Paddy Murphy’s – Downtown Bangor – Foodie Adventures

Hey hey it's DD! Paddy Murphy's is one of my favorite places to get a drink + a bite to eat any day of the week. Great beer, awesome food, warm ambiance + friendly waitstaff make this place a must-see when you're in Bangor. It's especially awesome on Sunday afternoons for a few reasons - … Continue reading Paddy Murphy’s – Downtown Bangor – Foodie Adventures

Packing tips for Adventures AWAY from Maine!

Hey it's DD! I am getting ready to head out this week on my annual girls trip with my friends from Florida to Islamorada and Fort Lauderdale, followed by meeting up with my Dad to head to Ohio to ride roller coasters at Cedar Point - (it's kind of our thing) Dad's 70, and he definitely … Continue reading Packing tips for Adventures AWAY from Maine!

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31 Nights Out Challenge – Camping in Maine

In 2015 I saw a post that a friend had shared about a challenge to spend 31 nights outside between Memorial Day and Labor Day (without quitting your job).  I love a good challenge and we already had a handful of trips planned already so I figured why not?!  The summer turned into a constant … Continue reading 31 Nights Out Challenge – Camping in Maine

Beech Hill Preserve – Hike for Beginners

Wherever you live, it's important to find your local hikes.  Living in Maine, the definition of local tends to stretch more than it might in other areas.  For me, local is anything that I can access within an hour's drive, because some days you don't have much time but the mountains are calling and your … Continue reading Beech Hill Preserve – Hike for Beginners

Weekend Warrior’s Guide to Maine Beaches

Maine summers are short and when you work 40+ hours Monday-Friday, you have to maximize every single weekend moment.  Monday mornings in summer have me checking the long range forecast from the National Weather Service to keep an eye on the weekend conditions.  My favorite Maine beaches are all bookmarked and depending on weather, cloud cover, … Continue reading Weekend Warrior’s Guide to Maine Beaches

Bounce ‘n Beer Adventure with Maine Yoga Adventures! – Bangor Adventure

DD and Willow, coming at you. We've recently discovered a great new Bangor Adventure, and we are THRILLED to share it with you! It all started one rainy day.....when the weather calls for rain for days, and days, and days, what’s a pair of adventures to to do?  We were sorting out our weekend plans … Continue reading Bounce ‘n Beer Adventure with Maine Yoga Adventures! – Bangor Adventure

Scarborough Beach State Park

Hi all, it's Willow..... Beach season is here, and we are beach bums at the core.  Scarborough Beach State Park is by far one of the best beaches in Maine.  This beach is one of Maine's great surf beaches and offers a more rustic feel than other beaches in Southern Maine (Read: Outhouses) and has … Continue reading Scarborough Beach State Park

Trail Jargon for Beginners – Hiking Words

Hey hey! It's DD. Since I am a Floridian by birth, all of this hiking jargon was new to me. I am still trying to figure it out, so . What's that saying - fake it till you make it? While trying to be a bad ass hiker, I always just smiled and laughed like … Continue reading Trail Jargon for Beginners – Hiking Words

The Traveler Loop – Baxter State Park

Hey! It's Willow. Baxter State Park, like Acadia National Park, is a treasure of the state of Maine. I didn't start spending any quality time in Baxter State Park until I was in my 30's (I was obsessed with Acadia in my 20s) and have been making up for lost time any chance I get. … Continue reading The Traveler Loop – Baxter State Park

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Blaze – Downtown Bangor

Hey! It's DD! Matt (he's my boyfriend 🙂 ) and I had a nice dinner this past weekend on Saturday night at Blaze in downtown Bangor! It's a great Maine Foodie Adventure. It was a great night out with friends. (You might be familiar with our dinner guests... Mike + Jen of The Rusted Raven...) … Continue reading Blaze – Downtown Bangor

Skiing on Big Moose Mountain at Big Squaw Resort

Hey it's DD!! We set out to check out what it was like to go skiing on Big Moose Mountain at Big Squaw Resort. Spoiler - this day was AWESOME. For so many reasons. It was 45 degrees out I skied down Intermediate trails, only falling three times and one was pretty epic. Making memories … Continue reading Skiing on Big Moose Mountain at Big Squaw Resort

Seawall Campground- Camping in Acadia National Park

Winter's long nights give you plenty of time for planning summer adventures and I like to book my weekends well in advance. I recently booked our third year at Seawall Campground in Acadia National Park. This is one of my most anticipated annual trips primarily because its just my son and I- a true test of my single mom … Continue reading Seawall Campground- Camping in Acadia National Park