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I’m a lover of buying local, especially when it comes to coffee shops and sweets. Maybe it’s the fact that there is a little extra love put into each cup and bite coming from someone chasing their dreams; I’m not sure, but it just taste better to me. I stumbled upon Sift when I was […]

Sift Bake Shop | Mystic, CT

October 20, 2017

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Since we’ve been in Connecticut I’ve found myself doing lots and lots of driving. Finding new towns to explore, state parks to be seen, and some of the most gorgeous sea-side americano towns I’ve ever seen; it’s been an adventure. Recently I scheduled a photography session in the town of Willimantic (it was a middletown […]

Grounded Coffee Co | Willimantic, CT

September 11, 2017

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there is just something about spending time with friends with something warm in your hand. last weekend my friend lauren (the darlin magnolia), my roomie, & i bundled up to go grab some coffee before heading downtown for a morning full of picture taking – lauren is a style + lifestyle blog – and i […]

charleston | classic coffee roasters + vinture giveaway!

February 5, 2016

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single pour over >>>><<<< i recently won a single pour-over coffee from open door traders. and i am in love. first things first, their packaging – i personally appreciated! i put the wood shavings right into a fire and LOVED IT. i really liked how personal it was and that it was a little something […]

coffee | open door traders

May 4, 2015

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Back in June i shared with y’all a story. {i would definitely read part one first before reading this, they compliment each other} It had been so long since i actually sat down and wrote fiction that i was really nervous to post it. Y’all were awesome though in your responses and so encouraging {thanks!}. […]

His cup of coffee…

July 17, 2013

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{I recently realized that i haven’t attempted fiction in a long time. I used to find myself writing short stories, poetry, essays, whatever almost daily; I have journals filled with stories. Since i didn’t take any pictures of anything i did this weekend, i thought i would try my hand at writing again. Hopefully it isn’t […]

A cup of coffee…

June 10, 2013