Birders flock to Cape May for Autumn migration

The Cape May autumn migration – specifically the Hawk watch – runs from September 1 through Nov. 30th. October, however, is the peak period. In fact the 58th Annual N.J. Continue Reading →

Leith Hall Mexican Wedding Cake

  We recently had two sisters as guests, Phoebe and Joann, who were a delight to talk to. Phoebe told me about a cake that she makes that is incredibly Continue Reading →

Food and Wine, and Beer and Bourbon

Food and Wine, and Beer and Bourbon ! Just when you thought the Cape May season was winding down, the middle of September brings the Cape May Food and Wine Continue Reading →

Dale’s Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookies

I’ve had a recipe for peppermint cookies on this blog before, but these are different from the earlier ones. Our guest, Dale, wrote and asked me to post the recipe Continue Reading →

Fireworks – Fireworks – Fireworks !

Fireworks ! This year, Cape May will once again come alive with spectacular fireworks off the beach in front of Congress Hall. The show will begin at about 8  P.M.. Continue Reading →

Decadence in Cape May

  How do you define decadence in Cape May?  Put together three of my favorite things – good food, good wine, and a cruise on the A.J. Meerwald.  Hawk Haven Continue Reading →

Scary Cape May – the ultimate return guests

Scary Cape May, right here at Leith Hall Last weekend, our wonderful returning guests, Jeromy and Vonessa, stayed at Leith Hall. Jeromy is a photographer and he posted a photo Continue Reading →

SPRING FESTIVAL IS FESTING!

Spring festival is Cape May’s annual sigh of relief that Winter is over. This year we have a few new events that will get you in the spirit. First, if Continue Reading →