Where to Find Popular Weekend Hudson Valley Farmers’ Markets

May 12

Did you know that you don’t have to drive far to buy farm fresh produce and freshly made products? If you were like me, you grew up in a home where fresh produce was only bought at the supermarket or during our yearly traditional trip to go apple picking. Hudson Valley Farmers’ Markets are a … Read More

Chuang Yen Monastery: A Place for Tranquility and Inspiration

April 26

Did you know that the largest indoor statue of Buddha in the Western Hemisphere is located right here in the Hudson Valley?…and I got to see it! It’s true!!!! Chuang Yen Monastery and the Buddhist Association of the United States is located in Putnam County.In fact, the statue of Buddha and the Buddhist Temple are set … Read More

9+ Things you can do for free in the Hudson Valley

March 18

With another Hudson Valley school break just around the corner, I’m sure you’re trying to think of things you can do for free in the Hudson Valley or, at least, do inexpensively. The problem is, that most places that are both convenient and fun can also cost a lot of money, especially for a larger … Read More

How to Plan the Rest of your Summer Like a Rockstar!

July 20

Can you believe Summer is almost over?!?!?! It feels like this Summer is flying by. If you’re like me, now that we’re halfway through the Summer, it’s getting harder and harder to plan new and exciting things for the family to do. I’m going to show you how to plan the rest of your Summer … Read More

8 Must-Do’s at Newburgh Illuminated Festival

June 7

Are you looking for a free community-based festival that offers something for everyone to enjoy? Newburgh Illuminated Festival is a wonderful yearly event. The festival showcases the Best of Newburgh and the Hudson Valley. This year’s June 3rd event was their 5th annual and it is still going strong. There is such a wonderful sense … Read More