you may have seen the gorgeous ashley stock {the famous little miss momma} popping up around our shop and blog. she and her husband, ben came up san luis obispo for a photo shoot to help us capture our winter line. isn’t she beautiful?! and better yet, she’s even more beautiful on the inside. ben and ashley, thank you for modeling for us. i am so glad to call you friends! we interviewed ashley so you can get to know her too.

If you could go anywhere this winter where would you go?

Oooo, so so many places I would love to visit in the Winter. But ever since my trip to Yosemite this Summer, I have been aching to stay at the famous Ahwahnee hotel for the holidays–wake up to snow capped mountains, sip hot chocolate by the fire and frolic in the snow all day.

What is your favorite holiday food or treat?

I live on homemade pumpkin cookies with frosting. Mmm, mmm, good.

What do you love most about the holiday season?

I love the smell of rain on the asphalt, the warmth of the fireplace and spirit of giving that fills the hearts of so many.

What gift(s) are you asking for this holiday season?

This might sound lame, but I am super excited to get a Vitamix blender to make my own smoothies and soup.

What is your favorite family holiday tradition?

My husband’s family has a tradition of delivering homemade cinnamon rolls to all their friends on Christmas Eve. We are looking forward to making this tradition our own this year.

What do you do to get inspired creatively?

I’m a Pinterest addict. As in, I need a support group. Window shopping antique stores, trips to the craft store, and long walks with a cup of hot chocolate–these help inspire me too.

What is your favorite lisa leonard designs piece?

This is a hard one. Every week it seems I have a new favorite. This week it’s the illuminate necklace, but last week it was the Feed Your Soul necklace.

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I love all your answers, Ashley! So fun. Make sure to check out Ashley’s blog here.

Now it’s YOUR turn. Tell us what’s your favorite family holiday tradition?