• Ashley Carr on Shameless Food Porn

    An Open Letter to Pumpkin Spice Latte Haters

    An Open Letter to Pumpkin Spice Latte Haters

    It has sparked tens of million debates. It has garnered 4,903,073,958 Facebook statuses, tweets and Instagram photos. It may be more polarizing than war. I made all of those numbers up, but never before has the world been so passionately opinionated about the 12 oz cup o' enhanced joe that currently sits beside my keyboard. […]
  • Ashley Carr on No Place Like Home

    5 Thoughts You Have When You Finally Return To Your Hometown

    5 Thoughts You Have When You Finally Return To Your Hometown

    Labor Day weekend marks the first of the holidays where people start to head back to their hometowns. From awkward run-ins with old classmates at Target to sharing a drink with your high school literature teacher, it's these last few months of the year that trigger both memories and realizations about the place you grew […]
  • Ashley Carr on Like An Adult

    5 Questions You'll Ask Yourself Once You Settle In To A New City

    5 Questions You'll Ask Yourself Once You Settle In To A New City

    Someone recently asked me, “If your life had a theme song, what would it be?” I wanted it to be a Beyoncé song so badly, but I've been trying this new thing in my mid-20s where I answer everything honestly. I settled on House of Pain's “Jump Around.” Before you laugh, let me clarify: The majority of the […]
  • Ashley Carr in Women

    6 Times Wine Is So Much Better Than Your Boyfriend

    6 Times Wine Is So Much Better Than Your Boyfriend

    Having a boyfriend is cool. You can change your Facebook status to “In a Relationship,” and suddenly your mom isn't on your back about why you're perpetually single. Speaking of backs, when you get an itch in the middle that you can't reach, bae's got you. These things are great, but not every relationship is […]