Voted *BEST IN VACATION RENTALS 2017*

Voted *BEST IN VACATION RENTALS 2017*

23 Oct 2017 0 Comments

Voted one of the best vacation rentals! Thank you Credit Donkey for recognizing our brand, GO-Cottage! Please read the article here. Credit Donkey mentions GO-Cottage’s beautiful surroundings: snow-capped mountains, hiking trails, and stunning lakes. Our location is perfect for exploring Lake Placid’s outdoor activities since we’re in Adirondack Park’s high peaks district. There are also
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How to Create a Sleep-Inducing Bedroom Environment

19 Sep 2017 0 Comments

How to Create a Sleep-Inducing Bedroom Environment For many homeowners, decorating the bedroom is a matter of aesthetics, with bedding carefully chosen to match the furnishings. While this is certainly important, what some neglect to pay enough attention to is the level of comfort of the bedroom, along with its capacity to help provide the
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Don’t you just love a wooden shed?

18 Sep 2017 0 Comments

Don’t you just love a wooden shed? I do! This is a pet project we’ve been wanting to do for YEARS! So we are finally building one. And let me tell you something – building a shed is almost as time consuming as building a house! But the good news is that you don’t need
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Let’s build a Flagstone Patio Sphere!

21 Aug 2017 0 Comments

For years we wanted to build a flagstone patio for our Adirondack chairs and fire pit area. The earth and dirt in Lake Placid is mainly sand, and the yard has a little trouble growing grass in certain areas. So this spring we decided it was time to build the patio! First, you have to find
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Daffodils for Life!

15 May 2017 0 Comments

This past fall, I planted 200 daffodils all over the yard! It was a ton of work because the bulbs need to be planted deep into the ground, at least 2-3 inches. I remember my forearms aching after that job. It took about 4 hours, too. And boy oh boy was it all worth it! Because
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Is your chimney safe?

01 May 2017 0 Comments

I love chimneys! They add old-fashioned charm and bring warmth to a home. But, somehow, they’re overlooked when buying or renovating a home. Such is the case with ours – there isn’t a fire place in the Cottage but the chimney was used to provide heat to the entire house via forced air through an oil furnace. So
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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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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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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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