Summer Shoes

Summer Shoes

Here are the top 5 summer shoe style you need to have in your closet!       1. The Neutral Wedge   Can be dressed up or down and goes with everything from shorts and t-shirt to a sundress. Wear everywhere from a backyard barbecue, to a wedding on the beach. My pick:   The [...]

Spring Things

Spring is a time of renewal...especially for your wardrobe! There is no better time than RIGHT NOW to replenish and refresh. Trust me, if you wait until summer, you won't be able to find what you are looking for. And if you live locally? You won't want to miss the Spring Shopping event at Ashley [...]

It’s all fun and games until someone loses a gallbladder.

It’s all fun and games until someone loses a gallbladder.

It's all fun and games until someone loses a gallbladder. Do you know what your gallbladder does? Neither did I until a few weeks ago. I was hit with what can only be described as labor type contraction pains in my upper abdomen and ended up in the ER.  For whatever reason my gallbladder has [...]

Storm Prep

Here in the Northeast corridor of the country we are just coming up for air from Hurricane Sandy. Thankfully, the damages where we live were minimal but my heart goes out to those who suffered much worse. We did lose power, but only a little bit. Some local places were open so I was able [...]

These Boots Were Made For Walking – Ashley’s top picks from Ashley Austin Boutique

These Boots Were Made For Walking – Ashley’s top picks from Ashley Austin Boutique

Go grab a coffee. Or a cocktail. This post is about shoes and there is no way it is going to be short. Go ahead. I'll wait. Imagine you are having the perfect dream. It's about shoes, tons of shoes. And they are displayed like works of art in a museum. And all of your [...]

Field Trip Fashion

So I volunteered to chaperone my daughter's 2nd grade field trip. I can only assume I was drinking when I signed up for this. Volunteers are needed at schools. But you must know your own strengths and weaknesses when it comes to helping out with school functions. Some moms are rock stars at baking, some [...]