Finger Lakes Soap Co.

This past week I had an opportunity to go to Van Etten, NY. Of course my first thought was seeing the fall foliage along the way. This time of year the hills of the Finger Lakes region are dotted with red, gold and orange. The views are breathtaking! As I was driving along I passedContinue reading “Finger Lakes Soap Co.”

Chamberlain Acres Indoor Market

After a very busy Saturday this past weekend, I decided to spend Sunday relaxing while shopping. Whenever possible, I shop local and it doesn’t get much more local than the farmers market at Chamberlain Acres. The Chamberlain Acres nursery and garden center is located at 824 Broadway St. Elmira, NY. When you arrive you willContinue reading “Chamberlain Acres Indoor Market”

Flying Down A Mountain

Today we decided to go exploring at Greek Peak Ski Resort in Cortland, NY. I know what you are thinking, “Why would you go to a ski resort when there’s no snow on the ground”? Well let me tell you; this place is awesome! We started with the mountain coaster. This little plastic car canContinue reading “Flying Down A Mountain”

I ran Corning’s Wineglass Marathon

A heavy mist blankets the air as I walk to my car. I tell myself I must be crazy for doing this. It’s 5:00 am. The world is still sleeping around me as I drive. After parking in Corning its a short walk to a row of buses. As I climb on-board I can feelContinue reading “I ran Corning’s Wineglass Marathon”

Apple Picking Fun!

The epitome of fall family fun in the Finger Lakes region has to be apple picking so this weekend we loaded up the car and headed off to Reisinger Apple Farm. Located on Apple Lane in Watkins Glen you will find acres of apple trees, over 20 different varieties of apples are available on overContinue reading “Apple Picking Fun!”

I made a glass pumpkin!

If you are looking for a unique fall experience when you are in the Finger Lakes region, it doesn’t get much better than making your own glass pumpkin at The Corning Museum of Glass. Corning Glass, which is found in Corning, NY offers an amazing glass museum, gift shop and hands on experiences at makingContinue reading “I made a glass pumpkin!”

Sunset Hike at Sperr Park

Tucked away in Big Flats, NY is a hiking trail that will give you an amazing sunset view. The trail runs beside a pond that is home to a multitude of wildlife. Tonight the atmosphere was alive with the sounds of birds and other musical creatures. As we made our way down the trail weContinue reading “Sunset Hike at Sperr Park”

Fall Fun in the Finger Lakes

When the air turns crisp and the breathtaking landscape of the region is transformed into a spectacle of color the Finger Lakes region comes alive with fun fall activities. You will find several places for apple picking with the family, pumpkin farms with lots of activities for the kids and what is quickly becoming popularContinue reading “Fall Fun in the Finger Lakes”

A Day at Seneca Lake Wineries

After yesterday’s exhilarating but exhausting day of exploring the Finger Lakes, today I decided to go for a more relaxing day. If you are looking for laid back, easy going enjoyment it doesn’t get much better than sipping wine while viewing Seneca Lake. The drive up the left side of Seneca Lake from Watkins GlenContinue reading “A Day at Seneca Lake Wineries”