Dancing the Walkway Over the Hudson
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Dancing the Walkway Over the Hudson

Veni, vidi, vici. I came, I saw, and yes, I’ll say it, I conquered. My traveling companion, thirteen-year-old Alex and I, rose early on a stunningly bright Saturday morning with plans to take on a Guinness Book World Record. We joined our friend Traci, of GoBigorGoHomeBlog.com, for an attempt at the world’s longest chorus line….

Stowe – A Sweet Family Ski Resort
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Stowe – A Sweet Family Ski Resort

The last race of our winter season brought us back to Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont for the Sugar Slalom. History and tradition come alive at the festive weekend event, a 70-plus annual event that pits serious athletes side-by-side revelers dressed in tutus and banana costumes. And because it’s Vermont, this rite of spring features…

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20 Ideas for Winter Fun

Snow on the forecast? I say, “Bring it on!” Dropping temperatures and snow-laden landscapes offer new opportunities to create special family memories. But in the weeks following the solstice, daylight hours are in short supply as is time for  outdoor play.  To counter the temptation to hibernate, I’m compiling a list of ideas for winter…

Ski Deals for Thanksgiving Travel
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Ski Deals for Thanksgiving Travel

As fall foliage fades and summer memories grow distant, I begin to dream of the next family vacation. Fortunately, the next trip is coming up soon as we celebrate an annual family tradition of Thanksgiving travel. This year we’re feeling especially grateful because resorts are bending over backwards to make up for last season’s lackluster…