What do I love most about my little Hudson Valley town?
New Paltz knows how to celebrate, everything, nothing… anything.
In this village Halloween might be the best example of a very New Paltz good time.
Walk into just about any Hudson Valley restaurant, wine shop or wine festival and ask for one of their best bottles of local wine. Chances are you’ll end up with a Whitecliff Wine. Whitecliff, is one of the few Hudson Valley Wines that’s omnipresent throughout the region putting out 5,500 cases a year. To get …View full post
There’s countless ways to spend your weekends in New Jersey. So what is the preferred pastime? The Mall. Yes, there’s 62 of ‘em in the Garden State and Jersey folk LOVE their malls. Especially on a bright, warm, sunny day the parking decks and lots are packed while buses continuously drop off more people. So …View full post
“Cupcakes make people happy!” – Beth Ibbetson Thousands trekked out to the orchard fields of Wright’s Apple Farm for the 5th annual Gardiner Cupcake Festival. Crowds stood as much as 5 to 6 people deep in hopes of getting their hands on one of the 30,000 cupcakes from the nearly 20 different pastry vendors and …View full post
Nov 03 2013
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Sep 18 2013
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Sep 04 2013
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Aug 09 2013
I take Him shopping with me. I say, OK Jesus, help me find a bargain.” – Tammy Faye Bakker
Who else has a nasty case of treasure hunting fever?
That’s what I thought, why else would you be reading this blog?
If you don’t know what you’re doing Garage Sale shopping can feel unappealing and overwhelming and probably alienate you from your second-hand shopping friends who just can’t get enough.
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Aug 05 2013
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Jul 22 2013
Who are these people?
Why on earth are they dressed like that? Who are they supposed to be?
And why are they hanging out on the front lawn of the The Bevier House?
All good questions. The answers reveal a little known story of one man and a Hudson Valley militia fighting in the Revolutionary War.
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Jul 07 2013
Believe it or not, America became ‘the land of the free’ thanks to an 18th century showdown over money in Orange County’s Hudson River city of Newburgh, NY.
Anyone who lives in the Hudson Valley, or recently passed through the city’s Stewart Airport might raise an eyebrow of suspicious confusion. ‘Whaaaa?’
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Jul 04 2013
“It’s our home and Air B&B. We’ve opened it up for visitors.” – Eric Scott Forster
So you’ve made it out of Gotham and trekked up to the Hudson Valley. In order to take in the full majesty of the region you’ll need to be here for a while… and that means a comfortable place to crash.
The only thing better than a 5-Star hotel is when someone opens up their 5-Star home to visitors.
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Jul 01 2013
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