13 Mouth-Watering Hors d’Oeuvres for Your Housewarming Party

You’ve finally closed on your house, unpacked most of your boxes and hung up your favorite photos. The décor is done and you are proud to call your new home your own! Now it is time to throw a Housewarming Party so that you can celebrate all your hard work with your friends. Besides showing off your gorgeous new home, you’ll need to come up with the perfect menu to feed all your guests! Looking for delicious hors d’oeuvres to serve everyone? Take a look at these mouth-watering options!

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Saratoga Small Businesses for All Your Holiday Shopping

It’s that time of year already – the holidays are approaching quickly! If you’re looking for the perfect holiday gift for someone special on your list, but don’t have time to wait for ordering and shipping, don’t overlook the local businesses that might have the perfect gift you need! We’ve compiled some of our favorite Saratoga small businesses below that may have just the right item you are looking for.

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Winter Home Energy Saving Tips

Cool, crisp weather has arrived here to Upstate New York. With both falling snow and falling temperatures, homeowners have begun to turn their attentions to finishing raking leaves, covering lawn ornaments, and putting away lawnmowers and other outdoor equipment. These yearly yard-maintenance rituals help prepare homeowners for the inevitable snow that will blanket the area over the coming months. When the outside tasks are completed, homeowners should consider turning their attention indoors to prepare their home for winter as well.

Preparing your home for winter has many benefits, from keeping you warm and comfortable inside to reducing your energy bill all season long. A well-cared-for home should be optimized for saving energy, yet maintaining comfortability throughout the year. No one wants a home that seeps precious, warm air out into the cold winter nights. Nor does anyone appreciate waking up to find that their windows have a strong, cold draft next to their beds – not to mention frozen pipes and other cold weather issues that can arise.

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Winter Festivals and Events in the Capital Region and Adirondacks

Are you ready to chase away the winter blues with a local festival or event? Whether you are near Latham or Saranac Lake, Saratoga Springs or Lake George, there is a winter festival for you! Featuring events like ice sculpting, folk dancing, and holiday greenery shopping, these festivals, carnivals, and events are sure to amaze and delight even the biggest grinches this holiday season! Take a look at the many events below.

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8 Fall Décor Ideas for 2021

It’s that time of year again! The leaves are turning colors, there’s a cool crisp in the air, and – what’s that?- the smell of a pumpkin candle being lit in your living room? When fall comes around the corner, many homeowners start to get the new season itch to decorate. While it’s impossible to

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Family Friendly Fall Fun

Looking for some quintessential fall fun with the family this year? The New York Capital Region is the place to be! From festivals to Halloween parties and apple picking to leaf peeping, we’ve got you covered. So, whether you have just moved into the area or you’ve lived here your whole life and are looking

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Last Minute Local Valentine’s Day Ideas & Experiences

Valentine’s Day, the holiday that launched a thousand rom-com movies and heart-shaped candies, has a much deeper history than the average person knows. What is now a day to celebrate your romantic love was originally a Roman festival called “Lupercalia,” that was dedicated to the coming of spring, including fertility rites and the pairing off

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Where Did the Tradition of the Christmas Tree Come From?

The history goes back a lot farther than you might realize....... 32 GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR PET OWNERS BY MADISON ALCEDO DEC 8, 2017  Each year, when the weather gets colder and December approaches, many Americans who celebrate Christmas will get together to decorate a Christmas tree. But why in the world do we decorate these (often

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St. Nicholas, Santa Claus & Father Christmas

The Man Behind the Story of Father Christmas/Santa Claus St. Nicholas was a Bishop who lived in the fourth century in a place called Myra in Asia Minor (now called Turkey). He was a very rich man because his parents died when he was young and left him a lot of money. He was also

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