Cycling Cafe by the Sea

Cape Porpoise Kitchen is a gem not to be missed when you are pedaling down the scenic stretch of road from Biddeford Pool to Kennenbunkport. Coffee By Design, a Portland based coffee roaster, is brewed to perfection. Diana, their baker, bakes up everything from local favorites like whoopie pies and blueberry buckles to “buffalo chip”…

Hiking Adventure ~ Mount Major

I have been known to bitch and moan about being back in southern Maine.  I became a bit of a city girl, accustomed to one stop shopping at Super Target, a Starbucks on every corner, and Chipotle within walking distance.  Well, that is no longer my reality.  I live in a small town on the…

My Orlando

Orlando is an amazing vacation destination.  Wall to wall attractions, from Walt Disney World, Universal and Sea World to basketball games at the Amway Center and world-class shopping at the Mall at Millenia and the outlets.  There are some of the most gorgeous and exclusive hotels in the world in Lake BuenaVista, like the Grand…

A Hidden Gem in Maine

Have you ever visited a place for the 1st time and wondered how it is possible that you had never been there before? I grew up just down the road from Goose Rocks Beach and my dad was a road explorer.  We visited all the beaches and walking spots from Maine to the Mississippi River,…

The Great Mainification

Mainification.  This is the act of becoming a true Mainer, one who has not only climbed Katahdin, but has walked across the Knifes Edge, who has biked up Cadillac Mountain at sunrise and has rafted the Dead, the Penobscot and the Kennebec, all in the winter!  Okay, that is an exaggeration, but you get the…

Down the Road in Maine ~ Wells

Living in Maine is anything but convenient.  You have to drive to go everywhere – the nearest Target is 25 minutes away and the mall is 45 minutes away!  We lived in big cities for a decade and a half, so the lack of amenities has required some … adjustment.   But we are definitely not…

So Me Scenes – Ogunquit

Maine is known for its rocky coastline, but when people go on a beach vacation, they are looking for a little piece of sandy heaven to lay on and play on. Ogunquit has the best of both worlds. It has the rocky coast, where locals and tourists alike walk the Marginal Way to catch a…