you missed it, I announced a fun giveaway on Instagram last night — I’m gifting one follower two of my spring favorites: YSL lip color and a Diptyque luxury candle. (Winner chooses the…

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  • All checked in and ready for our wedding weekend!
  • Feeling like fall 🍂

There’s a new post up on the site sharing why I personally love this season 🖤
  • It’s been a whirlwind month! We say ‘I do’ in 2 weeks, sold our Lakeview home and just BOUGHT A NEW HOUSE 🖤 The McParlans are moving to Bucktown
  • #ad My signature fall piece? An oversized scarf, preferably in leopard print 🖤 I found this one in store @woodfieldmall by @zara #love #fallfashion #leopard #foundatsimon #touchtrybuy #fallstyleatsimon
  • It’s October — which means it’s our wedding month! Life has been a complete WHIRLWIND lately (more on that later) ... Kevin & I can’t wait ‘til our big day arrives! I have a feeling our friends and family will be hanging riiight here 🍸🎺
  • Beautiful day in the neighborhood! 🍃

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