Category Archives: U.S. Travel

The Cutest Connecticut Christmas Shop | Woodbury Pewter Co Outlet | Connecticut Charm

It is December first, so I am fully embracing the Christmas spirit right now. I like to live in the moment andView full post »

An Alternative Way To Spend Black Friday | Thankfulness November

The pressure to shop is strong this year with advertising for Black Friday making it our way since before Halloween.View full post »

Why I Boycott Black Friday | Thankfulness November

Right after Thanksgiving comes the day of the year I dread the most in the United States. I never understood how theView full post »

Wandering Around Burlington, Vermont | New England Travel

Another stop on our Vermont road trip was Burlington Vermont. It took us off of the path of route 100, about a fortyView full post »

How to Spend A Beautiful Autumn Day in Stowe, Vermont | New England Travel

The best way to spend a beautiful autumn morning in New England is in Stowe, Vermont. We left our cozy airbnb cabin inView full post »

Kari & Will | Taughannock Waterfall | Destination Wedding Photographer

Kari and Will are the lovely models for this styled bridal destination wedding shoot at Taughannock Waterfall in IthacaView full post »

A Canoe View | Adventures in Vermont | Lovely Travel

On our recent Vermont cabin retreat we awoke early to take in the sunrise from the view of a canoe. I’m the sunnyView full post »

A Cozy Cabin Retreat In Vermont | Live Lovely Travel

After a full wedding season this Autumn and a packed social calendar, Matthew and I decided on a cozy weekend retreat inView full post »

My Top Twenty-Five New England Autumn Check List

Autumn is pure magic in New England. Since the morning after Halloween, I have watched as the Christmas decorations haveView full post »

Blue Jay Orchards | Apple Picking | Connecticut Charm

I love so many farms and apple orchards in Connecticut, but Blue Jay Orchards holds a very special place in my heartView full post »

Top Three Apple Orchards In Connecticut | Connecticut Charm | New England Travel Blog

Apple picking in New England is a special tradition every October. I never miss it! Although Washington and New YorkView full post »

Woodstock Orchards & Roseland Cottage | Woodstock | Connecticut Charm

Woodstock Orchards is a lovely little orchard located right on the main street of Woodstock Connecticut less than a twoView full post »

Sailing To Charles Island | Connecticut Charm | New England Blog

The day after Ashley and Raymond’s wedding I woke up later in the morning to a cloudy and grey sky. My body achedView full post »

The Great Tea Cup Hunt At The Elephant’s Trunk Flea Market | New Milford, CT | Connecticut Charm

The Elephant’s Trunk is the largest flea market in Connecticut. As an aspiring minimalist, I try to keep away fromView full post »

A City Night In Stamford CT | Harbor Point | Connecticut Charm

When I made it to Stamford this summer I could not believe all this was here. I grew up a decent drive away fromView full post »

Plainville Hot Air Balloon Festival | Largest Hot Air Balloon Festival in New England | Connecticut Charm

You may have seen the incredible hot air balloon photos that have been trending online recently. Far off places, openView full post »

Fair Season | Bethlehem Country Fair | Connecticut Charm

It is fair season here in Connecticut! I am begrudgingly saying farewell to Summertime, but Autumn fairs and festivalsView full post »

Say Yes To Adventure | Leap Fest | Rhode Island

As summer is ending and fall is just beginning, I want to encourage you to be open to adventure. The kids are back toView full post »

Mini Travel Guide | How To Spend A Day With Lady Liberty | New York City

This summer has been a spectacular experience of checking off life goals on my “live lovely list.” Some mayView full post »

Lavender Pond Farm | Killingworth | Connecticut Charm

Lavender Pond Farm has to be one of Connecticut’s best kept secrets. Last summer I was really wishing I couldView full post »

Shakespeare On The Shoreline | Guilford Green | Connecticut Charm

I cannot say enough amazing things about Shakespeare on the Shoreline. Click on this link and learn more aboutView full post »

Spontaneous Visit To Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden | Richmond, VA

The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden was a spontaneous stop on our long drive home to Connecticut from Charleston at theView full post »

Carmella’s Café & Dessert Bar | Charleston, SC

Most days I’m not human until I eat breakfast. On one particular morning we were walking around the park and sideView full post »

The Best Way To Spend A Day In Savannah, Georgia

I am sure that there are many best ways to spend a day in Savannah, GA. But if you only have a day to explore, youView full post »

How To Summer In Charleston Rain Or Shine | Charleston, SC

Today is a very rainy day here in Connecticut, which is why it is a perfect day to share some fun photos and travelView full post »

How To Spend A Day At The Biltmore | Biltmore Estate Asheville, NC

I once saw the Biltmore Estate in a television show about old homes in the United States and was amazed, not justView full post »

Lenny & Joe’s Ice Cream Shack | Connecticut Charm | Ice Cream Trail

In Connecticut I have a long list of my favorite ice cream farms, shacks, and shops. I am currently working on researchView full post »

A Lovely Life | Birthday Road Trip | Twenty-seven Years Old

Today I am twenty-seven. I use every birthday similar to the way most people use New Years; with reflection andView full post »

Create Your Own Adventure Bag

It happened all too often; I would leave for work under a grey sky with a forecast of rain lasting all day long to beView full post »

Connecticut Charm | The Spice & Tea Exchange | Mystic

The last time I was in Mystic Connecticut I promised myself that I would stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange to pick upView full post »

Connecticut Charm | Concerts on The New Haven Green

June is Festival Month in New Haven! The concerts are planned by The International Festival For Arts & Ideas. YouView full post »

Connecticut Charm | Mystic Pizza | “A Slice of Heaven”

Even if you have not seen the film “Mystic Pizza” that brought Julia Roberts to stardom, you will find yourView full post »

Connecticut Charm | Alice in the Village | Olde Mytsick Village

A very merry unbirthday to you! Today, join me for tea at Alice in the Village, a wonderland of a café located in OldeView full post »

Connecticut Charm | Olde Mystick Village & Franklin’s General Store | Mystic

Mystic is a magical shoreline town known best for it’s historic seaport and beautiful downtown on the water. ButView full post »

Our First Time Using Airbnb

Matthew and I have heard a lot of great things about Airbnb, but staying in a room at a stranger’s home left usView full post »

Top Ten Experiences of Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston was everything I had hoped it would be and more. Like any place, you have to explore to find the memories youView full post »