Maine


Living Inspired: Post-trip Reflections

Living Inspired: Post-trip Reflections

Right now the lesson for me is about putting our values and all the things we hope to accomplish with our lives into action. Putting our daily planner and our pocketbooks into where we say our heart is.

Our First Time Family Backpacking

Our First Time Family Backpacking

This inaugural winter backpacking trip was a game-changer for our family.

In a state

In a state

The mountains of Maine feel like home to me. Just like the peonies and raspberry canes in the farmhouse yard.

The Truth in Nature

The Truth in Nature

I finished a book this week by author Lou Ureneck called Cabin: Two Brothers, a Dream, and Five Acres in Maine. You should know right up front I have a soft spot in my heart for Maine. I always will. The mountains, woods, rivers and fields of Maine continue to ...

Sugaring! (& a Spring Reading List)

Sugaring! (& a Spring Reading List)

For years I've read seasonal stories to my children. Stories in general but I do love marking the seasons in our reading also.

A Weekend Trip to Maine ~ To Summit Mt. Katahdin

A Weekend Trip to Maine ~ To Summit Mt. Katahdin

One of the things we wanted to do before we left Maine was to hike Mt. Katahdin - Maine's highest peak and the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. Over the years there have been a couple dates planned for this mountain and none of the them worked out. We ...

Spring Week-ending

Spring Week-ending

A weekend for saying goodbye to familiar places. Our favorite Japanese restaurant, where Brienne has been eating since she was five days old - her first outing. Ok, she didn't eat the food there when she was five days old but she did nurse! A little stop at the toy ...