Look what we have to look forward to

Fallfoliage2012-wreath at Camden Maine StayWe’re not quite to fall color yet, but before you know it, peak color will highlight your getaway to DINE country, and the sooner you make your reservation, the better your chances of getting the room you want.  … Read more

Create your own “Peep” show: 5 unusual ways to enjoy Peeps

Peeps-Google ImagesGuess what?  Your favorite marshmallow treat is turning 60 this year.  Yes, those brightly colored marshmallow Peeps so popular at this time of year have been around for a whopping 60 years!   The Distinctive Inns of New England join others … Read more

When Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy

As a parent of pre-teens, I follow Macaroni Kid on Facebook and the Web for the sage insight it offers into the complexities of the teenage mind.  I get great advice for calmer and happier parenting, which in many cases … Read more

Ten great ways to cool off as you DINE this summer

Rain rain go away, come again another day.  As we move into July, we expect the rain to wane (hey! We’re poets!) and the temps to rise for perfect summer travel in  New England.  We also know that this is … Read more