Ash and Shelbs

Welcome to As Told By! We’re Ashley and Shelby Dunn aka Ash and Shelbs. We’re sisters and we currently live in New York City but we were born and raised in Texas. Together we own As Told By, a lifestyle website focused on providing inspiration for your daily life while sharing a piece of ours.

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The List | Issue 5

…Because there is always something to love Welcome to a new issue of The List! The List is comprised of the things we are loving and/or doing at the moment that we want to share with all of you. Today…


Biltmore | Asheville, NC

Visiting America’s Largest Home As we mentioned in our Asheville travel diary, we spent a whole day visiting the Biltmore estate. We’ve visited many castles and palaces through our travels previously, but we were not prepared for just how massive…


Where To Eat In Asheville, North Carolina

Eat Your Way Through Asheville When we were doing research on Asheville before our trip, we quickly learned that it is a city full of amazing places to eat. Our problem is that we weren’t going to be there long…


Asheville, NC | Travel Diary

What We Did, Where We Stayed, What We Ate This past weekend we headed to Asheville, NC for a few days. We met up with our parents, and spent a few days enjoying peak foliage in the Blue Ridge Mountains. …


Explore Your Own City This Fall

Because Sometimes The Best Things Are In Your Own Backyard   For some reason I always get an itch to travel in the fall. It’s easy to feel pressure to go do all of the “fall things” like apple picking,…


Things That Make Me Smile | No. 2

Because Happiness Is A Choice…and Birthday Cake Hey y’all! Happy Wednesday! I started this series of posts last month and everyone seemed to really love it, so I’m back again with number two! There is so many bad things and…


The Perfect NYC Staycation

Experience The Things In Your Own Backyard  To celebrate Shelby turning 25 this past weekend, we decided to have a little staycation. Since moving to NYC, we’ve only stayed in a hotel a couple of times, both of which were…


25 Thoughts On My 25th Birthday

A Quarter Of A Century Goes By Fast Hey y’all! I can’t believe that I’m actually writing this post! It’s kind of crazy that I turn 25 tomorrow! Thinking about this day for the past few months has been really…


What Do You Wear When You Stay In A Tepee?

Layers. Lots of Layers.  Guys, I’m still not over our trip upstate last weekend. I was really craving a digital detox, and a quick trip up to the Catskills surrounded by beautiful nature and fall foliage was the perfect cure.…