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Summer To-Do List: Part Three (Hikers and Bikers Rejoice!)

We've served up events, spots to get your learn on, and insider info for foodies. With this installment we're focusing on recreational opportunities for hikers and bicyclists. It's hardly a comprehensive list but you'll find some tried and true recommendations, whether you're an amateur or an expert, for some outdoor warm weather adventures you'll make memories of!

Summer To-Do List: Part Two (for foodies!)

Calling all Foodies! Installment two of our Addison County Summertime To-Do List is the one for you! This week we’re dishing up the ingredients for your most delicious summer yet! From creemees, to outdoor dining hotspots, local brewers/distillers/vineyards, to the best stocked farmer’s markets – check out IPJ Real Estate’s suggestions to tempt the taste buds!  read more...

Summer in Addison County: Part One

Summer is here! What's on your To-Do List!? I always make one once Spring hits. There’s something about renewal that allows the mind to open to possibility. I also admit that the list is an ideal picture where every weekend is devoted to some great new adventure, new experience, new place, new pastime. I don’t usually accomplish most of it, but the list in and of itself is kind of motivational, so it’s well worth the daydreaming. In making my list this year, I asked our crew for recommendations. It grew to such lengths, that I’ve decided to break down our rec's into bite size pieces, so stay tuned in the coming weeks! Read more...

Grateful for Community Mentors!

People always tell you when you have kids that “it take a village to raise a child” - this is so clear in our community. The number of people that volunteer their time to mentor our kids is monumental, whether it be play practice on a Saturday afternoon, or a basketball game on Sunday morning. These people serve as mentors to our kids and can provide such a positive influence....read more!

The Christmas Tree Experience in Addison County

It's hard to break from holiday time errands to make traditions like the annual Christmas tree hunt a priority. We're all just so busy do-ing (and buying, and shipping, and merry-making, and volunteering, and baking, and wrapping, and visiting...you're familiar, right?!). Taking the time to wander a cold and snowy, entirely-too-expansive field, armed with a hand saw while under-dressed and over-caffeinated, can seem like a whole thing you'd rather not add to the list. Even taking a drive off-route to visit a splendid little farm stand for a pre-cut-and-ready-to-go holiday tree seems like a chore. We've decided: it's worth the time!  ...read more!