Category Archives: Life Guides

Upcoming New England Fall Events, You’ll Want To Check Out

October 11th, 2018

Fall is not only the best time to visit New England, but it is also the busiest time for us local New Englanders! Between town fairs, the annual Head of Charles Regatta, cheering on the New England Patriots and ROOTING on the Boston Red Sox; weekend after weekend seems to fly by with non-stop festivities. Which got me thinking…when Matt and I first moved to Dallas , we were at a loss, come weekends, we had no idea what to do or where to go, and often found ourseleves missing out on events and fairs that we weren’t…

5 Best Leaf Peeping Picnic Spots in Massachusetts

October 8th, 2018

We are officially in leaf peeping peak, here in New England and come Columbus Day weekend you’ll start to see buses full of leaf peepers traveling the scenic roads of New England throughout the month of October. With that being said traditional leaf peeping spots like Woodstock in Vermont, White Mountains Range in New Hampshire and Historic Route 7A near Manchester Vermont; might become harder to get to and definitely will become more crowded so in today’s post, I’m sharing our 5 Best Leaf Peeping Picnic Spots in Massachusetts! For some reason, leaf peepers will often start in Litchfield…

How To Find Picturesque Locations For Your Next Blog Photoshoot

October 5th, 2018

I would honestly say the hardest part of my job is finding ideal locations for our blog photoshoot sessions. I know I know, that might seem like such a simple job; but when push comes to shove I would much rather work on the strategic growth, photo editing and advertising side of my business than the nitty gritty creative stuff. Don’t get me wrong, I still love getting creative, in fact, I’m quite obsessive about staging a shoot, writing content that brings value to you all and showcasing the best and I mean the BEST that New England…

How To Maneuver Stressful Situations In A Relationship

October 1st, 2018

The reason why I love living in New England has a lot to do with its seasons and constant sense of change in the air. Like life, New England knows how to keep you on your toes. You see some seasons are exciting and filled with wonder, like autumn, and yet some seasons are bleak, ugly and just unbearable to work with; like shooting pictures in muddy spring. All and all a New Englander Yankee sense of dealing with what life or New England has to throw at them, has been a key factor in how Matt and…

5 Wooden Bridges Worth Visiting in New England, This Fall

September 24th, 2018

This past weekend Matt and I decided to take a spontaneous trip up North, to New Hampshire to celebrate some good news and catch up with some old friends. A weekend away has been long overdue and we decided to really make a trip of it before life gets even crazier; by enjoying some of our favorite spots along the way. Selfishly enough, I knew this would be the perfect opportunity for pictures so I threw on this plaid double-breasted coat dress from Donna Morgan, packed up my vintage suitcase and hit the road running. For obvious reasons, fall…

5 Insider Tips When Seeing The Patriots at Gillette Stadium

September 12th, 2018

It’s officially that time of year again, it’s NFL season which I’m sure many of you already took note of if you had happened to turn on your TV this past weekend.  Now if you live in New England this time of year simply means one thing, it’s time to take a trip to Gillette Stadium. Whether you’re heading to the stadium to watch the Patriots play, heading to Patriot’s Place to watch the game or just tailgating with fellow Patriot’s fans in Foxborough, Massachusetts it’s all a great experience. Matt and I are lucky enough to get to attend…

Why Delegating Is Key To Running A Successful Online Business In 2018

September 7th, 2018

I realized the other day that it had been quite some time since my last blogging post, and I instantly felt the need to sit down and write a post to shed some light on my business for other bloggers out there or readers trying to launch a blog. When I first started blogging I got all my tips and tricks for how to scale my business from my marketing professors in college, from emailing bloggers and most importantly reading other blogs; so I knew I always wanted to carve out space on my blog to shed some…

A Tour of Stew Leonard’s, The Best Grocery Store in New England

September 4th, 2018

Today is a very exciting day because I’m bringing you all along on a tour of Stew Leonard’s, the best grocery store New England has to offer. Stew Leonard’s has the same customer service and dedication to the customer’s experience as Trader Joe’s yet packs in what feels like double the food options with a larger selection of locally grown produce and a full-service deli, butcher and fish station. Not to mention, comparable to Trader Joe’s, Stew Leonard’s has an amazing in-house brand, with items like Kettle Cooked Potato Chips, Pumpkin Spice Coffee, and Rainbow Bagels flying out the…

Creating A Morning Routine Even If You’re Not A Morning Person

August 31st, 2018

[outfit details] I mean, there is no hiding that I’m not a morning person. I have never been and never will be and I’m very self-aware of that; however, over the past few months, I started to find myself waking up on the wrong side of the bed morning after morning. I often found myself waking up around 8:00 AM already with a sense of not having enough time in the day to accomplish what needs to be done. Now part of that has to do with how busy I’ve been with work and work-related travel, but a…

Home Runs, Feeling at Home and Camaraderie

August 20th, 2018

Camaraderie is one of my favorite words in the English dictionary, simply because it’s used to describe a variety of situations. It can be applied as an adjective to describe a college’s student body, or a verb to describe an ideal workplace attitude, OR simply a feeling of belonging. I mean, we all want to feel like we belong and make an impact, am I right? But the essence of camaraderie is much more than just being somewhere, it’s actually investing yourself in where you are and belonging to something bigger than yourself, like sports. Too many people watching…