Ducks On Mill St Pond

Recently I spotted these beautiful ducks at Mill St. pond in Horseheads, NY. This small pond is home to mallards, geese and an amazing wood duck. I love when I come across surprising finds in nature. Thanks for exploring with me – Shelly Advertisements

Adventure Awaits at the Happy Hippo

Princesses, Pilots and Pirates can all come to life when your child walks into the Happy Hippo. Located inside the Arnot Mall in Horseheads, NY. I recently stopped in to visit this charming toy store. And it is just that, a stand alone, independant and locally owned toy store. The kind I remember from whenContinue reading “Adventure Awaits at the Happy Hippo”

Sailing Into History

During my recent Finger Lakes exploring I came across a museum tucked away on a hillside in Hammondsport. I love poking in the corners of museums, so of course we had to go in to check it out. And believe me, this one will not disappoint! The Finger Lakes Boating Museum is located inside theContinue reading “Sailing Into History”

Fall Fades Away

As the fall leaves drift away and the crisp hint of winter whispers in the wind, we decided to take in one last view of Keuka Lake. Even with the colors fading the beauty of this lake still shines through. Thanks for exploring with me – Shelly

Soothing Fingers in the Finger Lakes

The Finger Lakes region is known for beautiful lakes, hiking trails and award winining wineries. I personally love exploring every inch of this area. But occasionally I need a little R&R. When that happens I make a beeline right to one of the many amazing spas the Finger Lakes region has to offer. Today IContinue reading “Soothing Fingers in the Finger Lakes”

Hiking at Robert Treman State Park

With the fall foliage on full display I recently went on a hike at Robert Treman State Park. This is one of several beautiful parks in the Finger Lakes region. If you are looking to soak up the last of these warm fall days you should head out for a hike. Trust me the picturesContinue reading “Hiking at Robert Treman State Park”

A Walk on the Spooky Side

With Halloween quickly approaching I decided it was time to get into the spirit by taking a ghost walk. For the past 13 years the Chemung County Historical Society in Elmira has hosted a ghost walk in Woodlawn National Cemetery. This cemetery is home to many notable and interesting people throughout history. I will beContinue reading “A Walk on the Spooky Side”

Floating On Air

This weekend I had an opportunity to literally float on air. I went on a glider ride! A glider is a motorless aircraft that is towed into the sky then released to glide on air currents. Elmira, NY which is located in the Southern tip of the Finger Lakes region is known as the “SoaringContinue reading “Floating On Air”

Fun at the Farm

The Finger Lakes region is now full of red, gold and orange colors announcing that fall has truly arrived. To enjoy the full fall experience we recently headed to Smithome Farms. Nestled between rolling hills on St. Rt. 352 in Big Flats you will find a Corn Maze, Hay Wagon rides and an expansive PumpkinContinue reading “Fun at the Farm”