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3 Things To Remember When Your Heart Has Been Broken

3 Things To Remember When Your Heart Has Been Broken

My friend, your heart may be broken but don’t worry…it won’t stay that way forever. I know it hurts, and I know the pain you feel is REAL, but here are some things to remember in this difficult time: 1. This does not mean you are not worthy of love. Yes, you have been hurt.(…)

3 reminders for single Christians on sex before marriage

3 reminders for single Christians on sex before marriage

3 reminders for single Christians on sex before marriage: 1. Sex before marriage is NOT like a test drive. If sex before marriage is supposed to be a “test drive,” then why are there so many nice test-driven cars still sitting in the car lot with no one to purchase them? So many people want(…)

20 Things to Remember as a Single Christian This Summer

20 Things to Remember as a Single Christian This Summer

Ah, the summer romance. It seems like two-thirds of every film ever made involving romance is set somewhere involving beautiful summer sunsets, expensive bright red convertibles, palm trees swaying in the wind…anything that has to do with summer. The “summer romance” has become a cliche because let’s face it–summertime does something to us. Whether you love it or(…)

Take Your Life Off of Autopilot

Take Your Life Off of Autopilot

Here’s the thing. I wish I was schedule-ey. I wish I was more disciplined. I’m not good at diets. I’m not good at sticking to exercise routines. My house is frequently in disorder. At this point, I could go ahead and blame it on my personality. So, I think I’ll do just that! I’m an “artist” type.. Which is(…)

REVIEW: Eden BodyWorks Jojoba Monoi Deep Conditioner

REVIEW: Eden BodyWorks Jojoba Monoi Deep Conditioner

Yep, it’s still cold outside. Sometimes a little oil treatment maintenance just isn’t enough to battle icy winds and arctic walks to class. One of my favorite ways to give my hair a little TLC is a good deep condition. My deep condition process has basically been the same since I first “went natural” in(…)

The Average Girl’s Guide to Posing for Photos

The Average Girl’s Guide to Posing for Photos

          Contrary to the impression you may have from the 5 photos above, I’ve often been told that I’m rather photogenic. I know a lot of ladies who hate having their picture taken. They don’t want to be in photos if at all possible, and when they are found in a(…)

44 Easy and Healthy Tricks To Lose That Weight By Summer

44 Easy and Healthy Tricks To Lose That Weight By Summer

Weight loss can be stressful, time consuming, and can honestly seem impossible. But don’t worry! These proven steps will legitimately help you slim down as a lifestyle and not just as a quick fix. This way, you can keep the weight off forever! 1. No more eating after 7 pm, especially not after dinner. 2.(…)

REVIEW: Kera Vada Herbal Oil Hair Treatment

REVIEW: Kera Vada Herbal Oil Hair Treatment

“Death to the Polar Vortex!” You know, that thing that has been causing my eyelashes to freeze and break off on the way to my car in the morning. This is what my hair has been screaming lately. Being a Southern girl with curls for days, this cold air has done a number on my(…)

3 Ways to Deal with Disappointment

3 Ways to Deal with Disappointment

Ugh. It’s Wednesday and I’m working today. Usually that would be normal, but today, it’s very un-normal and very disappointing. You see, I had taken today off from work to go on a field trip with the little Mr. and due to the rain, it was “postponed”. Even though it was just a field trip, I was(…)

Spring Break Survival Guide for the Non-Party Girl

Spring Break Survival Guide for the Non-Party Girl

It’s that time of year again: Spring Break. (photo credit: getty images and photographer gruizza) Every year, thousands of students across the country make elaborate plans to go wild and crazy and do things that they know they’ll probably regret later. There are entire songs and movies written around it, and there are entire parts of(…)

A Gluten-Free Marriage

A Gluten-Free Marriage

How to Survive cooking for a non-gluten-free hubby, while staying sane when you are eating gluten-free.  I love watching my husband eat. Yes, I know that sounds weird, but it’s true.  I have always enjoyed watching him eat. No, I don’t have some crazy obsession with people eating, or anything like that, I just enjoy watching(…)

10 things to remind yourself everyday as a single, Christian woman.

10 things to remind yourself everyday as a single, Christian woman.

10 things to remind yourself everyday as a single, Christian woman. 1. You’re not the only one It can be so easy to talk yourself into thinking that you’re the only one who is going through similar things. Just because a lot of the people you know that are your age seem to be in happy relationships,(…)

How do you handle being a wife when your husband disappoints you?

How do you handle being a wife when your husband disappoints you?

Written by Rachel How do you handle being a wife when your husband disappoints you? How do you tackle being submissive and supportive when the man you’re married to is acting in such a way that you don’t even want to be associated with him? Those are moments when wisdom and grace are desperately needed.(…)

5 Ways to Be Married by 30 As a Christian Woman

5 Ways to Be Married by 30 As a Christian Woman

If you want to be married by 30, there’s nothing wrong with that. Here is a list of things that may help you prepare yourself for being in that place in your life by 30. DISCLAIMER: There is NO way for any person or any article on the internet to tell you exactly when you’re(…)

5 Things To Do When You Don’t Get Invited To Parties [Funny]

5 Things To Do When You Don’t Get Invited To Parties [Funny]

It’s the holidays, and if you spend 10 minutes on Facebook on the weekends, you’ll start to feel like all of the cool people you know are out having fun at cute little holiday parties that you were obviously not invited to. So other than spending time alone feeling really sad, what do you do?(…)

The Road

The Road

My father and I share a multitude of similarities in our personalities, but one that is the most apparent is our love for adventure. With anything new, exciting or thrilling, my dad and I are always the first ones in line ready to experience the action. This tendency rang especially true when my dad brought(…)

5 Reasons I Am Crippled By Indecisiveness

5 Reasons I Am Crippled By Indecisiveness

What should I eat? When should we move? Where do I need to work? 5 Reasons I Am Crippled By Indecisiveness: 1. Fear of making the wrong choice. There are many quotes that in essence say,”You are tomorrow what you choose today,” and so many other inspirational words that are meant to move us into(…)

10 Ways to Make Money While You’re Unemployed in your 20′s

10 Ways to Make Money While You’re Unemployed in your 20′s

  The unfortunate thing about not having a job is that you probably don’t have a lot of financial resources to make things happen for yourself the way you want to. However, the positive side of being unemployed is that while you don’t have much money, you have more time than people who are currently(…)

Do You Know it All?

  The day you receive your degree is not the day you stop learning about the field you’ve chosen for your career. Of course not! Rather, in many cases, you can expect an orientation program or a training period when you enter your first job, and over the course of years in your career, you’ll(…)

How to Cook a Pizza on the Grill

Here’s a delicious, quick, and inexpensive dinner option my husband came up with that we prepared tonight among many other nights. We didn’t exactly set out to do this, but one night, we had a frozen pizza, a broken oven, and a working gas grill outside — and so the idea was born. I’m not(…)

No We’re Together – An Interracial Marriage Post

“no, we’re together.” photography by sarah hanako’s atelier in atlanta, ga, 2011 the amount of times patrick and i have had to tell people that we are in fact together since we’ve been together is too many to count. being in an interracial marriage, sometimes people don’t expect us to be together… he’s a hawaiian,(…)

No Need To Rush

Ladies in waiting – be encouraged and know that, despite what our culture constantly screams at us, there is NO rush to get into a relationship. God’s timing is the best timing and He has a beautiful plan for your life and your love story! Be careful, dear sisters, to not get caught up in(…)

4 Skin Care Basics Every Girl Needs

4 Skin Care Basics Every Girl Needs

Want to know the secret to healthy skin? Here are 4 basic steps. Step 1 Know your skin type. There are four basic skins types. There are always exceptions to the rule, so if you are an exception just do your best to fit into a category. Dry: Skin needs moisture. Suffers from flaky, crackly skin,(…)

Fabulous & Modest Swimwear Ideas

Summertime is almost here! And with summer comes the opportunity to pick out cute summer swimwear and hit the beach, pool, or lake!  But, as God girls how can we honor Him by how we dress and also look pretty and stylish by the water? It can seem overwhelming to try and find fashionable swimsuits(…)

50 Things To Do This Summer Under $20

Sometimes it can be a bummer if you don’t really have the budget to have the kind of summer you see in movies, magazines, Pinterest, Instagram… But no need to fear! We’ve got a list for you that might give you some inspiration to get out there and have some fun this summer without hurting(…)

Are You a Real Woman or a Fake Woman?

“Real Women Aren’t a Size 6″ “Real Women have Curves” I’ve seen these phrases and their cousins so often that I can’t be quiet about them any more. What I’m wondering is, who decided it was okay to make such statements and why is it okay? Since when is a size 2, size 4, or(…)

Why I Smiled When I Heard Jennifer Hudson Was Returning to American Idol

Reportedly, third season American Idol finalist Jennifer Hudson is set to be a judge on next season’s American Idol, while other previous contestants, Kelly Clarkson and Clay Aiken are also *possibly in the runs. While I don’t necessarily watch the show these days, I couldn’t help but smile when I saw this news…but for different(…)

Leave Lindsay and Amanda Alone!

Few seconds seem to pass these days without a tweet or comment about Amanda Bynes or Lindsay Lohan. With both being child stars, living in Hollywood, and constantly under the fire for how irresponsible they’ve become over the last few years, it’s no shocker why they’re constant targets in the press. Of course they’re not(…)

Get This Look {modest fashion}

Old Navy blouse / Mossimo sandals / BaubleBar monogram necklace / Ralph Lauren logo sunglasses/ J.Crew Factory Pants / Proverbs Living: Neon + Chambray  

#QUITEbeautiful Launch

Quite Magazine is launching a new campaign to showcase our idea of beautiful. Just as in the 2009 “Sans Fards” edition of French Elle Magazine, we want you to be inspired by and relate to REAL women sharing their REAL faces. By you, the readers, posting an all natural photo on social medias using the(…)

When the Pressure Starts to Build

 In life, there are just some times when the pressure builds.  When things are not easy. When struggles come, whether they be a long-term battle beginning or just little daily aggravations. When someone or something pushes in on your personal bubble of peace and tranquility, the pressure begins to build. There are one only two(…)

Place Your Heart in God’s Hands

Be encouraged today, beautiful single ladies! As you wait on God to write your love story, as He holds the “pen”, as you pray for your future husband, strive to stay faithful to him, and struggle with the difficulties of trusting God as you wait on His timing. Remember that God is always on time!(…)

A Less Than $5 Oily Skin Secret…

One night, when I found myself once again fed up with the oiliness of my skin, I was desperate to try something new. Rummaging around in my bathroom drawer, I found an unopened container of something called “Apricot Scrub.” Of course I knew what the words “Apricot” and “Scrub” meant, but other than that, I(…)

Social Media Facades: Peaks vs. Pits

Has social media ever given you anxiety? My answer is a big ole’ YES! As I’m scrolling through pinned meal ideas on some downtime (downtime, what’s that right? lol) to slap on my Pinterest board, I think, “Oh, that’s so cute. Such a great idea. I should do that!” Then, when I don’t actually make(…)

Momentarily Obsessed

“Here are a few {wish list} items we are loving at the moment! Of course, our first print publication made the cut!”  ;) xoxo, Jessica QF editor Momentarily Obsessed by quitemagazine Hudson Jeans stretch jeans, $350 / Kate Spade leather sandals / Lilly Pulitzer TUSK in SUN Hard Shell Clutch by PreppyPinkShop

Unplug

  Anyone remember life before everyone had their own smart phone? Those days when no one could get in touch with you unless they called you on your mom’s cell phone? Seems like those were simpler times, easier times, more peaceful times. Times when you were so busy living that you didn’t care what was going(…)

QUITE Magazine’s First Print Issue…Is here!

Wow, what an awesome past few months it has been at QUITE! Since October, we have seen over 100,00 views,  over 10,000 readers, and tons of great articles and awesome feedback on a weekly basis! We are so grateful for every reader as well as all of our dynamic make-it-happeners behind the scenes! This week,(…)

A “Natural” Diet Plan

Dieting can be a good thing when it helps you to get healthy, but there are also many very dangerous diets that can hurt your body and not give you the long lasting weight loss you are looking for. This year, instead of skipping meals or popping diet pills, lose weight by replacing some of(…)