Four beautiful places to check out when visiting the Hilltop House

If you are in the area and like to hike and explore the outdoors, or simply go somewhere for a noontime picnic, the area has some lovely parks and scenic areas to check out! Ritchies Amenia Deli (less than 5 … Continue reading

Birding in the Hudson Valley

With the onset of spring, the spring birds are starting to appear! Spring is a great time for birding walks, as birds are most active in the spring and fall, and in some cases more colorful as well! Many different … Continue reading

Cranberry Scones for Thanksgiving with Tips from a Bed ‘n Breakfast Baker

Here’s a cranberry scone recipe from I really like that might work well for Thanksgiving… Some things I’ve learned about making scones: They’re similar to making pie crust……if butter is ice cold you get better results. I start by … Continue reading