Woodstock

Jackson House Inn, Woodstock, Vermont

Modern with luxurious linens and ample amenities. No, historic and charming with the ability to transport me back to simpler times. This is an internal debate I have with myself often as I research inns, bed and breakfasts and boutique hotels around the country and in Vermont to book for our getaways. Depending on […]

Worthy Kitchen, Woodstock, Vermont

I’m proud to say I haven’t eaten in a “chain” restaurant in years. The local food movement in Vermont has spoiled me—and taught me better. The only real “chains” we have other than a few fast-food joints are independently owned restaurants with more than one location. And they just happen to be […]

Simon Pearce Restaurant, Valentine's Day in Vermont

Simon Pearce Restaurant, Quechee, Vermont

I’ve long admired Simon Pearce‘s glassware, but I never quite appreciated just how much went into making a single wine glass until we visited Simon Pearce’s factory outlet in Windsor, Vermont, and watched a glassblower skillfully create a perfect glass. Observing for a few minutes gave me a new appreciation for the art […]