Tag: maine

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biking, travel

Biking Around Peaks Island

Are you tired of rocky coastlines, deep blue water and sunny skies? No, us neither. Here’s our bike trip around Peaks Island, just off the coast, and still a part of Portland proper: Related posts: Biking through Rockport A Bike […]

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travel

Portland Harbor Hotel

Here’s a look at our hotel. Same one that Boo and I stayed at on our last trip to Maine — and I highly recommend it. A look around — after we pause to admire this view: Related posts: On […]

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travel

On the Road to Portland, A Detour

Yes. We couldn’t help it. We stopped in Freeport and went to the L.L. Bean Outlets. Believe it or not, all we walked away with was a pair of sunglasses. More photos after the jump. Related posts: SCF Goes on […]

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travel

Ferry Back from North Haven

Ah! Finally! Some beautiful weather. I ended up getting a touch of sunburn, even! Here’s a look at our glorious boat ride back to the mainland. Related posts: Ferry Ride to North Haven Island A Bike Tour of North Haven […]

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restaurants, travel

Breakfast at Nebo Lodge

Who would have thought that a bakery 12 miles off the coast of Maine would make amazing bagels? Perfect chewy crust, light fluffy inside. And great herbed cream cheese, too. And of course, more of those beautiful flowers adorned the […]

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restaurants, travel

Lunch at Bayview Lobster in Camden

Bayview Lobster is a cute little place with a simple seafood menu. Lobster rolls and the like. Perfect for our afternoon pick-me-up. Related posts: Lobster Rolls for Supper Recipe: Lobster BLTs Lunch at The Boathouse in Rockland, Maine Tacos, Tortillas and […]

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recipes

Recipe: Lobster BLTs

Theresa made a fabulous dinner for us while we were in Maine, and this delicious sandwich was the centerpiece. I found the recipe on the Stonewall Kitchen website. The recipe, after the jump. Related posts: Recipe: Jalapeno-Garlic Shrimp Recipe: Mango-Radish […]

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restaurants, travel

Lunch at The Boathouse in Rockland, Maine

Our motto in Maine is “Oysters Everyday.” Today’s fix comes from a cute little restaurant on the Rockland harbor called The Boathouse. Related posts: Primo in Rockland, Maine Jess’s Market in Rockland, Maine Shopping Beth’s Farm Market in Warren, Maine […]

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restaurants, travel

Primo in Rockland, Maine

The chef at Primo is Melissa Kelly. We’ve never eaten her food before, but had always meant to when she was cooking a lot closer to us at the restaurant at Old Chatham Sheepherding Company in the Hudson Valley. She […]

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travel

SCF Goes on the Road to Maine

We packed up the car, loaded the bikes and got on the road. Like the dorks that we are, we even had a cooler for drinks and snacks on the road. Thank goodness, because we wouldn’t want to ignore the […]