My First Ipsy Bag! February 2017

A brick red lipstick and two different types of face masks are just a few of the makeup and beauty products in my February 2017 Ipsy Glam bag.

One of my goals for this year is to step up my makeup game, and with that in mind, I’ve decided to try Ipsy, a monthly beauty subscription that you’ve most likely heard of before now. If you haven’t, here’s the quick lowdown. For $10 a month, the company sends you full size or deluxe […]

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Casual Friday: Maize and Blue

I'm constantly reaching for my pea coat and saddle bag, which just happen to be in my college's colors. Let's hear it for maize and blue!

I had a terrible realization a few weeks ago. My ten year college reunion is this year. It’s a bit ridiculous that nearly a decade has gone by since graduation. Time flies when you’re having fun, I guess? Last weekend, I went to the library book sale before hitting the park for a few outfit […]

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Stitch Fix Unboxing: Transitioning to spring

For Stitch Fix #4, my stylist sent me cute tops and jackets that are perfect for transitioning into spring. Here's what I got and what I kept...

While the groundhog threatened us with six more weeks of winter, spring is most definitely in the air. To celebrate, I asked Stitch Fix to send me tops and jackets for transitioning to spring… How Stitch Fix Works  Fill out a style profile and share your likes and dislikes with your stylist. I recommend putting together […]

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Weekend Mood

What’s your favorite thing to wear on the weekend? This blog uses affiliate and referral links. Clicking a link costs you nothing, but the small commission from your click/purchase helps support this blog. Thank you!

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What’s saving my life right now

What's saving my life right now...

Stepping away from my blog to deal with real life issues has made me more grateful for the time I get to spend with my online circle of friends. I’m thankful for a space where we can talk about happy, pretty, sweet things like red velvet cookies and pom pom hats. These days, Modern Mrs. […]

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Life Lately: OMG it’s February Edition

Life lately... here's a look at what I'm reading, watching, and making.

Re-reading: I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith. This delightful comfort read is a coming of age story set in a rundown English castle. It has one of my favorite opening sentences ever, “I write this sitting in the kitchen sink.” Doesn’t it make you want to know more? Watching: So much TV. There was […]

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Sweet Progress Winter Galentine’s Box Swap

Treat yourself to some happy mail this winter and connect with a new friend through the Sweet Progress Winter Galentine's Box Swap! #SPBoxSwap

The Sweet Progress Box Swap is back, and it’s here to help you get through the winter! The creative Dean (aka Mrs. AOK) and I have teamed up to bring you another fun filled swap. Grab your favorite winter goodies and get ready to share them with a new friend! How to Participate: ♥ Fill out […]

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Do you need a reading wintervention?

From women's fiction to business management, the BookSparks Winter Reading Challenge is here to give your reading a wintervention.

The weather outside is frightful, and your reading pile is no longer delightful. While the world is covered in snow, snuggle up inside and give a new book a go. The BookSparks Winter Reading Challenge is here to give your reading a wintervention. Through the end of March, BookSparks will be featuring a variety of […]

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