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Which Thanksgiving Favorite Do You Favor?

They say you should avoid discussing religion and politics at the holiday dinner table, but they don't say anything about avoiding a heated discussion about the holiday dishes on the table itself. Namely, all those seasonal "favorites" that certainly aren't favored by everyone, from the type of stuffing (or is it dressing?) to sweet potato [...]

To Brine, or Not to Brine?

It’s mid-November, and time for the age-old Thanksgiving dilemma that has been plaguing home chefs since the dawn of American time: how to make the most delectable, juicy turkey with a rich and flavorful gravy to die for – with the least amount of time and effort. Of course, there are many cooking philosophies when [...]

2019-11-21T08:11:23-05:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog, How To Guides, Personal Growth, Wellness|Tags: , , , , |

Winter in November?

Are you cold yet? We are. This frigid air came just a little too early this year with consistent below freezing temps throughout November. Coupled with the end of daylight savings time, it seems we went full force from autumn into the dead of winter! Ski resorts are opening in the Granite State, and plow [...]

Falling Back – How to Deal With the End of Daylight Savings

On Sunday, November 3rd, most of the country set their clocks back (or fell back) from Daylight-Saving Time (DST). And most of us do not particularly enjoy the results. Days seem way-too-short as we start to see the sunset as early as 4:30 PM. This means no more yard work after the day job and [...]

Halloween Candy – the Best and the Worst!

It’s time for Trick-Or-Treating! What better way to spend a chilly late October evening than consuming copious amounts of candy just before bedtime! Adults, you can’t fool us – we all know you sneak a few of these magic morsels for yourself (or buy your favorite at the store to hand out!) So, this begs [...]

Get Ready for Pumpkin Fest 2019!

My how time flies, can you believe that Halloween is already knocking on our door? And you know what that means – it’s time for Pumpkin Fest! This year, the fest is in downtown Keene, and scaled back a bit from years past with new energy and focus, held this Sunday, October 27th from 1 [...]

Apple Cider, it’s New Hampshire in a Glass

Did you know that apple cider is the official beverage of the great State of New Hampshire? Yes – it’s true! It doesn’t get more authentic than a Granite State Apple Orchard pressing fruit once autumn’s cooler, shorter days begin to take hold. And not only is cider a local favorite -  it’s also official [...]

Source to Sea River Cleanup – local actions yield significant results.

Part of loving where you live is the meaningful ability to give back. And we all have our ways of giving back – some people donate money, others time and yet others serve as stewards of the land or community. While there are nonstop terrific ways to donate your time, we wanted to highlight one [...]

It’s Circus Time!

Do you dream of the Big Top? You know, the lights, trapeze, magicians, tigers, and death-defying stunts? Did you ever think that you too could be part of a fantastic circus show locally or around the world? Well, you can! Just for fun this week we thought we would head on over to Vermont and [...]

Experience the Farms of the Monadnock Region

Photo courtesy of Walpole Valley Farms The Monadnock area offers a New England history, one that is well seated in New England agriculture. As a result, there are many farms and farm properties peppered throughout the landscape. Some have come and gone as times have changed, yet many still exist. Some are even [...]