5 TIPS FOR FINDING YOUR BLOGGING CONFIDENCE

The thing they fail to realise is that we all start at the same point, we all start with a blank slate and those...

18 WAYS TO GROW YOUR BLOG’S FACEBOOK PAGE

Social media is such an important part of blogging, but it can be difficult to get good interaction and reach on all platforms. Sam from Life...

FILL YOUR EDITORIAL CALENDAR FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR

The key to benefiting from key dates in the calendar is being ahead of the curve. Planning your content well in advance so you...

HOW TO GET STARTED VLOGGING

Did you catch Aby’s post about setting up a YouTube channel?  This week I am talking about vlogging – the next step after you’ve set...

5 INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS THAT HAVE NAILED THEIR AESTHETIC

Some people like to use it like Facebook and just post random pictures of their day, while others take a much more considered approach....

DOES YOUR BLOG STILL WORK FOR YOU? 6 QUICK FIXES

Here at Live. Love. Blog we have noticed that quite a few people seem to be falling out of love with their current blogs....

TOP TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL BLOG

So you want some tips to start a successful blog, one that people actually want to read? Fi has only been blogging for a...

Our Best Photography Buys For Bloggers

Blogging has changed a lot from the early days it seems. Aby and I came into the blogosphere when photography was already important but...

BLOGGER’S BEST BLOGGING TIPS

A blog geek through and through I love a good blogging tip. Be it something that changes your entire way of working or a...

16 DOS AND DON’TS OF BLOGGING

Today we have a great post from the fabulous Amy over at Mr and Mrs T Plus Three, as she shares her dos and...

GOING SELF HOSTED: HOW AND WHY YOU SHOULD MAKE THE SWITCH

I also notice quite a few people asking about it in various groups and forums. So, I thought I would write about my experience...

10 POSTS TO GET YOU STARTED BLOGGING

Are you thinking about starting a blog? If you are then hurrah, blogging is amazing and the best thing that Aby and I ever...

Childhood Summers

For some reason, I’ve spent a lot of time this summer thinking of other summers I’ve spent here on the North Shore. Perhaps I’ve...

Week in Review, Vol. 25

I’m sorry I missed last week’s week in review post! I was visiting my Grandma, who lives in Tampa on Davis Islands. It had...

The Elusive Wardrobe Item

On Wednesday night I was talking to my husband about one of my elusive wardrobe items–the Lilly Pulitzer Dark ‘n Stormy shift dress. I...

10 Things to Know Before Moving to New York City

Although I was born and raised in Manhattan, I hadn’t lived in the city for a long time before I moved back with my now-husband. When...

Week in Review, Vol. 23

It’s been a rainy week all week and it’s been kind of nice! I love summer rain, and it’s been so relaxing to sit...

Collecting: Carpet Bowls

When I was little, I remember seeing large bowls filled with decoratively painted balls in my grandmother’s house. They were beautiful and came in several...

North Shore Explore: Sagamore Hill

Sagamore Hill, Teddy Roosevelt’s Summer White House, is a place justly famous for its beauty. Oyster Bay residents are proud of its history–the Oyster...

Week in Review, Vol. 20

This has just been a great week! The weather has been perfect and my first trip into the office post-baby went smoothly, especially commute-wise!...

What I Wish I Knew: Losing a Parent

One of the most difficult experiences that anyone can go through, in my opinion, is losing a parent. You’re not just losing a person–you’re...

Recipe: Dark ‘n Stormy Popsicles

We’ve almost reached the official start to summer, which means that we’re finally entering dark ‘n stormy season! With the evenings at last warming...

Classic Summer Reads

I love to read, and will read upwards of 100 books a year. When I was little, if I got into trouble my mother would punish...

How to Find Your Signature Scent

One of the only beauty products I indulge in, or wear at all, is perfume. (Four years at an all-girls’ boarding school helped me...

Week in Review, Vol. 14

It’s been a great week this week! Not only have we been able to see some of our son’s first smiles, one of my...

My Summer Staples

I wrote about my spring staples back in March and I’m here today with my summer staples! Once the weather finally warmed up it seems as...

Five Time-Saving Things I Can’t Live Without

Before I became a mom, I knew that my life would change. And, of course, it did! I talk about some of my feelings...

Style Inspiration: Sara and Gerald Murphy

I’m always captivated by people who incorporate grace and style in their every action, and two people who certainly took that to the next...

Living a Beautiful Life: April

It’s finally feeling like spring–finally! It’s seemed like a never ending winter, but we’ve had a few warmer days lately that have me eager...

Taking Care of Your Stubbs & Woottons

My favorite shoes to wear are absolutely my Stubbs & Woottons, which I inherited from my grandmother. Not only are they fun and whimsical, they...

Tennis, Anyone?

I’ve always been drawn to the clean lines and simple practicality of tennis attire, both on and off the court. There is something very...

Inspiring Cookbooks

While I work on setting up a new system to keep track of what inspires me in the kitchen, I’ve been drawn back to flipping...

Style Inspiration: Debo Mitford

I can’t remember a time when I haven’t been intrigued by the fascinating Mitford sisters (Jessica, Nancy, Pam, Unity, Diana, and Deborah). The last...

How to Store Your Sweaters

One of the little things I’m focusing on this month is taking care of my sweaters properly. I have a large collection of wonderful vintage sweaters...

Recipes of the Week, Vol. 4

While it’s now technically spring, I’m sure the cold weather will linger a little bit longer, which means there is still time to make...

Interior Inspiration: Emma Burns’ Barn Conversion

As an avid reader, I’m always drawn to spaces that incorporate books as part of the home, especially when it is clear that they...

Week in Review, Vol. 7

And I’m back! We welcomed our son on the first day of spring, and his first full day in the world was during the...

Lilly Pulitzer x Pottery Barn Collection

I’ve been a huge Lilly Pulitzer fan for years, especially vintage Lilly. Some of my favorite dresses are old Lilly shifts from my mother...

Week in Review, Vol. 6

As we’re in the last stages of getting ready for our son’s arrival, I’ve been busy making sure the nursery is set up, placing...

Recipe: Irish Soda Bread

What is St. Patrick’s Day without some delicious soda bread? While you can easily find soda bread in the stores at this time of...

Living a Beautiful Life: March

I can’t believe it’s already been just over a month since I started this blog! I knew that I’d enjoy writing it, but I’ve...

My Five Spring Staples

I’m not necessarily someone who enjoys shopping. When I don’t have any purchases to make, I do enjoy browsing the new arrivals at a handful of...

Week in Review, Vol. 5

After losing power for a day and experiencing two back-to-back nor’easters, I’m really ready for spring! Below are a few of my favorite links from this...

Shift into Spring: Five Great Shift Dresses

It’s almost spring! We’ve had quite a few warm days in February and I’m abundantly ready for warmer weather. In anticipation, I’ve been doing...

Best Bad-Weather Museums in New York City

There’s something so magical about rainy and snowy days in New York… as long as you can spend them indoors gazing out the window...

Interior Inspiration: My Grandmother

My grandmother was, and remains, one of my most profound influences in both my personal style and in my life. She was an exceptionally...

Week in Review, Vol. 3

I hope that my week in review posts aren’t always going to start with a discourse on the weather… although this week I feel...

Recipe: The Best Hot Chocolate

I thought that today I’d share my favorite hot chocolate recipe. I love hot chocolate all year round, even in the summer. It just...

How to be an Armchair Traveler: Provence

For the first time in my life, my only desire at the moment is to be an armchair traveler. I’ve always loved to travel,...

In the Garden: Winter

For some reason, February seems like a particularly long month this year. Perhaps it’s because of the erratic weather this winter–warm one day, bitterly...

Week in Review, Vol. 2

I can’t believe it’s time for another week in review! I don’t know if I’m on the verge of getting sick (hopefully not the...

Best Baby Blankets

I never realized how easy it was to get caught up in how many adorable things there were for babies until we started shopping...

Recipes of the Week, Vol. 2

I’m excited to continue my “recipes of the week” series today! While I’m generally planning to post these on Friday, this one is Valentine’s...

Spring Cleaning, or Clothes and Sentimentality

This weekend was a busy one. We spent all of Saturday and most of Sunday doing a deep clean of the house, and I’m...