Why I No Longer Buy Green Mountain Coffee

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Goodbye Green Mountain Coffee! I've been a customer for many years, way back to the days when I bought my first cup at a small, coffee shop in Waitsfield, VT. , where Green Mountain Coffee began. Now officially known as Keurig Green Mountain, the company has taken a huge leap into the corporate stratosphere, with prices to match. Like Ben & Jerry's before them, a small … [Read more...]

Shelburne Museum in the Winter

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For years, I've always loved visiting Shelburne Museum during the Spring and Summer months. When the lilacs bloom in early Spring, a walk around the museum grounds are a must. Not too long ago, I was fortunate enough to own a home directly across Rte 7 from Shelburne Museum. Complete with a panoramic view of the Adirondacks and the red, round barn of the museum in the distance. … [Read more...]

Things to do in Burlington,Vermont

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One of the great things about living in Vermont is the limitless number of things to do. I spent some time living and working in Connecticut for about a year and it was difficult to find anything to do other than shopping or visiting casinos. Oddly enough, people I worked with would often "head to Vermont" for the weekends to go skiing or a variety of other recreational … [Read more...]

Apollo Diner in Milton, VT Now Closed


Another restaurant recently closed in Milton, VT. The Apollo Diner was located on Rte. 7 and seemed to be a popular place among local residents, particularly during breakfast hours. Although it came as a bit of a surprise, the note below was posted on the door. With Milton's status being more of a "bedroom community", with most people working in or around Burlington, it's been … [Read more...]

Places to Get Married in Vermont


Many people come from all around the world to get married in Vermont. It's really not surprising because there are so many scenic, romantic locations tucked away in the Green Mountains where people can exchange wedding vows. From luxury resort hotels to small, intimate country farms or inns, there is no shortage of places to tie the knot. Some couples come to the state … [Read more...]