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Before I left for Mexico, I wanted to be extra prepared (for once) to document my trip via iPhone. I picked up a portable charger and a monopod (AKA selfie stick) so I could take photos and video without my mug being all up in the camera and you guys could see more of the […]

vintage beach

Welcome to HELL, everyone. Sorry, I mean summer. (Same temperature; I get confused.) A few weeks ago I was sitting outside with a guy friend and without even skipping a beat in conversation, grabbed a napkin and put it down my shirt to wipe my boob sweat. Thank God he was just a friend, but […]

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I’m a little late to the game on this one (Buzzfeed got to it back in March, those bastards), but a big thank you to the Internet Gods for placing this beautiful male specimen in my Facebook news feed.  Yes, that is Guilherme Leao, a rent-a-cop security guard for the damn SUBWAY in Sao Paulo, […]

barcelona pic edit

I just turned #Forever31, and I look back on the past year as the best yet–growth, change, struggle, triumph, love, loss, travel, and lots of vodka (per usual). I decided to compile some things I learned this year (or kinda’ already knew, but really had experiences with). There are definitely more (for example, how to zoom […]

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Oh Dewey Beach, Delaware–my favorite place on Earth and birthplace of some of the most glorious cocktails ever invented. Since I go to this majestical slice of coastal heaven every July for vacation, this month’s #PinnacleCocktailClub posts will be honoring some of the tried and true Dewey Beach elixirs. (And never forget that the standard […]

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Ok Summer 2014, I see you with all these good tunes! From I.G.G.Y to Capital Cities to Lorde to Fitz to Zedd to Hozier to the killer party anthem by Charli XCX (you know the one, from Fault in Our Stars), we’re all set for the beach, pool, gym, and dancing around naked in our homes […]

tanning bed belly ring

Sometimes you can’t help but judge. Like if you met someone and they (seriously) said, “Look me up on MySpace,” I hope you’d back away as quickly as possible. Luckily, no legitimate human being still uses MySpace so that would never actually happen, but there are PLENTY of other things people still do that blow my […]

peachtree road race bandit

Remember back when I BANDITED the Georgia Half-Marathon and the Internet exploded with hateful runners who felt my selfie stunt robbed them of their running experiences for the rest of eternity? Well because I’m a terrible person and total narcissist, love to steal, refuse to pay for anything that goes to a good cause, and […]

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You guys, I’ve tried a whole lotta’ beauty products; I’ve praised many, I’ve dissed others, and I’ve chosen not to write about some. I actually had an incident recently when a company sent me a pricier product and kept stalking asking me about when the post was going up. I finally had to say, “Listen, I […]

tribble reese lip sync selfie

My good friend and genetically #blessed male specimen Tribble Reese (you may recognize him from Bravo’s The New Atlanta) is the king of what we like to call……the #LipSyncSelfie. Every time he posts a snippet on Instagram, W+P blogger Trey is jealous, females everywhere get lady boners, and his 98293729847897349 Instagram followers go bananas. Well ol’ Tribbs […]

nicky minaj bet awards pic

Watch this hot mess. (Sorry it starts playing automatically. Just hit the play arrow and wait out the commercial.) Ok. So. 1. SHE HAS HER DAMN CELL PHONE ON STAGE WITH HER. Picture having your cell phone on the table at a really fancy restaurant and then multiply that trashy factor by 65. But then […]

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Guess what? I am REALLY into the World Cup. I enjoy watching the sport, and I’m invested because it’s our country playing against the WORLD and we’re advancing. It’s exhilarating. I like the camaraderie of watching with friends in a bar, but I had to admit, I probably liked the game I watched by myself […]

ashley hesseltine standup

This week, I did standup at one of my favorite comedy clubs in the city, The Atlanta Improv, for open mic night, and it was a packed house as Ron White was stopping by to shut it down after amateur hour. There were 250+ people in attendance, which is the largest crowd I’ve ever performed for, plus I […]

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OK FINE. I’m just going to go ahead and deem this week “Hilarious Commercial Week” because another one is buzzing around the Internet (literally), and it really hits close to home as this would 100% happen to me if I had children… Better than a TSA agent finding it, though… Safety first, Ashley

american standard toilet commercial

Ok I swear this isn’t turning into a “Look at these funny commercials!” blog, but this week has just been on point. (Who says on point?) This gem actually debuted on the Interweb five years ago and I have no idea how it wasn’t more popular. Supposedly based on a true story, this is truly […]

Zoolander

There are stupid/impractical/heinous fashion trends for women all the time (see: the ’90s), but that’s what being female is all about. However, when outlandish styles surface for men, they must be addressed. I have my opinions (OBVI), but I called in our resident dude-bestie-blogger Trey to give his compelling insight into some of these confusing new clothing […]

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In the world of commercials, there is nothing worse than stupid ones whilst watching your favorite TV show, but there is nothing better than awesome ones on the Internet. Like these doozies: 1. Grey Poupon’s banned commercial that’s punny as shit (literally). Burgers, grannies, and a Cleveland Steamer reference. NAILED IT. 2. More amazingness from […]

one piece swimsuit

In April, Nair flew me to NYC to shoot a series of “summer style and beauty video vignettes” and I wasn’t exactly sure what it entailed, but a few days before the shoot I received this in an email: “Are you comfortable in a swimsuit on camera?” I’m sorry, what? Did you say swimsuit? On […]

guys dancing to beyonce

Well. These fellas might do Beyonce better than Beyonce. GET IT BOYS. But was anyone else wondering why one important song was missing…? Let’s dance, y’all. LYLAS, Ashley

stockton hot mugshot

The Stockton Police Department posted the above mugshot of a fine male specimen named Jeremy Meeks (Ashley Meeks, how does that sound?) and women of Facebook went wild. At the time of this post, it had 15.5K+ likes and nearly 4K comments. A DAMN MUGSHOT. And it clearly wasn’t because people are supporting the police […]

harry  josh dryer

If you’re a regular W+P reader, first of all: I love you. Second of all, you probably know I’m on a constant mission to bring my hair to its maximum potential. And I thought I had all the tools and tricks…until I received my Harry Josh pro dryer. Now, this is a $300 piece of […]

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Atlanta is POPPIN’ this summer, my friends. (Who still says poppin’ besides Sway from MTV?) So many cool places have opened and many more to come. Here are a couple I’ve visited recently (one in particular I’m freaking out over) and one VERY MAJOR beauty boutique opening this weekend. Also….summer date ideas. The Painted Pin […]

bananas

Bananas are the Ryan Gosling of fruit. For the past six months, I’ve been eating a banana every day (sometimes TWO) and it has been a life changer. Check out the reasons why nature’s yellow boomerang is truly the most glorious of all. 1. Beats bloat. If you’re swollen from a salty meal (read: 829374928374 […]

beth stern cuddle cats

Is it just me or this Instagram video by Beth Stern one of the cutest things you’ve ever seen?! The very end made me feel all warm fuzzy and I had to go pin my dog down on the couch to cuddle with him (against his will). Ok, maybe it’s just me. But like, who wants […]