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Hey there gorgeous,
I'm Ashley...

 I'm a city girl living in a coastal town, looking for any excuse to throw on a Hermes scarf. I lived in New York, so I know all about having to make due with just the essentials- those things that you can’t imagine living without. For me, that used to mean saving up for Gucci, but now that I’ve got a little babe, it looks more like saving up for college. I started this blog to show all of the life that happens while you're busy chasing your dreams, I just might happen to be doing it in heels.


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I don’t know about any of you other Mamas but before I had Greyson I had a very specific idea of my do’s and don’t. Some of these were; no screen time until he was two (we lasted til one and a half), never ever any food that wasn’t organic (sometimes a babe just wants […]

Well Hello Bello!

There are two things that this girl loves more than anything, a great cup of coffee and an amazing piece of jewelry. Even more than that I love diamonds, I mean who doesn’t? Thats why I was beyond excited to get to partner with Reeds Jewelers for the one year anniversary of Ellaura Collection! I […]

Diamonds (and Coffee) Are a Girls Best Friend

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One of my favorite things about launching The Tiny Essentials has been pushing myself outside of my norm. More often than not you can find this city girl in a head to toe black outfit, minus a fun pop of color in an accessory somewhere. But since starting this journey I have found myself more […]

Color me Crazy

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Tiny Talks with Lorin of Missio

I am so excited to feature Lorin Van Zandt on the Tiny Talks today! Lorin and her husband Kyle are the founders and owners of Missio a hair care line with a purpose- to help stop human trafficking. If you aren’t familiar with their brand and all that it stands for I strongly urge you […]

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Recent Posts

Baby it’s STILL Cold Outside

I just got back from a week long birthday celebration in the Bahamas, so the weather upon arriving home was a little bit of a shock! We are definitely in the middle of winter here in the Carolinas. Don’t get me wrong I am 100% still here for it. Remember I am the odd girl […]

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Stay True to You!

Before becoming a Mom I was all heels, silk blouses, leather jackets and blown out hair. I splurged on me because I didn’t need to worry about anyone else! I had Greyson and my focus shifted, it had to and I gladly started changing where my energy was placed. One of the things I struggled […]

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