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16 Creative Things to Do Without Internet

16 Creative Things You Can Do NOW (Without the Internet)

By Gina | November 18, 2015

Sometimes we can get sucked into an Internet black hole. I hate to tell you, but that can either make or break creativity. Spending time only looking at what others are doing isn’t going to help us boost our creative production. While there is a wide spectrum of things that promote creativity on the Internet,…

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How to Reduce Media Consumption & Create Your Next Big Thing

How to Reduce Media Consumption & Create Your Next Big Thing

By Gina | November 16, 2015

Recently, there has been a lot of talk about social media consumption and content production (whether it’s fake, whether people use Instagram for sponsored content, etc.). While this post is not about my views on social media and how it’s used—although I will say that I think social media is good when used in a proper…

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What I Learned in October

What I Learned in October

By Gina | October 31, 2015

Hi blogging friends! Can you believe that October has gone by so quickly? This has been one of the busiest months for me this year and one where I happened to learn a lot by experience about my work, my life and my skills. Most of my October was spent event planning for a big…

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What Being a Creative Means

What does Being a “Creative” Mean?

By Gina | October 29, 2015

How do you define creativity? Creativity: the act of creating new things. It’s innovative and fresh. Mind-blowing but relaxing. Creativity is putting our thoughts into motion and turning the intangible into something we can feel.

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12 Staple Plugins for Your WordPress Blog

The 12 Staple WordPress Plugins That Make a HUGE Difference for my Blog

By Gina | October 28, 2015

When I first switched to WordPress as my blogging platform, I was perplexed and inspired by the world of plugins. I couldn’t wait to dive deep into finding the right plugins for my online space. After lots of research and fine-tuning the features I wanted on my site, I came up with all my staple…

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How to Define Your Lifestyle

What Kind of Lifestyle Are You Living?

By Gina | October 26, 2015

Have you ever heard the phrase, “it’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle”? This isn’t a post about healthy living or diets, but rather the concept of a “lifestyle” and how we use this idea in many aspects of blogging and our lives. I got to thinking one day in the shower (things always come to…

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What I Learned in September - Gina Alyse

What I Learned in September

By Gina | October 3, 2015

Hello my blog friends! I am popping in on a rainy Saturday with a recap post of September. I like to reflect back on my months and share some things I learned. You can read similar posts for August, July and June this past year.

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Best Place for a Santorini Sunset

Santorini Sunsets for Your Wanderlust Pleasure

By Gina | September 29, 2015

Santorini, in just 48 hours, you captured my wild curiosity for natural beauty. If you are in the market for a Greek island getaway, Santorini is a mesmerizing choice. And if watching a sunset in Oia isn’t on your bucket list, I’m going to give you some reasons to change that today.

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How to Start a Blog with BlueHost Tutorial

How to Start a Blog With BlueHost

By Gina | September 28, 2015

Hello my fellow creative! I’m so excited that you have decided to take a leap of faith and start your own blog. Whether you are starting your blog for fun or for your business, blogging is a journey and it takes good planning to set up your blog the right way. If you have been researching how to set…

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11 Things to Remove from Your Website (Declutter Your Blog)

By Gina | September 14, 2015

Over the past several weeks, I have noticed a trend of minimalism when it comes to blog design and blogging. Some of my favorite bloggers have removed sidebars from their designs (still on the fence about this one, but still so inspired by the vision No Sidebar!) and many have reduced advertisements on their blogs or…

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