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Waste Not Want Not: Reducing food waste at home

When we think of the holidays, we think of all the wonderful things we looked forward to. Family gatherings, trading gifts, and perhaps best of all… the food. Unfortunately though, Americans throw away $165 billion of food every year. That’s about 20lbs per person every month. And in 2015, American’s wasted enough food to fill […]

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Closing out 2021, “Inn” with 2022

Is there a better way to ring in the New Year than fine dining?  For our first New Years Eve as a married couple, my husband and I traveled to Jackson, NH for some winter activities and a cozy night away.  While we enjoyed our cross country skiing and snowshoeing at Jackson XC, we also […]

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The Best Sledding Hills In New Hampshire

#1. Alexander Carr Park Town: Derry (Rockingham County) This park is an excellent spot to go sledding and snowboarding to beat the crowds in the winter. For decades the park has welcomed visitors who appreciate the sledding hill. #2. Remich Park Town: Littleton (Grafton County) This sledding hill provides the perfect slope for any sled […]

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Cappuccino at a Cozy Cafe

As the days grow colder, ‘tis the season for warm drinks and a cozy space to enjoy them.  Concord has a new place to relax and gather with friends for a much-needed cup of coffee.  Brothers’ Cortado is a brand new cafe in Bicentennial Square, where the former True Brew Barista was located.  Their ribbon […]

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New Hampshire’s Covered Bridges

It’s that time of year when the iconic covered bridge brings holiday spirit and sentiment. Below is a list of lovely covered bridges found here in our New Hampshire backyard.   Blair Covered Bridge Town: Campton (Grafton County) The Blair Bridge is a wooden covered bridge originally built in 1829 that crosses the Pemigewasset River […]

Doing Good New Hampshire with Melina Baker

This week I had the privilege of speaking with Melina Baker, the Executive Director of the Pemi Youth Center in Plymouth, NH. Melina was born and raised in Attleboro, Massachusetts and graduated from Bridgewater State University, and earned her masters in Human Services Leadership from Plymouth State University.  While in college she would escape up […]

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5 Christmas Tree Farms In New Hampshire

With hundreds of Christmas tree farms statewide, you can make an annual tradition and cut your own Christmas tree right here in the granite state.   1. Donaghey Tree Farm Address: 359 3rd Range Rd, Pembroke, NH 03275 This cut-your-own farm is the perfect spot to bring the whole family and enjoy hot cocoa and snacks […]

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Why Being Anti-Racist Can Help Fight Climate Change

One of the things I love most about this blog is that we’re breaking down bigger ideas to make them more accessible. My goal has alway been about opening up the conversation so more voices can be heard, and one vital part of this inclusivity is anti-racism. Climate action has always been critiqued because it […]

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The Best Outdoor Recreation Gear & Rental Shops In New Hampshire

#1. Effortless Adventure Store locations: Plymouth This is one of New Hampshire’s premier rental camping and backpacking gear outfitters. They also offer guided and self-guided adventures.   #2. REI Store locations: North Conway Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) is a retail chain carrying gear, apparel, and footwear for a wide range of outdoor and fitness activities. […]