Lace up! Maine Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks Directory!
Nothing says winter like ice skating outdoors….ah the childhood memories. So fun! Maine is pretty lucky to have quite a few. FYI: Only outdoor rinks,... Read More
Stuck inside? 4 DIY Kids’ Activities = Indoor Winter Fun!
Does the winter weather have you stranded at home? Does the cold have you stuck inside? Here are some fun activities to have in your... Read More
Caramel Apple Cider Crock Pot Recipe. Yah, that just happened.
Just like they make at Starbucks, only you’re saving yourself $3.50. Score. Ingredients Serves 4 4 cups apple cider 3 tablespoons caramel syrup (the ice... Read More
2020 Southern Maine Winter Farmers’ Markets– Find one near you!
Just because summer is all but a distant memory doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy the crops and foodstuffs provided by local farmers and markets.... Read More
Found ’em! Your Guide to the Best Sledding spots in Greater Portland!
Did you know that Portland Kids Calendar has the biggest and best sledding list directory of the Portland area in the entire world? Yes, it’s... Read More
Black Friday shopping tips: Get the bargains and keep your sanity.
We’ve all heard about the crazy deals shoppers can score on Black Friday, but all the hype can be intimidating! Here are some tips to... Read More
Need ski/snowboard equipment? Check out the Ski Swaps in Greater Portland this month!
Get your “new to you” gear for you and your family at a fraction of the price. Winter fun here we come! Saturday, November 2,... Read More
Totally worth the trip– Ice Castles in New Hampshire!
Tickets on sale now! New Hampshire Ice Castle are open for tours daily. We suggest visiting at night, when multicolored lights embedded in the ice... Read More
DIY Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte. Made at home for 40¢ a cup!
From the minute the first leaf turns orange, people start going bonkers with the impending arrival of Pumpkin Spice (well, everything). Starbucks has managed to... Read More
Family “Snowshoeing Discovery Course” weekends at L.L. Bean! Equipment provided!
L. L. Bean’s Snowshoeing Discovery Course is a great way to discover how fun, easy and exciting it is making fresh tracks through the sparkling... Read More
Holiday houseguests? An easy and stress-free “How-To” prep for your merry visitors.
Ding dong! The guests have arrived! Being a great host is a big job, but it doesn’t mean you have to expend a super human... Read More
Purchase your 2017 Advance Polar Express Tickets! No lottery system!
For those of you who can’t wrap your head around a lottery system to purchase tickets (me included!), the Lincoln and North Conway are offering... Read More
FREE Horse & Wagon Rides through downtown Portland! Runs Fri/Sat/Sun through December 17!
Looking for some family fun on a horse drawn carriage throughout enchanting downtown during the holiday season? Nostalgic fun for the whole family! Pick up... Read More
Portland’s Winter Farmers’ Market runs every Saturday. Farm fresh YUM!
The Portland Farmers’ Market goes year round through the winter. Starting the first Saturday in December and going through the second to last Saturday in... Read More
Indoor ice skating is $5 family fun. Find a rink near you!
Bring the entire gang and enjoy some fun on the ice! Public Skating is open for all ages and abilities– no worries for even the little... Read More
WinterKids FunPass and PassPorts offers families free and discounted ski, sled, ride and skate passes all winter!
WinterKids is back at it this year offering families free and discounted tickets to help children and families develop healthy lifelong habits through education and... Read More
6 Easy tips on cleaning (and keeping clean) your house for holiday guests.
Is your house becoming the local Motel 6 for the holidays? Sounds like it’s time to bust out the cleaning supplies. Here are some simple... Read More
Tickets still available for the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company “Polar Express”!
The Polar Express returns to Portland for a 9th season in 2016! The fun begins at the Ocean Gateway Visitor Center, which serves as our... Read More
Enough already! Five things you can do to beat the cold.
To reiterate how cold it is outside is becoming a tired cliché. Short of jumping on the first flight to a palm tree studded locale,... Read More
Awesome holiday cookie recipes. Share with friends or eat them all yourself.
Whether you are baking for a cookie swap or yourself, these recipes are sure to please. For the exception of the first recipe, all cookie... Read More