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Mama Blog Monday Link Up #2

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 Hey Mamas! Welcome to the Mama Blog Monday Link Up Party! I am hoping to connect with new mama bloggers each Monday. I also hope to gain some mama-spiration and grow a community of mommies and bloggers everywhere!Features from last week!Before we begin this week’s link up party, we’d like to give some love to our features from last week! Check them out! This one comes from Bethany over at Mama Finds Her Way. She gives some tips for creating a life management plan in order to have peace in your home. I loved reading it and implementing these tips myself has made my life easier already! The next one is written by Jessie over at Her Arms are Strong. Jessie writes about A Mom’s Version of 1 Corinthians 13:1-7. I love her creativity with words! Finally, Surya over at The Crazy Busy Mama gives us 9 tips for making clean up in the kitchen quick! We hope you will stop by and take a look! Thanks for linking up last week, mamas! What is a link up party?This link up party is a place…

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Mama Blog Monday Link Up #1

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 Hey Mamas! Welcome to the first Mama Blog Monday Link Up Party! I am so excited to be starting this new adventure with my blog. I am hoping to connect with new mama bloggers each Monday. I also hope to gain some mama-spiration and grow a community of mommies and bloggers everywhere!What is a link up party?This link up party is a place for other mom bloggers to come and drop a link to some recent or popular blog posts. Any posts that are related to mommy-hood are welcome. This includes recipes, tips, DIY projects, or parenting advice. While you are here please look around at other blog posts and leave some love for other mommy bloggers!Each week I will feature the (3) most clicked posts from the previous week. These posts will get extra shares on our Pinterest Group Boards (follow me HERE and email me HERE if you would like to be a contributor), Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Page.How do we get the most out of a link up party?Link up parties will benefit you most if you are willing to look around and give some love to other bloggers…

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How to Create a “Pinnable” Image Using Canva

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Hey Blogging Mamas!  One thing I have learned on my blogging journey is the importance of making a great “pinnable” image for each blog post. This image is what will attract Pinterest users to click through to your blog.When I first started using Pinterest to share content from my blog, I wasn’t getting much traffic. So, I have put a lot of effort into figuring out what makes your image Pinterest worthy. Something that people will want to click on and read.I found that there are a few very specific things your graphic should have in order to be successful on Pinterest. Since I have implemented these things, my traffic from Pinterest has significantly increased.   What tools do I use to make graphics for my blog?In order to make graphics for my blog, I like to use Canva. I know a lot of other bloggers use other things like Pic Monkey (which I do use to edit photos), but since I use Canva, I will just be writing about that.I absolutley love using canva for several reasons. Number one, it is free to use. Number two, it is easy to use. Number…