Pom Pom Hats by Brookes Smith

We think it’s safe to say that pom pom hats are having a moment. Their popularity makes sense — the hats look so darn cheerful in a gray, wintery landscape. And while we’ve spotted these hats in national retail stores, the best we’ve found are made right here in Maine. Wayne resident Brookes Smith custom knits soft, cozy hats from …

BabbidgePatch Hats

There’s not a parent in Maine that’s not familiar with the daily winter routine. Every morning, without fail, we’re ushering our children into warm socks, boots, mittens, scarves, snow pants, coats, and hats. Sometimes the routine goes smoothly, and sometimes well, not so much. And who could blame the kids for not wanting to get in full cold weather regalia? …