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Have you voted yet? Only a few days left - some awesome prizes!! Find the post to vote on at the top of our timeline... VOTE NOW! ... See MoreSee Less

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It's the season for holiday parties! Here's a pic from Hockley Valley's staff Christmas party... As you can see, it was very entertaining! ... See MoreSee Less

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Let it snow! We are "all about that base" (the snow base)... See you on the slopes this weekend! ... See MoreSee Less

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VOTE NOW FOR WEEK 3!! Each week, one of these stockings will be hiding an incredible prize...
1. VOTE HERE with your guess for which stocking you think holds the prize!
2. TAG YOURSELF so we can tag the winner! At the end of the week, a winner will be drawn from among the correct votes and announced on Facebook. (Rule: votes are limited to one vote per person per week – the first vote made will be considered final.)
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December Weekly Giveaway: Stocking Surprise!

December 16, 2014, 12:00am

Hockley Valley Resort

VOTE NOW FOR WEEK 3!! Each week, one of these stockings will be hiding an incredible prize... 1. VOTE HERE with your guess for which stocking you think holds the prize! 2. TAG YOURSELF so we can tag the winner! At the end of the week, a winner will be drawn from among the correct votes and announced on Facebook. (Rule: votes are limited to one vote per person per week – the first vote made will be considered final.)

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Looking for some delicious comfort food on this damp, cold day? Try our amazing mac and cheese! If you want to try it at home, look for the recipe on our blog shortly... ... See MoreSee Less

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This week's prize was behind stocking #2! Our random draw WINNER is... BRITTANY WILSON! You've won 2 tickets to our New Year's Eve Gala! Please email info@hockley to collect your prize. More voting to come this afternoon - stay tuned!! ... See MoreSee Less

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LAST DAY to vote for week 2! Check the post pinned to the top and cast your vote! ... See MoreSee Less

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MORE SKI NEWS: We will have 7 runs open this weekend for day skiing from 9-4:30. Little Bear, Teddy Bear, Easy Rider, Terrain Park, Face, Tunnel and Boomerang will all be open! Woo hoo! ... See MoreSee Less

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SKI NEWS: We will be adding runs this weekend... Definitely 2, maybe more! We are grooming like crazy and will keep you posted! ... See MoreSee Less

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Hockley Valley Resort updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

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Now THIS is how you make snow - the old fashioned way!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Cabin got dressed up for the holidays, and so did some of our salads! Stay tuned for the recipe shortly... (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Organic Gardening: Fruits and Veggies 101

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If you’ve decided to give organic gardening a go this year, start off by planting some sure-fire, low maintenance picks… Here’s a list of just some of the many easy crops you can pick and some hints for a successful start:

Beans: A great choice because they are tasty fresh or frozen, and there so are many varieties available. Do some research, though, because you may require a trellis…

Blackberries: They can grow almost anywhere you have the space and they are very low maintenance. When picking, beware of the thorns, wear thick gloves or try a thornless variety.

Carrots: They are easy to plant from seed, and you know they are ready to pick when the tops are visible above the soil. They tend to be a hit with kids, too.

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Organic Gardening: Keeping Pests Out!

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We know organic gardening brings fresh, pesticide-free produce and a healthier diet, but how do you save your bounty from hungry local wildlife? Here is a list of some of the more common garden pests and some time-tested tricks to help keep them out of your garden:

Insects: Got aphids? Consider attracting their predator, the lady bug (typically drawn to Queen Anne’s Lace, dill and fennel) who will eat up all those aphids.

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