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“I eat a lot of salad, a little meat, and some fruit. That’s all. But I like sweets.”

“I eat a lot of salad, a little meat, and some fruit. That’s all. But I like sweets.”

Sophia Loren I love going to Lake George in the Summer. There are so many great restaurants and things to do! One of my family’s favorite restaurants was George’s Restaurant (3857 NY-9L, Lake George). It kind of became a staple where at least once a Summer […]

“The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.”

“The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.”

Blaise Pascal I can’t even put into words how annoying this sprained ankle has been. I’ve been so active, getting back into hot yoga, PRing my 5K times and then BOOM, one game of kickball and I’m on crutches and told I can’t be active […]

“Children will not remember you for the material things you provide but for the feeling that you cherished them.”

“Children will not remember you for the material things you provide but for the feeling that you cherished them.”

Richard L. Evans One place in the Capital Region that I wish I lived closer to is the Healthy Living Market & Cafe (3065 Route 50, Saratoga Springs). I used to go to the cafe during my yearly trip to Vermont and was super excited when […]

No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut.

No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut.

Channing Pollock I don’t know if I’ve ever touched on my true culinary love. Sure, pasta is great, I could honestly eat a good slice of pizza for every meal and get me a good deli sandwich and I’m happy. My true love though, the […]

My perfect morning is spent drinking coffee, eating porridge and reading the paper at a local cafe.

My perfect morning is spent drinking coffee, eating porridge and reading the paper at a local cafe.

Anton du Beke Based on the idea of my blog, I can assume that you assume that I’m all about local. I’ve lived in this area my whole life and I love the support and compassion we all have for our area. The minute I […]

ADK Wine & Food

ADK Wine & Food

This weekend is the Adirondack Wine & Food Festival (Saturday June 27th 12PM-6PM & Sunday, June 28 12PM-5PM). Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the gate at the Charles R. Wood Festival Commons (West Brook Rd, Lake George). I’ve been looking forward to this […]

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beerholder

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beerholder

Kinky Friedman Being from Schenectady, Proctors is like a second home to me. I’ve been going to shows at Proctors since I was a kid and one of my favorite times of the year is to see their schedule to see what events are coming […]

I’m an old-fashioned guy… I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.

I’m an old-fashioned guy… I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.

Johnny Depp It was just restaurant week in Lake George and there’s no way I would miss the opportunity to have food up in Lake George in this beautiful weather for $20.15. My family and I decided to check out Giovanna’s on the Lake inside of […]

“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad.”

“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad.”

Brian O’Driscoll Whenever I go grocery shopping, I try to stay to the list I brought. I don’t necessarily buy any particular brand but go with things that are either on sale or my personal favorite thing to do, buy local products I find in […]

“We all need to make time for a burger once in a while.”

“We all need to make time for a burger once in a while.”

Erica Durance As I was growing up, we had a McDonald’s around the corner. I wasn’t able to drive so Summer to my friends and me was meeting up for lunch at McDonald’s with the money my Mother either gave me or what I made […]