Sundowner

The sun is shining (once again) and since Neal is busy concocting a recipe for our upcoming newsletter, I thought I’d share one that was in our newsletter last year.   It’s a wonderful festive recipe to help you celebrate a summer occasion and pays homage to my birthplace; Zimbabwe was formerly Rhodesia. Zimbabwe Cocktail Orange Juice – 1/4…

Spring blues…or whites?

May was a month of extremes here in Vermont.  Here’s a photo to illustrate the point. But the good news is that everything is blooming and the property is already in the midst of the wedding season. Neal is eagerly mixing up new cocktails so why don’t you stop by for a drink on the porch? …

A lovely note

We received this lovely e-mail earlier today and I thought I’d share it with you.  First, a bit of background.  This couple had booked their wedding at another Inn.  The Inn they selected while beautiful, did not have our extensive experience nor a dedicated staff.  As their wedding day approached, the bride and groom became…

Wedding Registry Tips

Although we host several weddings a year, we rarely work with couples relative to their wedding resistry.  But here’s a tip: consider registering at independent retailers for your wedding registry.  Many small businesses offer this service and it’s a lovely way to support your local community and get unique items for your home. As a…

We love autumn

Autumn brings magical changes to the Echo Lake Inn and fills the senses with romance and warmth.  The fiery colors of Fall have now surrounded the grounds of the Inn and these changes also signify changes within the Inn itself.   The cozy bar now beckons travelers with the aroma of freshly pressed hot cider spiced…