Instagram’s Algorithm & Questionable Social Media Practices

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Sweatshirt: Old Navy | Denim: Red Dress Boutique | Earrings: BaubleBar | Couch: WalMart | Pillows: Overstock, Overland | Ottoman: WalMart | Desk: Wayfair


There have been so many people chatting recently about Instagram’s algorithm, loop giveaways, buying followers, etc. that I wanted to pop on here and lend my voice to the conversation, as well. I titled it purposely and use the term questionable because there is nothing unethical, illegal, or otherwise going on here – every blogger runs their business differently.

That being said, I wanted to add a quick disclaimer: these are solely my opinions. I’m writing this not to chastise anyone’s business practices, I’m writing this so that other bloggers don’t feel alone in their frustration. We’re all feeling it! I’m fortunate to have a close group of blogger friends that I can bounce ideas, thoughts, and stress off of, but many bloggers don’t have that community. Maybe they’re just starting out or live in a small town. Either way, I want you to know that the confusion and pressure you’re feeling is felt by us all.

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Girls’ Weekend in Charleston

I recently returned from a trip to Charleston with my blogger besties Kelssey and Sara and I wanted to share all of the details from our trip. Charleston is my favorite city in the Southeast to visit, not only because of how drop-dead gorgeous it is, but because of how many things there are to see, do, and eat!

Charleston really is a city for everyone: the foodie, the romantic, the ghost-hunter, the thrill seeker, the party animal, the beach bum, or the history buff! You name it and you can create a weekend around it in Charleston. In the past I have shared my bachelorette weekend here and a romantic weekend with the hubs, but now I wanted to chat all about a girls’ roadtrip weekend.

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Fall’s Perfect Field Jacket

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Jacket: LOFT (40% off with code OHYES) | Top: Nordstrom (Under $40!) | Denim: Red Dress Boutique (Under $75!) c/o | Sandals: Dolce Vita | Bag: Tory Burch | Sunglasses: LeSpecs | Earrings: BaubleBar c/o | Watch: Kate Spade | Bracelets: Accessory Concierge, Charming Charlie


Let’s talk about Fall, y’all. I would love for Summer to last as long as possible, but I’m trying to think about the positives here: college football, haunted houses, pumpkin-flavored everything… there are some plus sides to the inevitable here! So in preparation of Summer’s end, I have begun to purchase some Fall necessities. I have been wearing the heck out of an olive utility jacket for no joke, probably four years. And it was getting ROUGH. Plus, it was made of a cheap, stiff material and I had to sacrifice comfort for style.

Enter this field jacket PERFECTION. You guys – it. is. so. soft! Like butter! And I love the cut of it. I’m sure y’all have seen a million of these and they can go wrong real quick. But not only that, it is currently on sale for 40% off with code OHYES! So basically there’s no reason not to accept Fall’s slow encroachment and at least enjoy the fun layering to come 😉

Click HERE for all of my favorite picks from the LOFT sale!

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