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Niagra Falls with mist rising

Day Trip to Niagra Falls 

When friends and family visit we always take a day trip to Niagra Falls. Naturally, when guests book a longer stay, I share my friends and family day trip to Niagra Falls with them. But now, of course, you will need your passport. So don’t forget to bring it with you. If you don’t have […]

plein air painting of lake and mountains

Plein Air Canandaigua 

Next week the 1795 Acorn Inn Bed and Breakfast has the pleasure of hosting Mary Ann D., an artist competing in the 8th annual Plein Air Canandaigua. Artists from the around the county will converge in Canandaigua to capture the area’s scenic beauty on canvas. This will be the first time for the 1795 Acorn Inn […]

deer in woods

White Deer 

I bet May would be the perfect time to view the White Deer. I had the pleasure of visiting the old Army Depot and seeing the Seneca White Deer in the winter. The leaves are down and the deer are more visible than in full foliage. Pretty stark against the brown tree limbs and trunks […]

sign pointing to store and to pancake breakfast

Maple Weekend In New York 

March 23 – 24 and March 30-31 are Maple Weekend in New York. Two weekends of all things deliciously maple. Who knew there were so many maple producers in New York State? Apples. Yes! Wine… Yes! But maple syrup, maple cream, maple coffee, maple body scrub, maple everything. I had the privilege to visit Wohlschlegel’s Naples […]

lake with pier jutting out and mountains in distance

Canandaigua Bed and Breakfast 

It’s been almost 15 years since I moved from California to upstate New York to own and operate a Canandaigua Bed and Breakfast. I wanted to challenge myself and grow by taking on a business I knew very little about, in an area I had never heard of before. Perhaps it was a little crazy […]

Corn and zucchini pie

Corn and Zucchini Pie 

4 tbsp Butter 1/2 yellow onion 2 ears fresh sweet corn or canned if necessary 2 zucchini thinly sliced 8 oz of sliced mushroom 2 sweet or hot Italian sausage or 6-8oz diced ham 1 tbsp basil 1 tbsp oregano pinch of salt 12 oz. shredded cheese (mozzarella and swiss) 6 beaten eggs chopped fresh […]