If you've been following me for awhile, you may have noticed that back in January/February, I was pumpin' out content for the blog on the regular. My Instagram posts were consistent and I was starting to work with some big brands. Cut to - early March, and suddenly I went MIA. I started resurfacing in April/May, but let me assure you - that was all a front. It wasn't until June that I felt normal again. Here's what was really going on during that time.Read More
I haven't done this in a while... but I've been working on not putting so much personal pressure on myself to get things done. Here's a look at my goals for this month, accompanied by my favorite look ever from Eloquii! I highly encourage you to practice writing out your goals at the beginning of each month - it really helps center me!Read More
Ok, ladies. This might be a topic that makes you uncomfortable but I’m here to tell you that it’s a problem WE ALL HAVE. Well, most of us.
It’s Summer. For most of us, it’s hot as balls. Sorry, but, I really can’t think of a better way to explain it. Literally the other day I was standing outside and could feel streams of sweat dripping down the back of my leg. Beautiful.
I'm happy to report that this little nugget is officially potty trained - HALLELUJAH!! That being said, we are only a few short months away from needing diapers again on the daily with baby number two! When I heard about this service, I thought HOW AMAZING would it be to receive this gift?!
Today I'm partnering with Incredibundles - the CUTEST gift subscription service for the mom or dad in your life!Read More
Doesn’t matter what size you are, but if you’ve ever been pregnant than you’ve probably felt what I’ve been feeling all week. You guys know that I always want to be transparent with you, especially when it comes to my real life. Read about what I've been feeling like today, and also the 4 things I'm doing to try and overcome it.Read More
As much as it pains me to say this, I no longer have a little baby - I have a full blown toddler and that means the game has officially changed. The things I need for her when we leave the house are much different than they used to be.
Most of the time, I only need a few things but it depends on how long we will be gone, where we are going, etc. But for this purpose, I'm going to show you what I pack for a long afternoon out and about.Read More
You guys asked for it, here it is! A quick round up with all of the things we brought to the beach.Read More
This is long overdue, but I've compiled a list of PODCAST RECS from all of YOU! So far I have only listened to Atlanta Monster and Dirty John. Which one should I choose next?!Read More
In November of 2017, I was tired. Tired of feeling like crap. It'd been 2 years since I had a baby, and 2 years since I had taken care of myself. I found myself in a deep depression and drowning in anxiety.Read More
Stuck in a RUT? A FUNK? A BAD MOOD? This happens to me ALL of the time. Especially since starting my own business, I find it happens more often. It can sometimes be hard to stay motivated when I'm the one in charge.
Here's what I do to snap out of it!Read More
Some people like botox, fake nails, lip injections, or blowouts every so often to make them feel good. For me? It's a tan. I'm not sure why but ever since I was in middle school I always wanted to be tan. I'll never forget in 9th grade, when self tanner had just become a "thing"...
and somehow I got my hands on some. I was in drama class and looked down at my legs (I was totally sporting my denim dress that day because I was hoping I had achieved tan legs the night before).Read More
Self love. It isn't easy. And it isn't something I realized I had an issue with really, until the last year or so. I just figured that this was part of life, that I'd always be held back from being truly happy because I wasn't thin enough. Or smart enough. Or coordinated enough. I just thought... it is what it is.
You see... growing up, I can remember seeing people like Cindy Crawford and praying I'd look like her someday. If not her, then maybe Mariah Carey. If not her, then hopefully I'd at least have abs like Gwen Stefani or be as thin as Britney Spears.Read More
So I've been on this journey for awhile. Like, my whole life.
And I've been blogging for a little less than a year, which has allowed me to see all sides of people on the Internet and really think about how I view myself. I've been seeing lots of mixed messages in the media about what it means to love yourself and what is considered "real" and "beautiful."Read More
Sometimes I feel like this needs to be a disclaimer that pops up every time you open up Facebook or Instagram.
Like... hey, friendly reminder: You're probably not going to scroll your feed and see photos of people's kids screaming with snotty noses or an Instagram photo of your friend and her cellulite.Read More
Here is what happens when two sweet toddlers get together for a Valentine's playdate. Spoiler alert: yes, it's adorable.Read More
I started writing this in November. I'm not sure why it has taken me so long to publish, but what started out as an informational post turned very emotional.
Let's start from the beginning.Read More
Wow, it's been 13 WEEKS since I committed to being a better version of myself. Guys. I am in such a clearer mental state than I was when I started this. That alone is reason enough for me to continue with a healthier lifestyle.Read More
Details from our enchanted forest themed 2nd birthday party for Emaline.Read More
Here are a few small, but impactful lifestyle changes I've made in 2018 so far, and you can do them too!Read More
Hi, I'm Ashley, and I used to be afraid of working out. I would see my friends go to these classes at fitness boutiques and think "I would be SO out of place there."Read More