sunset in stonington

Cover Art: Coastal Living

The weekly photo challenge this week was “Cover Art.” …Abbey Road. American Beauty. Steve McCurry’s “Afghan Girl.” A General Theory of Love. These are just a few famous examples of cover art that uses photography to convey a mood and to suggest what we might find in the work itself. They have a quality that echoes a particular character of their respective … Continue reading


Jen’s Beautiful Bridal Shower

I had the pleasure of playing duel roles at this beautiful Upstate New York bridal shower – bridesmaid + photographer!



This photo was taken by my husband on our honeymoon in Costa Rica on our last morning after taking a yoga lesson in Spanish in paradise. So I guess you could say my first photo challenge of the year is not really my own photography. But it is important to me none-the-less. It reminds me … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Growth

Bamboo is said to be one of the fastest-growing plants on Earth with reported growth rates of 100 cm (39 in) in 24 hours. These bamboo sprouts started poking out in my yard and within a week – two at most – I went to look at them again, but couldn’t find them. I was … Continue reading


Redesigned Storage Bench: A Nautical Makeover

Before After My current favorite thing: redesigning furniture with a nautical flair! I recently found this little gem on the side of the road and instantly knew I needed to nab it and do something cool with it. It currently is being used on my porch as a little storage bench, but there is still … Continue reading


A week in photos

The day Instagram became available for Android was such an amazing day for this photography/social media geek. I finally got to play with photos on the go and share them with others very easily, and even better, instantly. I love my new Nikon D3300, but realistically, you just can’t bring it everywhere you go. You’re … Continue reading

summertime bubbles

Summertime Bubbles

  I captured this photo while my niece, Frankie, was blowing bubbles. She was having so much fun and the look on her face each time she made a really big one was priceless. Nothing says its summertime to a kid than getting outside and spending an afternoon seeing who can blow the biggest bubbles! … Continue reading

Lovin’ Bloglovin’

I’m now on Bloglovin’!!! So much fun! Follow my blog with Bloglovin


A Winters Day at Waterford Beach Park

You may not know this, but  Connecticut is home to some of the most beautiful beaches anywhere! Especially in Waterford where the tide ebbs and flows over pristine sandy beaches – with lots of shells for the taking! These photos were taken on a warm winter day – the kind where you unzip your jacket … Continue reading

Millstone Nuclear Power Plant - Waterford, CT

Weekly Photo Challenge: Regret

Each week, The Daily Post at posts a photo challenge. This week’s theme of Regret had left me at a total loss for a few days. That is, until I was taking a walk on the beach on one of the most beautiful nights of the winter. The sun was just going down and … Continue reading


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