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A Few Favourite Instagram Accounts

If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen my Insta Story a few days ago that pretty much explains the non existence of blog posts and random and erratic posting on social media, and that would be my lack of evenings. Since the clocks changed and the evenings became much lighter my girl’s have decided that bed time is not something they wish to abide by anymore. Instagram is pretty much the only social media I seem to be keeping up with and I’m so glad I have been, I love that Instagram is fast becoming a platform where more and more people are  ‘micro blogging’ in their captions. So, as well as stunning photography there are also many exciting, happy, emotional and inspirational captions to be read, as well as watching ‘life behind the scenes’ in their Insta Stories.

So this week, I thought I’d pay a thanks to a few of those wonderful and beautiful accounts and share them with you here.

I have only recently come across Whimsy and Grey and I’m in love with her photography, such beautiful muted tones but so so pretty. And if you’re a parent (or someone thats often behind on cleaning) you’ll love her hashtag #mydirtysink, this woman really can make anything look beautiful.

Phew! It's been ages, sorry! I've been having a break. 😃 We've been to the amazing Zermatt this holiday, where these two learnt to ski! They had 3 mornings of lessons and by the 3rd, they were doing blue runs and making turns. We were so amazed! I was also pretty beginery but managed some blue runs on the 2nd day with my skilled husband. Who switched to a snowboard on the 3rd day to be more in line with me. Although he wasn't! The man can do any sport he tries with ease. If you saw my stories, you would have seen that we got upgraded to the penthouse, it was a trip for my Mama's birthday, (a special one, sssh!) so it was a lovely touch. It was so lovely but after 11 hours traveling yesterday, I'm feeling pretty glad to be home. Even if there is a lot of washing to tackle! 😃 Would rating would you give your Easter? Good, bad or eggshellant? 🙈🙈(Sorry! Mum joke alert!!) #pinklinker

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I’m sure a lot of you already follow my wonderful Big Pink Link co-host Lou but if you don’t then you really should. I love how bright and colourful her photography is and she always writes such brilliant and honest captions. And if you’re looking for a giggle then you simply must watch her Insta Stories.

The only way I think to describe Cathryn’s account is simply stunning, I love her crisp bright image that always either feature some gorgeous flowers, her adorable daughter or the most incredible looking food!

Here are all 5 of my little tribe! For anyone who hasn't seen my other boys! ❤😍

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I couldn’t not share this lovely account from a fellow local Mum Laura, we met a few months ago at our local National Trust proper and bonded over our love of photography and Instagram. Laura takes the most stunning photos of her 5 boys exploring, how she gets them to stay still for shots like this I will never know!

Hannah is such an incredible photographer, managing to capture every moment beautifully and brightly. She’s another avid Insta Story user and I love her humour and honesty behind the scenes.

One more day of being nought. One more day of being able to say: "She is so many months." Tonight we tuck her into bed and we say goodnight to our baby. And while tomorrow might not change a single thing about her. It means so much to us. A year ago tomorrow she was born quickly into this world, and as fast as I found her in my arms, she was taken from us and placed into an incubator, tiny, small and alone. Leaving NICU wasn't the end of the tough times, but she took every challenge in her path and conquered them all with a ridiculous smile. I've written a little letter, a post on my corner of the internet…I don't know…I just wrote some words for her today. She was sat on my lap and I wrote for her as she bashed the keyboard and made it almost impossible. I love her so much. I am so grateful that tomorrow, we've come full circle, and I can wake up to my baby girl and no one is going to take her away this time. I love you so much Daisy Nelle. I honestly do. . . . #motherhoodthroughinstagram #thatsdarling #motherhoodalive #myhappycapture #littlefierceones #littlestoriesofmylife #letthembelittle #kidsforreal #cameramama #thehappynow #pixel_kids #our_everyday_memories #letthekids #babiesofig #babygirl #dailycute #oneyearold #babies #bubba #broody #mumma #mumsofinstagram #firstbirthday #daisynelle #pierrerobinsequence #sticklersyndrome #cleftpalate #cleftstrong #littlefighter

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I think Charlotte is a true inspiration, if you don’t already know her and her story then you really should head over. I always love her microblogging captions and her photographs are always beautiful, especially those of her gorgeous little girl.

Feeling like I am entering the weekend exhausted and a list as long as the Thames of shit to do. So so looking forward to @snapphotofest next week and meeting up with such inspiring photographers. I'm going to miss the kiddos so bloody much – This is the longest I've left them in nearly 6 years and I've never left Elsie for this long!! 😩😩😩 but they are in the very capable hands of Nanny and Grandad and I know they're going to have a bloody blast and won't even give two craps that I'm gone 😂🙈 – – – – – #myhappycapture #littlefierceones #letthembelittle #letthembebrave #dearphotographer #photooftheday #lifecloseup #littleloves #worldoflittles #ukparentbloggers #childhoodunplugged #candidchildhood #momswithcameras #childofig #momtog #motherlylove #ohmamamoment #dailyparenting #capturingchildhood #developinglife #capturemypositive #documentyourdays #unitemotherhood #creativelife #photographyislife #our_everyday_moments #slowlivingforlife

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Charlottes black and white photography is absolutely gorgeous and her behind the scenes Insta Stories are just as beautiful and always stick to the black and white theme.

Another absolutely stunning account and one of my top favourites for inspiration has got to be Me and Orla, her muted style is what my dreams are made of and her images always feel slightly magical to me.

Another beautifully bright and colourful account is this one from Katie, she always makes the most of the gorgeous sunlight and captures it just at the right moment. Her photography is flawless but she’s always so lovely and honest in both her captions and Insta Stories.

Do you have any favourite Instagram accounts? Is Instagram your favourite Social media too? Oh and if you have any tips for bedtime in the brighter months then please send them my way!!

I've been tagged by the lovely @sparklesandstretchmarks to share #20factsaboutme so here goes… 1. I am obsessed with everything Disney. 2. I'm a total geek at heart and love all things LOTR, Harry Potter and Buffy. 3. Yes, Willow's name was inspired by Willow from Buffy. 4. I adore reading but cannot remember the last time I finished a book. 5. I have 8 tattoos and (sorry Grandma & Uncle) I have plans to add more. 6. I've lost count of how many times I've coloured my hair and what colours it's been. 7. Portrait photography is my favourite and I'd love to do a photography course. 8. My sister picked Allana's middle name and has yet to meet her (she's travelling the world 🌎). 9. I plan on visiting Walt Disney World for my 30th Birthday in 3 years. 10. I love the ocean but wish I was a better swimmer. 11. I haven't always been this positive but I now always look on the bright side of life. 12. I have been pregnant 3 times. 13. My lucky number is 13. 14. I love being out in nature but camping isn't my thing. 15. I haven't drank caffeine for over 4 years. 16. If money were no object I'd travel the world with my family. 17. I suffer with acne and have done since I was a teen. 18. My Hubby and I haven't had a honeymoon. 19. I love musicals and my favourite is The Phantom of the Opera. 20. Spring is my favourite season 🌺 I tag @pinkpearbear @thismumslife and @scandimummy to share their #20factsaboutme if they fancy it ❤️

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    Tracey Abrahams
    24th April 2017 at 9:06 am

    There are some brillaint suggestions here I will pop over later and have a look. #bigpinklink

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    Heather Keet
    24th April 2017 at 11:27 am

    I love instagram! #bigpinklink

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    24th April 2017 at 12:40 pm

    I love Instagram too, both reading through the posts and watching the stories. Thanks for the tips on who to follow, I feel as though I’m still finding my feet over there so will go and check them out 🙂 #bigpinklink

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    Musings of a tired mummy...zzz...
    24th April 2017 at 12:40 pm

    Great shares! I’ll head over later and follow #bigpinklink

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    24th April 2017 at 12:43 pm

    I’m a big fan of Instagram so will definitely be checking these accounts out! #bigpinklink

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    24th April 2017 at 1:55 pm

    Ive gotta get my instagram shit together. It is the one channel I dont pay attention to.


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    24th April 2017 at 2:01 pm

    I love browsing pretty insta snaps over a cuppa. Will definitely be adding a couple of these to the list! Thanks! #BigPinkLink

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    24th April 2017 at 3:15 pm

    Starting spending more time on IG lately. A few of these I was already following, but thanks for the suggestions. Good stuff #bigpinklink

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    The mummy diaries
    24th April 2017 at 4:29 pm

    Loved this post, it’s always nice to find new blogger instagram accounts to follow #bigpinklink

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    five little doves
    24th April 2017 at 4:44 pm

    I don’t follow some of these but I shall definitely get over there and check out their accounts! I LOVE Instagram, it’s definitely my favourite SM. #bigpinklink

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    24th April 2017 at 6:59 pm

    Hi, I’m getting better at using IG so I shall take a look at your recommendations #bigpinklink

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    24th April 2017 at 7:21 pm

    Those are FABULOUS!!!! #bigpinklink

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    24th April 2017 at 7:58 pm

    Love Instagram. I’m new to this all and it’s been the medium that’s grown fastest. I’ve found I’ve been able to put my poems on my pics, if they’re short enough and people have really embraced my style. I’ll add these accounts. Thanks #bigpinklink

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    24th April 2017 at 8:35 pm

    I’m on Instagram and I love the variation of posts. I also love seeing where people are in the world…..I’m very nosy! Thank you for posting these…it’s interesting seeing the posts that others like. #bigpinklink

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    24th April 2017 at 8:36 pm

    Instagram is my favourite social media platform! I already follow the majority of these feeds but there’s a couple here who I haven’t come across! Thanks for sharing! #bigpinklink

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    24th April 2017 at 10:30 pm

    Great list of instagrammers there! I follow most of them and a lot of them are my favourites too! #bigpinklink

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    Aleena Brown
    25th April 2017 at 6:30 am

    I love Instagram too, I can’t enough of the beautiful and real pictures that people share. These are some fab accounts, I’ll be checking out the ones I’m not already familiar with! #bigpinklink

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    Tooting Mama
    25th April 2017 at 8:26 am

    I’ve become a big fan of Instagram but only just getting my head around this social media channel. But I love it and there are so many fantastic people to follow. Thanks for these shares. My instas seem to be mainly about food I am about to eat! #bigpinklink

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    25th April 2017 at 11:27 am

    Oh some stunning accounts here that I’m not following so thank you for the recommendations! I too love how you can microblog on instagram – it’s certainly made me spend lots of time on my actual blog! #BigPinkLink

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    The Breastest News
    25th April 2017 at 7:36 pm

    A few of them I already follow but will definitely take a look at the others 🙂 #BigPinkLink

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    25th April 2017 at 7:54 pm

    I’ve never really got into Instagram but looking at these gorgeous photos makes me want to rethink that decision.
    Great post

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    25th April 2017 at 8:52 pm

    I think i’m getting the hang (ish) of IG now. I am still playing around with my photography skills using the only camera i have (my phone). #bigpinklink

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    Double the Monkey Business
    25th April 2017 at 10:02 pm

    I love Little Paper Swan’s feed, one of my favourites x #bigpinklink

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    Jo (Mother of Teenagers)
    26th April 2017 at 10:46 am

    I am pretty new to instagram but really do love it for its ease and it is quite addictive! Some great favourites here. Thanks for sharing. #bigpinklink

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    26th April 2017 at 11:29 am

    Aww what lovely accounts. So many good ones that I follow and I was naughtily not following you. I am now xx

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    26th April 2017 at 7:16 pm

    I love Instagram and finding new people to follow. There are a couple here I didn’t know about that look very worth of following x

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    Mad Mother In The Attic
    27th April 2017 at 8:03 am

    Lovely – I am yet to post on Instagram, but it looks as if I should join the party! #bigpinklink

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    27th April 2017 at 1:18 pm

    I love Instagram, I follow most of these and their feeds are just stunning but a couple I don’t know and will definitely be checking out! #bigpinklink

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    27th April 2017 at 10:40 pm

    I’m really getting into instagram! Little paper swans is one of my firm faves, but I don’t think I’m following all these accounts – will def be taking your advice

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    Cheryl @ Tea or Wine
    28th April 2017 at 2:06 pm

    Some fab choices here with stunning shots. I do love Instagram, but I always seem to be behind with it! xx

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    Amie Richards
    28th April 2017 at 10:50 pm

    I love Instagram and finding home inspiration and beautiful pictures! Great bunch of Instagram accounts here 🙂 #bigpinklink

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