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Adirondacks on a budget Life is a bit of a juggling act, isn't it? We want to plan a fun and memorable summer getaway for our family, but we don't want to break the bank in doing so. Luckily, there...
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...
I doubt you'll argue when I say 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...
It was right in front of my eyes After high school I was, like most young adults, ready to get as far away from my hometown as possible and create experiences on my own. During my first...
From Sap to Syrup My first maple experience (besides smothering French Toast with It) I was in about third or fourth grade when I had my first real experience with the maple sugaring process. I was...
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...
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 near and far...
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...
More than just a summer destination When you picture a vacation in the Adirondacks, you probably imagine warm summer evenings camping under the stars, early morning fishing trips, and paddling for...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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