Empowering Women in Philanthropy

I was thrilled to be nominated as an Empowering Woman in Philanthropy for Inspiring Lives Magazine. While I was unable to participate in the photo shoot with my fellow nominees, I did attend the Awards Ceremony at the Allegheny Harvard Yale Princeton Club. It was a lovely event and I was so honored to be recognized for another award from this … well … INSPIRING, … Continue reading Empowering Women in Philanthropy

Your Story Counts: Help Further Autoimmune Disease Research Today

Autoimmune diseases can be serious, and the following video includes just some of the faces of the millions of people who live with these often-invisible illnesses. Today is #WorldArthritisDay. I personally live with just one of many autoimmune forms of arthritis. But did you know that arthritis, and joint & muscle pain, are also common symptoms of other autoimmune diseases, too? So this World Arthritis Day (and beyond!) I ask you … Continue reading Your Story Counts: Help Further Autoimmune Disease Research Today

Robinson Lions Club Fall Festival

On September 9th, members of the Robinson Lions Club had a booth at the annual Robinson Township Fall Festival. This yearly autumn fest is held at Burkett Sports Complex in Robinson. This year, the Lions raised money for Leader Dogs for the Blind guide dog programs, as well as for hurricane and wildfire victims through the Lions Clubs International Disaster Relief Funds, particularly focusing upon … Continue reading Robinson Lions Club Fall Festival

#RealTalkRA Summit: Pharma, Fun, and Friends

This week, I was invited by Pfizer to attend the 2017 Real Talk Summit in New York City. While they did compensate me for my time and took care of accommodations, I’m going to go ahead and disclaim now that they are NOT paying me for this blog post, and did NOT ask *or* expect me to write it. But I feel compelled to do … Continue reading #RealTalkRA Summit: Pharma, Fun, and Friends

Book Review: ‘Odd Birds’ by Ian Harding

For the Birds: A Pretty Little Actor’s Love Affair with Ornithology Truth be told, I meant to write this review a couple of months ago when Ian Harding first released his debut book, Odd Birds. But I was too busy bird-watching. Let me explain. I have to admit that I was slightly skeptical about this book. While I was somewhat of a fan of his … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Odd Birds’ by Ian Harding

Awards and Nominations: I Need Your Help!

Friends, I’m feeling so lucky and blessed lately! First off, thank you to HealthLabs for naming this blog a Top 100 Health Blog! I am so flattered to be among such esteemed company! I am number 57 on the list. Secondly, thanks for all who nominated me for a WEGO Health Award! I now need you to go Endorse Me. An endorsement only takes a … Continue reading Awards and Nominations: I Need Your Help!

Ashley Partners with Thermotex Therapy Systems

Guys! I am so excited to be teaching you all about Thermotex. This partnership is such an amazing fit given my affinity for all-things-heated when it comes to my arthritis and muscular pain. I really hope you’ll be as excited as I am to learn more about these great products. You all know that I never promote, sell, or endorse products that I don’t personally … Continue reading Ashley Partners with Thermotex Therapy Systems

Ashley Accepts Cabinet Role with the Lions Club

#LIONS100 As the Lions Clubs celebrate 100 years of service, I’m pleased to announce that in addition to being Club Secretary for the Robinson Lions Club, that I have also proudly accepted the role of Zone Chairperson for Zone 2-B in the District 14-B Cabinet. Learn more about what we do, who we are, and how #WeServe at robinsonlions.org and lionsclubs.org! Continue reading Ashley Accepts Cabinet Role with the Lions Club

Author Chit-Chat: Ashley to Appear at the Passages & Prose Literary Event

I have been asked to be a panelist at the Passages & Prose Chit-Chat Authors event this fall. Stay tuned for details, and learn more here. I am so honored to have been selected for this esteemed literary event this October which kicks off with the Mix & Mingle event on June 22.    Mix ‘n’ Mingle 2017 The Mix ‘n’ Mingle is an opportunity for … Continue reading Author Chit-Chat: Ashley to Appear at the Passages & Prose Literary Event