SEEK and You Will Find: Learning to Trust in the Power of Prayer

I always forget how much the Lord wants to spoil us. I know that sounds silly but every time something works out or a crazy thing happens to me it’s like the first time Jesus has taken care of me in this way. And while in many ways it is a gift because I am…

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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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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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