Pease Place: A Green Condo Project close to DT, Austin Tx

While I have had fun bloggin’ about my Euro-trip I interrupt mid-trip to bring you work related items. You know what’s funny, I think of topics on a daily basis. But the time it takes to type, upload photos (and edit them to be appealing etc) is so exhaustively time consuming. BUT I digress. This… Continue Reading

Ashley Takes on Europe 2012: PRAGUE

STOP #3: PRAGUE So if you just finished up reading about Berlin you learned I left around 4 and arrived in Prague pretty late. You also learned that feelings of strep were creeping upon me and I was getting sick. I have never slept so hard (well, on a train) in my life. Also haven’t… Continue Reading

Ashley Takes on Europe 2012: BERLIN

STOP #2: Berlin A little joke to get started off on Germany… I left Amsterdam by train pretty early in the morning and off to Germany I went! The train was nice actually, I am pretty sure it promised me wifi, but that definitely was not the case, so luckily I had downloaded a lot… Continue Reading

Ashley takes on Europe 2012: AMSTERDAM

Well, many of you have asked how my trip was, I covered a lot of ground, was gone for three weeks and frankly it felt good to get back in the swing of things. Some of you thought I’d never return, but alas, here I am and here are my tails from Europe, what I… Continue Reading

Great Places to take photos Around Austin, Tx

Iconic Austin shots and then some… Recently I have developed quite an interest in portrait photography. I wanted to share some couple photos I have taken around Austin (all engagement photos). Still learning, I have done these for free and taken an interest in photoshop touch-ups as well. So forgive my amateur-ness, but hope this… Continue Reading

Things Austin, TX could learn from California :)

A Reflection of my Recent visit to Northern California {San Francisco, San Jose, Palo Alto, Half Moon Bay and Los Gatos} Recently I went on a semi-last minute trip to Northern California with a good friend while she was there for a conference. Definitely not my first trip (nor my last) to Northern California. The… Continue Reading

Summer time in Austin, Tx from Food Trailers to Watering Holes

As an Austinite I enjoy the outdoors. I support local as much as I can. But one thing I do a little too much? The same thing. As a creature of habit I find myself resorting to the things I already know and love about this town, such as: Alamo Drafthouse. (Once you watch a… Continue Reading

Austin Real Estate Market Update

Austin is heating up…literally and figuratively. While we are now in June (May figures still being accounted for) you can see that Austin has increased from the 2011 year for its 5th straight quarter. The amount of listings is down, sales volume and sales prices have increased from previous year. Everyone seems to be moving… Continue Reading

My Weight Loss Struggles–{why is change so hard?}

Ah where to begin? The title of this post says it all. Like most people I know–I constantly am working on changing something about myself. Is it bad that I am never happy with certain things about myself? Probably, but does it  stop me from complaining or blaming genetics–not quite. ha. When I was at… Continue Reading

My Trip To Orlando for the Prudential Real Estate Convention

Last week I went to Orlando, Florida for the Prudential Real Estate Sales Convention. While there is a convention every year, this one was my first, and I am so happy I went! I registered Sunday and then went out with co-workers from the office for a nice dinner at Roy’s (Hawaiian fusion). (Sadly, the… Continue Reading