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The Davis Family Adventures

Thanks for stopping by! I'm Kristen. I live in Connecticut with my husband, Rob, and our two girls, Elle & Lily. We love exploring new places, photographing our adventures, and are looking forward to sharing everything we learn on the way with all of you.

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The Seasons of New England


 "Spring will come and so will happiness. Just hold on. Life will get warmer."

Connecticut, Destinations, New England, Travel Guide

Quick Guide to Litchfield County

Do you ever feel like a tourist in your own state? That’s exactly how I felt exploring Litchfield County. For some reason I hardly ever travel west to this area of the state. Litchfield County is located in northwestern Connecticut and has charming main streets with shops and restaurants, lots of open land, scenic covered bridges, and a whole lot…

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Travel Tips & Essentials

Infant Travel Essentials

Traveling with an infant can be super overwhelming. When Rob & I left the house for the first time with Elle, we probably spent an hour packing up all our stuff and then preceded to double check over and over again to make sure we had everything before actually hitting the road. By the time we left, I was already…

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Connecticut, Destinations, New England

A New England Lobster Shack

It’s finally starting to feel like summer, which means its Lobster Roll season! Rob & I took Lily to explore Clinton, CT while Elle was in school and stumbled across a quintessential New England Lobster Shack perfectly named Lobster Landing. This Connecticut gem sits on the water with views of Long Island Sound and serves fresh seafood, including my all-time…

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Maternity Active Wear

  Buying maternity clothes has always been an internal battle for me. I found during pregnancy #1, I started needing full on maternity clothes between Month 5 and 6. That works out to be about 4 months of actually wearing maternity clothes. It’s such a short time, but there does come a point where nothing in my closet fit! So…

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Arizona, Destinations, Travel Guide

Scottsdale, AZ

I traveled to Arizona for the first time this past weekend for a friend’s wedding. Besides it being my first time to the desert state, it was also the first time Rob & I left Elle for more than a night (more to come on that in another post!). Given that we had a little extra freedom this trip, we…

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Connecticut, Destinations, New England

Old Wethersfield, CT

Old Wethersfield holds a special place in my heart. My grandparents owned a home on Main Street in the historic part of town for 60 plus years. There were many days spent playing on the town’s Green and walking around eyeing the historic homes. And now all these years later, my parents bought their forever home right in the heart…

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