Monthly Archives: March 2014

Local Raspberries North Conway NH March 26 2014

3 Early Harvest New England Crops

There are many advantages to growing your own crops, and luckily there are a variety of plants indigenous to New England that can easily be cultivated and harvested on a large or small scale. Jerusalem Artichokes: Sometimes called Sunchokes or Earth Apples, Jerusalem Artichokes are a tuber that make a great alternative to potatoes. They can also be baked, fried, or roasted just like a … Read More

March 22 2014

3 Refreshing Spring Cocktail Recipes

As Spring approaches, it’s time to stretch our legs, get ready for gardening, and sit back to enjoy a few cocktails in the sun! We hope you enjoy the recipes below! Happy Spring! #1 April Showers 2 oz vodka 1 ½ pumps Amoretti Premium Blood Orange Syrup ¼ fresh-squeezed lime 2 oz Tonic Water Granulated sugar Add first four ingredients to a Collins glass rimmed in … Read More

Source: March 18 2014

Tour The Covered Bridges of NH

At the height of their use, more than 10,000 covered bridges existed throughout the United States. Of the 750 that are left, 54 of them are located in beautiful New Hampshire. Existing throughout the state, the covered bridges of NH each boast their own design that’s unique to the town where they’re located. Due to their history and structural beauty, covered bridges were the first … Read More

Source: March 18 2014

Spring Skiing On Mount Washington

Spring skiing season is just around the corner! The months of April through July are big here at Mount Washington. Now is the time to make your reservations and come to Stonehurst Manor for a skiing adventure at Tuckerman Ravine, located just 26 miles north east of the lodge. Tuckerman Ravine is a huge landmark for the spring skiers and has been known to draw … Read More

Source: March 17 2014

Unusual Saint Patricks Day Traditions From Around The World

The month of March is a time of transition, when Winter hurls it’s last dying gasps of defiance and Spring whispers of it’s tentative but inevitable approach and the re-greening of the world. So what could be more appropriate than a holiday that’s all about green, St. Patrick’s Day? For most it’s a day of green beer, pinching folks who forget to wear something green, … Read More

March 10 2014

Clam Chowders of New England

There are about a dozen types of clam chowder and as such it is important that anyone looking for a great clam chowder recipe know exactly what they are in for. Taking the time to consider the different types of clam chowder can help just about anyone decide what recipe is right for them. New England Clam Chowder/ Boston Clam Chowder The first and most … Read More

March 09 2014

10 Bridal Traditions with Unusual Origins

Tradition is as important to most brides as personalization is, helping pave the way toward the wedding of their dreams. Ironically, most people can’t tell you why they feel strongly about certain traditions, nor can they tell you how those traditions got their start. “It’s tradition” is a phrase that’s likely to be uttered by many brides and their families. Now you can learn where … Read More

March 09 2014

Jacuzzi Suites For a Relaxing Vacation

When you visit a hotel for work or personal vacation, do you treat yourself by renting a Jacuzzi suite? Many people forget how beneficial a dip in the hot tub can be. Whether you go alone or with your friends and family, here are the top reasons that your next vacation must include time in the Jacuzzi. Say “Good Bye” to Stress Relieving stress isn’t … Read More

March 03 2014

Stonehurst Manor Wins First Place in Chilly Chili Contest

North Conway, NH – Stonehurst Manor is proud to announce their recent winning of the Chilly Chili Cook Off 2014 Competition in the non-profit Chef Division!  Congratulations Chef Avi, Heidi, and Christopher for an awesome event.  Thank you to all of our supporters who made this happen. We pride ourselves in our community involvement locally, but also are aware of more global issues such as … Read More