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Happy Monday! Sending good vibes your way for a stress-free week. I'm really getting to like my new moodboard posts, and with all the pink showering my social media - this seemed appropriate. Hope you all had a wonderful weekend! I've got a wedding this weekend, then it's beach time for me. A full glorious week by the ocean. Be sure to follow along on snapchat! Needless to say, I hope this week flies!

In other news, I've cleaned up my Tumblr and have really gotten back into the habit of using my account everyday. There's endless inspiration and sometimes I prefer it to Pinterest since I only see photos from people I actually want to follow (what a concept). So be sure to follow me so I can check out your account too!

On that note, I've been trying to get re-inspired to use Instagram more often. I don't know what it is, but I've felt completely uninterested in the app all together. Not sure if it's the big update and not seeing photos as they're posted in order - I seem to miss out on so many beautiful posts! After Ashley mentioned using Planoly, I've been motivated to get back into it and try to publish photos more often. I've never felt a need to follow the rules when it comes to publishing on social media. I simply do it when I want to and when I can, but I love that the app sends notifications to post and I can easily schedule things. Plus, ever since VSCO got rid of their square grid, I love how Planoly displays my photos so I can see how my arrangement is looking.

I'd love to know more about how you stay inspired to publish - especially if you're a blogger! I love trying to capture beautiful moments, but other times, I'm not ashamed to do a styled flat lay or share a product from a brand I'm collaborating with. However, I do hate the thought of constantly sharing product posts! Anyways, I've always found that the key to publishing well is to publish when you want to and not when you feel you have to... which explains why I go weeks without doing so :) I'd rather publish something I love, then post to post and then end up deleting the photo after a week. I'm seriously debating starting completely fresh with my account and deleting a bunch of old photos. I think a clean slate might be really nice! Have you ever done that? Would love to know your thoughts on this!

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