august Drifts Away & September slips Away

Summer just went way to fast in August. Island Arts Association only has one event in August in Southwest Harbor. We had beautiful weather for the event. One of my best friends Tabitha, Owner of Luxury Picnics Acadia & the woman behind the amazing blog Downeast Famous, swung by with her youngest kid. It was

July in SWH

Two weekends in a row artists took over downtown Southwest Harbor. First was the Flamingo Festival. The weather was uncertain leading into that weekend. I was not sure if it was going to rain like June did. Luckily, the fog and haze were there but the rain held off for Saturday which was great. The

Bangor Summer Art Walk 2023

Saturday was a beautiful hot sunny day in Bangor Maine. Downtown Bangor had various roads blocked off for the summer Art Walk. Large crowds of people came out to see the art, hear the various buskers. Even a massage therapist was there to help people relax on the spot. I participated in the Fall Art

Independence Day 2023

July 4th was a busy day in Bar Harbor this year. Two years ago, the Fourth of July Craft Fair got canceled due to rain. I didn’t write about Southwest Harbor last month because it was just so wet, I didn’t have much to report except the people who showed up and braved the weather

Leary’s Landing Bar Harbor   

Recently after work with a friend I made a trip to Leary’s Landing in Downtown Bar Harbor. Growing up in the Boston area I am familiar with Irish Pubs. This Pub had me feeling at home. The ambiance was great. The décor also made me like this Irish Pub was authentic. Check out all the

Tourist Season is Here

Memorial Day weekend tends to kick off the start of Tourist Season on Mount Desert Island, especially in Bar Harbor next to Acadia National Park. Last Year I wrote one of my first blog posts about Memorial Day weekend. I was in Bar Harbor when my Pink Tent blew over, you can read about it

Spring has Sprung in Maine

It’s been a while since I have made a blog post. Lots of things are going on in my life these days. In February my stepdad, the man that raised me, passed away. It was so hard to deal with for sure. However, I am feeling some closure from his passing creating beautiful Memorial Flower

Mystery 207

In the middle of a huge snowstorm last Saturday my friend & I braved the weather to find ourselves traveling back in time. We went to a 1920s Chicago Speakeasy. We attended was a Murder Mystery Improve Dinner Theater event. Hosted by Mystery 207 in Searsport at the Homeport Inn & Tavern. Upon entering patrons


The Bangor Symphony Orchestra is hosting its Annual Fundraising Silent Auction. The bidding will begin online, ending in person at the Black-Tie Soiree. The Soiree is being held on March 11, 2023, in Bangor Maine at 6pm at the Collins Center for the Arts. More information about the Soiree and tickets can be found here.

Portland Expo & Acadia Adventures

This week I traveled to Portland Maine for the last of 4 Bridal Expos. I had so much fun meeting all the happy couples over the last month. You should expect my first newsletter in your inbox on Monday February 13th. I look forward to preserving your wedding flowers. I have been pushing so hard