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October 2018


Brentwood Hotel, Saratoga Springs, NY

And so continues our Saratoga Springs saga! Well, I guess it doesn’t exactly qualify as a saga, but everyone loves a good alliteration. Anyway, one of our favorite parts of the trip was finding the cutest little hotel to stay at. When we first started thinking about planning a trip upstate, our initial thought was to stay at an Airbnb. When we were in Lake Placid last fall for my friend’s wedding, we had a really great experience at an…

Food & Drink, Travel

Angry Orchard, Walden, NY

Matt and I had been wanting to take a trip this fall, but we were having trouble figuring out where to go. Initially, we were thinking of heading up to Hudson, NY but we weren’t finding Airbnbs that were both affordable and (I say this knowing how basic I sound) asthetically pleasing. We were about to give up when Matt suddenly mentioned we check out Saratoga Springs. I – having been a huge horse-freak for most of my life –…

Food & Drink

My Favorite Cinnamon Muffins

For as long as I can remember, I have never been particularly gifted in the kitchen. I hated learning to cook in middle school and high school, and relied on the dining hall all through college. Somehow, I have made it almost three years post-grad without fully learning how to cook anything much more complicated than a box of pasta or a vegetable stir fry. Since moving to our new apartment, though, Matt and I have been trying to become…