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There’s something about this time of year that makes MP crave caffeine and carbohydrates. And what better place to satisfy that desire than South Portland’s Scratch Baking Co.? The artisan bakery in Willard Square is a warm and welcoming place filled with every delight a carbohydrate-craving mama could hope for (in this case it was a Maine Sea Salt bagel).

Beautiful bagels from Scratch – no wonder patrons are limited to one dozen.


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maesOn yet another rainy day, the Cute Potato gang descended on Mae’s Café in Bath—hungry, cranky and wet. The staff set us up in our very own room (smart!), the waitress promptly took our order and CP #1 and #2 ran around the table while we waited for our food. What could have been a potential disaster became a pleasant lunch. What more could a parent ask for?

At Mae’s, there are many healthy options for the little ones, although ours are on a grilled cheese and french fries kick. But the best part, for adults and kids alike, are Mae’s phenomenal baked goods. Our personal favorite is the blueberry cake, which to quote a New Jersey relative, is TDF (to die for). And the oatmeal, cranberry and white chocolate chip cookies, which the kids devoured during the drive home, are really yummy, too.


160 Centre Street
Bath, Maine 04530

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