Category Archives: Upstate New York

Fresh Powder

On Sunday the sun came out and we hopped in the car to see how much snow had fallen the day before. We took a drive up on the Tug Hill, stopped by Dry Hill and Sackets Harbor and found some other people who were as excited to get out in the snow as we were. What a beautiful way to end a year full of adventure. We can’t wait to see what 2013 brings!

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Snowfall

HappyHolidays

The holiday snow has arrived in Upstate New York and with it a proper atmosphere befitting of the season. The rooftops, pine trees and streets are dusted with a fine layer of powered sugar that sparkles in the sunlight making everything look just a little more magical. So here is to the year that has passed and wishing you all a wonderful holiday season filled with love and happiness.

With Love,
ILoveUSny

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Beauty in the Details

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The weather on Thanksgiving was certainly something to be thankful for – 60° and brilliantly sunny is a always a good start to a November day. We wanted to take some time to appreciate the small things this year, so in an effort to stop and smell the roses we would like to share with you all of the beauty we discovered in the details, as we embraced what may be the last balmy day of 2012 in Upstate New York. We hope you found some unexpected beauty this holiday as well. Happy Thanksgiving from our family to all of yours!
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Sunny Days & Starry Nights in Sackets Harbor

 

Sackets

Now that the wedding festivities have died down and everything is back to normal in our world, we have been going through some of the summer photos we never got around to looking at. We came across the following from a beautiful day out on the water and a bunch of photos from our night shot series we had been experimenting with at the time, and thought they were too pretty not to share. We can’t wait to get back out with the camera equipment to explore new destinations!

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I Love US – An Upstate Wedding

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It is with great excitement that I am finally able to share this post summing up the past few months which are the culmination of a decade of laughter, tears, dreams, adventures and love. On September 2, Scottie and I were married high above Upstate New York in the tiny wicker basket of a hot air balloon. We sailed though the skies above the Thousand Islands and exchanged vows as the air cooled and the leaves began to change.

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Hot Air Balloon Wedding Over the Thousand Islands from I Love Upstate New York on Vimeo.

Nearly two months later, we celebrated our marriage at the Flower Memorial Library with 30 of our closest friends and family. The library has been special to us since we featured it here, on iloveusny. We would like to thank you all for reading, following and supporting us through this, and our many great adventures here in Upstate New York.

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