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THE LAKESIDE BLOG

The Lakeside Blog is happily written by Michelle Bousquet at the Interlaken Inn, Lakeville, CT. She writes about what there is to do at Interlaken and why you should come stay with us, fun local events, great places to visit and cool things to do – in and around Lakeville & Salisbury Connecticut.

Comments? Email me: Michelle-at-InterlakenInn.com


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Nov
3
2012

Love is Sweet

Love is sweet, I totally agree. 

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Do you know what else is sweet?  The bride getting married today.  Her picture is at the end of this blog, and if you are a faithful blog reader (like she is) then you know it's very infrequent that I post a photo of the bride on her special day - definitely fate happening today with my faithful blog reader.

Although some of her friends and family members couldn't make it to the festivities because of Hurricane Sandy, they'll be here in spirit for sure.  This blog is for them today - a first look at some of the special touches Megan and her soon-to-be husband (actually husband given it's 5pm now!) have created for the day.

Interlaken Fall Wedding Weekend CT

As you pull up to the main entrance, wedding attendees will know they are in the right place!

Interlaken Fall Wedding CT

The cute sign that will welcome everyone into the wedding pavilion after the lakeside ceremony and the cocktail hour in the Vineyard room.

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An eight foot table of pies! And right next to it is the "Love is Sweet" table , full of candy.  I told you the bride was sweet!  I would be hanging between these two tables all night...

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Here she is!  Gorgeous.  You should see this dress up close.  What you can see up close though is her bouquet:

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A picture of her Dad and her Grandmother - the perfect way to have those loved ones close at hand.

Even though your special day is here, Megan, I do hope you'll continue to stay connected to Interlaken with me!  And you know I'll be waiting patiently for professional photos from you. 

Congratulations Mrs. Aceto!  I hope your day is just as you hoped it would be.


Nov
2
2012

"Homemade" Proof

 

A simple trip to the kitchen to grab a cup of Harney & Sons Earl Grey tea (my usual afternoon selection) turns into a major desire for:

"Homemade Butternut Ravioli, Brown Butter, Sage, Pecans, Parmigiano Reggiano"

Morgans Restaurant in Lakeville, CT

Chef Blake took over the prep table as he laid out the fresh pasta, filled each section with a generous dollop of pureed butternut squash, and then made several perfectly shaped raviolis.  Fresh from our kitchen to your plate in Morgan's restaurant - and just one of the many in-season selections featured on our nightly dinner menu.   When you get the desire to taste flavorful dish, just come on over.


Nov
1
2012

A Safe New Year

Where do you want to wake up on January 1st, 2013?  In just 60 days from today - let it be Interlaken!  We'd love to have you join us for our annual New Year's Eve celebration - great food, premium drinks, dancing, snacks - and then just a short walk back to your Guestroom for a comfortable night's sleep.  Drive home only after you have energized with our full buffet breakfast on Tuesday morning.  Our overnight package is a safe and super fun way to ring in the New Year, so start making your plans today!

New Year's Eve Hotel Package

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Interlaken Inn's all-inclusive New Year's Eve package. The celebration is complete with dinner, dancing and overnight  stay. Enjoy a fantastic dinner, plus exotic desserts and premium open bar all night…

Then - the incredible sounds of Scott Heth and company, with dancing till the New Year arrives and beyond. 

The New Year's Eve Hotel Package includes:

  • Overnight accommodations
  • Complete evening of dining for two (menu) 
  • Premium open-bar all night
  • Scott Heth & Company - the region's premiere 5-Piece dance band
  • Midnight countdown, balloons and snacks
  • Breakfast for two the next morning,

The complete overnight package rates start at $179.00 per person (based on double-occupancy, plus tax and service charge) and includes a complete New England Breakfast buffet on New Year's Day. (Package price with tax and service charges included is $213.45 per person)

The complete overnight package rates start at $289.00 per person (based on single-occupancy, plus tax and service charge) and includes a complete New England Breakfast buffet on New Year's Day. (Package price with tax and service charges included is $345.29)


Oct
31
2012

November Wedding Poem

To the bride getting married this Saturday:

 

Roses are red,

Violets are blue,

Hurricane Sandy is gone,

What's left for you?

Interlaken Inn Lakeville CT Fall tree

Let me tell you!

Fall trees are red,

The sky is blue,

This red tree, pumpkins and mums

Will all be here for you!

Interlaken Inn October 2012 courtyard

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 A partly sunny and cool day is forecasted for your special day.  See you soon!


Oct
26
2012

Bandit's Vacation

Meet Bandit, the latest pooch to have visited Interlaken for a mini vacation. 

Well, maybe I shouldn't call it 'mini' as Bandit sure was able to do alot with his Mom and Dad in a short period of time, as evidenced by these cute photos.

 

He was able to pose by one of the many sculptures from Denis Curtiss...

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He was able to discover a beautiful waterfall with his Mom right adjacent to the Interlaken property...

Interlaken Pet friendly property in Northwest CT

And he was able to play catch behind the Sunnyside building with his Dad.

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I am sure this Tibetan Terrier did other fun things around the Inn as well, and will explore the area further since Bandit's Mom's email said: 

"We will definitely come back!" 

We look forward to your return soon!


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