Maidens Cliff, Camden, Maine

Maiden’s Cliff

Jess and I decided to check out some trails in the Midcoast Area in our extended fall season. Maiden's Cliff in Camden, Maine was a great quick-ish hike, perfect for beginners and also very pet friendly! We did a loop - to get the most miles in, but there's many variables of this hike, and … Continue reading Maiden’s Cliff

Ice Fishing Maine’s Glacial Lakes

Ice Fishing Maine’s Glacial Lakes Maine Outdoors Adventures with Twin Maple Outdoors By Richard Yvon - Twin Maple Outdoors Every Maine winter can unarguably be considered unique. The weather has become more and more unpredictable and every year ice conditions can vary drastically. Typically February and March are the two best months for fishing large … Continue reading Ice Fishing Maine’s Glacial Lakes

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Moving to Maine – The Way Life Should Be – Adventures of a Girl, a Boy, and a Hound

People have asked a lot about how my boyfriend and I moved from outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Stockton Springs, Maine. They ask with a perplexed look, "What do you do for a living and why did you move to Maine?" We simply wanted a new adventure and to get away from the high stress … Continue reading Moving to Maine – The Way Life Should Be – Adventures of a Girl, a Boy, and a Hound

Get Cairn – Best Adventure Subscriptions – We are proud to be ambassadors

So you have probably heard us talk about our Cairn box... we discovered it in August, 2015, and we have been members ever since. It's definitely one of the best adventure subscription boxes out there. The best day of the month is the day our Cairn packages show up, and quite honestly we were just … Continue reading Get Cairn – Best Adventure Subscriptions – We are proud to be ambassadors

Ethan Evans – co-founder, Openworld Outfitters

Our newest featured Adventurer is our dear friend Ethan Evans. Ethan is born and raised in Newburgh, ME Ethan is the co-founder of Openworld Outfitters, a veteran-owned outdoor brand and outfitter, who we adventure with often. He was featured in our Borestone Mountain post.  You may have heard us post about their Pocket Blanket, which we … Continue reading Ethan Evans – co-founder, Openworld Outfitters

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The Lost Kitchen

Hey - it's DD. Willow, Jess, Ali, Nick, Jamie and I united on a perfect fall day in late September to enjoy The Lost Kitchen, in Freedom, Maine. Willow was one of the lucky ones who got her message on The Lost Kitchen's voicemail right after midnight on April 1st and scored an in demand … Continue reading The Lost Kitchen

A hike up Precipice Trail on Champlain Mountain in Acadia National Park, Maine

Precipice Trail

Precipice Trail is one of our favorite trails in Acadia National Park. It provides a nice thrill in a short hike. It starts ascending almost immediately, and you encounter rungs and ladders. The view was totally worth it. We got a little confused when we hit a cave - it almost appears as thought you … Continue reading Precipice Trail

Dinner at Oriental Jade

Oriental Jade – Sushi Unlimited!

Hey it's DD! I've been really looking forward to trying out the "new" Oriental Jade - they have recently renovated - and their Wednesday Night offering of Sushi Unlimited was just the thing to get me in the doors! I've been in for lunch and dinner while they were working on the renovations, so I … Continue reading Oriental Jade – Sushi Unlimited!

Making the Most out of Summer in Maine

Don’t Let Your Maine Summer Slip Away

I am reflecting on how to take advantage of the rest of the Maine Summer. Angus King recently said "Summer lingers, but cool mornings are a portent. Remember, however, September is our secret".  If you are not following Senator King on Instagram, you should consider doing so- He rides his Harley around the state and … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Maine Summer Slip Away

Beech Cliffs to Beech Mountain

Hey! It's DD. Jess, Nick and I wanted to do something off the Main Island in Acadia (to avoid tourists in peak season), with a bit of a challenge and some views. We decided on Beech Cliffs to Beech Mountain, in Southwest Harbor! We parked at Echo Beach, which you need a park pass for, … Continue reading Beech Cliffs to Beech Mountain

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Tunk Mountain Hike

Hey! It's DD. As you know I am working on hiking 35 mountains this year, and I am getting there, slowly. I had heard about Tunk Mountain for a while, and my friend Lindsey (who you probably remember from Borestone Mountain!) was totally down for the adventure. We decided to find the trailhead via Google … Continue reading Tunk Mountain Hike

Why I Live in Maine

Ever wondered if you see the beauty that surrounds you? Not just see it with your eyes, but truly see it? I wonder that often. This is why I live in Maine. As an emergency room nurse, the need for stress relief is real. Being present is something I strive for each day. That is … Continue reading Why I Live in Maine