Melissa Knoblauch

Melissa Knoblauch was born in Brooklyn, grew up on Seneca Lake, and lives in Canandaigua with her handsome husband, Andrew. Melissa enjoys city life but loves all the Finger Lakes has to offer from the rolling hills and expansive views, to the locally produced and delicious cuisine. She is obsessed with Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, and Finger Lakes Coffee Roasters and always has a least 3 full pounds of coffee on hand. She loves biking, hiking mountains, reading, and Netflix watching. Most often in her spare time she’ll be doing any of those while hanging out with her husband and their adorable cats Buddha Pistachio, Major Marmalade, and Rio Tortilla.

Finger Lakes Forest Immersion Offers Mindful Time in Nature

Fall in the Finger Lakes is filled with the kind of majestic beauty that takes your breath away. Cool air signals a changing of season as trees and bushes transformed by color beckon you outside. So, get out and experience Ontario County’s natural beauty in an interesting new way. Sign up for a Finger Lakes Forest Therapy shinrin-yoku-inspired walk. Shinrin-yoku, also known as forest bathing, is a wellness trend gaining popularity in the United States, with 30 years of research in Japan showing the powerful emotional and physical benefits of being in the forest. It just may be the new yoga…

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Infographic: All You Need to Know About Alpacas

Do you love cuddly animals with sweet dispositions? Join us at Lazy Acre Alpacas for their annual Open House on Saturday and Sunday, October 7–8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Take a guided farm tour and learn about these adorable living “teddy bears” and what life on an alpaca farm is like…

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