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 »

Tuesday Tea | How to Fly

Today, I fly. It is late morning, almost noon, as I sip my tea and write this after pouring over my book, “TheView 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 »

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 »

Why Engagement Portraits Are Important

“Engagement photographs are timeless. Beyond celebrating your engagement, your session is important because theseView 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 »

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 »

Live Lovely | A Little Flower Power

Never underestimate a little flower power in your home. The hippies had it right; plants not only clean and purify theView 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 »

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 »

The McLeod Plantation | Charleston, South Carolina

The McLeod Plantation (pronounced Mc-lowd) was the first plantation on our list for Charleston. We could only fit soView 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 »

Connecticut Wedding Vendor Spotlight | LA Page Makeup

I had the pleasure of speaking with Lauren Page of LA Page Makeup in Meriden, CT. She has some awesome words ofView 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, Maryland | The Pink Silhouette

While driving through Bel Air, we made a stop at The Pink Silhouette, owned by the lovely Christina, who you mayView 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 »

CT Wedding Vendor Spotlight | DVCouture Bridal | Bridal Accessories

Diana is the owner of a bridal accessories business and she hand crafts each piece herself! I have enjoyed browsingView full post »

Camera Review of the Fujifilm X100 T | Wedding Photographer Camera Review

After a year of wishing and debating, I finally purchased the Fujifilm X100 T! I love Fujifilm as a brand. Their camerasView 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 »

CT Wedding Vendor Spotlight | JF3 Productions | Videography

For a while now I have been tinkering with the idea of featuring Vendor Spotlight posts on my blog. I love talking aboutView 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 »