January 05 2014

Trending Wedding Ideas for all New Hampshire Seasons

Are you set to say “I do” in fall, winter, summer or spring? Is your wedding going to be in New Hampshire? If the answer is yes, then you have an opportunity to make those special memories a lifelong treasure. There are numerous stunning NH hotels that are ideal for a memorable wedding. Regardless of the season that you tie the knot, this place will … Read More

North Conway Shopping December 28 2013

A Local's Guide to North Conway, NH

North Conway is a gem within New Hampshire’s picturesque Mount Washington Valley. Old-world antique shops and delectable bakeries coexist alongside reputable outlet stores such as Dansk, J. Jill and Nike. The majestic White Mountains reminds visitors of the rugged beauty of New Hampshire. North Conway is home to the notorious International Mountain Climbing School, drawing avid climbers from around the globe. Conway is an eclectic … Read More

December 28 2013

Be the Gift: A Guide to Volunteering in the White Mountains

The warm communities and stunning vistas of the White Mountains make you want to give something back. The holidays and the start of the new year are a great time to get involved. There are many ways for you to be part of something larger and give back to the White Mountains communities. Influence youth by becoming a volunteer with the Girl Scouts of the … Read More

December 22 2013

How to Propose on Christmas Eve

When it’s time to propose to the person you want to spend the rest of your life with, getting the timing right is important. The holiday season can be one of the most romantic times of the year, so it is no surprise that so many people choose to propose on Christmas Eve. Follow these three tips to make sure your Yuletide proposal becomes one … Read More

December 22 2013

Yukon Mashed Potato [Infographic]

Chef Avi, Stonehurst’s adored Chef, has created this visual of his Yukon Garlic Mashed Potato recipe for you to enjoy! Use This Graphic for FREE on Your Site! You may use the infographic above on your website, however, the license we grant to you requires that you properly and correctly attribute the work to us with a link back to our website by using the … Read More

December 18 2013

Chef Avi Presents: Spiced Cranberry Sauce

The perfect accompaniment for the Holiday Season.  No Thanksgiving nor Christmas Dinner is complete without the quintessential Cranberry Sauce.  Below Chef Avi shows you how easy it is to prepare at home, with fresh Cranberries, Orange & Ginger.   Surprise your friends & family with some spectacular sides this season, not from a can!!   Spiced Cranberry Sauce  1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar 1/2 Cup Light … Read More

December 17 2013

Christmas Cookies at Stonehurst

‘Tis the season for Christmas cookies! The Stonehurst family has some wonderful recipes to share with you today. Some are classic favorites we know of, others’, like Chef Avi’s, are special family recipes’ shared from generations past. Which cookies have you heard of? Which are your favorites?   L- R Row #1 : Peter (Owner) : Pfeffernusse Cookies/Chris Cerasale (Sous Chef):  Oatmeal Raisin Cookies /Michael (Beverage Manager): Holiday Shortbread … Read More

December 17 2013

A Stonehurst Manor Vintage Christmas

Dear to our hearts and best celebrated in the company of the closest friends and family, Christmas has become a holiday of colorful traditions, from family fruit cake and bread pudding recipes to carol singing and trimmed trees. Celebrants around the world light up December with merriment in anticipation of Christmas. At Stonehurst Manor, we and our guests celebrate the season with a holiday tradition … Read More

December 16 2013

7 Rules for Stress-Free Holiday Travel

You work hard, and you deserve a real vacation. However, you must learn how to appreciate your time away from home. You can keep anxiety to a minimum, even when visiting family members you only see occasionally with these seven simple tips: 1. Research destination and accommodations carefully. This will prevent you from ending up at a seedy couple’s lounge when you would prefer four … Read More

December 15 2013

A New England Christmas: A History of Stonehurst Manor

There’s Christmas — and then there’s Christmas in the New England mountains, tucked away in a cozy, beautiful, 140-year-old manor. New Hampshire’s Stonehurst Manor, nestled among tall pines amid a White Mountain backdrop, offers eye-catching views and rustic Victorian elegance. Situated near the famed “Castle in the Clouds” mansion, Stonehurst is unusual among NH hotels. But the most intriguing thing about Stonehurst isn’t an amenity … Read More