Winter Wonderland - Vermont / by Sarah

This weekend the hubs and I left the toddler with grammy and grampy and headed up to beautiful Vermont for a weekend getaway.  It is so important, especially once children enter the picture, to spend time with just your spouse.  No other couples, parties, commitments, just some alone time to catch up on each others lives.  We visited Woodstock, VT a few years ago and just fell in love with it, and the Blue Horse Inn.  Here are my posts from a few years back.  The Inn is run by a former Georgia girl and fabulous cook Keri Cole.  The place is cozy, comfortable and did I mention the food?!?!  Our two breakfasts there consisted of a gruyere cheese egg soufflé, lemon ricotta pancakes (gluten free for me), some amazing apple crumble coffee cake (again gluten free) and french pressed coffee.  I could get use to that treatment, although my waistline may disagree.

Our weekend was spent taking scenic drives to find a snowshoe trail (no downhill skiing for this pregnant lady this year), napping, talking and oh, did I mention the eating.  Woodstock reminds me a lot of Boulder, CO in that the place is a foodie town.  Shops and restaurants pride themselves in serving local sourced food of the best quality.  It was a great weekend.  Now off to order a salad for lunch.

We got lost looking for a snowshoe trail, but the drive was half the fun.


Keri recommended The Worthy Kitchen for dinner and the food was fabulous.  You just have to get down their ordering system.  I think you have to order up at the bar and then take a table...I can't say I totally know it, so just walk in and ask. Definitely a local place but they are so kind and the food is sooooooooo good.

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On our way out of town we stopped by the Woodstock Farmers Market to stock up on some weekly items and a few local treats.  Cheese and syrup galore.


Hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  Monday morning is here with a bang.  At least the arctic temperatures have subsisted for at one day.