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  • A 4th of July to Remember

    June 16th, 2012 by srsm

    Our Sap-bucket list is overflowing with activities for one super week of 4th of July celebrations for all tastes and interests! The 3rd annual Stars and Stripes Air Show on June 30 will bring excitement to the Sugarbush Airport in Warren with vintage planes, stunt flying by both planes and gliders, glider rides, classic motorcycles, food and fun … read full article

    Farmer’s Market

    June 15th, 2012 by srsm

    A must on our Sap-bucket list is our local Farmers’ Market which is held every Saturday morning from now until October 20th–rain or shine–on the Mad River Green in Waitsfield. Local farmers bring a vast array of items including seedling plants, freshly harvested vegetables and fruits, cheeses, local meats, maple syrup, honey, eggs, jams and fresh … read full article

    Sap-bucket list

    June 10th, 2012 by srsm

    What’s on your bucket list? There are so many wonderful places to visit and things to do in Vermont that we have created none other than our own Vermont Sap-Bucket list! In the 6 years we have been in Vermont we have taken the opportunity explore this wonderful Green Mountain state. We’re excited when our … read full article

    Healthy ‘Green’ Shopping Bags

    May 21st, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    Green is in – especially here in Vermont. Among other things, here at West Hill House we use “green” light bulbs, we have solar panels to preheat our hot water, we have rooms with individually adjustable temperature controls, we drive a hybrid car and, we use reusable bags for our shopping. Every conference that we have … read full article

    Picnic by the pond

    May 21st, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    A basket filled with Vermont cider, cheeses, crackers, home made cookies and other goodies brings smiles to Grace and Charlie who welcomed the warm spring weather with a picnic by our pond. Spring has indeed sprung in the Mad River Valley. Signs of the season are all around us; chipmunks are sunning themselves on the rocks, … read full article

    Relaxation Plus!

    March 16th, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    Cat nap Winter gives way to an early spring Mountainside snow melts in the warm sun The ground begins to thaw as we enter mud season Crocuses, tulips, and irises poke their heads through the soil Inside West Hill House B&B Smoky demos cat yoga and enjoys a relaxing nap. Come join Smoky and Snowball, … read full article

    Ski boots galore!

    March 6th, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    After a busy day at Sugarbush and Mad River Glen, guests’ boots rest by the fireside while their humans enjoy their steam showers and jacuzzis.

    Snow in quantity!

    February 25th, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    Come play in the snow! We finally got some significant snow so now it’s time to book your Sugarbush or Mad River Glen ski vacation. In the past 24 hours we have received 12″ of snow, most of it coming since about 11 AM  on Saturday. Today’s guests report that the mountains are in superb shape … read full article

    A Greener Green Mountain Magazine

    February 5th, 2012 by Peter MacLaren

    Our Vermont,  is the new Green Mountain State’s Greener Magazine, and features articles about people, places, events, food, and local flavor offered in the great state of Vermont. Not only is this a paperless magazine, and you can subscribe for free on line, but they chose a 100% wind powered company to do their hosting. Lucky … read full article

    Pecan Snowballs

    December 8th, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    Stirring it up! Special baked goods play a key role in many of the winter holidays whether it be Christmas, Chanukka, Pancha Ganapati, Kwanzaa, Chinese New Year or any  number of others celebrations. Here’s a yummy recipe for cookies to help us encourage winter, Pecan Snowballs. Ingredients: 2 c. pecans 1 c. butter, softened 1/4 … read full article

    The Pot of Gold

    December 3rd, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    We’ve found it! The Pot of Gold is in the Mad River Valley! November brought us 11″ (28cm) of snow for our Thanksgiving Day guests to enjoy and 60°F (15°C) weather a few days later. November also brought us this magnificent rainbow on the 30th. While we can’t guarantee you a rainbow or a pot … read full article

    White Christmas in Vermont

    November 28th, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    Picture yourself doing your Christmas shopping and enjoying Christmas music in the quiet serenity of the green mountains of Vermont. Saturday, December 3 marks the 13th annual Country Christmas Open House in the Mad River Valley. Over 30 local shops and services are offering special discounts which will make your pocketbook happy and may offer … read full article