The Change

The Change

The change seemed to happen early. Suddenly, in August, I was experiencing cold, then hot, then cold, then warmish. It really varied, and it wasn’t like you could count on a pattern. Yes, autumn arrived early this year (did you think I was talking about something else?), and it was barely summer at all! The [more]

other side of the hill

Other Side of the Hill

A Friday night in Stowe, Vt., might feature the annual antique car show with a parade of lovingly restored cars and trucks driving through town, or a concert and fireworks at Spruce Peak, or a group mountain bike ride, or a bowling competition at Stowe Bowl. There is always some kind of activity going on [more]

Stowe breweries and craft beers

Stowe Breweries and Craft Beers

Craft brewmasters are hopping on the ski town brewery bandwagon, and why not? Beer and skiing go together like kids and ice cream. Stowe breweries have added a new dimension to the ski town. Within a 25-mile radius are 8 craft breweries, each with its own style and taste objectives. Visiting them in person to [more]

Cliff House Valentine's Dinner

Cliff House Valentine’s Dinner

Venus aligns with mars, a full moon, a comet, and a lunar eclipse at the 2017 Cliff House Valentine’s Dinner I am sure most people have heard the book title, “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” by John Gray. Well, every now and then the planets align in a very good way and [more]

New busnesses in Waterbury Vermont

New Businesses in Waterbury Vermont

Many ingenious entrepreneurs have opened new businesses in Waterbury Vermont in 2016, making this central Vermont town an desirable place to live. Here is an overview of the 10 new businesses in Waterbury Vermont and nearby Waterbury Center. Waterbury Bridgeside Home is an extension of Bridgeside Books. Bridgeside Home is located adjacent to Rusty Parker [more]

Summer in Cambridge Vermont

Summer in Cambridge Vermont

Smugglers’ Resort is a big draw for winter sports enthusiasts, and that’s why many people live in nearby Cambridge. That said, summer in Cambridge Vermont can be as exciting, fun, and rewarding as winter, and a lot of people live in Cambridge because it’s a thriving rural Vermont community. The town of Cambridge consists of [more]

Top 3 Things to Do, Winter in Vermont

Top 3 Must Do’s for a Vermont Winter

As you probably know, Vermont winters are all about snow. Downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing can only be enjoyed in winter. And after a day of any of these, nothing beats sipping wine by a cozy fire. Now that we finally have some some snow, here are my Top 3 Must Do’s for [more]

Pumpkin Carver

My Short Life as a Pumpkin Carver

Artistry is not my strong point and neither are sharp knives. Many years ago my sister-in-law told me I had to learn how to be creative so that I could help my daughter with her school projects. I thought, “Oh-oh, we’re in trouble now.” I’m a real estate agent, not a pumpkin carver! Fortunately my [more]

Lakefront Property for Sale, South Hero, Vermont

Road Trip to South Hero

Last week the fall foliage was nearing peak where I live in the foothills of Mount Mansfield. It was time to take a drive and photograph all my current listings so future buyers could see what they look like during Vermont’s beautiful leaf-peeping season. I also have one gorgeous lakefront property listing on Lake Champlain, [more]

I Love Rural Vermont Real Estate

One of my favorite (and original) quotes about rural Vermont real estate is this: “We drive to work, but we come home and play.” In other words, yes, our commutes may be slightly longer, but after work and on weekends we are right where we want to be! Close to ski trails, backcountry trails, great [more]