I Ditched My Morning Routine – Here’s Why

Morning routines… I feel like they’ve been a popular topic as of late. I dunno about you but I’ve read a blog post or 15 about the morning routines of successful women. Why having a morning routine will make your day better. Or some other inspiring stuff like that. But…

9 Things To Do When You Just Can’t Adult

I don’t want to adult today. I haven’t really wanted to do it all week… or month, or year, to be quite honest. Adulting has just felt like too much for me lately. And I Just. Can’t. Even. Don’t get me wrong, I still get up and go to work…

What To Wear When You Feel Like You Have Nothing …

I’m almost willing to bet some important organ of mine that around 95% of the people reading this post has said something along the lines of “I have nothing to wear” at one time or another while staring at a pretty full closet of cute clothes. Heck, my boyfriend has…

Does Having a Corporate Job Make Me A Failure?

For a long time, I prided myself on leaving my first big girl corporate job after just two years. I left to become my own boss – an entrepreneur. I was so proud of myself that it kind of became my identity. My favorite was when I met new people…

6 Things To Do When Feeling Stuck

Hey friends. It’s been a while, huh? It’s been almost a year since my last blog post. I’ve just been feeling so… stuck lately. And for no reason in particular. I just haven’t known what I want my next moves to look like so I haven’t made any moves. I’ve…

11 Target Winter Coats/Jackets You’ll Love (And Are Actually …

We finally woke up to some snow this morning!! Yaassss!! Like seriously guys, we’ve been struggling with snow which may be exciting for some people but it’s definitely a no-go when you live in a ski town! Since the weather has been oddly warm… I haven’t really been shopping for…

Ultimate Must Have’s for Fall – From Day To Night

This post has been sponsored by Banana Republic. As always, all opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting brands that support She’s Not So Basic!  I dunno about you guys but I’m so over the so basic fall must have like PSL’s and blanket scarves. I’m moving onto not so…

5 Not So Basic Ways to Layer This Fall/Winter

I’m ALWAYS cold. My boyfriend blames it on my ‘Florida blood’ but let’s just call it what it is. We now live in Colorado and it’s freaking freezing here! While it may be really cold, I choose to look at it as an opportunity to wear really cute fun layers…

11 Closet Staples, Why You Need Them, & Where to Find Them

Closet staples are basically what bread is to a sandwich. Sure, you can eat a sandwich without bread but doesn’t the bread really pull the sandwich together? Who am I kidding? A sandwich is not a sandwich without bread. It’s a pile of meat. The same goes with closet staples.  Sure, you…

How to Master Bicycle Chic in 3 Easy Steps

Admittedly, this post was scheduled on my editorial calendar for the middle of June but breaking a foot can really eff up your blog schedule more than expected. Fine, truth be told I’ve never once actually published a blog post on the day I had it scheduled (don’t tell my…

The BEST Fashion Websites for Free Shipping and No Minimum

Hi, I’m Michelle and I’ve got Shopping Cart Abandoning Syndrome. *people reply ‘Hi Michelle’ in my mind* What is Shopping Cart Abandoning Syndrome (SCAS) You Ask? You know when you’ve spent hours on your favorite retailers website and you’ve finally perfected your shopping cart? You’re so proud of how you…