Roxy & Cassidy's Winter Adventure at Lake Placid Lodge

 

They have sensed a change in my breathing and Roxy’s heavy tail starts to thump, thump, thump.  Cassidy shifts her weight from paw to paw in an excited dance, her nails clicking lightly on the hardwood floors. With my eyes still closed, heavy with sleep, and the cabin, dark, quiet, and warm, I smile.  The first heavy snow of the season has blanketed the Adirondacks and my dogs are ready to play!  I have just slipped on my winter gear and the girls are ready to bust at the seams as I push open the cabin door.  The warm glow of the winter sun is just rising over the ice blue mountains of Lake Placid.  Roxy’s beefy little legs soar as she leaps thru the freshly fallen snow like an African gazelle.  Eventually she stops, drops, and rolls and rolls and rolls with the blissful joy and tenacity that only dogs seem to know.  Then, as if she were bobbing for apples, she plunges her head into fresh piles of snow over and over again.  Cassidy eventually ambles her way through Roxy’s freshly stomped path.  Her mini corgi legs are no longer visible and her lil’ potbelly is completely engulfed in winter’s white goodness.  Cassidy, stoic and more conscientious of Mother Nature gift,  prefers a quieter exploration of 2013’s last snow big snowfall.   True to her corgi roots, Cassidy keeps a watchful eye over her sister and takes it all in.

 Welcome to Winter and Happy New Year!

much love,

Tracey

Canfield Casino Wedding - Meredith & Jon - Saratoga Springs, NY

 

RECEPTION: CANFIELD CASINO
WEDDING FILM: NUVUE CINEMA
DJ: GREG FRASIER ENTERTAIMENT
HAIR & MAKE-UP: MAKE ME FABULOUS

Lake Placid Lodge Wedding: Cat & Kevin

 

CEREMONY & RECEPTION : LAKE PLACID LODGE
WEDDING PLANNER: CHRISTINE WHEAT SPECIAL EVENTS FIRM
FLORALS & DESIGN: RENAISSANCE FLORAL DESIGN
WEDDING FILM: NUVUE CINEMA
HAIR: HAIR CREATIONS

Kyra & Brian: State Room Wedding - Albany, NY

 

RECEPTION: THE STATE ROOM
WEDDING FILM: PHILIP COLTART FILMS
HAIR AND MAKEUP: MAKE ME FABULOUS

Katie & Bill: Saratoga National Wedding

 

RECEPTION: SARATOGA NATIONAL
FLORALS AND DESIGN: RENAISSANCE FLORAL DESIGN
DJ: MUSIC MAN ENTERTAINMENT
HAIR & MAKE-UP: MAKE ME FABULOUS

Deanna & Justin: Glen Sanders Wedding - Scotia, NY

 

RECEPTION: GLEN SANDERS MANSION
MAKE-UP: FLAWLESS BY TINA
Glen SaBAND: NEW YORK PLAYERS

Liz & Tim: Lake George Club Wedding

 

CEREMONY & RECEPTION : LAKE GEORGE CLUB
BAND: HOMETOWN SWEETHEARTS
HAIR AND MAKEUP: MAKE ME FABULOUS
DESIGN & FLORALS: ANTHOLOGY STUDIO

Mandi & Thomas With Their Dogs, Herschel & Bo! The Historic Stockade District

 

Jennifer & Doug: 8.9.12

 

There are so many things I love about Doug - his intensity, his energy, his love of life and the way he communicates (with everyone – not just me).   He has this rare combination of being a meticulous planner while looking forward to the spontaneous moments in life.  I love how – regardless of how well he does – he always wants to do better. With Doug I can always be myself. He knows every look and every word not spoken.  I love that he even knows the difference between my quiet moments – the „I’m tired“ quiet vs. the „I’m working through a problem in my head“ quiet.   I love how he is both my biggest fan, and also my best critic.  He makes me a better person.  With Doug, I look forward to all the possibilities life has to offer us.

-Jennifer

Love is the eternal force of life that brought us together. Love is the force that allows us to face fear and uncertainty with courage. Love is a friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weakness. Love is that invaluable bond that enriches every good thing in life.  Love is her smile and laugh that she shares everyday, love is her touch that is always welcome, love is her gift of giving and positive emotions. Love is that invisible connection that is exquisitely felt as we share life together.     

-Doug

ON FAMILY

Family is important to me as it is that sure constant in your life that is comfortable, familiar and always welcoming.  This has been particularly important to me as I have moved around the globe over the years.  My family has always been there for me.  Regardless of how long I’m away, we come together like we have not been apart.  And regardless of what else is going on in our individual lives, we work together to solve the challenges that face all of us in day-to-day life.  Doug and I continue this is our daily life – we always make time for each other.  This is family.

-Jennifer

Family is important to me as it is the root of all our natural connections to the past, present and future to honor ancestors, family and friends and the individual spiritual journeys of all throughout the ages. Our families give everyone a chance to see the surprising differences, and similarities, we share with our relatives and friends who interconnect with us as an extended family. Family allows us to enjoy memories and help each other in each of our life paths. They are a wonderful excuse to pick up the phone or share a meal with Jennifer, Bradley, Chelsea and other loved ones. Spending time with family is one of the best things you can do. It doesn’t matter if you are not the perfect parent, husband, or wife. What matters is that you give your best to them. Think about the things you put your time into; work, chores, personal accomplishments, and friends. These things are not bad, however putting the same amount of time into family makes a difference.

-Doug

Mary & Drew: Lake Placid Wedding

 

CATERING: LAKE PLACID LODGE

WEDDING PLANNER: CHRISTINE WHEAT SPECIAL EVENTS FIRM

FLORALS & DESIGN: RENAISSANCE FLORAL DESIGN

WEDDING FILM: PHILIP COLTART FILMS

HAIR & MAKE UP: MAKE ME FABULOUS

Laurie & Brett: Saratoga National Wedding

 

CEREMONY & RECEPTION : SARATOGA NATIONAL

BRIDE & GROOM PORTRAIT LOCATION: SARATOGA RACE COURSE

FLORALS & DESIGN: RENAISSANCE FLORAL DESIGN

WEDDING FILM: PHILIP COLTART FILMS

Mr. & Mrs. C: Fasig Tipton Wedding