We’ve all heard the old saying: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”—and it’s particularly true regarding your pre-winter home improvement projects. Here in Maine, winter brings great joy to everyone who loves skiing, skating, sledding, snowshoeing and more. But Old Man Winter can also do damage to your house. So we recommend [...]
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It’s been a troubling question for Augusta, Maine-area students, parents, and educators since COVID-19 first struck: How will we safely go back to school? Now the answers—which are ALWAYS tentative during this pandemic—are becoming clearer. Here’s what we know to [...]
When COVID-19 struck earlier this year, experts issued dire warnings regarding the pandemic’s likely impact on real estate buyers and sellers. But what has been our actual national experience - and our experience here in central Maine? Let’s take a couple of minutes to look at the U.S. and Maine-specific stats, and see what they tell [...]
Despite this year’s difficulties, a magical Maine summer vacation can be yours in 2020. And we do emphasize the word “magical”! It’s no deep, dark secret why Maine is loved and celebrated the world over as “Vacationland.” So if you’re a Mainer—or a visitor from another state who has met this summer’s [...]
Do you want to create an extra-romantic Valentine’s celebration this year? Do you want to go somewhere unique, “different,” and oh-so-special? Consider quaint, vibe-y Hallowell, Maine, for your destination! Come along with us on a romantic tour of Hallowell as we share some ideas for Valentine’s [...]
It’s almost Father’s Day 2019! We know you are getting everything ready to make it a special day for Dad, but there’s another man of the hour...your grandfather!
Whether you need some ideas to celebrate your own grandfather or are looking for gift ideas to help your kids celebrate their grandpa, we have you covered.
Here are our top 7 ways to celebrate Grandpa on Father’s Day [...]
There are many ways to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Central Maine. You can start off by paying your respects and honoring those who served, while also setting aside some time to appreciate your loved [...]
Mother’s Day 2019 is right around the corner! While you might already have a special gift or outing planned for your own mother, there’s another wonderful woman that we shouldn’t forget: [...]
Spring has finally sprung in central Maine!
It’s finally warming up outside and we couldn’t be happier about it. Here are just a few of our favorite ways to celebrate spring in central Maine.
Take a Stroll through Viles Arboretum
Nothing says springtime like the fresh bloom of plants and there’s no better place to see them than at the lovely Viles [...]
The best suggestions for fun Valentine's Day date ideas in Augusta (and beyond!)
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