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Plaid Jacket Styling

Affordable Winter Fashion Jacket: Forever 21   Skirt: Forever 21  Turtleneck: Target   Boots: JcPenney This outfit is one of my favorite combos.  Plaid, corduroy, over the knee boots….say no more! What I love most about it is that all pieces can be worn separately and styled differently.  I am trying to do a better job investing in pieces that can be worn countless ways.  Oh and I almost forget…

White Chicken Chili Recipe

Chilly Weather Calls for Jalapeno Chicken Chili! Cold weather automatically makes me want to be cuddled up on the couch wearing comfy clothes, binge watching Netflix, and eating something warm.  I love a bowl of hearty chili with a side of cornbread.  Chili was made for chilly days!  I love the traditional chili but if you’ve had one, you’ve had them all so I am sharing my favorite white…

Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe

The Perfect Cornbread to Heat Up Your Chili Days! This is the most ridiculously easy cornbread to make.  Oh and this isn’t a healthy recipe.  I know usually I post recipes that are considered healthy but this is not one of them!  Sometimes you just have to go for it.  Everything in moderation right? So when I say to use butter, USE BUTTER!  It is so much better…

Boho Chic Style

Lately, there have been few days I have been able to get out of the house.  And to be honest, I didn’t go out in this outfit.  I put it on and took a quick picture in front of my house.  Afterwards, I was back in the house in bed the entire day. This was the first time I did my makeup and hair in almost 6 weeks. …

The Healthy Pumpkin Bread You Can’t Live Without!

Hi Hi!  Enjoyed the morning with some reading, coffee, and pumpkin bread! Everyone loves a good fall pumpkin bread..am I right or am I right?! Most breads are LOADED with sugar and butter but this recipe is low sugar, dairy free, gluten free, and has protein!  Need I say more.  If this doesn’t make you want to read more than you are totally not #basic. In this recipe…

Easy Recipes using Cottage Cheese

When people hear the word cottage cheese, they immediately have a thought in their head.  They either love it or they hate but most people think of cottage in the traditional way of eating it in a bowl by itself or with a few toppings.  There are SO many other ways to eat cottage cheese! Below are a few of my favorite recipes including both savory and sweet…

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My name is Michelle and I am creator of Modestly Messy. I reside in Pittsburgh, PA with my teacup yorkie, Mercedes. I have a passion for fashion, fitness, and food. I struggle with chronic illnesses so I try to share the messiness of real life through a lens of optimism with a side of sarcasm, of course. My biggest goal in life is to change someone's life for the better so I hope this page touches you in some way and motivates you to be happier, healthier, and maybe a bit more fashionable too!


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