Sunflower Farm: Mama Goats and Their Kids

One of the things we love best about our new home is its close proximity to some incredible farms and orchards. The team recently stopped by Sunflower Farm & Creamery in Cumberland to visit with their newest baby goats. Owners Hope and Chris Hall regularly open the farm to visitors, so children and adults can enjoy spending time with the babies. …

Silly’s Restaurant

You would think, given the name of this beloved Portland restaurant, the team would have checked out the space years ago. Somehow Silly’s slipped by us. CP#1 and MP had a chance to redeem ourselves recently during a girls’ day out. The Washington Avenue institution is worth visiting based on the eclectic décor alone. Each lamp hanging from the ceiling …

Gather Farm Fresh Eatery

In September, the Cute Potato team had an opportunity to visit Gather; Main Street Yarmouth’s newest eatery. The family-friendly restaurant is the brainchild of Yarmouth-resident Matt Chappell. When a ‘For Lease’ sign was staked in front of the town’s former Masonic Hall, Chappell—who worked in the restaurant industry for years—saw an opportunity. He believed the space had potential for a …


A Visit to Eco-Kids

MP had the pleasure of visiting Cammie and Kip Weeks, co-owners of eco-kids, a Portland-based company that offers non-toxic and natural art supplies for children. Our team has long been fans of their eco-dough, paints, and crayons, but little did we know how much effort and time goes into making the products.

July 4th Weekend Plans

Team Cute Potato has guests in town this weekend, including a little guy, so we’re working our activities around his afternoon nap. That’s why we’re loving the sound of Kids’ Day in Bath (part of the city’s Heritage Days). This early morning event is dedicated to crafting, face painting and games under a big tent.

Buck’s Naked BBQ Freeport

On first glance, a barbecue joint with naked in the title might not seem like a wise choice for little ones. But go inside, and you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Maybe it’s the glittering disco ball in the entry way. Or the friendly-staff who will find you a table while you’re children run screaming in the direction of the two (count …