The Innkeeper that Feels Like Santa Clause

The Innkeeper that Feels Like Santa Clause

Camden Maine Bed & Breakfast with Offstreet Parking The days are much shorter here in the winter in Maine. The mornings are dark and often very cold. I feel like Santa Clause each morning when I wake at 6:00am to set the breakfast tables, put on the coffee, start the...
A Reason to Come to Camden in the Winter…

A Reason to Come to Camden in the Winter…

Camden Maine B&B with smart tvsWe have guests that come to Camden Maine each year for Christmas By the Sea for different reasons. I know there is a hotel in the downtown that is completely reserved by 2 grandparents to host all their children and grandchildren for a...
Can’t Wait Until Winter – Ice Is In!

Can’t Wait Until Winter – Ice Is In!

Winter in Maine means, cold, quiet, snow, hockey, ice skating, skiing, tubing, tobogganing – oh yah and did I say hockey!!! Yes – I am a hockey mom. The ice just went in at the MidCoast Recreational Center this past Friday. I have been watching on Facebook...

Over 600 return to Windward House

We are delighted to welcome back so many return guests to Camden Windward House. This summer has been unique in that the weddings we hosted were in the early June and July. Prime summer time (August) has been open to all our guests. Last year we had several weddings...
51 degrees and delightful in Camden Maine this morning

51 degrees and delightful in Camden Maine this morning

This morning I leaped out of bed because I promised a woman staying with us that I would make her coffee at 6:00am. I awoke at 6:05am and had coffee on literally by 6:08am. The woman was nowhere to be found, and I thought I had missed her by the 8 minutes that I was...
Beautiful Maine Start of Season 2012

Beautiful Maine Start of Season 2012

I usually start each season with a post. Last year I was concerned about Trip Advisor, this year I’m not. This year I am concerned that I will not be able to go out on my kayak enough. I met a friend here and she recently reminded me that I came to Camden Maine,...
A note from Schooner Surprise! Let the Season Begin!

A note from Schooner Surprise! Let the Season Begin!

We are extremely happy to announce that we will begin our 26th season with Surprise tomorrow morning, May 26 .  Our schedule will feature departures at 10:30, 1:30 and 4:30 until July 1 when our summer schedule begins.  The Surprise which is in her 94th year looks...
This Maine B&B Goes Raw

This Maine B&B Goes Raw

When you serve a hot breakfast everyday for 7 years, you start to notice trends in food. First it was a concern for diabetes, then it was gluten free, then vegetarian, then vegan – now raw. Jesse is an amazing cook – I often kid with the guests that I...
How to spend a spring day in Mid Coast Maine.

How to spend a spring day in Mid Coast Maine.

April is a little early for the Maine tourist season to start, but over the weekend we were fortunate enough to host a whole Inn full of guests. Jesse and I are a little out of practice serving 18 breakfasts, but I think we did well. We got up very early and prepped...

Culinary Tourism

Camden Maine is a New England Epicenter for Culinary tourism. Culinary tourism is defined as experiential travel, including local, domestic, and international tours, whereby one learns about and/or consumes food and drink reflecting a region’s cuisine and/or...

Soft Adventure and Extreme Skiing in Camden Maine

Camden Maine is truly a unique place on the East Coast. It is amazing how the town keeps its secret. There are amazing hiking trails, several warm lake swimming spots, lake islands you can row out to, an ocean island that is not further than a mile away –  if...

With A New Twist

I walked into a friend’s store the other day and everything was different. She had changed the aisles and got rid of a lot of products. I asked if she was going out of business, she said she was getting rid of the things that did not sell and...