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Lessons I Learned in 2017

Lessons I Learned in 2017

So this year has been a stressful mess. Girl, I have acne scars, my hair is graying, Trump’s president and I’m broke as sh*t. But I also have a new love, a roof over my head and an adorable dog. A lot has happened. I […]

Welcome to the New Site!

Welcome to the New Site!

So Naturally Ashlee finally has a new officially home with a new look. I’m so excited for what the future holds for this site. Feel free to look around. You’ll see a lot of familiar post. But there will definitely be more in store.

Why Am I Struggling?

Why Am I Struggling?

I did what I was told would become successful: a nice home, a decent paying job,¬† and financial freedom. But why am I struggling? After years of working hard, I don’t understand why I am going week to week trying to survive each one. After […]

Whole Wheat Biscuit with Blueberry Sauce & Grits | Thug Kitchen

Whole Wheat Biscuit with Blueberry Sauce & Grits | Thug Kitchen

Real Talk! I’ve been wanting it make homemade biscuits since moving to NOLA but I was way too intimidated to do so. You can probably guess the reason….I’m in NEW ORLEANS, home of the yummy food galore! But I took a leap of faith and […]

Be Confident in Your Friendships

Be Confident in Your Friendships

Have you ever questioned whether someone was a true friend to you? You’re not questioning whether¬†they have your best interest at heart. But it’s like they are genuinely good people and you have no doubt that they don’t harbor any ill-will towards you. Yet, for […]

Self Care Tips

Self Care Tips

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Sweet Corn and Jalapeno Baked Flautas | Thug Kitchen

Sweet Corn and Jalapeno Baked Flautas | Thug Kitchen

Photography Credit: Ashlee Harvey Apologies for the wait! I’m so ready to tell you about my experience making flautas. I want to start by saying that I was supposed to use green chile instead of jalapenos. Bath cans were stacked right next to each other […]

Organic Edible Gardening with Instar Farm’s Erika Nolan | Hollygrove Market and Farm

Organic Edible Gardening with Instar Farm’s Erika Nolan | Hollygrove Market and Farm

Gardening has been one of my passions ever since I was about 5 years old. Around that time, my grandmother showed me how to grow strawberries at her house. I completely attribute my love of gardening to her. I can’t guarantee how much of the […]