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Where to Cool Off in NH: Kancamagus Highway

In the two months we’ve been living in New Hampshire we have seen all four seasons. Everything from snow and freezing temperatures to humid, 90+ degree days. Over Memorial  Day weekend, we had unseasonably warm temperatures so we decided to hit the mountains to cool off. That leads me to today’s topic: Where to Cool Off When It’s Hot in New Hampshire – Kancamagus Highway. (Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive a small affiliate commission. This helps keep my blog running!) Kancamagus Highway The “Kanc”, as the locals casually refer to it, is a 34.5 mile scenic drive through the White Mountain National Forest. According to TripAdvisor.com it is #1 of 33 best things to do in Conway, New Hampshire. Be prepared to put the top down and take in…

Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Outdoorsman

While it may not feel like summer (or spring for that matter) in New England, June is right around the corner. We are officially one month away from Father’s Day and I’m gathering gift ideas for my dad, the ultimate outdoorsman. Since most of us are currently in quarantine, shopping on Amazon makes it easy. I have compiled a list of 10 Father’s Day Gifts for the Outdoorsman all currently under $60 each. (Disclosure: Some of the product links in this post are affiliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive a small affiliate commission. This helps keep my blog running!) Before you check out my list, I will give you a brief summary of my dad’s interests. If your dad sounds anything like mine, he will be sure to enjoy any of these items. What makes an outdoorsy dad My…

Visit NH: 7 Days At Lake Waukewan

My heart will forever be in New England. There is something about your childhood home that always calls you back. When you visit, all those nostalgic emotions and feelings bubble up inside you. The good and the bad. With maturity and time, the good memories always seem the most real. For my birthday, my family sent me plane tickets for a 7 day New Hampshire Getaway. Last year, my parents sold my childhood home and moved to Lake Waukewan. This visit was to experience everything their new place had to offer. I wasn’t disappointed. If you aren’t familiar with the Lakes Region of NH, Lake Waukewan is located in the towns of Meredith, New Hampton and Center Harbor. It feeds Lake Winnipesaukee via a waterfall you can visit at Mill Falls Marketplace. This blog is to share my personal adventures with the hope that your New Hampshire summer vacation might…

2017 Spring Trip to NH + Skillet Recipe

Morning, Ya’ll! I’m back from spending a week in my home state of New Hampshire. There is something special about spring in New England. The beauty of the crisp morning air, birds singing, ombre shades of green everywhere you look and all the locals smiling at the sun as they soak in its warmth! Even though I’m a Southern gal now, I still remember how good it felt to have the snowy, winter months behind me and summer days at the lake awaiting me. Where i ate Today was my second day back at the gym after a week of rest and traveling. I managed to stay on my Paleo, gluten free diet almost the entire trip. My first morning in the Lakes Region, I took my grandfather and brother out to eat at Kitchen Cravings. I had my usual plate of scrambled eggs, fruit and sausage with a much…