West Valley Moms on Instagram in May


Hi West Valley Moms! Sum-Sum-Summertime! Are your kids out of school and already hitting the pools? That seems to be the trend on IG these days! If you’re new around here West Valley Moms is on Instagram! Instagram is a fun and easy way to share pictures with your friends and family, all from the convenience of your smart phone, both the iPhone and the Android!

FOLLOW US! Are you on Instagram? Come follow us at @westvalleymoms for glimpses into what fun things are happening on the blog and in our community.

IN MAY ON INSTAGRAM! Our West Valley Moms were busy busy! It’s easy to tell that Summer is here. Contributor @rainsmama took pictures of my little guys (@anightowlblog) in downtown Phoenix; @petalwishes’ girls had some fun geocaching; @valerielin32’s little guy looks like he’s ready for some serious biking fun; @jenkinskidfarm and friends had some junking fun at Sweet Salvage downtown; @rainsmama attended Phoenix ComicCon; @mandashea717, @jillianknutson and @eclectic_mommy’s little ones had some pool time fun in the sun!

WVMB on Instagram in May

BE FEATURED! During these Summer months our special theme is “Show Us Your Summer!” If you’re doing something fun in the West Valley, attending a special event, visiting a local landmark, even vacationing somewhere fun…or just want to share what you’re up to this Summer with other West Valley Moms…be sure to TAG US! In the comments of your photos, tag us with #westvalleymoms or @westvalleymoms for a chance of a “shoutout” or feature from our account or on the blog! Each month we’ll be rounding up tagged photos to feature YOU!

Show us your Summer! Tag your pictures with #westvalleymoms on Instagram!

#PHOTOADAY! Have you heard of #PHOTOADAY? It’s a fun way to share a picture on platforms such as Instagram every day. Chantelle of FatMumSlim provides the prompts for the popular #FMSPhotoaday project. Here’s a quick overview of how to play, and here’s the list for June!


APP HIGHLIGHT! Each month we highlight a fun photo app that you can use in conjunction with Instagram.


The app highlight for this month is FX Photo Studio for the iPhone! And guess what – it’s FREE for a limited time only! FX Photo Studio is a real filter-machine that can easily turn your images into stylish vintage snaps, dramatic b&w photos, cross-processed or grunge masterpieces and more. You can mix and play with over 194 high quality effects and filters that no other app has. With FX Photo Studio you can:

  •  Draw with effects and create new filters
  • Adjust gamma, saturation, contrast, hues, exposure and more.
  • Make your pictures pop with colors with color splash tool
  • Add signatures, watermarks or text bubbles
  • Momentarily share to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, etc
  • Put your photos on postcards & instantly ship anywhere in the world

So if you have an iPhone, snag your FREE download today. That’s all for this month – hope to see you around Instagram!


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