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 »

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 »

How To Spend More Time Enjoying Autumn In New England | Live Lovely

Autumn in New England is nearly as busy as summer in New England. We run around for family gatherings, weddings, work,View 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 »

Lovely Look | Ashley & Raymond

Ashley and Raymond’s wedding turned into an absolutely magical day. The sky was a dark grey as I drove to theView full post »

The Great Rubber Ducky Race | Woodbury | Connecticut Charm

I cannot think of a sillier way to say farewell to summer than with a rubber ducky race. The corn stalks are tall hereView 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 »

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 »

Look For The Helpers

Two nights ago Matthew and I were walking home to our apartment in the small village of Beacon Falls. We were surprisedView 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 »

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 »

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 »

Get Back To Nature | Tuesday Tea

Good morning. I hope that you have had time to get outside recently, that you have gone for a walk, went for a swim, orView 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 »

Thoughts On Blogging In A World That Needs Fixing

Today I want to speak out and encourage you to do the same. On Live Lovely I focus on positivity and living a happy andView 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 »