Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tips For Staying More Organized in 2018

With a new year comes lots of new years resolutions and goals. Loose weight, go to the gym more, ditch the sugar, be on time....the list goes on. 
One of the most requested posts I got from you guys was all about time management and organization. In the new year, a lot of you are making it a priority to stay more structured, manage your time better and overall just live a more organized life. 

Now let me just start with, I'm no expert on this topic. Some days my life is hectic, I forget appointments, my posts don't get up on time and my to-do list doesn't get done...no one is perfect! But, I do have some great tips and tricks that have helped me multi-task running a full time blog, while working as a nurse at the hospital part time and supporting a team of over 50 stylish Stella & Dot ladies. (And yes, I know. I'm about to bring a baby into that mix! Call me crazy!)
Anyways, I thought I would share my top five tips and what has worked for me on here!
Let's get started!

Friday, January 12, 2018

Investing In Splurge Worthy Wardrobe Pieces

If there was one jacket from 2017 that you guys loved the most, it had to have been this one . It sold like crazy on my site EVEN with the price being high. Why?!
Because it's one of those splurge pieces that will last you for years, is always on trend and is the best layering piece with anything. Not only that, but it comes in a huge variety of colors and fits you normally OR pregnant!
Why am I just posting about it now?! Well, when I asked you guys on Instagram what you wanted to see on Ashleydonielle.com in 2018, a couple of you asked me if some of the high end / high priced pieces that I share about are worth it. Hunter boots, designer sunnies, a classic Burberry scarf, a Tory Burch black bag.....Well, I'm here to tell you that they are and WHY.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Home Decor Inspiration

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Anyone else start a new year, take down their holiday decorations and all of a sudden want a decor refresh?! You're not the only one.
My inbox has been flooded in the new year with of a lot of messages about home decor, home style & questions on where I buy most of the items for my home. I have to mention, we just moved, so getting a fresh new start in a new place was a great way to clean up, get organized and focus on decor details.

Now, let me start this post with the obvious - I'm no interior designer. I mostly shop at Home Goods, Pottery Barn, and Target (which by the way has some amazing pieces at the moment!) I have a couple of tips for how I personally decorate, but that might not be for everyone and that's totally ok! Just like fashion, everyone has their own sense of home decor style - from bohemian, to farmhouse, to french chic, to modern. You like what you like!

Thursday, January 4, 2018

The Under $40 Peacoat

How crazy is it that when the new year comes, all of a sudden spring fashion is out and about and ready to party?! I'm serious....I went to Target yesterday and the bathing suits were out. BATHING SUITS. We still have about 3 months or more of cold weather so let's just slow down people!
Don't get me wrong, I love spring fashion (hello! Pink is my favorite color!) but let's talk fashion and trends that we can still wear for the next couple of months.
For example, this AMAZING peacoat.

Monday, January 1, 2018

A Blog Year In Review - 2017

Can you believe that it's 2018?! 

I don't know about you, but I love the start of a new year. 
New goals.
New dreams.
New destinations.
A new baby.
(Had to throw that one in there! haha!)

Friday, December 29, 2017

My Favorite Purchases of 2017

I hope you all had an amazing holiday with family and friends! 
Can you believe that in a couple of days we will be starting a brand new year?!
This year was super fun for me as it was my second year of blogging and I felt like things really fell into place for me & my "space on the internet".
I was a great year of deals, sales and some really amazing purchases.

I thought that I would go over my favorite and best purchases of 2017 as most of them I wore & used throughout the entire year and will continue to use well into 2018. I call these investment pieces! From beauty products to shoes to coats, these were my most loved, worn and favorite purchases of 2017!
Let's jump in!

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

After Christmas Sales

Christmas has come and gone and now it's time to shop some sales!
Something on your list you didn't get?! It's probably marked down and now is the time to snatch it up. I've created this post to share my favorite sale finds and make it easy for you to shop all the discounts going on all in one spot!
Keep checking back here throughout the day as I'll keep updating this post with some great finds.

Nordstrom - Half Yearly Sale - Up to 50% off selected sale items

H&M - Up to 70% off select items

Goodnight Macaroon - 30% off EVERYTHING sitewide with code "JOY30" & free express shipping on orders over $150

Loft - 50% off EVERYTHING with code "WRAPITUP"

Express - 50% off EVERYTHING

Abercrombie & Fitch - 40%-60% off everything sitewide

American Eagle - $10 off $50 or more
                                $25 off $100 or more
                                $40 off $150 or more
                             With code MERRY

Stella & Dot - Winter sale up to 60% off

Old Navy - Up to 60% off sitewide

Gap - 40% off sitewide with code WISH

Pottery Barn - 25% off your purchase with code DL44-RNVV-XFZ8

J.Crew Factory - Up to 60% off sale items with code "Sixty"