Delicious Thanksgiving Dishes

23 Nov 2015 0 Comments

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It’s even more special to me than Christmas because it’s all about giving rather than receiving. And of course, the day is filled with family, friends, delicious food, and wine. And who doesn’t love that?! There are so many ways to make your Thanksgiving meal, but for us omnivores the
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Laundry Room Renovation!

09 Nov 2015 0 Comments

Our laundry room renovation was a labor of love! It took many years before we were able to tackle it this past April, and we had no idea it would be so much work! Out of all the renovations we’ve done, the laundry room seemed to be just as time consuming and expensive as renovating
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Happy Halloween!

26 Oct 2015 0 Comments

It’s finally time for Halloween! Who doesn’t love the spooky night that jumpstarts the holiday season? Whether you’re staying in to give out treats or planning some tricks for your costume party, you’re bound to have a fun time. What are some of your favorite Halloween traditions? I love dressing up and eating lots of candy!
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Fly Fishing in the Adirondacks!

05 Oct 2015 0 Comments

Have you ever wanted to fly fish? Growing up in Ohio with my dad being a fisherman and fishing all the time, it was always a dream of mine to fly fish. It’s such a beautiful, graceful activity to watch. Not to mention peaceful for those doing the fishing. Enjoy some of the country’s best fly
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Eat, Drink & Be Merry at Whiteface Mountain Oktoberfest!

21 Sep 2015 0 Comments

Fall officially begins this Wednesday. You know what that means – it’s time for Oktoberfest! The annual Whiteface Mountain Oktoberfest is October 3rd and 4th and celebrates Bavarian culture all weekend long. Along with plenty of food and drink, Oktoberfest features tons of live music, including performances by America’s number one German band, die Schlauberger. There
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It’s a Classic: The Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon and 10K

07 Sep 2015 0 Comments

Get ready for the Lake Placid Classic this Saturday! This year marks the 45th anniversary of the half marathon and 10K, which is known for being a “runner’s race” that promotes health and community. Almost all the run entries and sponsorships are being donated to Connecting Youth and Communities, a non-profit organization for local youth.
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When Beauty’s a Cottage Industry

01 Sep 2015 0 Comments

When a singer/model decides to try her hand at a new creative project, one needs to pay attention. After all, talents and interests often overlap, often to startling effect. Such was the case when Sharon Middendorf decided she could make a business out of gutting cottages in the Adirondacks, where she and her hubby Todd Carter had been
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Run Baby Run: Lake Placid Hiking Trails

24 Aug 2015 0 Comments

Who’s ready for a hike? The Adirondacks offer thousands of miles of trails! In Lake Placid, Henry’s Woods is one of my favorite trails since it’s so convenient – just an 8 minute walk from the cottage. And you can either go on a 3 mile hike or a 5 mile hike. It’s a great work-out whether
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Let’s cut the grass!

10 Aug 2015 0 Comments

I love cutting grass! It’s a great exercise and can be therapeutic as well. Fresh cut grass smells really good and gets the blood and sweat glands going! What a perfect form of exercise! One of the best parts of cutting grass is being able to see the immediate beauty and change happen when you’re done. I
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This is an Inari Fox

06 Aug 2015 0 Comments

This is an Inari Fox. Check out the detailing on this amazing animal. I want one now!