Stuart’s Fruit Farm: The Oldest Working Farm in Westchester County, NY

October 4
Choosing a place to go apple picking in the Hudson Valley can be quite tricky. With so many choices in and around the Hudson Valley, this task can be overwhelming. However, I am here to share our experience going to Stuart's Fruit Farm in Granite Springs, NY and help you decide if Stuart's Farm is [...]

Best Places to Visit in the Hudson Valley | October Edition

September 20

October is probably my favorite month of the year. Ok, Ok, maybe November is too, but October is a very special time in the Hudson Valley. With so much to do and so much to see, it is hard keep up with al that’s going on. It is often difficult to narrow down the Best … Read More

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

Bannerman Castle: A Treasure on the Hudson

June 29

Have you ever ridden on the Metro-North Hudson Line heading up to Poughkeepsie? Did you notice a beautiful castle on the Hudson between Breakneck Ridge and Beacon? It looks like a castle out of a fairy tale. If you have, then you’ve seen the majestic and monumental Bannerman Castle.I’ve looked longingly at Bannerman Castle from my … 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

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