My 12 Pieces For 12 Days Challenge: Minimalist Packing

Let me pose a challenge to you: On your next trip, pack only 12 pieces of clothing (or one piece for each day of your trip). On this trip to Denmark, I challenged myself to become a minimalist packing pro, and I snapped some pics along my journey.   Here’s what I am choosing to pack on my 12 day Euro trip (Hint: They are…

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7 Tips To Prepare for a Roadtrip + A VIDEO!

As you guys who have followed along for a while may know, we’re huge roadtrippers. Since Matt and I met, we’ve been on more roadtrips than we can remember (here’s one of my faves!) I’m excited to share 7 tips to prepare for a roadtrip that we swear by! 1. Stay organized – We make sure everything we’re bringing with is stored in an organized fashion,…

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1 BIG tip to increase your instagram engagement

Instagram engagement is one of the biggest hot-button topics for bloggers and social media managers who are looking to run their feeds professionally. For work, we use a management platform called AgoraPulse, which allows us to keep an eye on incoming comments from Facebook, Twitter and instagram and comment back. I’ve been wanting to find something similar, but less expensive, to use for my blog,…

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How to post from IG to Twitter (With a PICTURE not a link!)

At an event this week, the topic of pushing your Instagram posts to Twitter came up. People said they were frustrated, because when they automate their Instagrams to Twitter, all they are able to post is a link (like below). Everyone knows tweets with images perform better, so this can be frustrating! Today we’re going to fix this! Have you heard of IFTTT? It stands…

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Why Turning on Post Notifications Won’t Help

Hi Guys! I figured since I work in social media, I would take a few minutes to write this post and explain WHY you should absolutely NOT turn on post notifications, or listen to the 8 million posts in your feed requesting this. Algorithms (similar to the Facebook News Feed) show you what you want to see. This means if you “like” someones posts who…

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matt’s camera gear & advice on buying a vintage camera!

1. Minolta Hi-Matic E: Bought this on etsy for $27. It’s my go-to lightweight shooter. Its a 70s era rangefinder. 2. Yashica Electro 35 GS: Got this on ebay for $50 plus the cost of a battery adapter. It’s currently broken but i plan to get another one because it took some of my best, sharpest, and most memorable photos. They sell on ebay for between $70-100 for a working one.  3. Canon A2E: This…

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a lesson on developing film at home with matt! ♥

what you need: – a changing bag $12.95 – a pair of scissors – a can opener – a developing tank $26.75 – a thermometer $5 – 3 measuring cups $4 X 3 – developer 14.99 – stop bath 7.95 – fixer 9.25 Hi, this is Matt here and i’m going to share with you my experience with developing black and white film at home. Steffy asked…

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