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As a mom of three, I am always looking for family activities that are both fun and educational. When it comes to planning that much-anticipated getaway, I often find myself searching for new places...
Unlocking one of Tupper's best kept secrets Step 1: Learning the secret So I'm going to let you in on a little secret, but shhhhh...we would greatly appreciate it if you didn't tell anyone! Are...
As the calendar changes from December to January, anticipation for winter is at full throttle. While the Adirondacks may seem to be most captivating during the warm summer months, here's an insider's...
Ready or not? Face it, whether you are someone that loves snow or not, winter can sometimes be a little ___ (fill in the blank with your adjective of choice: long, cold, wearing, dismal).  Insider'...
Tackling Activity Age Barriers As a mom of three - with ages varying from 4 to 13 - I will admit it is sometimes challenging to find an activity that they will all enjoy. From choosing a movie to...
Good till the last drop... I always spend the last weekends of August on the lake with family, squeezing out every last drop of summer fun before we have to get the kids ready to head back to school...
For the love of fishing  For some, fishing is about the thrill of reelin' in the next big trophy fish. For others, it's about the tranquility and solitude that you find alone on the river -- just a...
Okay, ya got me -- it's been much more than just a slice! We do it every year, we make those resolutions. We say to ourselves, "this year I'm going to start that diet, be healthier, exercise more...
Traveling like a local... I don't know about you, but I know that when I'm traveling, I don't want to feel like a "tourist." I want to experience things like a local -- dine where the locals dine,...
Who's Ready to Ride? Snowmobiling in the Adirondacks can be fast, fun, and addictive. Unfortunately, last year's late arrival of Mother Nature's goods to the Northeast has caused riders...
A hard topic It's the Adirondacks... there are rocks everywhere! So, when I first contemplated sharing my favorite rock, I thought, well, that's an easy one! Little did I realize, just how difficult...
The wait is over! You're not excited that your local coffee shop is now serving up pumpkin spice lattes. Just like you don't care to spend your Sunday's out apple picking. It's not that you don't...
Break out the sweaters... It's definitely getting more noticeable by the day -- fall is coming, and it's coming quick. The mornings and evenings are getting a bit cooler and, dare I say, it's even...
How is it that Labor Day Weekend is here already? Seriously, it seems like only yesterday it was Memorial Day and we were kicking off the summer season. But there is no sense wallowing and wondering...
I doubt you'll argue when I say that there truly isn't a more iconic summer activity than swimming! And, though the Adirondacks' summer season may not be as long as we all wish it to be, the list of...
Tupper Lake is well known for its postcard-worthy moments in nature (or in today's lingo, "selfie worthy"). Maybe it's a photo of a couple paddling on the river, a family shot at the top of a...
They bring out the chef in us! There is something cool and fascinating about s'mores. Whether you are a diehard s'mores fan (you know the ones -- they try to replicate them using household...
The brain functions better when it can breath! As a product of the Adirondacks myself, and now a mother to some Adirondack-offspring, I didn't need much convincing of the power that the outdoor...
How connected are we? For the most part social media is a wonderful thing! It lets us to stay in touch with Aunt Sandy, who we haven't seen since entering middle school. It allows us to stay...
Best of Summer - Events Roundup Summer is one of the best times to visit Tupper Lake, not only because the weather is perfect for swimming, hiking, paddling, you name it... but it's also when event...
It's International Museum Day! Wednesday, May 18 is International Museum Day! And, although I feel like there are a few other times during the year when I'm told it's museum day,  I'm pretty sure I...
Lumberjacks - more than just a style... A little over a year ago, when #lumbersexual was trending across all social media platforms, I couldn't resist taking a moment to point out and even...
Origin of the Adirondacks Interesting Fact: Did you know that the term 'Adirondack' originated as a derogatory term that the neighboring Mohawk tribe used to refer to the Algonquins of...
The sweet songs of spring It was a week ago on Sunday when I heard it. I had just finished giving the kids a bath, and when I stepped outside to make sure that all of our bikes were put back in the...
The "rule of threes."  It is suggested that bad things come in groups of three -- but we think the same goes for the good, the unique, the authentic, and the just plain bizarre. When you apply the...

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