A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to spend the day at the brand new Villas Fashion Island apartments. We were wined and dined by True Food Kitchen, enjoyed a tour of the beautiful grounds, had a special fashion presentation by Fashion Island and ended the day relaxing by one of their gorgeous pools. It was pretty amazing.Continue reading
Happy Friday! Hope you have fun plans to look forward to this weekend, we’re supposed to get more record setting rain here today so naturally I’m flashing back to sunnier days last weekend. Jeff and I celebrated a relaxing little babymoon about an hour down the coast at The Hyatt Regency La Jolla. It was the perfect travel distance for me at over 8 months pregnant – no long car rides, no flights, no complaints. We were so spoiled all weekend, I want to go back and do it all over again! continue reading
I’m a sucker for a brightly colored wall, so when I spotted this one out of the corner of my eye while driving home from Trader Joes awhile back I made a mental note to bring Jeff back here to shoot an outfit. Luckily a month of so later I finally remembered. There are some parts of blogging that seem really strange to other people. Like stopping in a random neighborhood on a Saturday morning and posing in front of a strangers fence while people drive by. But over time you kind of learn to roll with the punches. continue reading
I was a journalism major in college and one of our assignments was watching the local news nightly, reading the Orange County Register and even submitting pieces to it. Several of my professors also wrote for the Register and I learned so much from them. I got kind of addicted to local news and love reading about what’s going on in my community. It’s a great way to discover hidden gems like a farmers market or new restaurant I’d miss otherwise. Plus, in a world that’s so digitally focused, it’s refreshing to actually pick up a copy of the paper. continue reading
I'm Ashley, a professional stylist, wife, and new mom, sharing my love of fashion, beauty, home decor, travel, and life in sunny Southern California!