I don't know about you guys but I feel like I've been seeing Drunk Elephant non-stop all over YouTube and some blogs. Of course, being curious, I wanted to see what all the hype was about. Now I also don't know about you guys, but before I commit to buying pretty much anything, I love to read/ watch product reviews to first see what other people are saying. To my surprise, I went into Sephora a few weeks ago (also around my b-day) and they happen to have this Drunk Elephant duo as the birthday gift! Obviously a perfect opportunity for me to try out two of their most popular products!

Hey guys!! I know, I know, its been a while :/ I've been trying to get back on a schedule of blogging but its been so hard. I've been working lately on a couple posts so I have a few lined up for the next few weeks. 

But today, I wanted to share with you all somethings things I recently picked up from Bath and Body Works. I'm sure we'd all agree when I say that they have some of the best scented products ever! I've linked everything below so if you're interested in an item, go ahead and click away!

Back in October, I went on a two week vacation to Europe. I visited Spain, France and Italy for the first time and it was amazing. The best part was that it was on a cruise which made it a lot more fun because I love cruising! I was aboard the current biggest ship in the world, Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas.  

We're approaching the dog days of summer when the hot, sticky and humid air (especially here in the northeast) will rule and we'll all be longing for the Fall. But during the heat, there can be no better way to cool down than a cold drink!
A few weeks ago, I visited Harbes Family Farm & Vineyard with a bunch of friends. The sun was shining and the weather was absolutely perfect. It was a great getaway for a few hours. Harbes Family Farm is located in Mattituck on Long Island and is about two hours outside of New York City.

FIRST post of 2018!! So exciting, lol. I'm most definitely looking forward to a full year of lots of blog posts to come on Ashley in August!

I've been watching beauty vloggers for a super long time on YouTube and one of my favorite types of videos to watch were always "What's In My Bag" videos. There's something so interesting to me to see what other girls carry around in their purses and what their daily essentials are.

Though it amounts to the same thing, I wanted to make this a bit more interesting and share not only items that I carry around on a daily basis but these are also items that I can't leave home without.

On a daily basis, I use my black Longchamp Le Pliage Tote in the large size for work.When I'm not working I transfer everything from that bag into my medium sized Longchamp or a cross-body bag which works well for me and actually everything from my bigger bag fits into both smaller bags. I mainly use the larger bag for work because I also carry food for the day and a thick wool blanket scarf because for some reason office buildings must be 60 degrees or below... :/

Here's what I can't leave the house without and what's always in my bag. I carry these around with me wherever I go:

I use Pinterest for a lot of things: From fashion inspirations, celebrity style, hairstyles, food, iPhone wallpapers, nail design inspirations and many more.

Another thing that I have recently loved using Pinterest for is music. I love music and I'm sure everyone else does as well. But many times, I find myself getting bored of my current music catalog on Apple Music, not knowing what to listen to next. And this is where Pinterest comes in. I've discovered that you could look up hundreds of pre-made playlists on Pinterest! Did anyone else already know about this?? There are playlists curated for everything from working out, songs to make you happy and there's even a playlist dedicated to songs that will help you fall asleep!

I've compiled a list of my top favorite playlists I've come across and love listening to that I've added to my music library:

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There are only FOUR days left of 2017!! To help end the year right, some of my favorite fashion, beauty and lifestyle sites are offering amazing end of year deals ensuring that you're 2018 ready!

J.Crew - Extra 30% Off Final Sale Styles ENDS 12/28

J.Crew Factory - Extra 60% OFF Clearance CODE: SIXTY

DSW - Up to 70% Off Clearance

Tarte - Up to 70% Off Sale + Free samples with every order & Free shipping on orders over $25

Free People - Additional 40% Off Sale Styles

Lola James Jewelry - Take 20% Off Sitewide + Free Shipping CODE: 'TREAT20' ENDS 12/28

The Body Shop - 50% Off Sale

Pura Vida Bracelets - 10% Off Entire Order When You Purchase $25 Or More CODE: PURAVIDA10


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