Authenticity in Blogging and Being a Trustworthy Blogger

top, similar here (love!) and here || jean jacket, also ordered this one || jeans, obsessed with these || wedges, similar here || tote || scarf || similar sunglasses Shop My Outfit: Authenticity in Blogging Authenticity in blogging is a bit of an oxymoron. Blogging and social media revolve around beautiful photos that capture your attention. Photos that make the reader/viewer think that they need whatever that influencer is wearing, styling, “talking” about. But things have come full circle lately. Readers and followers, myself included, are tired of the endless stream of…
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The Perfect Gift for Your Best Girlfriend

Thank you to Michael Hill for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help us bring you great content! My Blogger Bestie When I fist met Anna at a blogging conference a couple of years ago, it took me about 30 seconds to realize how much I adored her. I had been following her blog for some time and it was so refreshing to see…
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Passing Judgement and the Business of Being Judged

When I started Wishes & Reality in 2014 it was as a creative outlet where I could express my love of fashion. But as I further defined my goals, what started out as a hobby, quickly became a business. Today, after working my tail off for 2 1/2 years, I have had some successes. You see, the business of blogging really means to be a professional influencer using digital channels to influence purchasing decisions. We are modern-day…
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Why Bloggers Can Be Great Role Models

When I first started blogging and attending blogging events about 2 years ago, I felt really intimidated by all of the other bloggers out there. It felt so much safer to hide behind my computer screen than I actually get out there and start getting to know the other women who had inspired me me so very much. However, when I really started thinking about it, bloggers are some of the biggest cheerleaders out there!
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How Blogging Has Changed My Life And Why You Should Start A …

How Blogging Has Changed My Life With Wishes & Reality turning 2 next month, I’ve been thinking a lot about how blogging has changed my life. I remember when I first started reading blogs, not even realizing that they were “blogs” at the time. Then I remember thinking about creating my own blog and what that would entail. For me it started as kind of an online diary, but as I began interacting with other…
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