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Maine Flower Show 2017

Maine Flower Show 2017

The Maine Flower Show 2017 is set to open Wednesday, March 29 and running through Sunday, April 2.  This is one of my favorite events, heralding in spring and thinking of digging in the dirt! The Maine Flower Show is typically held two weeks earlier than it is this year.  The latest of the eventContinue Reading

Best Places To Visit In Maine

Best Places To Visit In Maine

Best Places To Visit In Maine; Freeport, of course.  Recently chosen by Down East Magazine as one of the “Best Places To Live” in Maine, one visit shows you why.  While Freeport is known to many for its shopping there is so much more to do and explore, any time of year. Stroll downtown FreeportContinue Reading

Plan Your Maine Vacation

Plan For Vacation – The Secret to Using All of Your Vacation Days This Year Study after study has proven that downtime has real benefits, and while the majority of Americans believe strongly in the value of time off, we continue to function under the assumption that endless face time serves us better than taking theContinue Reading

Maine Maritime Museum – Visit Maine

Maine Maritime Museum – Visit Maine

Maine Maritime Museum is just one of many reasons to visit Maine.  Located in Bath (about twenty minutes from Freeport), the museum has a long and varied history, beginning in 1962. In 1962 seven residents of Bath, Maine formed the Marine Research Society of Bath, which did business for years as the Bath Marine Museum.Continue Reading

Flavors of Freeport 2017

Flavors of Freeport, 2017 is almost here!  One of Freeport’s signature events, Flavors of Freeport, features a weekend of food and fun, and two nights of premier events!  The Chef’s Signature Series on Friday and a Funkadelic dance party with Motor Booty Affair on Saturday, showcasing Freeport area restaurants, and food & alcohol producers.  Throughout the weekendContinue Reading

Northern Lights in Freeport!

Northern Lights in Freeport!  What a beautiful sight to see with the town all lit up and ready for the holidays.  While L.L. Bean has sponsored the holiday lights for the past few years, they have really “amped it up” for this year’s Northern Lights show. Beginning November 18, 2016, everything was lit up onceContinue Reading

Christmas Shopping in Freeport Maine: Outlets And More!

Christmas Shopping in Freeport Maine: Outlets And More!

Christmas Shopping in Freeport Maine could not be easier!  Freeport has all of the traditional stores you would expect: LL Bean, The Gap, Banana Republic, North Face, Patagonia, J Crew, and more! as well as many unique boutique stores you would not expect: Sea Bags, Sashays, and more.  Listed here are a few favorites whereContinue Reading

Freeport B&B Celebrates Ten Years

Freeport B&B Celebrates Ten Years

Celebrating 10 great years in business as of September 12, 2016!  We are delighted to share the news that we have enjoyed ten years as Innkeepers of James Place Inn and we are looking forward to many more. Both Robin and I having come out of the corporate work world, we were looking for aContinue Reading