• July Favorites

    Hey hey, here we are half way through Summer! How is everyone doing? All a little different, but we are making sure we are still having an excellent Summer. Here are my favorites from this month!       Outdoor Movie Projector – What kid doesn’t love staying up late for an outdoor movie. This thing is awesome! Face Masks – I mean this one is obvious right? You have to wear one so let’s make it fun.  Shan Swimsuit – I actually have this in a different color but it is THE BEST swimsuit I have… so flattering, so comfortable. I feel like a million bucks in it! HBO’s…

  • Summer Fashion: Tie Dye

    Tie Dye… perhaps THE fashion trend of the Summer. I don’t see it going away anytime soon either… I have seen some for Fall fashion (#7 is fab) and I am in to it! I love my workout tee (#3) and highly recommend it! But tie dye isn’t just for t-shirts and workout gear! I am COVETING this silk dress: #10 . COVETING!   Click on corresponding number to shop item. 1. / 2. / 3. / 4. / 5. / 6. / 7. / 8. / 9. / 10. / 11. / 12. / 13. / 14. You could also go the route of DIY… which is fun and…

  • Summer Salads: My New Staple

    I have had a lot of questions and requests for what this salad is… probably because I constantly post it… because yes, I really am eating it every day. This salad all starts with Alison Roman’s ” Secret Ingredient Pasta”, that I am now making WEEKLY. It is just that good, and the leftovers mixed with vinegar soaked curly kale are even better. It is bright and tangy, and for those that swear they don’t like sun dried tomatoes please try it anyway. They melt right into the fresh tomatoes. Let me back up. I have been reading Fiber Fueled: The Plant-Based Gut Health Program for Losing Weight, Restoring Your…

  • Mint Chia Dressing

    I LOVE to add fruit to my salads in the Summer. Nectarines, peaches and watermelon are abundant and pair so well with greens – match made in heaven! I created this dressing for those fruit filled salads… I promise it is not overly “minty”, but a great compliment to the sweet fruit! Adding the chia seeds thickens the dressing while giving you a boost of fiber!   Please note: A Modern Housewife LLC has affiliate relationships with multiple brands. A Modern Housewife LLC will earn a small commission on any item purchased through these links. That commission keeps this site up and running and allows us to keep the content…

  • Summer Fashion: Amazon Finds Under $50

    Has anyone else noticed that Amazon has some awesome fashion finds? And they are normally a REALLY good price? I can’t speak to the quality of everything, but almost every item I have selected here says natural fibers (cotton, linen…) so fingers crossed that’s accurate! I bought the cotton floral dress (obviously) and it really is PERFECT for a hot day or to throw on after the beach. Obsessed!     Cotton Maxi Dress – SO comfortable and just darling. I love it!  Neoprene Bag – Love this for a beach bag!  Large Sunglasses – I will always choose a large frame for sunglasses! Simple Black Maxi Dress – You…

  • Summer Fashion: Workout Gear

    I always pick up a few new pieces of workout gear at the start of every Summer… probably because it gets so hot and humid. I end up needing pieces that breath a little better! I am still sticking to at home and outdoor workouts for the time being… and somehow that seems hotter than being in a perfectly air conditioned studio! Find my picks below… Apparently I am very into black and white workout gear. I already bought that Lululemon tee (#3) and am obsessed and ordered in another color! And the Athleta Shorts (#2) are my all time favorites… I may need to order them in leopard! 1.…

  • Summer Salads: Prosciutto, Peach & Cucumber

    Okay, let’s start a new series! Summer Salads! You all overwhelmingly confirmed (thank you!!!) that you’d love to know what is in my daily Summer salad over on Instagram and I’m happy to write a new post series! I love combining the unexpected in a salad, especially when the produce is on fire right now. For me, it’s important to always have something a little sweet, something crunchy and something with zing. And let’s not forget a homemade dressing. I try to make a jar every week so throwing together a salad is easy. I will write the recipe as one serving in my favorite melamine bowls (I have different…

  • Basil Thyme Vinaigrette

    I love the start of Summer for many reasons… but one of my most favorite reasons is that my dad’s garden is abundant with lettuce. His favorite to grow is Simpson and it is SO good! There is nothing like a salad made with fresh cut lettuce. But, the dressing has to be equally as good. If you’ve been a reader for a while you know I prefer to make my own salad dressings, I think this may be my new all time favorite! Bursting with herby flavor, it is a Summer home run.   

  • Summer Fashion: One Piece Swimsuits

    Okay! Sorry for the pause in posts, I needed a bit of a breather! Those 3+ months of Covid Quarantine really caught up with me and I just hit a wall! (I spoke about that here) It is officially Summer so let’s focus on some fun and relaxation! We are overdue here for a fashion post and swimsuits are a pivotal part of Summer fashion! Focusing on one pieces… I want something that is fashionable but still appropriate for chasing kids, building sand castles and jumping in the water! I just ordered #15 and am contemplating #4 , I have heard it is the BEST suit!    1. / 2.…