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5 Reasons Beekeeping is Awesome

Fun Fact: This will be my second winter as a beekeeper. I’ve been fascinated with honeybees and beekeeping since moving to NH over five years ago. Beekeeping seemed to be a much more common activity around the Upper Valley than where I’m from in NY. When my boyfriend and I were house hunting, it wasn’t […]


The Holidays Are Here Again

It’s that time of year again; the holiday season! I hope everyone had an enjoyable Thanksgiving! As we head deeper into December, and town and community celebrations abound, I thought I’d share a few holiday events happening in the Upper Valley this weekend. This Friday, Dec. 4th, kicks off the Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce’s […]


Zappos Loves Hanover

On Tuesday, November 10th, residents of Hanover, NH woke up to a pleasant surprise; boxes of goodies gifted from online shoe and clothing retailer Approximately 1,800 plain, white boxes adorned with the Zappos logo were left on the porches and at the end of driveways of residents throughout the town. Inside each box was […]


Coffee and Beer Festivals This Weekend!

Coffee lovers, rejoice! The second New Hampshire Coffee Festival is happening this Saturday (September 19th) in Laconia. Presented by the Main Street Initiative of Laconia, the festival is taking place downtown, on Main Street, from 12pm-4pm. This family-friendly event is free! There will be dozens of vendors sharing coffee samples and selling coffee, coffee-related items, […]

Going for a stroll along a garden path

Explore Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

I recently took an afternoon off from work and visited the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, NH. Have you ever been? Located just off of 12A on Saint Gaudens Road, the National Historic Site features the home, gardens, and studios of prominent American sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Saint-Gaudens lived in the home on the property, […]