HUGE Instagram Changes + 10 Mistakes You're Making

Instagram tends to be most people's favorite social media app. But that might change with last Tuesday's announcement. Instagram is moving to an algorithm based feed ....more

How to Make Money As A Blogger #GrowYourBlog

When you start a blog, chances are you didn't intend to start it to bring in loads of cash. But after you start spending A LOT of your free time pouring your heart and soul into your blog, you might start to wonder. Look y'all, there is nothing wrong with wanting to make money and even a living from your blog ....more

Tips for Styling Your Instagram Photos

Having now over 18,000 instagram followers has taught me a lot about what works and what doesn't when it comes to this social media channel. And knowng what you're doing can be helpful and even create new opportunities for me.Instagram is it y'all. Creating an engaged instagram presence is one of the best ways to get people to read your blog ....more

How to Stay Alert Throughout the Day

I'm a morning person. I wake up, most days, rearing and ready to go. Much to Michael's dismay ....more

Everything to To See and Do in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Oh hello, my name is Helene Sula and one time I went to Asia months ago and barely recapped the trip. Yes, I made a quick video diary of our entire trip, and covered a 3 day Bangkok City Guide, and told you all about the Chiang Mai Lantern Festival. But I've made it a priority to (hopefully) recap this trip ....more

How to Create a Newsletter For Your Blog #GrowYourBlog Series

You guys, I can't believe I waited as long as I did to create an email list. Creating an email list for my blog has totally changed the blogging landscape for me. It's my best blogging asset....more

Leaving a City You Love

My parent's house, like any house you grow up in, is my favorite. They live in a wealthy neighborhood in Dallas, but bought the house before the neighborhood contained multi story mega mansions, complete with heated pools and opulent entryways. My mom makes improvements on the house every so often and my Dad is meticulous with the yard....more

How the 2016 Presidential Candidates are Like People We All Knew In High School

Thus far the 2016 presidential race is one of the most absurd ever. I honestly can't believe the line-up of candidates. They remind me of kids we all knew in high school—the bully, the nerd, the jock, the cheerleader.. ....more

Using Social Media Successfully #GrowYourBlog Series

Social media isn't just an asset to grow your blog. It's a necessary means to grow your blog or business. Using social media successfully is the bread and butter to creating a blog that counts and keeps readers coming back for more ....more

Things You Learn About Your Spouse While Traveling

This past weekend Michael and I took a road trip to Asheville, North Carolina. It was an awesome trip and we didn't fight at all. We were utterly blissful the entire time, never saying a mean word to one another ....more