A Wellesley Island Wonder Stump Road home boasts top amenities, acreage for $1.9m By Karee Magee, NNY Living Premier Properties Photos by Justin Sorensen, NNY Living Premier Properties Heading east from the Thousand Islands Country Club along a dead-end stretch of pavement called Stump Road … Read More ⇒

When my 3-year-old daughter took a liking to pickled cucumbers, I went from dabbling in pickling to becoming a full-fledged enthusiast. Today, there is plenty of literature on the craft of pickling and my daughter, to whom I regularly give pickled cucumbers, is nearly 22. My interest in pick… Read More ⇒

Nothing can take the green out of a gardener’s thumb like an insect infestation. Despite cold winters, the north country is not without its garden pests. And, controlling common garden pests like aphids can really seem like a full-time job if you do not properly plan your garden. Not only do… Read More ⇒

Bold patterns, colors all the buzz for the new year Every October, North Carolina is host to the largest furniture trade show in the country. For one week, every building in the city of Highpoint’s downtown district is a showplace for the furniture and home interiors market. Here, manufactur… Read More ⇒

Adirondack weaver, artist creates living room centerpiece Family traditions and the owner’s deep desire to move back to the north country inspired this log home. It reflects special memories from spending summers with her family in their log cabin. To create her own special place, she first … Read More ⇒

  Look out any window and it’s hard to believe another gardening season has begun in Northern New York. We believe that no matter how our garden turned out last year this will be the year to have the garden of our dreams. As you head to your favorite local garden center, farmers market or […] Read More ⇒

Eclectic blend of new and old design spells ‘unique and unexpected’ North Country towns have wonderful historic commercial buildings, often in good condition with beautifully crafted details. In Clayton, the downtown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The community offers… Read More ⇒

A family fishing getaway is born from long-time camp traditions By Peggy DeYoung and Diana Grater The owner of this family compound grew up in Potsdam through high school, as his four brothers before him. When the brothers left for college, his parents retired to the family fishing camp on t… Read More ⇒

Wellesley Island guest house proves bigger isn’t always better The Thousand islands is full of interesting homes- from small colorful Victorian cottages built on tent platforms to Gilded Age castles and even boathouses and houseboats. Many of these homes were built as seasonal summer camps a… Read More ⇒