Wedding Party Shoes April 24 2014

Best New England Outdoor Wedding Venues

Let the stunning scenery of New England be the backdrop for your nuptials with an outdoor wedding ceremony at one of these picturesque venues. York Harbor Inn – Hartley Mason Reserve in Maine Say your vows on at the edge of the ocean at the exquisite oceanfront Hartley Mason Reserve across from the York Harbor Inn. This seaside locale provides the bride and groom with … Read More

Beer Flight April 24 2014

LOVE BEER? Tour NH Breweries!

With summer coming up, beer takes center stage in simple weeknight meals, entertaining, and grilling season. Take a mini vacation to visit some NH breweries, find new favorite craft beers to put on ice this summer, and unwind. These 5 breweries offer a taste of some of the Granite State’s finest brews. Make a weekend out of your New Hampshire brewery tours by hitting up … Read More

Harbor Fish Market April 23 2014

From Fish to Fork: Chef Avi Visits Harbor Fish Market

Stonehurst Manor understands that the key to a great experience is attention to detail. Everything from the layout of our rooms to the decorations in the dining lounge is considered in painstaking detail. Visitors to Stonehurst Manor have an expectation that they will experience the best service and the best food, and we strive every day to live up to and exceed those expectations. [image_frame … Read More

Fresh Blueberries April 23 2014

3 Delicious Berry Picking Outings in New Hampshire

Now that winter is behind us in New England, we are about to embark upon the berry picking season. This typically begins in late May and continues through the seasons until December in New Hampshire. For those who are interested in berry picking outings in New Hampshire, here are three to consider when planning your next trip. 1: Strawberry Picking: Early Spring Berries You can … Read More

Adirondack Chair at Stonehurst Manor April 23 2014

How To Make An Adirondack Chair

Imagine sitting out on the lawn at the Stonehurst Manor in an Adirondack Chair, gazing out over Mount Washington. The soft breeze and the mild air invite you to relax and enjoy the stunning scenery. There are few experiences that are more refreshing than taking the time to experience this type of complete relaxation. No hecticness associated with meetings, no electronics to distract you; just … Read More

Happy Easter Background April 20 2014

5 German Easter Traditions You Didn't Know About

Frohe Ostern! Happy Easter! Ostern is German for Easter, and in Germany, Easter is not a celebration that lasts just a single day. Instead, Easter in Germany is a celebration lasts for four days, though the tradition is celebrated throughout the entire month. Karfreitag is how you say Good Friday in German. The Ostern celebration starts with Gruendonnerstag, which is Green Thursday, which segaways into … Read More

Eating Organic In North Conway, NH April 01 2014

Local Food and Farms in North Conway, NH

There is almost no point to living in New Hampshire if you’re not going to take advantage of the fresh food options that we have here. The farmers’ markets, the local dairy and vegetable farms, the local-ingredients used at restaurants throughout North Conway, there’s really no better place to be if you want fresh, locally-sourced food that’s never seen the inside of a long-haul truck. … Read More

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