Rainy Day Activities

It’s raining… again. And tomorrow’s forecast calls for more. What’s a parent to do? MP went through some of Cute Potato’s favorite rainy day activities to help: 1. Visit an Indoor Play Space Try Portland’s Greenlight Studio or The Rumpus Room in Brunswick. Also, don’t forget to check out your nearby libraries for fun children’s programs and free play.

Grandma Drove the Lobsterboat

When MP becomes a senior citizen, she hopes to be as plucky as the grandmother in Katie Clark’s popular Grandma Drove the Garbage Truck and Grandma Drove the Snowplow series. If you’re familiar with the Brunswick author’s books, you know her lovable protagonist is a dedicated problem solver. Grandma is ready to do whatever it takes to help her community, …

The Center for Maine Craft

MP can’t help herself. As the calendar approaches Halloween, she starts thinking about holiday shopping. Maybe it’s because she worked in retail advertising for so many years. Regardless, she was thrilled to discover the Center for Maine Crafts in West Gardiner. Don’t let the rest stop location fool you—this beautiful shop is the real deal. For adults, you’ll find stunning …