A Quick Guide of Orange County, NY

July 7

I’m going to tell you a little story… When we purchased our home in 2013, we were living in Yonkers. We loved the idea of moving to Orange County, NY and looked forward to it all. It took us some time to settle into our new surroundings and get a feel for how close and how … Read More

A Quick Guide of Rockland County, NY

May 26

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Rockland County, NY? The first thing that comes to my mind is the Palisades Center Mall. Secondly is the ‘Old‘ Tappan Zee Bridge and the ‘New‘ Bridge that’s almost finished. How about the Bear Mountain State Park? Those are just a few … 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

What is a Children’s Spring Tea? Why Should you go?

April 1

Did you know that there is an enchanting Children’s Spring Tea that takes place every year right here in the Hudson Valley? Would you believe me if I tell you that it is held in a historic location by the majestic Hudson River? Well, it’s true… Let me show you some highlights from the Annual … 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