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We just returned home from a wonderful trip to Newport, Rhode Island. It was our first time at this location, and we were overwhelmed by the splendor of the Gilded Age mansions and all that there is to do in Newport. Definitely an area that we could go back multiple times and still have new …

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While staying in Thousand Islands we always enjoy Uncle Sam’s 2 Nation 2 1/4 hour boat tour. It is the best way to appreciate the more than 1,000 Islands in this area. The Thousand Islands are both in the US and Canada. No passport is needed to enter Canadian waters as long as you do …

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We found a wonderful resort that we enjoy staying at during our time at the Thousands Islands. The Riveredge resort is right on the St. Lawrence River with awesome views from the rooms and dining! A wonderful site upon arriving at Alexandria Bay! A couple of turns and there is the resort! Our room overlooks …

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In my recent posting about baby birds, I mentioned that the birds and chipmunks were not getting along! Initially I saw a bird chasing the chipmunk and I was not pleased! But then another day I saw the chipmunk chasing the birds and squirrels – it was then when I realized that little guy is …

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A cold chicken salad is always nice on a hot summer day! When making a salad, a purchased rotisserie chicken saves time and eliminates heating the oven. Grilling a marinade chicken breast is also another great option. Many supermarkets are now selling grilled or cooked chicken to quickly throw together a salad. There are not …

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One of the things I love about cooking is you can take a recipe, modify it, and it has a whole new look and taste. Potato Soup is a great dish for modifications. This year I used bacon, fresh parsley, fresh chives, and white cheddar cheese for a wonderful blend of flavors! It can be …

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