All tagged Real Talk

Why You Need to Try End-of-Year Resolutions

I have never been one to get into the spirit of New Years Resolutions. They never work and quite honestly, are vapid and empty promises to myself that taper down after a month or two. My husband recently brought up the idea of doing End of Year Resolutions instead, and it makes so much more sense to me!

We're Having A... !!!

I can’t believe I’m only just posting our gender announcement! We have known for a couple months now what we’re having and I think it makes it feel much more real. We already have a name picked out and have just finished up the registry too, building the anticipation and excitement even more!

Why I Am Over Faux-Authenticity, And You Should Be Too

Wow, it sure has been a while since I’ve posted here on the blog! And even on social media I have been more absent... This break was unplanned but honestly probably expected. Starting last year, Maggie à la Mode slowly morphed from a fun side hobby to do in my spare time, into a regimented job that took up all my time. It took me a while to uncover why - I love my blog and the opportunity to share what I love with the world, but my passion had simply slipped away.

If You Are a Creator, You Need to Read This

I'm sure you all have felt that way before: Instagram engagement sucks, it feels like I'm losing followers more than gaining, my blog hasn't really grown at all in like 2 years, I'm tired of trying to keep up with all my social accounts and promote my blog and write and take photos and be current. I have this great vision in my head of what I want my posts and feeds to look be, but I'm never there and I never know why.