Prepare Your Home For Spring

Indoor houseplants next to a window in a beautifully designed home or flat interior.
Some people look forward to spring so they can complete home projects and work in the garden. There are others who do not even know where to begin to prepare their homes for the upcoming season. If you’re in the latter group, here are some things you can do to... [read more]

Listen Up At The Lake George Mystery Spot

Lake George
If you live close to Lake George, NY, add a trip to the Lake George Mystery Spot to your schedule. Once there, you can try to create an echo of your voice from across the lake. However, to accomplish that, you must stand in the right spot, thus the mystery. Where... [read more]

Beat The Winter Blues At Blue Thirty-Two

Traditional steak and mashed potatoes with blanched asparagus
With cold temperatures, strong wind gusts, and limited sunlight, it’s no wonder why people struggle with the winter blues. If you’re looking for a pick-me-up and you live in or near Queensbury, New York, here’s a great solution. Head to Blue Thirty-Two for a fabulous meal and a welcoming environment. What’s... [read more]

Keep The Pets Active While Inside

Little dog at home in the living room playing with his toys
Animals, not just dogs, need to stay active throughout the year. After all, it’s good for them. However, that becomes a challenge in the winter. With cold temperatures and limited sunlight, it’s hard to exercise pets outdoors. Here are some excellent solutions to keep your pet active inside your home. Why... [read more]

Winter Art Projects The Kids Will Love

DIY craft gifts and Christmas decoration. Cute girl coloring in green a cone as if it is small toy pine tree, natural materials and handmade presents, zero waste holidays
For one thing, it’s cold in the winter. For another, it becomes dark outside in the early hours during this time of the year. So, when temperatures drop too low, you want to keep your kids in the house. However, instead of hearing them say they’re bored, show them some... [read more]

Make These New Orleans Classics For Mardi Gras

Homemade New Orleans style beignets are small squares of fried dough covered in powdered sugar prepared for Mardi gras. Served on a plate with a cup of coffee,mask and confetti
On February 21, people will flood the streets in New Orleans. While you may not be able to make the trip to New Orleans, you can bring the flavor of New Orleans and Mardi Gras to you by making three classics: Mini Muffuletta Sandwiches, Shrimp Etouffee, and Beignets. Mini Muffuletta Sandwiches While... [read more]

Preparing To Trade-In? Get Your Old Car Ready To Go

A cropped shot of a man handing a woman car keys
Perhaps you feel embarrassed every time you drive your old car, or maybe you’re done forking out money for repairs. If you drive something that’s seen better days, now’s the time to trade in your old car. However, to get the most out of the deal, you’ll need to do... [read more]

Go Out To Dinner At Mikado

Close-up of sushi rolls in nori with caviar on top lined up on rectangle sushi plate
New York has many wonderful things, including an amazing selection of restaurants. If you enjoy Japanese cuisine, you don’t want to miss eating at Mikado in Glens Falls. For one thing, this restaurant has a wonderful atmosphere along with excellent service. For another, the food is outstanding. A Unique Place for... [read more]

Snowshoe Tour Of Natural Stone Bridge & Caves Park

Group taking a winter walk on snow shoes
The great thing about snowshoeing is that you don’t need experience. With a little bit of practice, you’ll quickly get the hang of it. Not far from Queensbury, New York, is a great place where you can go on a snowshoe tour. Stone Bridge and Caves Park are beautiful and... [read more]

Fun Snowman Ideas To Try This Winter

Upside down snowman in boots
If it snows where you live, you can bet the kids will want to get outside as soon as there’s fresh powder on the ground. However, playing in the snow is fun for adults too. You can all build a snowman. However, instead of making something ordinary, consider some of... [read more]