our engagement story.

One of the big reasons why I stepped away from working on my blog last year was that I was traveling a TON for work, which could be stressful and didn’t make me want to be productive in my free time. And then right after I was done with my crazy travel schedule, I GOT […]

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shop small – my favorite small businesses.

With the shelter in place mandate extended for an additional 4 weeks, small businesses need our support now more than ever. I love shopping small businesses, because they often have unique products that you can’t find anywhere else. Below i’ve rounded up 5 of my favorite small businesses to shop at! Rozie June Photo via […]

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tv shows to watch while in quarantine.

As literally everyone knows, the COVID-19 pandemic has now hit the US worst out of every country with confirmed cases. California has also mandated a statewide shelter-in-place order and I have been practicing social distancing since March 13th, so I have had a lot of time to spend on my couch in sweats. Even if […]

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hair products i can’t live without

i am definitely the type of person who uses my hair as a security blanket. i tend to wear my natural hair on most days since i like to keep my hair long and healthy, but i still use quite a few products on my hair to keep it from becoming a frizzy mess. i […]

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ashley’s picks: easter dresses under 30

i have always loved easter! even though i’m not very religious, easter sunday always feels like the official start of spring for me. other than spending time with my family, one of my favorite things about easter is the excuse to wear a cute sundress, so i decided to round up my faves (under $30!) […]


cheers to 25 years

my 25th birthday was at the end of march, and i’ve spent the few weeks since then reflecting and trying to be a better adult. although i’ve been living on my own and working full time for quite a while now, 25 is the first age i’ve been where i’m really surprised at how old […]


a sunday in wine country: francis ford coppola winery

  my parents came to visit a few weekends ago and instead of hanging around the bay area, we decided to take a weekend trip up to napa. i absolutely love going to visit napa because i love to go wine tasting, the weather is usually much nicer than it is in san francisco, and […]

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ashley’s picks: spring 2019 trends

now that it’s march, i feel like spring is finally on the way (even though it’s taken a while to get here!). spring is one of my favorite seasons – i love how the days grow longer, the plants are in bloom, and i can finally start wearing my dresses again! i have been really […]

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january + february favorites

it’s been a while since i’ve done a favorites post, so i definitely wanted to share some that i’ve been loving so far this year! keep reading for what i’ve been lovin’ the past few months. beauty  love beauty and planet shampoo/conditioner – i picked this up after hearing about it from some influencers and i […]

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recent amazon purchases (all under $30)

i purchase a bunch of stuff on amazon because i love the convenience of having pretty much anything i want or need delivered right to my door. i always love seeing what other people are buying and using, so i decided to share what i have purchased recently! gold hoops set $9.99 i have two […]