How To Edit in Lightroom

Since I started this blogging journey, my most frequently asked questions typically surround two things. What type of camera do we use? And how do I edit my photos. Photography is something I had never done before the blog. Brian nor I had ever shot in manual mode, nor did we understand ISO or f-stop. I’ll admit Brian got the technical side of photography faster than I did. He spends...

October Adventures with Old Navy

October Adventures on Waketon Road wearing Old Navy

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables. A quote from one of my favorite books and I statement I completely agree with. October is a magical month. It’s hard for me to put into words what I love about it. The obvious things like pumpkin flavored everything and changing leaves are wonderful, but it’s something else. I relate...

An Evening in Montmartre

One of my favorite neighborhoods that I never get to spend much time in is Montmartre. When Brian and I were in Paris I knew I wanted to take him to see this charming neighborhood. We didn’t get to explore this area on our honeymoon so this was a must see on our day trip to Paris. I love what an artistic feel Montmartre has. The hills and winding streets...

Instagrammer’s Guide to Notting Hill

Instagrammer's Guide to Notting Hill on Waketon Road Blog

London has a reputation of being one of the most “Instagrammable” cities in the world. It’s no wonder with its rows of homes with fun colored front doors and the hidden mews with charming facades. I couldn’t help but stop every few feet to take a picture of someone’s front door hidden behind climbing roses. It really is an Instagram worthy city. One of the most grammable neighborhoods is without...

How To Find the Perfect Trench Coat

How To Find The Perfect Trench Coat on Waketon Road Blog

Well, we’re back from our wonderful trip to London. I am already missing the fall temperatures and the sidewalks covered in golden leaves. Since September is truly the start of Autumn, especially in Europe, I knew I would need a wardrobe that would work with the cooler temperatures. England is also notoriously damp, which is why it was the birthplace of the trench coat. Thomas Burberry was the original creator...

September Style With Old Navy

September Style With Old Navy on Waketon Road Blog

September is here with the crisp early mornings and the occasional slow flutter of a leaf falling. September always signals a fresh start to me. It was the “back to school” mode for so many years of my life. It’s the beginning of the fall season. It’s also the month of my birthday so it marks the start of a new year. September is a month I look forward to for...