🇱🇷Modest Fourth of July Outfit Inspiration 🇱🇷

Hello and Happy Fourth Everyone! 😊💙

Wooo I barely made the cut this year for Fourth of July outfits! (It always gets crazy busy toward the end of June/beginning of July!) 

Fourth of July is my favorite holiday🇱🇷👌😍😊 (next to Christmas of course!)  

I just love all the fireworks, festivals and food😉


I rarely shop for a new outfit on the Fourth of July because more than half of my wardrobe already is red, white and blue or nautical! 

So let me challenge you today to shop your own closet and create your own unique #ootd👌 By mixing and matching pieces you already own! 

For a little outfit inspo here is what I came up with using items that were already in my closet! 

Outfit #1: Stars, Stripes, Dots & Tulle 

  • Patriotic Sweater: Poshmark
  • White Tulle Skirt: Taralynn’s Boutique 
  • Polka Dot Heels: Shoedazzle (last season) 

Outfit #2 Polkadots & Stripes 


  • Navy Polkadot Blouse: DownEast 
  • Red striped Midi Skirt: Taralynn’s Boutique 
  • Red Bow Heels: JustFab 

Outfit #3 Anchors & Stripes 

If you haven’t already noticed this red striped Midi skirt makes Fourth of July outfits that much cuter since it resembles the stripes on our flag🇱🇷


  • Anchor Blouse: Rue 21
  • Red Striped Midi Skirt: Taralynn’s Boutique 
  • Nude Heels: DownEast

Outfit #4 Nautical Patriotic Outfit 

  • Anchor Long Sleeve: Rue21
  • White Midi Skirt: Taralynn’s Boutique 
  • Anchor Heels: Amazon 

Outfit #5 Casual Tee & Gingham 


A monthly scripture tee delivered to your door😊 

  • Red Gingham Midi Skirt: DownEast
  • Anchor Sandals: Claire’s 

Outfit #6 Chambray Chic & Gingham


  • Chambray Shirt & Gingham Skirt: Downeast Basics 

Outfit #7 Accesories for the Win

Comfy Stripes & Pops of Blue &Red💙❤️



Outfit #8 Denim Dresses 

PRO TIP: 

Think red lipstick as an accessory to transform your denim dress into a retro patriotic outfit. 


  • Denim Dress: Shabby Apple (size 4)

Outfit #9 Red, White & Blue 

  • Blue Blouse: VeryJane
  • White a Tulle Midi Skirt: Taralynn’s Boutique 
  • Red Bow Heels: GoJane 

Outfit #10 Its all in the sleeves 


Obsessed with this season’s dramtic ruffle sleeves! I just had to throw this one in! 

  • Americana Headband: Claire’s 
  • Blue Ruffle Off the shoulder top: Ross 
  • Red Midi Skirt : Taralynn’s Boutique 

Fitness Friday: Healthy Ice Cream for Weight Loss?! Arctic Zero Review

Friends & Frozen Treats on a Friday!

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There’s a reason why we college students love Fridays so much *ahem* #icecreamfridays!

However, all that richness and creaminess does not come cheap when it comes to calories. If you are a fellow ice cream enthusiast as myself and refuse to give up your frozen treats, I have AMAZING NEWS there is an alternative, healthier option that will have you indulging without the guilt!

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There’s a funny story behind receiving my Arctic Zero yummy package! I was on my way to chapel service and as I walked through the receptionist’s office I noticed a huge box that was labeled with Arctic Zero branding all over it. Immediately I knew it was for me and was a bit too excited for being 10 a.m.!  I signed for it and made my way to church with this giant UPS box! However, I had completely forgotten that because of the safety precautions I could not enter the main auditorium with my package (I was already coming up with ideas for this blog post!) Needless to say I was stopped by the security guard and long story short my box full of goodies had to be taken in to be inspected! LOL

It didn’t really help that the box was full of dry ice and subtle smoke was coming out of it! XD Thankfully, my reputation was redeemed when the guard opened it up and found nothing hazardous!

Here are some first impression quick video clips of how it all came wrapped up! The packaging though guys!! Super Impressed!

I’m sorry did you say 35 calories per serving?!

SIGN ME UP!

I was able to try all their new flavors and by far my favorite was the Poppin’ Pomegranate!

35 calories, 0 grams of fat, 5 grams of sugar, and a whole lot of yummy! I prefer the more “fruity” types of ice cream and this pint was a little tart, a little sweet and tasted the best in my opinion!

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The new flavors also included:

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I can totally see this ice cream as an aide to help lose weight, especially for those late night cravings! Go ahead and indulge without the guilt. I did notice that you may need to leave it out longer to thaw out since it is a more solid form of ice cream. But it’s totally worth it!

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I had my friends come along on this shoot with me and dress up as the 50’s! We had a blast shooting at Rocket Fizz, a retro soda pop and candy store in Lancaster! Thank you for allowing us to take over your store for an hour to shoot! Y’all are the sweetest! @Rocketfizzlancaster 

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How darling is this watermelon print dress?!

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 Final Thoughts?

Honestly still mind blown over here that I can freely indulge in my favorite sweets without the extra calories, fat, and sugar! I’ve tasted some low-fat ice creams that just didn’t make the cut, but Arctic Zero has made healthy eating delicious and satisfying!

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Photography by: Ashley Orellana

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*DISCLAIMER* Thank you for the generosity of Arctic Zero for sponsoring this photoshoot and post! Please note that all my opinions are still my own as I only promote companies that comply with ModestlyHot’s core values of faith, fashion and fitness! I am EXTREMELY grateful for all your continued support through out the years and for the amazing opportunities that have come out of it! I truly mean it when I say that all of this could not be made possible without God and you! (Yes, you reading this behind the screen!)

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How To: Styling a White Skirt! Modest Summer Outfits! Featuring Debbie’s Closet!

Hello and Happy Wednesday!!
Long time no post!! (7 days is much too long !!)
For today’s post I am going to share with you how I style a white midi skirt! The color white is a huge trend this summer! I’m going to be showing you how to style summer’s hottest trend while staying modest😉!
#modestishottest

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Style Option 1:
💙⚪️Denim and White💙 ⚪️
Let’s talk about this gorgeous skirt for a second!! It’s pleated, a-line and fits like a glove!😍
I don’t know if you can tell from the picture but it has a beautiful quilted pattern printed on the skirt making it very classy! (You know we love all things classy😉)
My white midi skirt is from Debbie’s Closet a great place to find modest and modern skirts!
Freebie Alert!! For all you skirt addicts like myself, Debbie’s Closet is giving you $10 store credit just by signing up with your email address!

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Now nothing is more classic than a denim and white outfit!😍💙⚪️
I am obsessed how simple yet striking this dynamic duo is!
To give this outfit a more summer “boho” vibe I tied my shirt at my waist and double knotted it! Perfect for a hot summer day!

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Style Option 2:
Fun Printed Tops!!

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Okay you guys if I had to choose the perfect denim shirt this would be it!!😍
I mean polka dots? Lace details? And it’s Chambray?!
😍😍😍😍 major heart emojis going on!!

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This shirt was actually from my Shop! Shop ModestlyHot! But we kinda sold out of them already! But if you’re interested in one, I can totally find one for ya!

Style Option 3:
Nautical and White!
Of course I couldn’t resist in throwing in a classic nautical inspired themed outfit to the mix!😍⚓️
Yep, just a tad bit obsessed with the nautical trends these past couple of months! (Anchor Rehab anyone🙈)

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I paired up this skirt with this awesome anchor printed blouse I got from Poshmark!
I also remembered I had an anchor belt (yes pleaseeee!) and decided on wearing it as well! Anchor overload? Perhaps, but it makes me quite happy seeing all these anchors! LOL😍⚓️😍⚓️😍⚓️⚓️⚓️😍⚓️⚓️

Well I hope you all have a fantastic weekend and I’ll see ya soon!!
God bless!
Xoxo,
Ashley❤️

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Modest Summer Outfits! Featuring Adorn it Polkadot Skirt!!

Hello and Happy Monday!!
Hopefully the Monday blues aren’t taking a toll on you too hard:/!
For today’s outfit I’m so excited and I’m going to warn you, you may want to adjust your screens brightness because I got a little too color happy! Lol
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I literally got this skirt in the mail a couple of hours ago and I’m already strolling the town with it!
Lol I mean mint and polka dots? You can’t be frowning when wearing this skirt!!
I just had to get my hands on one especially since they’re on a weekly deal right now for just $17 at Adorn It Boutique! 😍

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So since it was raining in the morning a bit I decided on wearing a yellow polkadot cardigan along with my mint skirt! Now however its much too hot for that so I just took the cardigan off and it still looks darling with just the yellow blouse!!
I love mint and yellow together! Instant Monday Pick Me Up!

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I was feeling a little daring and decided on wearing my neon yellow studded pumps with the skirt! Lol I definitely will be clearly visible at night that’s for sure!

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Now for my next outfit I decided on wearing hot pink! Clearly I can’t just be satisfied with a normal color scheme🙈 It was too sunny not to be crazed with color!!😍❤️💙💚💛

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Well that wraps up today’s post!!
Wow I kept it under 200 words 😳 hahaha who am I anymore?!? Lol
I thought I’d give y’all a break from my rambling but just for today!😉

Hope you have the Monday blues under control!
Til Next Time,
Xoxo,
Ashley❤️

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The Classy Closet Series: Spring SHOE Haul!

Hello Lovelies!!

Happy Shoesday Tuesday!

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I am starting a new series on the blog; The Classy Closet Series!

Take a look inside my closet and my fashion finds that I’m currently loving!

This will be a very easy going and random series!! Pretty much I will be posting my opinion on fashion topics, current trends, clothing and shoe hauls, closet organization tips etc.!

Well since today is Shoesday Tuesday I decided that doing a Spring Shoe Haul would totally be fitting!

For the past couple of months I have been pretty good at my shoe impulsive buys! I just was not excited about any of the new styles on the market.

Until big shoe companies started to come out with these bad boys!

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I know right?!! Now its pretty obvious that these were inspired on the infamous Valentino Rockstud pumps!

But for a third of the price! Yes please!

I just love how these heels just add such a bold statement to any outfits! Naturally after owning one pair I needed to keep building my collection with more of these fab heels!

So as I was doing some night owl shopping on GoJane  they were having a 60% OFF sale off all shoes! Plus I had an additional 10% OFF coupon from Retail Me Not! (More savings=more shoes! )

And that very morning my goodies were on their way!

Their shipping is wicked fast! There’s nothing better than coming home to a big box of new shoes!!

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Totally made my day!! When I opened the box the first pair of shoes were these gorgeous black studded pumps!

I knew I had to have the black ones since they would go with every outfit and I would totally get my money’s worth! (I’ve already worn them with 4 outfits!)

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My next pair of shoes were these Tiffany Blue/Turquoise Heels!! Aaah!!! The color is so right on for Spring/Summer!

I was kind of hesitant of purchasing them since the color is very bold and would probably be worn only around Spring, but they actually go with a lot of outfits especially for adding a fun pop pf color!

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Of course I had to get them!! HAD TO!! I’ve given these shoes alot of wear already! haha! Am I the only one who beats up their shoes much too quickly?!!

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I ordered the hot pink heels on Monday and received them on Wednesday morning, tried them on (more like danced around and jumped around with them lol ) and fell in love how awesome the fit was and how comfortable they are!

So I went on GoJane’s website and I pulled the trigger and bought these leopard ones all without a second thought!

I just couldn’t help it! Also I think i was pressured into buying these because it said they were the last ones in my size! (I blame it on GoJane honestly lol)

I decided on going to Rue 21 just to see what deals they had! And lo and behold I see the sign that every girl loves to see!

Um hello there 50%OFF!

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EEK!!! look at those floral studded flats!! Yes Yes yes!

Get in my cart!!!! lol okay I am totally freaking you guys out and I apologize! Lol

Rue 21 was having 50% Off all their clearance items!!!

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Mint? Floral? Studded?

Oh of course I was not going to walk out of the store without these!

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They were on clearance for $24 but i scored them for just $12!

I found its little sister in the flats section!! Now they didn’t have my size but I bought the next size up which will totally wok since they are closed toe.

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You know what they say! ”If the shoe fits, buy it in every color!”

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I’ll chat with you girlys later!

God Bless You,

XOXO,

Ashley