Is Jealousy Fueling your Consumption?

Recently, I started reading, Happy Are You Poor, by Fr. Thomas Dubay and his words have had quite an impact on my heart. In this book, Dubay makes the argument that living spiritually poor is not enough. In the Gospel, in more than one account, Jesus is adamant about teaching that we must live in…

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5 Ways to Rock Your Turtle Neck

As I have a massive amount of papers due this week I figured I could just pop on today to give you guys some quick and fun tips on how to rock a turtle neck this fall/winter season. I know this post is a little different in that I normally give more tips specifically directed…

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Bringing Summer Favorites into Fall with these 5 Layering Tips

Written By: Shanna Transitioning into fall brings the most unpredictable weather leaving pretty much all of us with no idea clue how to dress. It can go from 45 degrees in the morning to 60 in the afternoon leaving you with the option of bringing a blanket everywhere you go (which is how I survived…

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Creating a Modest Halloween Costume to be Proud Of

Written by: Lizzy Halloween is coming up and if any of you are like me then you still have on clue what you are going to do for your costume. Now, a lot of you may not even be dressing up (too old? Never) but costume parties and get togethers are becoming more and more…

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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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Learning to Mix + Match

Being abroad has forced me to significantly reduce the size of my wardrobe and for those who know me know – I love clothing. I’ve never really been into the minimalist style of clothing and even when I decided to shop more ethically it just meant a lot of thrift shops and the finding many…

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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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