Give Extra This Season – First-Year Teacher Thanks

November 10, 2014

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ExtraGumMoments #shop #cbias I’ll be honest, when I switched career paths and jumped feet first into teaching, I thought it would be exciting and so very rewarding. I figured I would have my weekends off and I’d be […]

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Weekend Museum Touring

November 7, 2014

Pants: Paige denim Sweater: c/o OASAP Boots: Rachel Roy Scarf: H&M Sunnies: Target Clutch: Fredd + Basha   A couple weekends ago I trekked back up to Milwaukee for a friend’s birthday. She wanted everyone to go to the Work Museum, which is part of the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). While I have never […]

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Vibrant Fall, Swirling Skirts

November 4, 2014

  Dress: c/o Karina Dresses (on sale at ModlCloth) Tights: Target Booties: Target Sweater: H&M Earrings: c/o Mimi Boutique Watch: Kohls Bracelets: Forever21   My latest Karina dress is certainly a new favorite. The colorful pattern adds vibrancy to the season while the orange red colors take the pattern, which might be seen as more […]

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Where’s Waldo this Halloween?

October 31, 2014

Simple, easy and fun Halloween costume. Waldo, of course. I picked up the red and white sweater from Wal-Mart, my usual Rock and Republic jeans, mother-made hat and glasses from Party City. Done. and Done. Despite the cold and the SNOW I’m taking the nephews and niece out trick-or-treating after the school party wraps up! I […]

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Winter’s Printed Leggings

October 30, 2014

While any long time reader knows of my abhorrence for leggings worn as pants, you will also know that I love leggings worn as thicker, warmer tights – especially in the cold winter months. This year as I dug my legging collection out of the bottom of my box of winter items, I realized there […]

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What To Wear When Running in the Cold

October 29, 2014

The temperatures have officially turned cold and that means it is time to pack away the running shorts and sweat-wicking heat-gear t-shirts in favor of some more cold-weather appropriate styles. For me, running outdoors in the cold in a million times harder than running in the heat and humidity of the summer. I don’t like […]

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Re-introducing the Purple Dress

October 28, 2014

Dress: SteinMart (I think) Boots: Monroe & Main Tights: Target Earrings: online retailer now closed Watch: Kohls Bracelets: Forever21 This dress was one I loved for a couple years and then, packed away for the last two not really loving the color or the style. But this fall when I transitioned my closet from warm-weather […]

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Long-legged Denim

October 27, 2014

Jeans: Marc by Marc Jacobs (via Shopbop) Sweater: TJ Maxx Booties: Target Scarf: Target Bag: Target This jeans are my latest Shopbop acquisition and can I just say that they are probably my favorite item I’ve ever gotten from the site! The length of these Marc by Marc Jacobs jeans is perfect for the combination […]

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Fall-tini Recipes – Pumpkin and S’mores

October 25, 2014

Part two of the ModlyChic Martini recipes… This time I’m featuring two amazing martinis that will be perfect for your Halloween party, Thanksgiving dinner, or just a cozy evening curled up by the fireplace. Did you miss part one? Here are two amazing apple martini recipes for you to try as well.   S’mores Chocolate […]

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Leopard-Print Booties

October 23, 2014

Skirt: Ann Taylor Shirt: H&M Jacket: C. Luce Tights: Walgreens Booties: ebay OK, honestly I created this whole look because I wanted to wear these new boots. Usually I don’t create outfits around a pair of shoes, I put together an outfit and then look at my closet to determine what shoes will work to […]

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