My body wants it to be Summer all day, every day, but recently my heart has been longing for Fall. Something about being able to sleep with the windows open, Football season, and the changing colors make me feel a sense of calm. Plus, can we talk about some of this Fall’s biggest fashion trends!?! […]

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Eating healthy is incredibly important to me. I {try} to eat as natural and unprocessed as possible, but like every normal person I do slip up from time to time. One of my favorite things to do to get me reset after I feel like I’ve fallen off the wagon a little bit is juice. […]

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Ahhh, black. The most figure-flattering and universally-loved color out there. I am a huge fan of black, regardless of the season, for its functionality as well as its ability to instantly add a touch of sophistication to any outfit. When I’m traveling by air, I like to wear dark colors in order to slim down […]

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Clearly I am someone who loves being comfortable and practical while also being as fashion-forward as possible. I am also someone who is a {major} sucker for a good sale. Some people view a good sale as something that is ‘cheap,’ say under $20, while I gravitate towards a good sale in which there is […]

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There will always be one or two fashion trends that you see on the runway, or even on the streets, that you totally fall in love with. There are also those trends that you admire from afar thinking ‘they’re great’ but just won’t work on you for one reason or another. The full-body jumpsuit was […]

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Sometimes {ok, fine, lots of times} I run errands while wearing a pair of Nike shorts and a t-shirt from some High School Softball Tournament that should have been thrown out years ago. Occasionally, though, something in my closet jumps out at me and asks to be worn. On Sunday afternoon, that exact scenario took […]

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The print of this skirt caught my eye immediately and the soft cotton feel of it sold me, plus I’m a sucker for anything easy & breezy! Its tribal pattern gives it a fun, playful vibe while the red color takes it up a notch. Despite the ‘midi’ trend being something I adopted a bit […]

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Hopefully everyone who saw Monday’s post was able to take a few minutes to check out Miss Gina’s Chloe + Isabel site. If you have not yet had a chance, be sure to check it out herenow! Today’s featured C+I piece is this gorgeous Bora Bora cuff. How pretty are these colors!? And the geometric […]

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Please tell me I am not the only one whose face {ok, entire body} is NOT a fan of 90% humidity for days on end?!? I get it, it’s the Midwest in the middle of Summer, but for the love! The heat is my favorite–give me 85* year-round and I’d be thrilled–however, the humidity is […]

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Once of the quickest ways to build any kind of business/hobby, including a blog, is to collaborate with like-minded individuals. Being able to learn from and feed off of someone else’s creativity is inspiring in itself, but being able to share similar aspirations is even more so. When I first started A Midwestern Mix, I […]

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