Ashlee: Friends and Fabulous Footwear

Erica: "I'm Far From Perfect"

Chanel's Ch-Ch-Changes

Ashlee: "I Have Lupus"

Amanda's Fairytale Ending

Casey: "Thank You!"

Joey: Apology Smology?

Ashlee's Breaking Point

Chanel: Not Taking Sides

Amanda's Matzahf---er of a Vacation

Erica: Don't Mention "The Elephant"

Casey: Staying Away from "Mean Girls"

Chanel's Sister's "Wedding of the Century"

Joey, on Ashlee's "Mom" Comment

Proud of Chanel!

Joey's 90-Day Plan

Amanda: Come On, Ashlee

Casey: Hangin' with Ashlee's Family

Casey's Best Friend's (Sister's) Wedding

Chanel: "Being a Princess is..."

Ashlee: Let's NOT Talk About Sex, Baby

Ashlee: Taking the High Road

Joey: I am NOT a Bad Person

Erica: A Reason, a Season, a Lifetime

Chanel: "I Am Not Perfect"

Joey's Put-Downs Get Old

Joey: Show Me 30!

Erica: Peace, Love, and Happiness

Casey: Being There for Chanel

InterWHATion Gone Wrong

Drink Hanky Nation

Casey: Loyal is Royal to Me

The History of Kissamint

Erica: Wrong Time and Place

Chanel: A Broken Heart, But Not for Long!

Ashlee: Embrace Your Age!

Erica: Mind You Own Business -- I Love My Rob!

Casey: You've Got a Friend in Me

Amanda: "Erica was Inconsiderate to Rob"

Joey: When Singles Camp Hands You Lemons...

Chanel: It's My Shabbat and I'll Cry If I Want to!

Ashlee: Friends and Fabulous Footwear

Ashlee admires Casey's strength.

Hi everyone! This week’s episode is chocked full of laughs and drama, but the main thing that’s on mind right now is friendship. I came across this quote and I absolutely love it: 

“Friendship… is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” – Muhammad Ali

I count myself really lucky to have some amazing friends in my life, and I’m glad you get to see some of that in this episode. First off, girls have to have each other’s backs so I was so happy that Amanda took Chanel out to get her mind off of her ex -oyfriend. It was much needed. It’s so tough to see someone you care about going through a rough time no matter what the situation. 

I’m worried about Erica. I would never want her to think we were ganging up on her and attacking her character, so it was out of the question for us to all go confront her together. Chanel asks Casey to go with her to talk to Erica, and I’m continually amazed at Casey’s strength. Loyalty is so huge for me, so the fact that Casey would do anything for Chanel, and the fact that she can put Erica’s well-being over any awkwardness is admirable in more ways than one. Casey will tell it like it is, and at this point Erica needs help -- she doesn’t need the truth sugarcoated. 

I call Casey an “inspirational magnet,” and I totally mean it! When we’re together, it feels like we’ve been friends forever. Her laugh is so contagious! The two of us have the best time shoe shopping at Steven Dann (@StevenDann). I’m so grateful for her friendship. We can have so much fun together because I respect her so much as a person. I know that when I need her for anything more than shoe shopping she’d be there for me in a heartbeat. On to my date… Isn’t he so cute?! Here’s the deal. I come from a very proud Jewish family, but that doesn’t mean I wouldn’t marry outside the faith. We’re all for Christmas trees and Easter eggs, but Jesus bracelets might be a little too much for this Jewish girl. My family is festive -- we light a menorah and a Christmas tree. We hide the Matzah and paint Easter eggs. Still, he was really cute. 

I’m proud watching Casey and Chanel talk to Erica because I know that they are the types of people I want in my life. I know that they’d be there for me in the exact same way I’d do anything for them. That’s true friendship, and I value it so much. Putting myself in Casey’s shoes (which are always fabulous heels, so I’m pretty comfortable with that idea), it’s upsetting to watch her get called just a cocktail waitress. There is so much more to people than their job, and I have so much respect for Casey paying her way through art school. The girl has a double degree from NYU -- that’s pretty awesome in my book. 

If you have people in your life that you can count as true friends, people who have learned the meaning of friendship, then you’re living a very full life. I hope everyone enjoyed laughing along with us this week and that you also got a taste of how blessed I feel to have found some kindred spirits in these girls. As always, grab your stilettos and follow me @ashleewhite23 on Twiter and Instagram and LIKE my official fan page.