Category Archives: Lovely Updates

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 »

Mrs. Bridge’s Pantry & The Primitive Crow | Woodstock | Connecticut Charm

After nearly two years of wanting to visit Woodstock (and never finding the time) I finally made the trip. And byView 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 »

Jamilah & Jim | Waterview Wedding | New England Wedding Photographer

Jamilah and Jim were married on September 23rd at the Waterview in Monroe Connecticut, almost exactly one year 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 »

Turkish Towels by Mon Castle | Live Lovely

My new towels came in the mail and I could not be more excited. For a while now I have been wanting to upgrade my oldView full post »

Tuesday Tea | How The Simplicity of Limiting Your Cell Phone Time Impacts Your Life

This post is a little late today, but hey, I drink tea all day long. To me, it is a lovely morning ritual, but it isView full post »

Ashley & Raymond | The Log Cabin | New England & Destination Wedding Photographer

Ashley and Raymond were married at The Log Cabin in Holyoke Massachusetts on September 16th. I met up with Ashley andView full post »

Duvets & Other Cozy Things | Live Lovely

Minimalism has been on my mind frequently this year, especially since moving into our smaller loft apartment. PairingView 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 »

How To Be True To Your Travel Style | Live Lovely

My idea of great travel might be completely different than your definition of a dream trip. And that right there isView 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 »

First Impressions Of Stonington Borough | Connecticut Charm

Stonington Connecticut is a beautiful place, a vibrant town right on the Connecticut shoreline with lovely homesView full post »

Jessica’s Maternity Photo Shoot | Lavender Pond Farm | Connecticut Maternity Photographer

In 2014 I had the honor of photographing Jessica’s first maternity session. That lovely little baby bump from 2014View 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 »

Live Lovely | Essential & Beauty Oils

Essential oils have been making a wave in the health and wellness industry lately and I thought it was time that IView full post »

How Blogging Has Changed My Life | Live Lovely

In such a short period of time, blogging has changed my life and improved it in so many ways. I started this blogView 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 »

Live Lovely | When Dreams Take Flight

Last summer I knew that I was going to fly a plane. I knew I would start a blog, become a full-time photographer, writeView 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 »

Live Lovely | Practicing Appreciation

I love the word “appreciation.” It really makes you feel good to direct it towards others and to feel it inView full post »

Tuesday Tea | Taking Back The Weekend

Summer solstice is officially here. Daydreams of beach trips, summer picnics, and lakeside gatherings make the workdayView 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 | 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 »

Why Saving Up For My Wedding Taught Me That I Can Do Anything

I have just proven to myself that I can do anything. The thought struck me the day after we met with a potential catererView full post »

Wedding Vendor Spotlight | Do’s & Dye by Julie

Today’s vendor spotlight is Do’s & Dye by Julie, a hair salon located in West Hartford, ConnecticutView 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 »

Middleton Place Plantation | Charleston, South Carolina

Follow me as I take you on a tour of Middleton Place Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina. We were saving theView full post »

Carolina Cider Company | South Carolina Peach Cider

We were on our way to Savannah Georgia when I noticed this little cider shop on the side of the road. I remarked how itView full post »