How to Be Like Harriet Tubman

As we end one year and begin another, many people find themselves reflecting on the past year and setting goals for the coming year. You may ask: Were you the best version of yourself in 2021? Who do you want to be in 2022? Do you have a role model that you look to for inspiration? One such inspirational person who made the world a better place was Harriet Tubman. Most well known for her…

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Happy New Year 2021

Ring out the Old and Ring in the New It’s time to say Goodbye to 2021 and Hello to 2022! Planning on going out this New Year’s Eve? Or are you planning on skipping the big parties but still want to celebrate? There isn’t just one way to celebrate the New Year, check out the list below for a few ideas on how to celebrate, there are many options here in Cayuga County. Gather your friends and…

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays to Everyone! The holiday season is here and the business owners in Cayuga County welcome you to enjoy what the season has to offer while maintaining social distancing guidelines and health protocols so we can all have a good time and peace of mind. This year, I will be having company visiting for the whole week before and after Christmas. I was getting worried about what were we…

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Dressing for the Holidays in Cayuga County

Some of the characteristics used to describe who Harriet Tubman was as a person include “spiritual” and “caring.” Harriet Tubman believed in God as her creator, guide, protector, and deliverer and noted it was her deep faith that helped her through challenges. As a humanitarian, Harriet Tubman was always looking after those in need of food, shelter, clothing, and medical attention. These two…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” — William Arthur Ward Personally, Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, all its asks of you is to gather with people you care about and share a meal. No gifts, no special decorations, just people getting together to enjoy each other’s company and…

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Father's Day in Cayuga County

Father's Day Ideas Ideas and inspiration for celebrating dad this year! Take him out to explore Cayuga County or send him a little something that reminds him of you and the beautiful Finger Lakes region, something tasty and edible, something hand crafted, made local, something as unique as he is! Father’s Day Gift & Experience Ideas Cheers @ A.T. Walley Skip the tie, and purchase Dad a bottle…

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Mother's Day Celebration Ideas

Aaah Mother’s Day, what do you get your mom? She made your life possible, so the stakes are pretty high in the present department! The most precious thing we have to give is our time and if they are like my mom, that’s what she cherished the most. Whether you are celebrating your mother or you are the mother to be celebrated a local road trip is a great way to spend some time together. Jump in…

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Celebrate National Pet Day in the Finger Lakes

National Pet Day National Pet Day is April 11. Our trusty companions are considered by many to be a member of the family. A National Institutes of Health (NIH) study confirms pets contribute to overall cardiovascular health by lowering cortisol, cholesterol, and blood pressure levels. So, it really is in our best interest to spend as much time with our furry friends, right?! Pets play an important…

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Celebrating Auburn, NY's Green Initiatives

Sustainable Efforts by the city of Auburn Auburn, NY is both the physical and economic center of Cayuga County, a city of about 27,000 residents and an exciting place to be. In 2020, during a pandemic year, about 10 new businesses opened and received the support of the community. Aside from being an incredibly vibrant, supportive, and historically important city, it also prioritizes…

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Women in Tourism in Cayuga County

Women Leaders in the Tourism Industry Tourism is an amazingly powerful industry, employing over 330 million people worldwide; about 1 in 10 people around the world are employed by tourism related businesses. It is a demanding industry, demanding of time, energy, patience, and multitasking skills. When everyone else is on vacation and relaxing is when we work our hardest. It requires someone who…

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