Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and MP likes to give and make special gifts for the family. It never ceases to amaze MP how many choices there are for creative gifts in Maine! Following are a few favorites: 1. A crocheted hat for kids and adults. 2. Get festive with felt heart garland from InJoyEcoCutie 3. This balsam pillow from Lakeside Quilts …

Made in Maine Handknits for Baby

Our first snow today has MP thinking of cozy knits for little ones. Plus, she’ll be visiting her baby nephew in New Jersey soon, and she wants to bring him something special from Maine. MP is a big fan of Three Kittens Knitting in Limington. Shop owner Cathy Bernier knits lovely winter hats, but she also crochets adorable baby booties. …

The Clever Kitty

Grandma Cookie Potato is one of a kind. One of the things we love most about GCP is her ability to rock accessories like striped Halloween socks and funky pumpkin earrings. She not only buys these accessories for herself, but outfits CP#1 and #2 with Halloween-inspired gear whenever she can. Something tells us Grandma would love these adorable felted hair …

Owl Hats by Shanna Tice

There’s something so endearing about a child wearing a fun hat. MP came across this crocheted owl hat on Etsy and she’s thinking it would look great with CP#1’s red winter coat. But who says kids should get to wear all the fun hats? Lewiston mother and self-described crochet addict Shanna Tice also makes a version for adults. She’ll even customize colors …

Handmade Halloween

It’s no secret that we are big fans of the Maine Etsy Team. And we love what some of our favorite designers have such fun offerings for fall. First, MP was literally oohing and ahhing over the adorable knit hats at Three Kittens Knitting in Limington. Cathy Bernier’s hats are perfect for a quick costume. For a colorful table, Moon …