3 Historic Day Trips From Groton, CT

Since moving to the East Coast, we're living our best lives and experiencing "seasons" once again. But after experiencing my first real winter in 20+ years, I'd be lying if I said I wasn't excited for spring. Oh spring, where are you spring? Come out come out, wherever you are. Cabin fever is a real…

3 Healthy, Winter Soups to Keep You Warm

Cozy season is here to stay in Connecticut, and I'm loving any excuse to cook warm, delicious soups.  I'm naturally freezing all the time, so when it comes to the kitchen I need all the help I can get. Thankfully there are some great soup recipes out there that are healthy, low in carbs and don't…

48 Hours in Kennebunkport, Maine

There really is something beautiful about small, unassuming seaside towns. While it can be known as a tourist trap, Kennebunkport, Maine hides it well. Unlike the popular towns along the Washington and Oregon coasts, there's no glaring signs. You wont find any tacky souvenir shops, no neon t-shirts hanging from the windows. You won't find…

How I Lost 100 Pounds (Spoiler: It Takes Time)

OK, this is the blog post where I get really vulnerable. For anyone who really knows me, they know that for the majority of my adolescence  - and really my life - I was overweight. In fact, at my heaviest I was nearly 100 pounds overweight. It has been a long road, but it's something…