Fogtoberfest 2022

This past Saturday Fogtown had their 4th annual October festival in downtown Ellsworth. It was my first time attending the event. They had 3 bar stations set serving everything, including, seltzers, IPAs, mulled ciders, wines and CBD orange cream soda to name a few. There was literally something for everyone.  Including lederhosen wearing couple, Susan

Apple Butter Family Recipe

Great Grandma Adam’s Vermont Homestyle Apple Butter Recipe Apple Butter Recipe Prep time: 40 minutes – 1 hour cook time:  8 hours canning time:  30 minutes – 1 hour.  yield approximately 4 pints things you need: large pot  slow cooker measuring cups & measuring spoons, spatula wooden spoon. Butter knife cider around 4 1/2 lbs.

Oktoberst & MDI Knits

The last outdoor craft fair of the season with Island Arts Association was this past weekend in Bar Harbor. With it being the Second weekend in October it was a little chilly. My electric hand warmers most definitely came in handy. It was 40 something degrees when we were unloading our cars Saturday morning.  I

Steamy Buddha

When I am not making my art or selling it at craft fairs, you can find me at Steamy Buddha. There is something about that place. Every time I go there, I feel better when I leave than when I walked in there. I have created a life in Maine that allows me to go

Labor Day in Bar Harbor

In my first blog post, I went through a few tents Memorial Day weekend when the wind was crazy on the Village Green in Bar Harbor. Labor Day weekend we were back at the Village Green. Thankfully it was beautiful weather with only a slight breeze, no big gusts of wind like the beginning of

Tripp & Martha

This weekend I had a craft fair in Southwest Harbor on Mount Desert Island. I am going to tell you the highlights. On Saturday a husband and wife on vacation from NY came by my booth. They were a very outgoing and friendly couple. The wife adored my sea turtle charcuterie board. We were chatting