Category Archives: Lovely Updates

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 »

Bel Air, MD | Mini Travel Guide

When Matthew and I first moved in together it was right here in Bel Air, Maryland. I had just graduated from college andView full post »

Tuesday Tea | For the Love of Reading

Good morning! Today I will be making time to do one of the activities that I love most: reading. Do you love to read?View full post »

Live Lovely | Living With Enough | Five Steps to Clear Clutter Now

I wanted to discuss something that has become increasingly important to me lately: the idea of living with enough. InView full post »

Live Lovely Archives | New York City

In the late summer of 2015 I had the exciting adventure of photographing Karissa and Phil’s New York CityView full post »

New York City | Easter Trip | Museum of Natural History & Central Park

For Easter, Matthew and I took a spontaneous trip (planned late the night before) to New York City. The key toView full post »

Connecticut Charm | Woodbury Post Office

Right across the street from the Historic Downtown Woodbury post office you will see a collection of beautiful floweringView full post »

My Unplugged Travel Philosophy

It is no secret that I love to take photographs. I love sharing the photos almost as much as I enjoy taking them. ButView full post »

Her Life Changed The Moment She Let It

One of my weaknesses: journals with inspiring covers. Oh how I love them. A nice crisp page waiting to be written onView full post »

Behind the Scenes in Puerto Rico | Vieques & Old San Juan

Last year I had the honor of photographing Anna and Andy’s wedding in Vieques, Puerto Rico. Matthew came with meView full post »

Washington DC Cherry Blossom Festival

Cherry blossom time is one of my favorite parts of the Spring season. The leaves are not completely on the trees yet,View full post »

Connecticut Charm | New Haven Cherry Blossom Festival

After a rainy (but fun) Saturday in Boston with friends, Matthew and I met up with my cousin Alexis and herView full post »

Connecticut Charm | Washington Depot

Like many Connecticut towns, Washington Depot is a collection of villages.  Washington, Marbledale, New Preston,View full post »

Tuesday Tea | DIY Tea Shelf

We are still settling into our new tiny apartment in Beacon Falls. I love the old factory apartment buildings with theirView full post »

Connecticut Charm | Black Rock State Park

As a kid my camp took off on a long weekend trip to what I thought was a far off land called Black Rock. The other weekView full post »

I Quit A Toxic Job to Pursue My Dream Life

I quit my job; reliable paycheck and incredible benefits along with it. And it feels amazing! I had always hoped IView full post »

Tuesday Tea | Hygge

Hygge (pronounced hyoo-ga or hoo-ga) has been all over the media lately. Perhaps you have heard about it from FacebookView full post »

Mary Catherine & Robert | Allen Hill Tree Farm | Winter Engagement

You may remember this lovely couple from their Disney World engagement on Thanksgiving. Robert and Mary Catherine alsoView full post »

Connecticut Charm | Foxwoods Resort Ice Rink

The outdoor ice rink at Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort and Casino is my favorite outdoor ice rink in the state.View full post »

Women’s March | Reporting from Washington DC | A Marcher’s Story

Last night I made it home from one of the most inspiring experiences of my life; the Women’s March on WashingtonView full post »

Year of Living Lovely: 2016 In Review

Living lovely is all about crafting a life that is designed to fit you. You will see a lot of blog posts and articles onView full post »

Tuesday Tea: Quinquennium Goals

“How we spend our days, is of course, how we spend our lives.” -Annie Dillard Good morning! The new year is quicklyView full post »

Tuesday Tea: Craft Your Life

Good morning! It is getting much colder and more difficult to crawl out from the warm blankets each morning here in NewView full post »

Washington DC in November

Washington DC is one of my favorite U.S. cities. The rich history, the beautiful architecture and inspiring monuments,View full post »