Green is the New Black

Author:RaChelle Hosley
Everyone wants to be "green,"  whether it be through recycling or repurposing, myself included! I love scouring pages on Pinterest, looking for the next great DIY idea, and hoping for some way to...

Summer Events

Ready for a Summer Vacation? Its time to pack up the RV and hit the road! Summer is just around the corner and the Adirondacks is the place to be. Whether you prefer to immerse yourself in the...

Farming in the Adirondacks

Author:RaChelle Hosley
Farming As a Means of Survival The Central Adirondack region has traditionally not been known as  farm country. Between the weather, the short seasons, and the terrain, it has always been a less than...

Get ready for camping, Part 2: Sleeping bags and pads

Picking a sleeping bag is not all that difficult once you get a grasp on your personal comfort level. There are numerous companies out there making sleeping bags, and some are better than others, but...

1/4 pound of lobster lovin'

Author:Michelle Clement
Fallin' in love with The Sandwich As a child, and even into early adulthood, I despised sandwiches! Unless it was the occasional grilled cheese, just the thought of a sandwich turned my stomach. So...

Get ready for camping season, Part 1: Tents

Author:Spencer Morrissey
Every company that has anything to do with the outdoor retail industry is making a tent and placing it on the market. With different price points, features, colors, weight, and retail propaganda,...

Proper Layering, Part 4: Hand Protection

Author:Spencer Morrissey
The hands are pretty easy to monitor and layer up because they are usually the first to feel the effects of cold temperatures. However, if in the past you have had frost nip or frostbite to your...

Avoid the Madness and Shop Local!

Author:RaChelle Hosley
Crowded Malls? No thanks! Black Friday shopping is a phenomenon that has taken over the country. People are camping out for days waiting for the hottest, newest merchandise at the best deals. If this...

Made Of the Adirondacks

Author:RaChelle Hosley
Made OF the Adirondacks Shopping local helps keep our communities unique and keeps our small business owners prosperous. In the Adirondacks there are a lot of small, family-owned businesses, many of...

If it walks like a moose and talks like a moose, it must be...

The Elusive Adirondack Moose Weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds, the moose is a majestic animal that captures the attention and imagination of all ages. From a child who has never seen a moose before...


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