February 21 2015

Hike the Northern Appalachian Trail

Hiking the Appalachian Trail in New Hampshire is a challenging, yet rewarding experience. It’s one of the state’s main attractions for summertime visitors, a unforgettable experience for all. Rugged paths, beautiful overlooks, and demanding climbs highlight the Trail, which stretches 2,100 miles from Maine to North Georgia.  The New Hampshire portion measures 161 miles and is considered the most challenging. Several hiking clubs maintain the trails … Read More

February 18 2015

How to Choose a Wedding Destination

Selecting the right location for a destination wedding is a challenging task. A bride and groom will want to consider several factors before deciding on the perfect destination. Fortunately, some key factors make it easier to identify an appropriate location and narrow down the choices for the perfect wedding plans. Consider the Guests A destination wedding must consider the guests and their mobility. For example, … Read More

February 16 2015

5 Winter Clothing Myths

Staying warm isn’t exactly a science, but there are some myths out there that need to be dispelled. 1. Hats with ear flaps help prevent ear infections. Hats with ear flaps help keep ears warm, but that’s all. Ear infections are not caused by cold ears. According to the Mayo Clinic, ear infections are sometimes caused when a person gets the cold virus and the … Read More

February 14 2015

5 Unique Valentine’s Day Traditions

Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate romance and enjoy time with loved ones, but some of the traditions that arise during the holiday are surprising. During the holiday, planning a getaway with a special individual is not the only way to celebrate love and relationships. Giving Chocolate to Men Giving chocolate is not an unexpected tradition, but in Japan the tradition differs from other … Read More

February 08 2015

5 Perfect Winter Recipes

During the winter months, eating a warm and filling meal is comforting. The chilly outdoor weather makes a warm soup or simple meal appealing. Although personal tastes vary significantly, some winter recipes are a favorite choice to warm up after coming in from skiing, making a snowman or enjoying the outdoor activities that are only possible during the winter. Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash Soup … Read More

February 06 2015

How It’s Made – Ice Sculptures

Ice sculptures are beautiful works of art that can create unexpected results. Depending on the way that the ice is sculpted and created, it is possible to create a waterfall effect, beautiful statues or useful trays that keep foods or beverages cold. Although the image and sculpture varies significantly, the process of making an ice sculpture is similar. Creating Clear Ice An ice sculpture requires … Read More

February 02 2015

Top 4 Wedding Trends for 2015

The take on the traditional wedding always falls prey to the whims and fantasies of every new bride. 2015 has already seen new wedding trends emerge as brides and grooms challenge the ways of their parents and grandparents. 1. Cupcakes It may be the massive popularity of the television show, “Cupcake Wars,” that instigated this new wedding trend. Wedding cakes can cost in the thousands … Read More

January 28 2015

7 Romantic New England Getaways

Getting away for the weekend or enjoying a fun vacation with a significant other offers a chance to enjoy a little romance. Whether the trip is designed to rekindle the flame after years of marriage or is part of a new romance, finding the right destination is essential for an amazing trip. Stonehurst Manor A romantic getaway to Stonehurst Manor in North Conway, New Hampshire … Read More

January 26 2015

Health Benefits of Cross Country Skiing

When winter brings one storm after another, creating several feet of snow for each round of storms, one of the best things you can do is strap on your snow skis for some cross-country skiing to break out of the wintertime blues. While cross-country skiing is a great opportunity–sometimes an even greater excuse–to play in the snow, there are also several health perks associated with … Read More

January 24 2015

The Best Places to Travel in January

January may not seem like a great time to travel as you recover your energy and finances from the holiday season. January however, can be a beautiful, uncrowded and affordable time to get away for a few days. If you’re thinking about a vacation this month, we have some stellar ideas that won’t break your budget. Quebec City If you’ve always wanted to visit Paris, … Read More