Tips for Finding Your Dream Dress without the Compromise

Written by: Shanna As most girls imagine, shopping for the perfect wedding dress was the most surreal moment. As we were driving to a bridal boutique, one of my friends asked what my dream dress would look like. As I sifted through all of the wedding dresses I’ve ever seen, I meekly said, “I don’t…

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Living out Femininity

Writer: Shanna We don’t have to look far to see that men and women are inherently different. The culture tells women that we need to change to be like men. What the culture doesn’t know is that if there weren’t any women, especially women of faith, living out of their feminine genius, the world would…

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A Walking Witness: Shanna, Just a Handmaiden’s new Co-Writer

Hi! My name is Shanna and I am officially a co-writer for Just a Handmaiden! I haven’t always been drawn to modesty, in fact, I’ve lived on the opposite side of faith, opposed to modesty (is this an okay switch) for large portion of my life. When I had my reversion to the Catholic faith,…

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Back to School Fashion Tips

It’s time to get back to school and we all know what that means – back to school fashion is a go. Who isn’t excited to wear all the fun pieces they found this summer to their first week of school? In high school I was always that person who rocked her first week of…

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Tips to Easy Modest Summer Packing

With the last month of summer quickly coming upon us many of you may be taking some last-minute trips before the school year begins – hopefully to somewhere warm and sunny. Packing can be an overwhelming process, especially when it’s a shorter trip or you don’t want to pay for a checked luggage

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We Veil What is Sacred

Hey everyone! So, I know it’s been a while since my last post and, maybe its a bit late in the summer season to finally speak on bathing suits but, I think Jesus wants me to share a couple thoughts with you today. Bathing suits – one of the largest spots of controversy within the…

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Move in Closer and the Rules will Fade

My friend recently started this new ministry called Firelight in the Orange County area. It is a young adult ministry (ages 18-35) by young people for young people. It is absolutely amazing and his goal is to have bible studies, at home worship sessions, women’s and men’s nights, and so much other goodness. For now,…

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Never too Old for Fashion

When does loving fashion end? At what point do you need to “grow up” and stop being adventurous in what you wear? I definitely had an age limit in my mind for fashion and I’m sure a lot of you do too but someone special made me dramatically reconsider that notion…This is my Grandma Joann……

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My Week Without Social Media

Alright I wanna start by saying that this social media fast was a lot harder than I thought it would be and I was a little sad that it was! It was when the Instagram app didn’t exist that I realized how many times I feel myself just going to it to fill the time.…

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Tips to Beating the Summer Prayer Slump

Summer has finally come (for most of us) and for some the sweet relief of no more classes is just around the corner. With summer comes so much more free time, family time, and for a lot of us – a real job. I’ve always found it funny how every summer I make this intense…

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