Always, Katie: January 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

How to Use Instagram's New Draft Feature (It's a Game-Changer!)

I mentioned in my announcement for Capture Your Season that I love Instagram's new draft feature, and surprised a couple of people :-) Here's how you use this fabulous new feature (totally making third-party draft apps obsolete, in my opinion):

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Announcing the "Capture Your Season" Photo Challenge (Valentine's Day Edition)!

I am so excited to announce that I am going to be hosting my very first photo challenge on Instagram, starting February 1 and running through Valentine's Day! The prompts all have a Valentine-y feel to them, but can be interpreted in numerous different ways that aren't necessarily lovey-dovey and romantic. :-) 

I'm offering a prize for this challenge, a pair of cute little springy/summery dragonfly earrings, handmade by me! (A rarity nowadays... I don't get to make nearly as much jewelry as I used to make.)

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

8 Free Ways to Support Your Friend's Small Business

I love supporting small business, as do many of my friends and family and most of you, dear readers. :-) I respect the makers using their skills to support or supplement their families, and I know the hard work that goes into these businesses, so I love to encourage those efforts and know my purchases are making a difference to a family instead of being a drop in a corporation's bucket. :-)

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