From The Ashes Designs

I am always so inspired by stories where people rise after falling, overcome adversity and have the strength to turn something negative into something positive. From tragedy to triumph, this is one of the most inspirational stories I have heard in a long time and it is very near and dear to my family’s heart. […]

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Fresh Berry Trifle

  Happy Memorial Day! I hope everyone is having a fun, long weekend. If you are headed to a BBQ today, you might want to consider bringing this dessert along! I made this on a whim yesterday for a family BBQ and decided I had to share it. It’s just too good. It’s a fresh […]

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Summer Staple For Under $50

  One of my favorite parts about our weekend routine includes going to our local farmers’ market right down the street. I love getting my fresh flower fix, along with our weekly fruits and veggies and the girls love going for one reason: kettle corn. They’re obsessed! We always sit and listen to the live music and eat our […]

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Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

For those of you who know Ryder Sutcliffe, you know what an incredible, little warrior he is. Even though he looks and seems completely healthy, he is battling a life-long disease called Cystic Fibrosis. Before he was diagnosed as an infant, I knew very little about the disease, how it effects the lives of thousands and how incredibly […]

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Disneyland Tips

This has been the year of Disneyland! We became season passholders last May and have definitely made the most of it. We created SO many amazing memories during each trip. There have also been a few moments that I don’t really care to look back on, ha! If you’ve never been before, it can be super overwhelming, especially with […]

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A Toast To Motherhood

Mommamosa {A Toast to Motherhood} from Dustin Ensign Videography on Vimeo. In honor of Mother’s Day, I wanted to make a little video as a tribute to all of the hard-working moms out there. So a couple of weeks ago, some of my best friends (who happen to be amazing mothers) got together to celebrate – […]

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Fashion Show

The girls and I were so excited and honored to be asked to be in a little fashion show yesterday honoring the Santa Ynez Valley Youth Queen, Kayla Erath! Such a sweet girl. It was at the beautiful Gainey Vineyards in Santa Ynez. I got to taste some vino, the girls ate some cake and we […]

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Printed Pants

    With the weather being so unpredictable these days, we jumped at the chance to enjoy a nice evening at a friend’s house who happens to live up in the hills of Avila, so amazing!! I mean, that pool is to die!! It looks cloudy in the pictures, but it was actually really warm. We enjoyed some amazing […]

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Easy-As-Pie (Crust)

I was telling my mom the other day how I have been wanting to make a cherry pie. I told her I just needed to get some pie crust from the store. She asked why I don’t make the crust from scratch. I replied “Why would I? It’s so much easier to buy the crust, […]

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Floral Fashion

My husband and I recently attended an event that took place at a local resort with a gorgeous garden setting. Naturally, I had him snap some pics, since getting dressed-up when you have two little kids is a rather rare occasion for us. I’m obsessed with anything floral this season. I feel like floral prints […]

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