There are really no words to describe how beautiful Lake Placid is. That is why the bulk of this post is going to be photos from our day kayaking there yesterday. It was absolutely gorgeous! The water was perfect, and not too rough. And, the weather, it was amazing! It wasn’t too hot and wasnt… Continue reading Fall Kayaking on Lake Placid
Happy Father’s Day to the Dads and Granddads, especially mine! 🙂 Me and my Dad at Whiteface Mountain as a kid.
The 7th annual Adirondack Festival of Food and Wine kicks off today at the Mirror Lake Inn! For the next four days, chefs, foodies, locals, wine enthusiests and those from all across the world will gather at in Lake Placid to watch cooking demos, sip speciality wines and open their pallet up to new tastes. The best part?… Continue reading Adirondack Festival of Food and Wine 2012 Preview
Restaurant.com is having a fabulous sale on their already discounted gift certificates — get $25 gift certificates for only $2. Yes, 2 bucks! Earlier this year I purchased three for Lake George area restaurants, but haven’t used them yet. Today I purchased close to $300 worth of $25 certificates for under $50. And, they are… Continue reading Restaurant.com’s 80 Percent Off Holiday Sale
This weekend is the Nature Valley World Cup Freestyle, and last night was the Ladies and Mens’ Aerial Finals at the Olympic Jumping Center. What an amazing time! There were Olympic athletes from all over the world, including Canada, Belarus, China and Australia. For some, the results of the World Cup would determine if they… Continue reading Nature Valley World Cup Freestyle Aerials in Lake Placid
This is a little late, (11 days to be exact) but I wrote the blog the weekend after New Years, e-mailed it to myself and then couldn’t find it. Ended up, the e-mail was filtered into a different folder. Needless to say, I just found it. It was the first New Years I had my… Continue reading Ringing in the New Year ADK Style
Last night some insomnia kicked in and I started flipping through the channels. I was pleasantly surprised to hit on Live Well HD’s program Motion, because it was all about Lake Placid – one of my favorite places in the Adirondacks! (and because the show’s host has my dream job!) I watch as host Greg Aiello kayaked… Continue reading Lake Placid on Live Well HD