Tag Archives: summer

Show us pictures of your worst Maine summer traffic nightmare

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We’ve all been there. You allot the amount of time Google Maps suggests for your journey from Point A to Point B and even add an extra 20-30 minutes in just to be safe. And then, halfway through your drive, traffic slows to a crawl, or even a complete halt. Suddenly, you’re going to be late for dinner, or to check into your hotel, or to meet your Grandma for lemonade.

Great places to go skinny-dipping in Maine

5 Great places to go skinny-dipping in Maine

Did you know that skinny-dipping has its roots in public bathhouses? Back in the 15th century, Europeans would relax into the holistic medicinal public baths where men could bond with men and women could socialize with women and both genders could cure what ailed them in separate bathhouses.

Rhubarb Citrus Jam Recipe

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The best part about summer is all the fabulous edible loot. Once June hits I find myself scrambling in my kitchen trying to can up as much food for the winter as absolutely possible. I feel like Frederick the mouse trying to make summer last well beyond the high temperatures and the green grass lazy […]

Brewer Dairy Queen donation to bring smiles to Lafayette Family Cancer Center

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You know what is free? Kindness. This is the most profoundly simple yet easy to miss lesson that I have learned while caring for my son who has a bleeding disorder. I see kindness everywhere around him. The doctors and nurses who keep him smiling and happy despite his fears remind me of this lesson […]

20 Rules for camping with a baby

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We have one of those giant family-sized LL Bean camping tents. Unpacking it and getting the poles into the right pockets in order to set the thing up is about as frustrating as putting up Christmas lights. But once the tent is assembled we have an instant camping adventure right there in the backyard. This […]

100 Things To Do In Maine With Kids

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     Take a selfie with Paul Bunyan      Eat a lobster      Crab fishing      Skip rocks      Bon fire      Visit the DeLorme Map Store to see the giant rotating globe in Yarmouth      Potato sack race      Swim in the ocean      Charter a sailboat (some are inexpensive!) Cheer on the racers in […]