XC Skiing at Mt. Van Hoevenberg

25 Jan 2016 0 Comments

One of the major reason we love Lake Placid is because we get to cross country ski at Mt Van Hoevenberg! Mt. Van Hoe is our favorite place to ski in the country.  If you haven’t visited it yet you’re in for a giant treat! We have been visiting Lake Placid since the mid-nineties. We first came
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New Year’s Resolutions and Tiny Homes

11 Jan 2016 0 Comments

Happy New Year! One of the best parts of the new year is being able to start fresh and set out to achieve some new resolutions. I love Tiny homes and I’m really into the movement of living in small spaces. So for 2016 one of my resolutions is to turn our 250 square foot garage
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Decorating the Cottage for Christmas

21 Dec 2015 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again! I love decorating our cottage for Christmas. To set the scene, I make our front porch Christmas-ready with a festive, less-is-more approach. We already have two sconces that light the snow beautifully. We also planted two cute little Christmas trees on the porch several years ago. One of the main attractions
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Skiing Majestic Whiteface Mountain

07 Dec 2015 0 Comments

Winter is coming! To take full advantage of the season, stay at cozy GO-Cottage and ski at the majestic Whiteface Mountain. Whiteface Mountain is 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
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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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