Zucchini Soup

This is an excellent soup to serve on Thanksgiving day. It is simple and can be prepared ahead of time.  My kids love it on Thanksviging but also all year round. For 4 people: 3 zucchinis, sliced (skin on) 2 large onions, diced 2 cups of chicken stock Some fresh[…]

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Family Adventure at Cranmore Mountain Adventure Park

Cranmore Mountain Adventure Park ‘s giant swing and mountain coaster are open year round (yes, even in winter!) but in summer, the tubing hill, soaring Eagle zipline, bouncy houses for any age,  bungy trampoline and scenic chairlift rides give families a unique way to test their adventurous side. You can also choose to[…]

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Rainy Day and Indoor Activities in the White Mountains of NH and Beyond

The White Mountains of New Hampshire offer every outdoor activities you can dream about, but what can you do when the weather is not cooperating? Here is a very extensive list of Rainy Day and Indoor Activities, from visiting historical places to indoor sports your entire family will enjoy, to[…]

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Forgetful Guests!

People on vacations and away from their usual routine are often distracted. The first thing that people forget even before arriving at their destination is …their brain, if we may say. More people than you would think forget which hotel they booked! They stand at the front desk and want[…]

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Father’s Day – How do we celebrate in the Valley

A little bit of history : Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Its first celebration was in the Spokane (Washington) YMCA on June 19, 1910. After hearing a sermon about Mother’s Day in 1909, Sonora Smart Dodd[…]

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American Black Bears

We lived 10 years in New Jersey where Black Bears could be seen but not as often as in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Last year the bear sightings were pretty rare on our street, but 2014 seems to be a “bear year”: 2 females with cubs were spotted[…]

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Our pond fauna : Brown and Rainbow Trout

We usually stock our pond each year with rainbow trout, between 50 and 100 depending on how many survived the wildlife (otters, blue herons, raccoons)  that love our Bed and Breakfast as much as our guests do. Rainbow trout are fun for the fisherman as they are easy to catch[…]

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