If you’re anything like me, a makeup routine that takes more than 10 minutes of my time in the mornings just doesn’t fly. As the years pass, I feel less of a need to wear an intense smoky eye before 7pm, and more so just want to stick to my basic products that I know I can depend on. I’ve rounded up the best of the best (trust me, I’ve tried a TON of makeup products over the years). Don’t get me wrong, I still love doing my makeup for weekend festivities but for day to day, this is the full extent of what my makeup routine consists of.

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Valentine’s outfits don’t always have to been red or pink, sometimes black makes the best statement! I was able to remix a few classic pieces to create this effortless and edgy look to inspire you for the day of love!

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Some looks just come together effortlessly, do you know what I mean? I experienced a drawn out, internal debate on whether or not to get this olive surplus jacket. Let me say it was one the best investments that I’ve made for my versatile wardrobe. I’ve styled this jacket multiple ways over this past month, but this look has to be my favorite!

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I’m tired of settling, period. I’m tired of running on empty and just getting by until Friday, what about you? This year I’ve set out on some lofty intentions, to improve my life and treat myself better. Self care has become a big part of my life. I’m sharing some simple ways to be kinder to yourself, as well as some practices and (a few) products I’m loving. Continue reading


I can’t tell you how many times in the past I’ve stared at a closet full of clothes but felt I had nothing to wear. It seemed I had acquired a collection of clothes that had no rhyme or reason. I didn’t have a feel for my style so I tried all the styles and failed miserably. Can anyone else relate?! I’m sharing 5 tips I’ve learned over the past few years to curate a closet you’ll love and share all the details about this look!

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I’ve been a tad cardigan obsessed as of recent- and it’s quickly become one of my favorite layering pieces! With so many ways to style it, cardigans are my go-to wardrobe staple to keep in my outfit rotation. This gorgeous chenille from Brickwood Boutique sold out like hot cakes, so I’ve also linked some other options from their shop that I’m absolutely obsessing over.
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Chunky Knit Sweater (exact) | Faux Leather Jacket (similar) | High Waisted Denim (exact) | Bandana (exact) | Cognac Mules (similar)

Putting together a pinterest-worthy look in the wintertime is easier said than done, am i right? Once the temperatures really drop, all I feel like wearing is a oversized sweatshirt and joggers all day every day. I’m sharing a few tips I use to feel put together, without sacrificing the much needed warmth and comfort that this season requires.

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Sweater Cardigan (exact) | V-neck Cami (exact) | High Waisted Denim (exact) | Chelsea Boots (exact) | Crossbody Bag (exact) | Sunglasses (similar)

You know when you get that feeling that you’ll definitely be wearing the same outfit over + over again?! Well this look gave me all those feels! This look is basically the definition of my style at the moment: neutral, effortless, and simple. Continue reading


Happy Thanksgiving everyone! If you’ve followed along with my blog or instagram for any amount of time, then it’s no secret that Madewell is my favorite place to shop. For the next 3 days, they are having 25% off your entire purchase with the code ‘DONTSTRESS’, with is pretty unheard of since their clothes can be on the pricey end of the spectrum but are the best quality clothes I’ve ever owned. I’ve already shopped the sale, so I’m sharing what I purchased, items that I already own (and love!) that are on sale, as well as additional items that are on my wishlist. Keep a lookout for me to style the items I snagged on the blog here soon!

Items I purchased from the sale:

Items I already own and LOVE:

My never-ending Madewell wishlist:

xo-

Ashley


Cowl Neck Sweater | High-Waisted Denim | Cognac Slides (similar) | Madewell Sunnies (similar) | Transport Tote

Thanksgiving is upon us and I will say every year I struggle with what to wear. I want something that is cute, but also loose fitting enough for that extra piece of pie. Between this adorable cowl neck sweater and extra high waisted jeans, I’ve got you covered! Continue reading