Weekend Links #3

Happy weekend, friends! Today, Brandon and I will be heading down to Little 5 Points, Atlanta for #RecordStoreDay. Criminal Records is doing a big thing and DJ Jelly goes on at 3pm and we’re not missing him (#bigfans). I’m sure we will both be sharing IG Stories so check in with us @ashleyfromfbl and @brandonbreaks sometime…

French Toast with Caramelized Bananas and Walnuts

This post includes affiliate links which help support FBL. I love big breakfasts on Sunday mornings. I’m talking a big breakfast full of pancakes, fruit, bacon (the veggie kind for Brandon)  It’s one of my favorite weekend traditions because it makes me think of the breakfast’s we always had when we visited my grandparents in…

Spring Cleaning: 10 Things To Do For Your Finances

This post includes affiliate links which help support FBL. Unless you filed for an extension, by now you should have filed your taxes and the early birds among you may have already received your tax refund (assuming you didn’t owe, of course). Brandon and I received our tax refund back in February because we were…

Weekend Links #2

Hi friends! As of now I have no idea what our weekend plans look like and it’s kind of freaking me out. I know there are a lot of people that absolutely love to fly by the seat of their pants and who thrive on being spontaneous but I am not one of those people. I need…

The Scars in our Brains

Disclosure: This post is written with the permission and approval of my husband to help shine a light on mental health issues and those who struggle. Please see the end of this post for final details. A couple of years ago, Brandon and I read a book about struggling with mental illness and the impact mental illness…

Weekend Links #1

Happy Saturday! I know I’m basically the worst at starting a new blogging series only to abandon it by the time I get to volume 5 or 6 but I’m going to try to stick with this one. I’ve had a couple of people ask me about whether I still read blogs since I have…

Easter Dresses

This post includes affiliate links which help support FBL.  Last November I saw a meme about Thanksgiving that said, “Let’s all get dressed up in our best clothes so we can stand around Mom’s kitchen and eat.” It made me laugh much harder than it should have because it’s so true for my family and…

Legacy Lodge at Lake Lanier Islands

Brandon and I have wanted a weekend retreat for so long and this past weekend we were finally able to make it happen by taking a trip to Legacy Lodge at Lake Lanier Islands. We didn’t decide to go until Tuesday or Wednesday night. We were winding down at home and Brandon mentioned trying to take a…

6 Tailwind Tribes That Helped Me Grow My Blog

This post includes affiliate links which help support FBL. I felt so late to the Tailwind party when I first joined the platform about a month or so ago. I’d been hearing about it for almost a year but never bothered to sign up for it because I was already over-extended on my blog expense budget…

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