The Adirondack Experience, the Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX) explores people’s connections to the Adirondacks through interactive exhibits, hands-on activities, and culturally rich collections. At the Adirondack Experience, enjoy a few hours or the entire day on the...
From Sauerkraut to bagels, eat like a local at these 10 Unique Upstate New York Food Festivals.
Our favorite tried and true dining spots in the Canandaigua and surrounding areas for date night.
Live! Folklife Concerts are back this Spring with a Thursday evening series of 12 concerts during MarchApril-May, 7 to 9 pm (doors open at 6:30). The free series is produced and hosted by The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library...
Sky-high costs put Prom out of reach some families, but these Upstate New York groups and organizations want to help make prom dreams come true.
  Mark your calendars, It's a Wonderful Life in Seneca Falls this December 8th, 9th and 10th!  You know I love the movie It’s a Wonderful Life , in fact, it is a holiday tradition in our house to watch it, but after...
 Huge thanks to Moyer Beef for sponsoring this post and providing me the opportunity to learn all about New York Beef! The post, opinions, and photos are all my own, but you probably knew that already. Have you ever...
The New York State Canal Corporation has chosen Seneca Falls as one of the five locations throughout New York State to hold Locktoberfest which is a festival celebrating Autumn on the Canalways system. The event incorporates community markets, local artwork,...
From the Mountains to the Finger Lakes region there is no better way to take in all the colors and sites than on a train tour.
Squaw Island is an 11,000-year-old island located at the north end of Canandaigua Lake. It is known to be New York State's smallest Fish and Wildlife Management Area and one of the two known islands in the eleven Finger Lakes.  Seneca woman and children sought refuge on the Island during the 1779 Sullivan Expeditions, and it is one of the few places on earth where 'water biscuits' form.
June 24-25, 2017 you can get out and experience the great fishing on the lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams of New York, no fishing license required!
This nostalgic restaurant offers carhop and in-house service. The menu is all-American, old style short-order food cooked on a flat top right in front of you.
The 2017 Seneca Falls Canal Festival information and history of the Aquacade of the 60's and 70's and the creation of Van Cleef Lake.
10 Upstate New York Festivals to Add to your Calendar that celebrate everything Upstate New York has to offer.
It is almost Farmers Market Season here in the Finger Lakes! Not only can you get the freshest produce around at your local farmers market, these markets make it easy to talk with and get to know the people who...
  Easter is one of those hectic holidays, the egg hunts, the baskets, church service, keeping the kids clean and photo ready in their Easter outfits, if  the thought of hosting your family’s Easter meal on top of all that...
Upstate New York organizations that support students and make prom dreams come true to those who may not be able to afford a dress for prom.
A note from Jen: I typically avoid sharing politically related topics here.  However, I have written many times about Seneca Falls and its rich history. This is a nonpartisan march and organizers are expecting 100s of women to participate....
It's a Wonderful Life In Seneca Falls For our family, watching It’s a Wonderful Life every holiday season is a cherished Christmas tradition. The timeless tale of a discouraged George Bailey who, with the help of his guardian angel finally...
  A few years ago a friend asked me "What would you put into an Upstate New York State themed gift basket". They were visiting from out of town and wanted to send a sample of Upstate New York back...
Hi! I’m Jennifer – a work at home, farmer's wife, mom to 3, living life in Upstate New York! I love sharing tasty recipes, easy do it yourself projects, and little stories of life on a farm in the Finger Lakes.

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