New Hampshire’s Great White(s)

“Not all who wander are lost” –J.R.R. Tolkien Some of my earliest memories of visits to New Hampshire are predominantly about hiking.When my family would vacation here, we would go to my grandparent’s house in Center Sandwich.Of course we went to the Sandwich fair, which was a blast again this year, and then there was […]


Announcing the Young Professional of the Year!

Laura Jacobi, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Secretary, Lake Sunapee Bank How does it feel to have been nominated for and won the Young Professional of the Year award? It is rewarding to have the work you have done not only professionally but in the community and as a […]


Stay and Say “I do” in New Hampshire

Fall foliage…what can be a better wedding back drop? Autumn in the great Granite State is simply beautiful…and a nearly perfect time and place to say “I do”. I happen to love fall weather here in New Hampshire…the crisp cool air, the anticipation of the holiday season, the colors and aromas…Ahhh! So, of course I […]


Granite State in the Garden State

This fall I’ve been an admissions representative for Plymouth State University. Mission? To travel to New Jersey to spread the good word of what’s happening at the base of the White Mountains in hopes to encourage students to visit and apply when making the decision to go to college. Here are a few things I […]


Brrr… Stay Warm this Winter on a Budget

Are you ready for winter? While New Hampshire residents may be excited for snowboarding, ice skating, and the holidays, they can also feel the looming dread of shoveling snow, frozen temperatures, and sticker shock from high heating bills. Winter heating can get expensive, and this year will be no exception. WMUR warns that heating costs […]


These Boots

When I have free time, in between the usual everyday, I love to hike. My Columbia Hiking Shoes were given to me as a gift from my parents on move in day at Plymouth State, back in 2000. Who would have thought that a simple gift like hiking boots would have allowed me to learn […]


Commitment Issues

My husband and I got engaged six months after we started dating. Some people thought we were nuts. We didn’t care – we were sure. We’re the kind of people that dive right in and commit ourselves 110% to everything – our relationship, our son, our work. But it wasn’t until this year that we […]


BAM. It’s Autumn.

Last week I had the delight of heading down to Florida for my friend’s wedding.It was wonderful.Boyan, Blake and I packed our swimsuits, a kit, some flip-flops, and off we went.We frolicked in the ocean, played in the dirt, ate dinner on the beach and wiped the sweat off our brow as we watched our […]


Life is a vacation: Goodbye leaf peepers, hello snow seekers!

It’s always exciting to live in a town that attracts vacationers from around the world.  Lincoln, New Hampshire has already had many accomplishments this year from the opening of Loon Mountain’s brand new aerial adventure park, to the opening of the new home of the North Country Center for the Art’s, Jean’s Playhouse.  Both locations […]