Upstate New York


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 –…



So, some of you may be wondering (I doubt anyone is wondering, but this felt right for effect) why Matt and I made the trip to the Adirondacks this weekend. Well folks, wonder no more! My friend and co-worker, Crystal, married her best friend of many years, Eddie, this past Saturday in Lake Placid. Matt and I were honored to join them to celebrate their wedding and new marriage along with their family and close friends. This was one of…


Our Adirondack Adventure

This past weekend, Matt and I embarked upon one of our biggest adventures yet — conquering the Adirondacks! Okay, well we didn’t exactly conquer them, but we did drive all the way up there from my parents’ house in New Jersey. Beyond that, we pretty much just stopped the car every so often once we made it into the mountains. And by that I mean we would be driving, see other cars pulled over, continue to drive by them, realize…