goals for fall linkup

It’s time for our September Linkup! This month, we asked:



Thanks to everyone who participated this month! Click on each link below to see the participating bloggers’ answers:

Annie Reeves
26 and Not Counting
Alyssa J Freitas
Carly Blogs
Feathers and Stripes
Carrie Loves
White Oak Creative
Sequins & Strawberries
Pieced Together
Knowing Kelly
Something Good
Life By Bri
My Beauty Cloud
La Vie Petite
Wealthy in Health
White Cabana
Mrs. on the Move
Boys and Bombshells
She’s All Smiles
Life Modifier
Everyday Cuvée
A Little Leopard
Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough
L is for Lucy
Cori’s Corner
Beauty and the Pitch
Dreams and Colour Schemes
Lights Camera Catwalk
Pattern Me Pretty
A Few of My Favorite Things
Chic Glamorous and Splendid
She’s All Smiles
Suzy Speaks
Luv in the Bubble
The Minimalist


THE NEW SNAPCHAT UPDATE — Lenses for Your Face


Did you see Snapchat’s newest update? Where you wondering how everyone was barfing rainbows yesterday?

Snapchat released an update with lenses you can use on your face.

To use it just follow the instructions they released on their blog:

When you’re using the camera to take a selfie, just press and hold on your face to activate Lenses. You can play with Lenses before taking a Snap — just select one from the row at the bottom and follow the on-screen instructions!

You can follow me on snapchat at megbiram.

I tested some out for you. You’re welcome.


Now, go have fun!

Or scare your mom.

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NEW INSTAGRAM FEATURE // How to post full-size images to Instagram!

how to post full-size images to instagram - portrait orientation

how to post full-size images to instagram -- landscape orientation

What do each of the above images have in common? You can now post them on Instagram WITHOUT having to crop them into a square! Yep, it’s true — just a couple of weeks ago, Instagram launched a new feature that has been happily embraced by its users: when selecting an image from your Library, you can now crop it into a square, or leave it in its original portrait or landscape dimensions. You might’ve already seen this as you’ve been scrolling through your feed, with many bloggers opting to post larger portrait (i.e. full-length) images. I personally have tried it out and LOVE the flexibility it gives.

Here’s how to post full-size portrait and landscape oriented images to Instagram:  Read the full post »


goals for fall linkup

Fear not, The B Bar linkup is back! This month’s linkup will take place on Wednesday, September 23rd. If you would like to participate, submit the permanent link to your post via this form by end of day Monday, 9/21/15 to be included. Check out the images below for examples of where to find your post permalink in both WordPress and Blogger.

A quick housekeeping note: each month it’s common for us to get links that don’t work — please be sure you aren’t linking us to your post preview, but to your actual post. Typically, your final permalink will be good to go once you schedule your post.

Again, submit your permalink here; we won’t be accepting links via email this month.

Make sure to schedule your post to go live the morning of 9/23/15 at 6am Eastern Time. On Tuesday, 9/22/15, you will get an email from us with some language about the post and including the links to all the other posts that you need to add to yours so it will link to everyone else’s. It is important that you include the links to everyone else in your post — that’s the point of a linkup.


For the September LinkUp Post, we’re tapping in to that feeling of autumn and “back to school” that’s been in the air…




We’ve purposefully kept this question open to interpretation, but what Meg and I did agree on is this: we always think of fall as a time of starting anew, not the actual new year! We’re probably trained to do so after years of starting school in the autumn, but with that being said, what are your goals for the fall season? Anything personal? Frivolous, like finally finding that perfect pair of boots? Do you have any work or blog goals you’re trying to accomplish as we head into the -ber months? What’s your game plan to tackle your goals, and how are you feeling about them in general? Pumped? Energized? Astonished that we only have (less than) 4 months left in 2015? We wanna know.

Continue reading to see where to find your permalink.  Read the full post »


circumstances quote

A little hard-working quote for your Labor Day!

“The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.”

— George Bernard Shaw


Image via Unsplash; graphics added by The B Bar