Lovely Finds: Travel Essentials with Nourish Snacks

My #1 Rule: Do NOT leave the house without snacks.

Nourish Snacks Via Ashley Brooke Designs

Good morning and happy Friday to you!! Last night we packed a weekend bag and caught a flight to Dallas, TX to spend the weekend with my husband’s sweet family! I am so thrilled to be spending a few days hearing old stories, flipping through photo albums, and let’s be honest, eating some good ole’ Texas food! Since travel is on my mind, I thought that I would chat about my carryon bag, because really, that’s the only bag that counts! I know I have mentioned, like, one thousand times that I don’t leave the house without snacks, because I don’t. It’s a rule. I’m pretty sure the word “hangry” was created because of me. I am NOT a nice person when I am hungry, so I try to keep it under control and Nourish Snacks is my go-to. Here’s the deal: when I am hungry, I need real food, not like something from a drive-thru because basically it will make me sick, which is just counterintuitive, and usually when you are traveling, you are MILES away from anything that has an ounce of real nutrition; that’s where Nourish Snacks comes in! Not only are they yummy (OMGTHEYARESOGOOD!) but they are also good for you. Unlike a lot of granola bars that are mostly sugar, these little snack packs are full of protein and fiber, PLUS they have very low sugar and are gluten and dairy free… HELLO HEAVEN!! I seriously have boxes and boxes of these in my pantry, and I grab a water bottle and one or two Nourish Snacks and pop them in my handbag before I run out the door. It’s a great way for me to not ruin lives with my “hangry-ness”, and not make impulsive food decisions because I am starving (and yes I will eat 3 burritos from Taco Bell!). Really, Nourish is solving all of my life’s problems.

Nourish Snacks Via Ashley Brooke Designs


P.S. I even packed a box of these in my weekend bag, so while we are out and about this weekend I will have healthy snacks on the go! Seriously, you need Nourish Snacks in your life.

P.P.S. Use the code: FRIEND10 at check out with a purchase that is over $25 to get $10 off!! Now you really must give them a try!

Shop fun, fancy, & functional Carryon Bags below!

Nourish Snacks


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In partnership with Nourish Snacks.

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ABD’s Fancy Friends: Erica Weiner

Today’s Fancy Friends post is all about Erica Weiner and her snarky jewelry!!

Eria Weiner via Ashley Brooke Designs
Every time I look at this necklace, I giggle. I love how dainty and girly it is, and then you get up close and realize it has a line straight from (my favorite song EVER) R. Kelly’s Ignition Remix engraved on it, which makes me laugh. Hands down the funniest piece of jewelry I own, and I love it so stinkin’ much! If this isn’t a the best gift to give to your bestie and partner in crime then I don’t know what is! I feel like Erica and I could be real life friends with our shared love of girly things with rap phrases… hilarious.

P.S. Also, you must hop on over to Erica’s website, she has SO many beautiful things!!

P.P.S. Have you heard Phoebe Ryan’s cover of Ignition?! It’s perfection!

 P.S. If you think we may be besties and we just haven’t met yet…feel free to shoot us an e-mail and fill us in on what we are missing!




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ABD Styled: Floral Midi Dress

Ladylike florals

Floral Midi Dress 1 via Ashley Brooke Designs

About the Look:

Good morning! Today’s ABD Styled post is all about this beautiful Floral Midi Dress from ASOS. I love a good floral pattern (proof: here, here, & here) and I never shy away from anything that could have possibly been made from my grandma’s curtains! So when I saw this dress I had two thoughts:
1. YES
2. Get in my closet.

I’m so glad I went ahead and ordered this magical twirly goodness! I felt like a princess from the moment I put it on, also, I didn’t hate the crinoline that lined the dress, poofy and florally…. both yeses in my book! This is dress will be perfect to wear to one of the many weddings we have on the books for Spring!


Floral Midi Dress 3 via Ashley Brooke DesignsFloral Midi Dress 0 via Ashley Brooke Designs


Shop the Look:

Dress–ASOS (also loving this one, this one, and this one) // Clutch–vintage (similar here and here) // Shoes–Nine West // NailsArtistic Colour Gloss in Snapdragon  // CheeksLaura Mercier  //  FoundationLaura Mercier in Shell // LipsJulep Lip Gloss in Adored & Laura Mercier Paint Wash in Golden Peach // EyesLaura Mercier in Tuxedo // BrowsLaura Mercier in Ash Blonde //  PowderLaura Mercier #1


Floral Midi Dress 7 via Ashley Brooke Designs


Floral Midi Dress  via Ashley Brooke Designs

Floral Midi Dress  via Ashley Brooke Designs


Photographed by: Gregory Daniel

Styled By: Willard Randal 

Shop the post below!



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{Online Shop} Desk Motivation

Together is always better!

Desk Motivation via Ashley Brooke Designs
Listen, it’s March (ahhhhhhhhhh!!) and there is so much to do! Seriously, like a lot. So let us help you put a little pep-in-your step by upping your desk game ASAP. This package of ABD goodness will help you come up with the most Brilliant Ideas, keep track of All The Things, help you get your Hustle on every single day, and Be Courageous enough to make your dreams happen so that you will have THE BEST DAY EVER (you see what I did there?!?)!

Today only, get ABD’s Pep-in-Your-Step Essentials for $25.00 off! This is kind of nuts I know, but I got so excited about this photo that I couldn’t help but give you a little treat! Hop on over to swoop this baby up before we run out.

ABD’s Pep-in-Your-Step Essentials includes:

  • (1) Brilliant Ideas Notepad
  • (1) All The Things Notebook
  • (1) Be Strong and Courageous Coffee Mug
  • (1) Every Day I’m Hustlin’ Travel Mug
  • (1) Best Day Ever Coffee Mug
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P.S. Offer ends 11:59 PST, March 24, 2015… so HURRY!!!

P.P.S. This is the perfect time to pick up gifts for all your besties!

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My Weekend Lookbook: March 21-22, 2015

Good Morning and Happy Monday to you!

Here is just a peek at what I was up to this weekend…

Saturday Mornings  via Ashley Brooke Designs- Blog


Photo 1: Saturday Mornings

Is there anything better than sleeping in on a Saturday morning and waking up to a sun-filled and clean kitchen?! Nope, the correct answer is no, there isn’t!

weekend sunset via Ashley Brooke Designs- Blog

Photo 2: Rosé Sunsets

On Saturday night, we had some of our best friends over for dinner and a game night, but before started on dessert we took them to our favorite neighborhood spot to watch the sunset. Even though it was a bit cloudy, Florida sunsets never disappoint! Also, Rosé + Sunset = a successful Saturday night.


floral wear via Ashley Brooke Designs- Blog

Photo 3: Floral Wear

Sunday evening, we got all dolled up for a beautiful outdoor wedding, so I pulled out my favorite floral H&M dress (similar) from last season (here + here), my sparkliest pair of Loren Hope earrings (old but LOVE these), and my hot pink Kate Spade clutch (similar). Let’s be real, I was colorful to say the least!

I hope your weekend was equally as lovely, but for now I am off to go get this week started! Cheers to an extra fabulous and productive week!!



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