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Holiday Giving Guide

The Stratton Magazine annual gift giving guide is back. Find that perfect thing for everyone in your life at these local shopping destinations. Whether it’s something for your home, your kids, your significant other, or even yourself, get it locally here in Manchester and the Mountains…

Food & Drink

Holiday Entertaining
Holiday Entertaining

It’s your turn to host—don’t panic! We’re going to share a few tips on preparing the moistest of turkeys and provide recipes for accompanying sides to satisfy a diversity of palates and dietary needs. With a little planning you will create an easy, elegant, and welcoming gathering…

Local

Marking a Milestone
Marking a Milestone

Turning back the clock, the winter of 2002–2003 was five years before the iPhone was even invented, and although that now seems like that was several lifetimes ago, for the folks who gathered at the newly opened Stratton Mountain Club that winter, it seems like it was just yesterday. The past decade and a half seems like the blink of an eye as the club marks an important milestone this winter: its 15th anniversary…

Families

My Far Away Grandma
My Far Away Grandma

Intrinsically nomadic, I spent many years gallivanting around the globe as a journalist, raising three children, on two continents, in nine homes. But the birth of my first grandchild in Germany, separated by 3,672 miles from our home in Vermont, not to mention an ocean, was the game changer…

History

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The Four Freedoms

Inspired by the words of FDR, Norman Rockwell wanted to show on canvas what the president’s concept of four freedoms truly meant, and why Americans felt compelled to send their brave, young men and women into harm’s way…

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Wood You?

The clear and surprisingly reasonable solution to the “I’ll-never-find-the-right-piece-of-furniture” dilemma is to commission a handmade piece from a craftsman. Do you hear the sound of your wallet screaming already? Tell it to chill—custom furniture, compared to high-end manufactured items, is a luxury you actually can afford…

Featuring Manchester and the Mountains

Stratton Magazine’s mission is to showcase the communities, people and lifestyle of Southern Vermont. With a focus on the Manchester and The Mountains areas, the magazine promotes their vibrant year-round recreation, events, culinary and arts activities. Our offices are located in the historic Kimball Grist Mill in the heart of Manchester Center, Vermont. Mountain Media, LLC. is comprised of a creative and enthusiastic team that lives and works in the very area Stratton Magazine highlights.
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