Candy Making at Wilbur’s Chocolates

CP#1’s Girl Scout troop is working towards their commerce badge. To make it fun, the troop leaders organized a trip to Wilbur’s Chocolates in Freeport, where the girls would spend the afternoon learning about chocolate and how it’s made. MP, who is never one to turn down an opportunity for chocolate samples, decided to tag along. Wilbur’s, which is located …

Library Events: The Answer to Rainy Summer Days

Note: While these events have come and gone, libraries are always a great resource for family films, crafts, yoga classes and so much more fun! To find a Maine library near you, visit here. Like everyone else, we’ve been struggling through this long stretch of gray weather. MP doesn’t know what she would do without the free events our nearby …

The Rumpus Room Indoor Play Space

Every once in awhile, the Cute Potato team has the opportunity to check out a family venue that’s new and fun. Enterprising mom Kara Dowling, who we highlighted in the past for her handmade stationery, invited us to visit The Rumpus Room—a wonderful, indoor play space in Brunswick for infants through age 6. MP and the kids were instantly smitten …

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.