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“Basin Harbor Club” by Iris Halpern

Posted on August 17, 2014

“Basin Harbor Club” by Iris Halpern Twelve years ago while reading Travel and Leisure magazine for families, I came across “Basin Harbor Club,” a resort on Lake Champlain, Vermont side. I can’t remember what intrigued me but I convinced my husband that this remote enclave was worth the effort. Although other times of the year, […]

Tuesday, July 15

Posted on July 15, 2014

Sunrise 5:22am Sunset 8:35pm Local Weather (Subject to Change!) We’ll have a high in the low-80’s today with lots of clouds and showers likely. Guest News Basin Harbor would like to give a warm welcome to James & Jennifer Satterthwaite and family from Sherborn, MA! We are so happy to see familiar faces year after […]

Saturday, July 12

Posted on July 12, 2014

Sunrise 5:19am Sunset 8:37pm Local Weather (Subject to Change!) Looks like we have another amazing day in Vermont! We’ll see lots of sunshine today with highs in the mid-80’s. Guest News Welcome back to Mr. John Brons from Willow Street, PA! He is returning to us with the Cooley’s of Needham, MA, and the Snyder’s […]

Thursday, July 10

Posted on July 10, 2014

Sunrise 5:18am Sunset 8:38pm Local Weather (Subject to Change!) We should have lots of sunshine today with a high near 80! Guest News We are welcoming William Poppe from Franklin Lakes, NJ, who’s arriving today to join the Novelline Family Reunion. Welcome to Ronald & Sharon Erickson from Sarasota, FL, who came all this way […]

Saturday, June 28

Posted on June 28, 2014

Sunrise 5:10am Sunset 8:40pm Local Weather (Subject to Change!) Today will be a beautiful sunny day with highs in the upper 80’s!   Guest News Basin Harbor would like to welcome Ernest & Barbara Behrens, who are here celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with Thomas and Chris. Happy Anniversary! Welcome to Mrs. Dorothy Ashton from […]

Wednesday, June 25

Posted on June 24, 2014

Sunrise 5:10am Sunset 8:40pm Local Weather (Subject to Change!) There will be a high of about 78 today, although showers will be likely with the possibility of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Guest News Welcome back Richard & Lisa Macris from New York City! Also welcome back to Mr. Edward Flynn and his family from Wenham, […]

Barking for Woofstock Dog Festival!

Posted on April 24, 2014

Dear Fido Friend, I’m so excited that we’re having Woofstock again at Basin Harbor this year. Last year I had the best time!  Consider this your invitation for you and your human(s) to attend the best dog event Vermont has to offer! Just think, water bowls big enough to swim in, a playground for you to […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 12

Posted on December 23, 2013

Day 12 Gingerbread Cheesecake Bites     2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened 3 tablespoons molasses 1 large egg 4 oz cream cheese 2 […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 10

Posted on December 21, 2013

      DAY  10 Foolproof Nutella Turtle Cookies 10 ounces milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate, chopped, divided 20 pretzels (flattened pretzel crisps are the best) 20 large rounded teaspoons nutella 40 whole pecans, toasted 24 soft caramels,  unwrapped 2 tablespoons heavy cream sea salt Line a baking sheet with wax paper or parchment paper. […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 8

Posted on December 19, 2013

    DAY 8 HOLIDAY BLONDIES     A twist on a classic, it’s fruitcake in a bar. 2/3 cup  butter, softened 2 cups  packed brown sugar 2 large  eggs 1 tablespoon  cherry brandy or cherry juice (optional) 1 1/2 teaspoons  baking powder 2 teaspoons  vanilla 1/4 teaspoon  salt 2 1/4 cups  all-purpose flour 1 cup  chopped walnuts, toasted* 3/4 cup  chopped white or dark […]