I have finally come to terms with the fact that I won’t be the future Mrs. Prince Harry and I have decided to embrace Meghan Markle and pass on my wisdom as a fellow expat and a wife of a Brit. Dear Meghan, My name is Ashley, and you and I have a lot in… Read More Advice for the future Mrs. Prince Harry
Can we please talk about double decker buses? I love them so much. And it doesn’t matter that it’s been two years since I have moved to the UK, the novelty hasn’t worn off. Public transportation is a huge part of my life in Scotland because the novelty of driving a stick shift on the… Read More The Wheels on the Bus
Hen parties. They are like Bachelorette Parties, but for some reason they like to be associated with poultry. Men are stags, which I think are far more attractive than hens, but I don’t make the rules. Because if I did…then I would suggest women being does. You know doe a deer, a female deer. I… Read More Hen do, Hen don’t
It’s Fringe time in Edinburgh! This is a festival that lasts all of August, which basically means you don’t sleep, drink too much and spend a lot of money. I guess like any other month. Except for two little words…Guru Dudu. The best hour of your life. No, he’s not related to George Jetson. He’s a… Read More Fringetastic
I was back in London Town this past weekend (casual hair flip) and per usual, it was fabulous. Scott and I went down for a friends reunion for about 36 hours. It was a sans kiddos weekend. And when your friends who have kids are without their kids, everyone reverts to being 20 again. We… Read More Keep Calm and London On
One of the hardest things about moving abroad is leaving your girls! And not to gloat, but I have kickass girfriends. Meeting good girlfriends after the age of 25, in my opinion, is not easy. Add in the “I’m not from around here” sign tattooed on my forehead and it makes it even trickier. So… Read More What, like it’s hard?
Said only Shia LaBeouf and well that’s not a reliable source. Golf and I have a love-hate relationship. I appreciate that golf is a sport that takes a great deal of skill, discipline and encourages long naps on Sunday. But it is very slow, takes hours to play and four days for someone to actually… Read More The Greatest Game Ever Played
There is nothing like celebrating Independence Day at the most British event ever. Scott and I went to Wimbledon on the 4th of July! It is the sporting event of dreams. You can dress up in a cute outfit, bring a bottle of wine with you and be close enough to catch a sweaty wristband. At… Read More The Championships
What do you do when 40 Americans are visiting Scotland for the first time? Give them some helpful travel tips, of course! I shared the following with my family and friends before visiting my new home for our wedding. Wine comes in small and large glasses. Yea, no free pour over here. Obviously you will… Read More Scottish Travel Tips
Long time, no Cheersblondie!! No worries, I’m here to fill that sad hole in your life! And to get everyone up to speed, I’m going to share the top 6 things that have happened in the last 6 months! If you didn’t make the list, don’t take it personally. I’m sure you were number 7. … Read More Happy Anniversary!