Fashion Trends That Currently Slay Me – Version 2.0 (as told by memes)

Here is the latest version of my opinions on the latest fashion faux pas. Please don’t take offense on some of these. If you haven’t noticed, I’ve taken a bit of a sarcastic approach to this blog. Sometimes we have to stand back and just say ‘really? Why would I wear that?’ (mainly because it is immodest) but sometimes just, come on ladies, I’m only putting to virtual paper what everyone else is thinking…   Is that a shirt or a dress? I usually keep a brown paper bag on hand and ‘911’ on speed dial while shopping in the […]

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Girl, You Look Good in those Genes

Hello! First off. Let me just start by saying this post was really difficult for me to write. It was difficult because I KNOW I am guilty of all of the things I list below as being immodest. I’ve been working on this post since before I launched my blog. So, I want to make a blanket statement apology if I have ever offended (and I know I have- I’m sorry, Mom) anyone with the way I have presented myself in jeans. Phew. Ok. Blue Jeans. You have your favorite pair. Broken in just right, you could practically sleep in […]

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Liebster Award

A Liebster Award is given to a blogger, from another blogger, recognizing the potential that a particular small blogger has. Basically saying, “Hey, your blog’s great. Keep up the good work, because you’re on the right track and you’re going somewhere” How sweet of This Modest Mom to recognize Modest Blondie for the Liebster Award! Thank you!   Here are the questions that were asked of me: If there was one food that you could eat for the rest of your life, what would it be? Gummy Bears – they get a food group all of their own in my […]

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Balancing Modesty and Practicality

I love Pinterest. While my husband surfs Craigslist for 20 year old trucks (he really takes the whole ‘They don’t make ’em like they used to’ thing very seriously), I am scowering for inspiration on tomorrow’s outfit. But it can be such a tease. I always seem to be attracted to the outfits with a ton of stuff going on. Is it really practical to walk around with like 5 layered necklaces, a bunch of rings, and a ton of draping layers up top like we see in the bohemian trends that are sweeping the fashion world? We see these […]

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Autumn Trends | Bramblewood Fashion Blog Event

Today’s post is for the Bramblewood Fashion Blog event hosted by Ashley! She has challenged fellow fashion bloggers and Instagrammers to showcase their favorite fall fashion trends this year! How fun! I’m joining in with every other girl and saying that I LOVE fall and all the cute trends that come with it. (Plus people start putting pants back on and that’s always a relief… just sayin’). I am loving the 70’s styles that this fall has brought in the world of trends. Plus, I am totally channeling my Stevie Nicks style vibes. I loved her ‘drapey’, black tops and […]

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How To: Be ‘Matchy Matchy’ w/o being too… ‘Matchy Matchy’

Fashion in a word is an oxymoron. We want to look put together and yet completely effortless. We want to look chic and yet blend in. Putting together an outfit doesn’t have as many rules as it used to. White after labor day is totally acceptable. Brown and black on the same shoe. Grunge has met it’s match with class. I don’t know that I’ve ever been the ‘matchy matchy’ type. At least not since I was able to pick out my own clothes. But lately I’ve seen fabulous two piece sets and matching shoes coming back around. Unfortunately a […]

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Happy October/Modest Blondie Updates

Hi lovely blog readers! Happy October! This is going to be a little bit different type of post. I just want to update you all on some of the new things on my blog. First of all, thank you to everyone that has signed up for the mailing list. I really appreciate it. If you haven’t yet, I use this as a way to announce my new posts, so if you aren’t on facebook or instagram this is a really easy way to get notifications and updates. If you signed up and haven’t been getting emails, check your junk mail […]

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The Tough Stuff: A Modest Workout

An area I’ve struggled with in modesty has been workout attire. I am a runner. I try to stay in decent ‘shape’ even amongst a hectic schedule. But as a whole I definitely enjoy the outdoors and getting a good long run in every once in awhile. It’s hard for me to get motivated though. I’ve heard a lot of people say that their outfit is one of their big motivations. I get that. When you look good, you feel good. I totally agree with this statement when it comes to everyday fashion. However, I’m not one of those girls […]

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How To: Wear a Tunic

The average height of an American woman according to www.theaveragebody.com in 2014/2015 is 5 foot 4 inches. Most of the ads on tv, pictures in magazines and campaigns via E-mail display women on the upwards of 5’7” to 5’9”. They all have a perfectly proportioned torsos and are as skinny as a rail. So while that maxi dress looks fabulous on a model, the rest of the world (even if you are that tall) is left to wonder if we will have to cut 8 inches off the bottom or if we will be completely swallowed in a large piece […]

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13 Simple Essentials for a Modest, Well-Rounded Wardrobe

We all have our go-to outfit, and if we don’t have a specific outfit, we have a go-to look that we know we can always pull off and feel confident in. I want to share with you some of my favorite pieces that hopefully can help you build a modest, practical, and well rounded wardrobe. Everyone is at different points in their life. Some of you are still in school, some with full time jobs, and some of you are Mom’s. These items are simple and intended to give you a basis for shaping your own style. Make a checklist. […]

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