A Big Thank You

Our Show Your Love Fundraiser for the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital was a big success! Thank you to all the wonderful people who donated their time and effort to make this event possible. Much gratitude goes to designer Vivian Page for the beautiful poster she created for the event. Many thanks to the businesses who donated to the fundraiser: Rainbow …

Giveaway Day #12: Gift Certificate to Bella Luna Toys

If you’re searching for a special toy or gift, Bella Luna Toys online shop is a smart destination. Owner and Waldorf teacher, Sarah Baldwin, sells quality toys that are designed for imaginative play. You can find Maine made items, like this classic cabin from Roy Toy, instruments, games, and even kids’ room décor. What MP didn’t know is that Bella …

Finns & Flowers Toy Co.

Last week, we posted about a new, family-friendly restaurant in Yarmouth called Gather. One of the things we appreciated about Gather was the play area, as well as the knowledgeable waitress who sat us right next to the toys and games. While we were there, we discovered a wooden barn that belonged to owner Matt Chappell when he was a …

Road Trip Activities for Kids

The Cute Potato team survived a long road trip from Maine to Ohio with the help of some travel-friendly art kits and a great children’s album, plus a few stops for ice cream. We don’t have video in our Subaru, so MP and DP are dependent on books, music, and games to keep the kids occupied in the car. Before …

Bella Luna Toys

After reading Gail Gibbons’ Knights in Shining Armor about 30 times, CP# 2 is suddenly smitten with these brave warriors from the Middle Ages. So you can imagine MP’s delight when she found this wooden sword and shield set from Bella Luna Toys in in South Thomaston. If you’re not familiar with Bella Luna, this lovely online shop offers toys …