Three months ago. That was the last time I blogged. Before that, 2017 blogging was sporadic at best. It was a rough year of change for me. I quit my job, started a new one, moved to a new city, lost my grandmother, and struggled to find routine. But it was also a year filled… Continue reading Hello Blog? It’s Me, Ashley.
Hi Friends, and happy October! I started this blog post about three weeks ago, but then my attentions were refocused on the hurricane in Texas, then for my family in Florida with their hurricane, then the passing of my Grandmother, who I was very close to, and now to the tragedy in Vegas. It's been… Continue reading Exploring Waco: Gluten Free Eats & Magnolia Market
I've just finished going through most of the pictures from my most recent trip to the Sandals Grande St. Lucian, in St. Lucia. It was a incredible trip that my husband and I will remember forever. If you know anything about Sandals, then you know it's an all-inclusive resort where you meals and drinks are… Continue reading Gluten Free Travels: Saint Lucia (Sandals Resort)
Welcome 2017! I for one am happy that 2016 has come and gone. It was a busy year full of some really great memories, but also some really trying times. I am finally back at work from a nice long two-week break. Our vacation to St. Lucia was amazing. I can't wait to share pictures… Continue reading Happy New Year!- Christmas Recap, Goals, and 6 Weeks of Fitness and Clean Eating!
Good morning! The weather is chilly, the leaves are falling, and everyone is decorating for Christmas! I love this time of year. Even though work has been CRAZY, I am trying to enjoy every minute I have at home, and really stay on top of working out. It's been hard with all of the delicious… Continue reading Christmas & Vacation Prep!
Happy Monday Friends! The weather has finally provided us some fall temps here in Dallas. Mid 60's, rainy, and perfect for enjoying my coffee and gluten free pumpkin bread this morning. I had an incredibly busy weekend. I worked all Friday night and Saturday night (yay fall semester!), so I was super excited to take… Continue reading Fall FabFitFun Box, Chili, and Blackberry Cocktails!
Ok, the forecast here is awful! I'm so ready for fall temps to stay, but for the next week or so, we will face temps in the mid-90s! Summer is definitely wanting to stick around! I however, am ready to get in a more festive mood! While scanning through Pinterest the only day, I came… Continue reading Starbucks Copycat: Gluten Free Pumpkin Pound Cake
Happy Tuesday everyone! I hope you had a wonderful 3-day weekend if you were lucky enough to have off for Labor Day. I was in a cooking mood, so look out for a ton of recipes coming this week! I LOVE baking in the fall. While it may not feel like fall outside… Continue reading Gluten Free M&M Cookies!
When I start thinking about the cooler temps, I automatically think about getting back outside for longer runs. It's officially race season! As I start thinking about which 5K I want to sign up for this fall, here are a few things I use to get me race ready! RunOn! Race Calendar- This is basically a… Continue reading Fall is for 5K’s!
Happy Pre-Friday friends! This is my last slow week at work before all the students arrive. I've done all I can to prep: the house is clean and organized, I'll be meal prepping this weekend, and I did some pampering with a mani-pedi. Now we wait... I spent this past weekend doing some last minute… Continue reading Lazy Weekend: Coffee, Walks, & Waffles!