Three Simple Ways To Add Some Wow To Your Engagement Shoot

The engagement shoot is often the only time a couple is ever professionally photographed outside of their wedding day.View full post »

New England Inspired Holiday Gift Guide

For the holiday season I like to start my holiday shopping a little early to avoid stress over the holidays or runningView full post »

My Top 5 New England Based Classic Christmas Films

In 2015, I started to remake classic Christmas movie posters into my annual Christmas cards. We had just moved toView full post »

The Roost Candle Co. | Sandy Hook | Connecticut Charm

I met the lovely owner of the Roost Candle Co., Dana, at a local networking event for entrepreneurs a couple weeks agoView full post »

Twenty-Five Ways To Find Joy This Holiday Season

When I hear people claim that they dread the holiday season, it makes my heart heavy. This time of year is all aboutView full post »

Tackling Holiday Gift Giving Stress Once And For All

If holiday budgets and shopping blues get you down year after year, then it is time to tackle the holiday shoppingView full post »

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 »

A Year of Living Lovely | Starting January First 2018

A year ago today my heart felt heavy. I didn’t want to get up in the mornings, go to work, or do much of anythingView 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 »

Five Ways To Give Back This Thanksgiving | Thankfulness November

I can hardly believe it, Thanksgiving is almost here! Like many Americans, I look forward to spending the day with myView 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 »

Winter Fashion | Shop Your Closet | Thankfulness November

Winter fashion in New England sometimes stresses me out. When you venture out of your own home to face the coldView 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 »

How To Have A No-Spend November | Thankfulness November

In my opinion, nothing puts money into perspective quite like a no-spend November, or even just a week or two withoutView full post »

Why Daylight Saving Is Good For Your Book Shelf | Thankfulness November | Live Lovely

Happy Daylight Saving! Monday will be the first day for many of us to drive home from work in the complete dark. WeView 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 »

Ten Simple Ways To Practice Thankfulness This November

Thankfulness November is just beginning. Every year I do my best to ban busyness, slow down, practice appreciation, andView full post »

Five Reasons Why You Need A Thankfulness November | Live Lovely

All month long I will be participating in a Thankfulness November; a month of appreciation for all the good things in myView full post »

Thankfulness November | Live Lovely

Is it really November already? It feels like a few weeks ago I was having a hard time saying goodbye to Summer and nowView full post »

Surprise Proposal | Kari & Will | Ithaca, New York

I am thrilled to be able to share this very special proposal on my blog. I first met my very good friend, Kari, atView full post »

How To Spend A Spooky Halloween Night In Salem, Massachusetts

Happy Halloween! After many years of dreaming, I finally made it to Salem in time for Halloween! My “liveView full post »

Tuesday Tea | Slowing Down The Fall

Maybe this Autumn I am not the best example of slowing down to take in the Fall. I have been working during the weekView full post »

Introducing Sweet Baby Caleb | Natural Light Newborn Photography

Today I want to introduce my sweet baby nephew, Caleb, to you! He is an absolute sweetheart and has already stolen allView full post »

Brenda & Andy | Brenda’s Autumn Maternity Session | Ives Farm, Cheshire

This morning I heard that fabulous news that Brenda gave birth to a healthy baby boy! Brenda is an absolutely lovelyView full post »

Top 25 Movies To Watch this Halloween

Every October I have Halloween movie marathons much like most people have holiday movie marathons for Christmastime.View full post »

Mary Catherine & Robert | Woodwinds Wedding | Connecticut Wedding Photographer

Mary Catherine and Robby’s wedding was my final wedding for the Autumn season. The day started off with heavy rainView 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 »

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 »

Why You Need To Travel For The Moment, Not The Photograph

This is going to sound hypocritical coming from a professional photographer, but don’t live, travel, or exploreView full post »