Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

30 Oct 2017 0 Comments

It’s finally time for a Happy 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
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When Leaves Are Falling All Around… Fall Is Here!

09 Oct 2017 0 Comments

It’s time I was on my way. “Ramble On,” Led Zeppelin’s amazing hit song always comes to my mind when fall arrives. All the leaves turn amazing colors, frost is in the air, and colors of brown, yellow, red, orange and green surround us. Halloween is fast approaching. It’s a time for thoughtfulness and contemplating
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It’s all about the Beer!

27 Sep 2017 0 Comments

Autumn brings with it a lot of fun traditions and festivities. One of our favorite autumn activities? Oktoberfest! It’s all about the beer. The annual Whiteface Mountain Oktoberfest is Saturday, September 30th and Sunday, October 1st. The festival celebrates Bavarian culture all weekend long. In addition to plenty of food and drink, Oktoberfest features tons
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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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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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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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The Adirondacks: Hauntingly Beautiful & Just Plain Haunted!

31 Oct 2016 0 Comments

Happy Halloween! The Adirondacks may be beautiful but we’ve got our share of spooky history. VisitAdirondacks.com put together a great list of ADK’s top 5 haunted places. Here goes! Beardslee Castle: The dungeon of this replica of an Irish Castle is a prime spot for ghost sightings. Due to many unsettling deaths happening near the
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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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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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