Paint! Great For Freshening Up Your Kitchen

17 Apr 2017 0 Comments

There’s nothing I love more than a fresh coat of white paint! The 2-bedroom cottage’s kitchen really needed a freshening up. After years of bacon grease and other stuff, the wall behind the oven was looking pretty gross! So being a clean freak, I couldn’t take it any longer and was determined to make it
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It’s Yard Cleaning Time!

03 Apr 2017 0 Comments

With springtime there’s always Yard Cleaning Time! I love being able to finally enjoy doing yard work and sitting outside again. After a long winter, one of the first steps for cleaning your yard is racking. Make sure you’re got a sturdy rack – there are always a ton of branches, twigs and leaves, and they can be
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Spring has sprung, a bit early this year! 

20 Mar 2017 0 Comments

It’s true – spring is upon us! The temperatures have been a bit moody lately. But even with the ups and downs, I am already seeing the buds of my daffodils blooming through the snow. It’s incredible. Every living, breathing thing wants to live! So nothing can stop life from coming and nature has a way
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Clean Energy for Extreme Weather

06 Mar 2017 0 Comments

All around the world there have been massive storms and upside down temperatures. We’ve been getting our own extreme weather in Lake Placid too. During the month of February it was 60 degrees and dropped to 15 degrees in the same day! This created a serious wind and ice storm that left Lake Placid looking like a bomb went
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Snowshoeing: A Workout With A View!

20 Feb 2017 0 Comments

Get out of that February funk with some fun, healthy snowshoeing! Snowshoeing in Lake Placid is a workout with a view. Lake Placid has tons of scenic trails to choose from. Nye Mountain, Cobble Hill, Peninsula Nature Trails, Algonquin Peak, and Owls Head are a short drive from the cottages. (Owls Head is equally gorgeous in the spring and fall –
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Take a Mini Vacation this President’s Day!

06 Feb 2017 0 Comments

Who’s ready for another mini vacation?! Enjoy your upcoming three-day weekend this President’s Day by getting in all your favorite winter sports. Luckily, Mount Van Hoevenberg and Whiteface Mountain are super close to the cottages. You can cross country ski, snowshoe, downhill ski, and snowboard all weekend! The Adirondacks also offer opportunities to go ice climbing, snowmobiling, or even bobsledding if
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Lake Placid Eats!

23 Jan 2017 0 Comments

Going through withdrawal from all that tasty food over the holidays? Lake Placid has plenty of comfort food to keep you going through this cold January and February! First of all, Liquids and Solids is one of my personal favorites. They even have a butcher that’s incredible for chicken, steaks, etc. And talk about beer! People
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Get Your Skis Out! It’s The Lake Placid Nordic Festival

09 Jan 2017 0 Comments

Now that the holidays are over, we are super excited for the Lake Placid Nordic Festival to bring new cheer to February! Starting Friday, February 24th and going through Sunday the 26th, the Nordic Festival encompasses the Lake Placid Loppet, the Citizen’s Challenge Races, and festival and kids’ activities on the Sunday. The 50K Lake Placid Loppet is our favorite
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New Years: Time for a Fresh Start!

23 Dec 2016 0 Comments

Time for a fresh start! After all the Thanksgiving and Christmas indulgences, New Years is the perfect opportunity to wipe the slate clean. In Lake Placid, we’re usually lucky enough to have a fresh blanket of snow so everything seems new again. And the Adirondacks are a great place to kick start those New Years resolutions about being
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Baby, it’s cold outside. So get out there and ski!

12 Dec 2016 0 Comments

Baby, it’s cold outside. So get out there and ski! There’s no better place than Whiteface Mountain. It’s one of the highest peaks in New York and of course our favorite in the country. At 4,865 feet tall, it offers some pretty spectacular views and 87 trails. Since it stands alone from the other high peaks,
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