A Wish For You: My Wish Box Experience for a Partner and Mentor

A couple of months ago, my sister Natalie wrote about her experience with a company called A Wish For You.  This company allows you to personalize gifts to loved ones and friends through a 3-step process with a great price point. Sounds awesome, right? I know! I hit that "like" button on their Instagram page … Continue reading A Wish For You: My Wish Box Experience for a Partner and Mentor

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The Summer that Saved My Life

I've been on a break from most things this summer. Like...there was zero motivation to do anything regarding the blog or anything that required too much energy. I just didn't have it in me. I didn't come to fully appreciate mental health really until this summer when I could feel myself falling back into depression. … Continue reading The Summer that Saved My Life

Better is the end of a thing.

It's been thirty-four months since I started this blogging journey.  And what a journey it has been.  I've grown and I've evolved and this blog, the brand, has been one of the greatest catalysts for that growth.  Despite the visions and hopes I've had for growing and continuing to develop this blog, I've made the decision to discontinue … Continue reading Better is the end of a thing.

Why Appreciation of the “Paraprofessional” Matters

Growing up, there was one thing in particular that would drive my father crazy.  That thing was ingratitude.  As a result, it has been ingrained in me to always show appreciation to people for the things they do, especially considering that there are very few things that people must do. This week is Teacher Appreciation Week … Continue reading Why Appreciation of the “Paraprofessional” Matters

Ash’s Best Buys – 1Q2015

Most people who know me know that I love supporting people, especially those who are endeavoring to step out on faith to make their dreams come true.  With that said, I typically prefer to purchase from small business owners/entrepreneurs if I can, rather than from big retailers.  Social media has certainly been helpful in exposing … Continue reading Ash’s Best Buys – 1Q2015