Twenty Days of Vermont Family Giveaways for 2020

Twenty Days of Vermont Family Giveaways for 2020

January 8, 2020

We’re kicking off 2020 with twenty days of giveaways to help you hit the slopes of Vermont with your family! Starting January 10, we’ll have a new giveaway every four days through January 30. The full schedule and live giveaways are below, as well as winner announcements and great posts to help you plan your … Read More

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Jay Peak Ski School Brings on the Fun

Jay Peak Ski School Brings on the Fun

January 5, 2020

Ski instructor Kory Gozjack strolled into the Stateside Hotel & Base Lodge and greeted my daughter like a dear old friend. “How are you, Phoebe?” he asked, crouching down to meet her at eye level. My 8-year-old beamed and smiled right back. “Pretty good,” Phoebe answered. After my husband and I briefed Gozjack about Phoebe’s … Read More

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How to Pack for a Family Ski Trip

How to Pack for a Family Ski Trip

December 21, 2019

Picture the following scene: It’s Friday afternoon. The kids just got home from school and have announced that they’re “starving.” The living room/kitchen/mudroom is strewn with ski gear. Wool socks without partners. Mismatched mittens stuffed with rock solid handwarmers from last February. Jackets with lift tickets dangling from the zipppers. Outgrown snow pants. You swore … Read More

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Best Family Ski Deals for the 2019-20 Season

Best Family Ski Deals for the 2019-20 Season

December 10, 2019

If you’re looking to ski or snowboard with your family, Vermont is the place to be this winter. With as much as 25 feet of annual snowfall and state-of-the-art snowmaking and grooming equipment, Vermont ski areas are ideal for family skiing and riding. Many Vermont resorts offer a variety of lift ticket, lesson, and lodging … Read More

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Vermont Mountain Eats: Mad River Valley

Vermont Mountain Eats: Mad River Valley

December 2, 2019

  Next stop on Vermont Mountain Eats: The Mad River Valley, home to Sugarbush Resort and Mad River Glen.  Enjoy these tips from the Mamas about where to find the best on-mountain bites, cozy après spots, and best local food and drink in the Valley. The Skinny Pancake The Skinny Pancake is a local crepe … Read More

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Prepping for the Ski Season With Teens

Prepping for the Ski Season With Teens

November 30, 2019

When my sons were younger they didn’t have much awareness about prepping for ski season. But now that Tommy is 17 and Teddy is 14, they not only know that ski season is coming – they start talking about it around the time that school starts. So what do we do as a family to … Read More

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Vermont Mountain Eats: Stratton

Vermont Mountain Eats: Stratton

November 4, 2019

Next stop on Vermont Mountain Eats: Stratton Mountain Resort. Enjoy these tips from the Mamas about where to find fabulous family bites, delicious dinners and après beverages. Grizzly’s at the Base Lodge Newly rennovated and located at the heart of the Stratton base lodge, Grizzly’s is a great place to wrap up the day with the … Read More

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Sliding Sideways with Toddler Snowboard Lessons

Sliding Sideways with Toddler Snowboard Lessons

October 20, 2019

Why don’t we see more tiny snowboarders? I’m typically on skis myself, but it was a question that crossed my mind as I started to introduce my son to snow sports. The typical answer from skiing parents is that skiing is easier to pick up as it gives young kids more freedom of movement. I … Read More

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