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Milwaukee Fashion + Lifestyle Blog

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I’m Leena, a blogger from the Midwest with a passion for fashion, a lover of exploring new breweries + restaurants, and a traveler with the goal of visiting every state capitol. Welcome to my lifestyle blog where I like to share about my personal style, travels & adventures, books I love, and more. Thank you so much for being here!

April 14, 2021

Wedding Wednesday: The Story of Our Engagement

Even though I always remark on how quickly time passes, it still shocks me at times. We’re halfway through April which means I’ve been engaged for close to two months. Though the wedding planning has begun, more on that coming later, I want to take a moment to focus on […]
April 11, 2021

Rescue Is My Favorite Breed

How Our Little Milla Girl Chose Us As Her Fur-ever Family This is the first National Pet Day that I can actually celebrate with a pet! Growing up, I never had pets besides goldfish, and they didn’t typically last long. Even if I did happen to have a goldfish at […]
November 2, 2020

5 Books to Read While You’re Social Distancing

If you’re working from home and social distancing on the weekends, chances are you’re looking for ways to fill your time for the foreseeable future. It’s always on my list of to-do’s or resolutions for the year to read more, so there’s no better time than now to try to […]
October 12, 2020

31 Things I’m Thankful For On My 31st Birthday

Entering another year of life is always a time for reflection for me. I like to think about what my life looked like the year prior and also to think about what it could look like a year from now. Despite all that has happened so far in 2020, it […]
October 8, 2020

Fall Fashion Trend Report

Fall is here and in the Midwest, that means light jackets and sweaters, ankle booties, and scarves are on the style menu. It also means I’m welcoming back deeper, gemstone hues back into my life, and I couldn’t be more excited! I love the chill in the air because layering […]
October 6, 2020

Welcome to My Pumpkin Patch

One of the many benefits of living life in the Midwest is getting to enjoy the magic of each season. Fall happens to be one of my favorite times of the year, because of the beautiful changing leaves, I love Fall Fashion, and I get to decorate my apartment to […]
October 5, 2020

5 Ways to Stand Out on Social Media

Let’s face it, social media is a crowded space. And with how to best use it to grow your business changing all of the time (I see you, algorithm), I know it can feel overwhelming, to say the least. Especially if you’re a small business owner. Social media can be […]
September 15, 2020

Meet My Drybar Besties

Having a great hair day, IMO, is one of the best feelings in the world. When my hair is styled, I truly feel unstoppable, which is why I quickly fell in love with Drybar when they opened in the Third Ward here in Milwaukee. If you haven’t been, the Drybar […]
September 8, 2020

A Road Trip Down South

Our route brought us to Memphis, New Orleans, Houston, Dallas, and Austin. And if you know me, you know there were some state Capitol stops along the way. This trip allowed me to cross the state capitols of Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, and Arkansas off of my list!
September 3, 2020

Book Club: Where The Crawdads Sing

Welcome to a book that I absolutely could not put down. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens was a fast favorite, and it’s no surprise to me that it’s a NY Times Bestselling book, as well as a choice for A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club. I’ve […]
August 6, 2020

Friends First: A Love Letter

Today marks the eight year anniversary for making it “Facebook official” with my boyfriend. If you’re a new face around here (thanks for being here), Jeff is obviously my boyfriend. But he’s also my roommate (ha), my best friend, and easily my favorite person in the world. He’s also my […]
July 24, 2020

Summer Patio Makeover

If there’s one (or a few) good thing to come out of spending more time at home due to COVID over the past few months, it’s taking some time to rethink and reconfigure the indoor and outdoor spaces in my apartment. With the goal of making every aspect of our […]