6 DIY Life Hacks *perfect* for summer. So cool!
Now is a great time of year for short cuts and these six DIY life hacks are perfectly suited to summer! DIY Mosquito Yard Spray... Read More
One Pot Clambake. It’s summertime without the mess!
Ready for a summer clambake without having to “bake” at all? Get ready for this seasonal favorite and all you need is a big ‘ol... Read More
Stress-Free Camping with these awesome prep tips!
Remember camping as a kid? What was the best part? Swimming? S’mores? Flashlights and sleeping bags? Kids love the simplicity—it’s the parents that make it... Read More
It’s berry pickin’ time! Find a local PYO Farms near you.
It’s that time of year again when local farms are opening up for pick-your-own strawberries and other fruits ripening throughout the summer. The season for... Read More
Bike, walk or ride in a traffic-free zone, “Sundays on the Boulevard” each Sunday in September!
What began Sunday, May 5 will continue right up through Sunday, September 29, 2019… a big stretch of Baxter Boulevard in Portland will be closed... Read More
Are we there yet? Travel activities for surviving the Summertime Road Trip.
Traveling for the summer vacation? Time to pack up the family in the car for one helluva ride! Take a deep breath and don’t panic…you... Read More
Sign your kids up for the “Kids Bowl Free” Program and play for free all summer!
Select bowling centers and schools around the country are participating in the “Kids Bowl Free” program. This program is designed by bowling centers to give... Read More
The 6 Best Tips for stress-free Back To School Shopping!
Truth? I haven’t even thought about back-to-school shopping yet. And I’m not going to either anytime soon because I’m not willing to admit summer is... Read More
Don’t miss a single thing! 35 Summer Bucket List ideas for family fun in Greater Portland!
It never fails. Every August 20th or so I start crying in my soup about all the stuff I *wanted* to do during the summer... Read More
Get outdoors! Daily ‘Family Canoe Tours’ at Scarborough Marsh all summer long!
Discover the wildlife and plants of Scarborough Marsh as you paddle the Dunstan River. Gliding through the marsh, you will be exposed to its many... Read More
Classic “Games & Fun” at Congress Square Park every Wednesday afternoon! Free!
Kids, put down the phones! Play classic and new board games, word games, and cards. Escape your screens for IRL! These FREE events are held... Read More
YUM! 5 No-bake chilled pie recipes for summer!
Summer is no time to slave over a hot oven, but it *IS* time to eat a bunch of delicious chilled desserts! Check out these... Read More
Baby powder removes sand. Best kid tip EVER.
It seems that my kids always want to take one last dip in the ocean before we head home, which means they are a tremendous... Read More
Pool Safety. 6 Tips that could save your child’s life.
It’s hot (yay!) and everyone is seeking out the closest watering hole or pool. Break out the beach chairs, grab a magazine and relax by... Read More
Ice Cream Train Friday night 7/28 at the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad!
The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad’s popular Friday Night Ice Cream Train is back for the summer! Enjoy a beautiful evening train ride along Casco Bay and... Read More
Summertime Recipes: Corn on the Cob with a twist!
I LOVE corn on the cob, and I especially love grilling it. But I never ventured beyond the butter, salt and pepper– oh the places... Read More
Red Sox Win = Kids Eat Free at the Ninety Nine Restaurants!
When the Red Sox win, Kids Eat Free the following day at all New England Ninety Nine Restaurants! Come anytime and get a free kids’... Read More
“Worth the Trip” Series: Smugglers’ Notch is a mountain of fun!
Why would I go to a ski resort in the summer time? Well, Smugglers’ Notch offers dozens upon dozens of reasons to visit them in... Read More
My two favorite summer “salad” recipes– light and delish!
It’s only the beginning of June, and I’ve already run through all my favorite summer recipes. I’ve grilled all I know how to grill. I’ve... Read More
Feeling hot, hot, hot! Why grilling is the way to go.
If you’re like me, one of the things I really look forward to in the summer is eating outside and grilling. Less mess, tasty flavors,... Read More
Summer Vacation: How to handle the extra kid time!
Whether you have kids of your own, you’re a nanny, have significantly younger siblings, or for one reason or another are going to be around... Read More