Why I’ll Never Stop Blogging & Why I Love It

July 16th, 2018
Location  •   Fenwick, CT

You can thank Instagram’s innovative features for inspiring this blog post today. Last Monday I decided to try out Instagram’s new ‘ask me anything feature’ and while I wasn’t sure what type of questions I’d get, or if I’d get any, I was very surprised when I saw a bunch of blogging related questions roll in. I was shocked but thrilled because blogging means so much to me and…

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The Perfect Gift For Dad

July 13th, 2018
Location  •   Connecticut

Finding a gift for my Dad’s birthday is something I struggle with year after year and I know I’m not alone. I mean finding a gift for the guy that literally has it all, can seem impossible. Now, normally I usually stick to what I know, purchasing him a preppy outfit and a Vineyard Vines bathing suit to boot, but not this year! This year I decided to switch things up when I received an email from Blink


Blueberry Picking in New England

July 11th, 2018
Location  •   South Glastonbury, CT


Blueberry picking is a longstanding summer tradition for my family and I; and to be honest, nothing is more rewarding than grabbing an empty pail and heading into the fields. On this particular day, the Rose’s Berry Farm crew was kind enough to let me squeeze in some last minute scavaging time for ripe berries before shutting down for the afternoon, due to heat. I climbed the blueberry hill with Tessie until we came upon the plumpest and fullest blueberry bushes we could find.

Now while raspberries are my official favorite summer berry, blueberries are…

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Why Mini Golf Makes The Ultimate First Date

July 9th, 2018
Location  •   Old Saybrook

First dates can really put your emotions through the wringer, and it’s important to be prepared for anything and everything. Okay, chances are you’ll feel excited, nervous, stressed out and exhilarated; but in today’s world thinking of where to go or what to eat can seem almost as daunting as getting asked out on a date, which is why I had to pipe in and ease those first date jitters. Dating can be nerve-wracking, but finding the perfect date night activity doesn’t have to be, which…

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The Best of Connecticut’s Scenic Summer Routes, Fourth of July Road Trip

July 6th, 2018
Location  •   Wethersfield Cove, CT

I can’t believe this week marks the first of July, and with so much going on, and with big travel plans in the works, I’m looking forward to taking a step back and enjoying the best scenic routes Connecticut has to offer. This past weekend,  I was bogged down with the summer bug, so I’m extra eager to make the most of the beautiful weather we’ll see and hit the open road to explore. Whenever I’m feeling stressed or overwhelmed,  I like to…

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Strawberry Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

July 4th, 2018
Location  •   Connecticut

Today we are going to be making a strawberry cake with  cream frosting for the Fourth of July! As always this recipe is not my own but is from the blog Elisabeth & Butter, she’s one of my favorite food bloggers to follow, and you can check out her blog and other summer recipes here. Okay now back to this delicious cake! 

Fourth of July is actually my favorite holiday, and to be honest I think it’s 50% due to the…

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What To Wear, When Boating In New England

July 2nd, 2018
Location  •   Noank, CT

It’s summertime in New England which means it’s time to unbutton the covers on our boats and induldge in the best dockable resturants Connecticut has to offer. Now, this past week has been eceptionally hot in New England, which has all of us leaving our yards, pools and golf carts and heading towards the cool refreshing brezze of the ocean. To be honest, this time of year is one of my favorites to dress for but I often get emails from you all asking for suggestions on what to wear, when boating in New England; so…

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Monthly Marvels : Summer Edition

June 28th, 2018
Location  •   Rhode Island

I feel like it’s about time to touch base with you all on a monthly bases and start sharing some of my most recent finds. I usually try to share my more recent finds on Instagram but I figured having a list at the end of each month might be easier for you all to find and reference if need be. Anyway, it’s already fourth of July weekend, believe it or not, and as Matt and I prepare for July which will be our busiest month yet, travel-wise, we spent June enjoying our downtime and the calm…

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A Day At Groton Long Point & Jack Roger Giveaway

June 27th, 2018
Location  •   Groton Long Point, CT

 I am so excited about today’s post! First off, I’d like to thank Country Club Prep for making this exciting giveaway possible but before I go into any more details on that, let’s jump into a little behind the scenes and what a day at Groton Long Point looks like. I get countless questions from you all, about my favorite picturesque beach towns in Connecticut and I’d have to say Groton Long Point is at the…

Exploring Bowen’s Wharf

June 25th, 2018
Location  •   Bowen's Wharf, RI

Nothing is more soothing and exciting than the hustle and bustle of Bowen’s Wharf come summertime. In fact, if you asked me to describe Newport, Rhode Island to you, the first thing that comes to my mind is the historic wharves and all they have to offer. So, I was ecstatic when Tessa and I had enough time on our previous trip to Newport, to clock out early and enjoy a leisurely ‘linner’ at Bowen’s Wharf.  


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