Lake Placid Eats!

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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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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Winter is Here!

28 Nov 2016 0 Comments

It snowed more than 3 feet in Lake Placid this past week with more on the way. I think it’s safe to say winter is here! Aside from bringing the best holidays with it, winter in Lake Placid means all the fun winter sports! The gorgeous Adirondacks have it all, whether you like snowshoeing, ice
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Time for Another Tasty Thanksgiving!

14 Nov 2016 0 Comments

My favorite holiday is coming up! Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving?! It’s all about sharing with your loved ones. (And eating tasty food!) Of course, the food is the main event! With a nice big turkey, Thanksgiving can continue on for days with all those leftovers. We love turkey pie with a little parsley on top! I
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Is It Time To Patch Your Grass?

01 Sep 2016 0 Comments

Do you have any holes in your lawn? If you do, then it’s probably time to patch your grass! Here are a few simple steps to patch your lawn when it needs an overhaul. You’ll need fresh dirt, seed, fertilizer, and hay (or old grass): First, break up all the dirt that’s there and remove
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IRONMAN: Swim For Your Life!

07 Jul 2016 0 Comments

The annual IRONMAN Lake Placid is one of our favorite events of the year and it’s coming up July 24th! Thousands of triathletes descend onto the village of Lake Placid each year to swim, bike, and run for IRONMAN’s second oldest American event. We love our Ironmen and Ironwomen! The course involves swimming across Mirror Lake, biking 112
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Setting Up Your Flower Boxes For Planting

31 May 2016 0 Comments

Now that the flower boxes are done, we’re ready to set them up for planting. To preserve the boxes, I like to put foil inside them. When you’re doing this, there are a few things to be conscious of. Make sure to use thick foil since it will be in the boxes for a very long time.
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How to Make Handmade Flower Boxes

16 May 2016 0 Comments

As a celebration for buying GO-Cottage many years ago, we decided it was time to remove our old, broken down flower boxes and build new handmade ones. After 80 years or more, the boxes were literally falling off the cottage! There was no way I was going to plant fresh flowers in them another year. Being DIY-ers
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It’s Spring Cleaning time!

05 Apr 2016 0 Comments

April means… spring cleaning time! When you own and manage a vacation home rental, you better make sure you love cleaning. You do a lot of it, even if you have great housekeepers like we do. Nobody sees what you see. Personally, I love cleaning and the immediate gratification it gives you. It’s also great
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The Best Laundry Tools

16 Mar 2016 0 Comments

Laundry may seem like a necessary evil, but you can make it more enjoyable by getting the best laundry tools and establishing a good routine. After we renovated the laundry room in the two-bedroom cottage, the task is a whole lot more pleasant! The first order of business for making the laundry go smoothly is getting the best
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