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Maine Blogs

Maine is a wonderful place to live and visit.  Some Mainers and people who travel and vacation in Maine are quite eager to tell you about it!  This page will introduce you to blogs about Maine.  The blogs on this page are not only limited to sports, vacations, fall foliage, snowmobiling, skiing, and other recreational activities - they are also about the politics, culture, and people of Maine.  If you know of a blog that should be added to this page then let us know.  So enjoy.
 

Blogs on Vacationing and Travel in Maine

Living Downeast.

Maine.info Podcast.  Maine festivals and events.

Posted Roads.  The weblog of the Kennebec Valley Bicycle Club.

River Valley Maine.  Rumford, Maine area.  Travel, sights, history, and news.

Maine Windjammer Blog. A blog about the historic schooner Mary Day of Camben, Maine.

West Paris (Oxford Hills) Daily Photo.

Living Maine Seasons by Travel Writer Kim Kalicky
www.livingmaineseasons.com


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Blogs About Life in Maine

Adventures in Life.  A blog by a Maine mother of three.

Adventures in Vacationland.

All Things Maine.

B's Travel Log.  MaineLife.Net.

Black Fly Blog.  A humorous collection of writings, notes and thoughts about living and traveling in Maine.

Blogs by MaineToday.com.  Numerous blogs about Maine, life, events and more.

Celeste Cota.  Photography, Writing, Travel in Maine.

Commune Tested, City Approved.  Recipes & green living from Portland, Maine.

Local Monster.  Two Maine folk write about their life of eating locally with home-grown or locally grown products.  www.localmonster.blogspot.com.

From the Creek.  Life in a tiny village on Mount Desert Island by a gardner and hiker.

From the Desk of T.M. Gray.  Blog by a horror writer who lives in Maine.

Growin' Up in Maine.  Childhood memories of growing up in Main in 50's and 60's.

Have Budget Will Travel. A Maine mother writes on her travels to places, events and restaurants.

Henbogle.  Rural living by two educators in mid-coast Maine, with chickens.

Just Ponderin'. An out of stater (aspiring Mainiac) writes about Maine and other topics. Often funny, sometimes poignant. Views from (and of) Maine and beyond.
http://justponderin.com

The Scenic Route  Random tales from a not so random childhood.

K-Seas.  Family, sports, and Maine.

Maine's Lost Trotting Parks.  Blog about old racetracks in Maine.

Maine Chickadee Nest.  A college student in NC dreams of living and working in ME.

Mainelife.  Thru the eyes of someone from away.

meartsed. News from Argy's cubby with a view of the statehosue dome. Communicating about Maine art education.

Mid Coast Maine Adventures
www.midcoastmaineadventures.blogspot.com

Living the Road Less Traveled.  "A young mother's quest for simple living".

My Corner of Maine.  "A 41-year-old mom of teens tells about life in Maine with a busy hubby, lots of snow, and the joy of being surrounded by lovely Mainers".

My Maine Cottage.  "My life in a 600 SQ FT bungalow by the sea".

News From Hawkhill Acres.

Notes from a Lobster Village. A blog about Maine lobster and Maine lobster fishing.

Portland Psst.  Food, restaurant and bar reviews.  A little gossip too!

Sandy gets around . . . . A blogger shares her trips and photos of Maine.
http://sandygetsaround.blogspot.com

The Jim Baumer Experience. A blogger writes about almost anything but mostly about Maine.

The laundry? It's never finished.  A family blog.

The Old Pine Tree. "From the roots on up. Maine blogger, discovering the way life should be." Musings on life in Maine accompanied by some great photographs.

The Queen's Blog.  A veteran newspaper reporter, mother, and grandmother who lives Downeast writes about life, art, Maine, her family and other stuff.

The Way Life Should Be.  A blog from the mid-coast of Maine.

This is the Finest Kind of Life. A mom writes about family life in Maine.


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Maine Sports, Nature, Woods, Outdoor Blogs

A Life Aboard. A blog about living on a sailboat in Maine by Matt Garand.

Blogging the Maine Outdoors.

Black Bear Blog.  Maine hunting blog for hunters, fishermen and outdoor enthusiasts.

Bog Blog.  A photographic journal of birds.

Boot & Canoe. Adventures in the Maine wilderness.

Eastern Maine Sports Blog.  Track New England sports.

Familiy Skiing in Maine. A blog about a familiy in Maine that shares a passion for Alpine skiing with tips on how to have fun and make skiing as affordable as possible.
www.maineskifamily.com

Grain Surfboards Blog.  Blog by business that makes surfboards in Maine.

HawkWatch Update.  A blog about watching hawks on Cadillac Mountain located in Acadia National Park, Maine.

Hiking in Maine with Kelley.  A retired Mainer shares his stories about hiking in Maine with his dog.  Great photos and superb source for where to go for a day hike in Maine. One of my favorite blogs and always updated.

Libby Hill Forest Trails.  Blog about conservation land in Gray, Maine.

Maine Guides Journal.  Open to any and all Maine Guides who are interested in posting information, dates, events, and videos.

Maine Musing!  Moose, Maine, Wildlife, and other stuff.

Maine Militia. " . . . established . . . sharing of information and knowledge related to the Great State of Maine in the American Civil War and the reenacting community that calls this state home.

Maine Nature News. Maine's Outdoors - an online periodical that covers natural history events and observations in Maine.

Maine Runner.  Training and race reports from a runner living in southern Maine.

Natural Unseen Hazards Blog.  A Maine blogger posts about pathogens that threaten hunters, campers and hikes.

The Maine Outdoorsman Blog.  Fun reading and interesting topics.  Definitely a outdoors type.

Jack Mountain Bushcraft Blog.  By Tim Smith, Registered Master Maine Guide.

Thoughts from a Maine Master Guide. By Don Kleiner - a Master Maine Guide.

Gulf of Maine Lobster Foundation.  lobsterlines.blogspot.com


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Blogs About Maine Politics, Government,
Community Service, Health, and More

As Maine Goes. Blog on Maine politics.

E-Quality Matters.  "Creating the solutions that will foster healthy women, girls, families, and communities".  Maine Women's Fund.

FitForME207. A site for all Maine Families who participate in FitForME207's programs. Used for information regarding healthy food choices, healthy recipe makeovers, fitness knowledge, and tips of how a Maine family can achieve a healthy lifestyle.

Jason Clarke.  Maine Politics, web standards, usable technology and life.

Christian Civic League of Maine. Blog.

Maine Public Health.  Blob by Maine's Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Maine Right to Life Committee.  Pro-woman, pro-life, and pro-active.

Maine Web Report.  A blog supporting the Republicans in Maine.

Politics on Laws.com. Law and politics resources for Maine.

Portland Public School Department News.  Portland, Maine.

Portland Public School Blogs.  Many different blogs.

SeevsPlace.  A retired "technical man" comments on life in Maine and politics.

The Voice of Maine.  Your Maine Forum.

Women & Substance Abuse.  Crossroads for Women, Portland, Me.

Words Matter.  Politics, culture and other Maine topics. Blog no longer active but interesting to read.


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Forums and Blogs about Fall Foliage

New England Foliage Weblog.  Yankee Foliage.

Foliage Network.  foliagenetwork.com.  The source for accurate foliage information.

Fall Foliage Trip Report (1998).  By L. McKamey.

Maine Foliage (2004) - Sensory Overload.  Phototrek.org.


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Blogs About Growth and the Environment in Maine

Charting Maine's Future.  Blog on growsmartmaine.org.

Environmental Funders Network.  "A project of the Maine Community Foundation and the Maine Philanthropy Center".

Gulf of Maine Times.  Promoting cooperation to maintain and enhance environmental quality in the Gulf of Maine.

In Maine - What Now?  A woman in the environmental field living in Scarborough, ME. (Blog is not updated).

Maine Environmental Policy Institute.  The mission of the Maine Environmental Policy Institute (MEPI) is to help Mainers understand the importance of healthy ecosystems to their families and communities. The Institute, an independent nonprofit organization based in Hallowell, Maine, is dedicated to researching environmental challenges facing the state and reporting this research to policy makers and the public.

Maine Coast Heritage Trust.  A statewide land conservation organization. "Protecting the Character of Maine for Future Generations".

Mainebiz Online.  Maine's Business News Source.

Natural Resources Council of Maine.

Penobscot Bay Blog.  Conservation and other issues.

Penobscot Bay Watch.  People who care about the bay.

The Vigorous North.  "A field guide to inner-city wilderness areas".


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Blogs About Business in Maine

MESDA Forum.  Maine Software and Information Technology Industry Association.

Maine Furniture.  A blog about furniture made in Maine, Maine woodworkers and cabinet makers, and Maine furniture stores.

Maine PR Maven.  Marketing and public relations tips and techniques in Maine.

Maine Safety and Security Blog.  A blog for law enforcement, fire, safety, security, and homeland defense professionals living and working in Maine.


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Photographic Blogs About Maine or by Photographers in Maine

Abe's of Maine.  Technology in focus.  Cameras, home audio video, etc.

AnotherMaine.com.  Documentation of Maine without the cliches.  Good Photos.

BogBlog.  A blog with photographs from a blog in Brownfield, Maine.

Eastern Maine Camera Club.

Haunted by Water.  A blog by a photographer who likes hiking, camping, & fishing.

Maine Dezign Blog.  A photographer's blog about Maine.

Maine Nature Photos. 

Nate Parker Photograpy. A blog by landscape photographer on Mount Desert Island.

Quercus Design. A photographer's blog from Mount Desert Island.

RoseAnne Holladay Photography. A land and seascape photographer on the Pemaquid peninsula.

The Thing of the Moment.  Nice photos from a Maine photographer.

Two Cents and a Thousand Words.  By a Maine web developer, photographer, and a writer.  Talks about photography, Maine events, and some politics.


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Blogs about Books and by Writers in Maine

carriejones.  A Maine author/writer.

Eagles Over the Kennebec.  Blog by Sharon Lee, a science fiction writer from Maine.

Gulf of Maine Books.   A blog by a bookstore in Brunswick, Maine.

Intertwinedlove's Blog.  A writer updates us on her progress on book about early Maine.

Journeyman. "It came out of the woodwork".  Blog by Steve Miller, a science fiction writer from Maine.

Kimberley Collins Kalicky. An author of several books blogs about nature, motherhood, seeking fulfillment, and other things.

Portland, Maine History Blog.  An author writes about the history of Portland, Maine.

Sarah Laurence Blog.  Novels, writing, art, fashion, and life in coastal Maine.

Unsweetened Tea.  A writer's blog, I think.  Someone from Bar Harbor, Maine.

Wolf Moon Journal.  A Maine Magazine of Art and Opinion.


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Blogs in Maine: Can't Quite Put in A Category

Above the Fold.  Mark LaFlamme: The Screaming Room.  A journalist from Lewiston, Maine.

Art Night Out.  About art in Maine.

Becoming Whole.  A blog about healthy eating and living . . .  and surviving cancer.

Chikblog.  "Feminism is Feminine".  Chick from Augusta, Maine.

Clay, Fiber, and Other Musings by Shanna Wheelock.  The Easternmost potter in the United States.

Crafty Mama in ME. Crafting, baking, and living.
www.craftymama-in-me.com

earlyMaine.org.  "Preserving Maine's Past Through Information Sharing".  Maine history.

Frugal C.  "Not your grandma's Home Ec".  How to live frugally in Maine while attending college and living on financial aid.

Learning in Maine.

Maine Chickadee Nest.  A blog by a college student with good photos, scenes of Maine and shopping info.

Maine Ghost Hunters.  Hmmmmmm.

Maine Life.  Thru the eyes of someone from away.

Maine Mysteries.  Another long hmmmmmmm.

Naturalist's Notebook. Blog from owners of a unique shop in Seal Harbor, Maine.

Out With Ari: Life as a Canine Naturalist.  A Maine college professors blog.

Portland Psst!.  Reviews of eating places in Portland and ?????

Seacoast - Eat Local Blog.  "Seacoast Eat Local is a group of consumers, chefs, growers, and activists who advocate eating locally for ecological, social, cultural, and environmental reasons".

Strange Maine.  Good for getting ready for Halloween I guess.

Soule Mama.  A craftsperson, mother, writer, etc. who blogs from Portland, Maine.

The Maine SEO.  A blog on Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing.


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Maine Lodging Blogs (by hotels, resorts, campgrounds, and B&B's)

Life on Penobscot Bay.  By the Searsport Shores Ocean Campground. Tidepools, gardens, goats and honey bees.

White Cedar Inn Today.  By a B&B in Freeport, Maine.


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Maine Fashion Blogs

Love & Lobster.  Offers tips on style for coastal weddings.


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Maine Farm Blogs

Achorn Farm.  A Maine farm and family blog.

Cold House Journal.  A couple in Maine living through the winter with the least amount of heating oil possible.  Brrrrrrrr!

Pink Porches.  Tales of a wanna-be farmgirl in Maine.

Front Porch Posts. Tales from a little Maine Farmhouse. (The writer used to write "Pink Porches" blog - subtitled "Tales of a wanne-be farmgirl in Maine".  Looks like she got her farm.

The Road to the Farm.  A woman chronicles her journey to owning her own farm in Maine.

Robin's Outdoors. A writer (Robin Follette) and outdoorswoman lives on a 45 acre homestead in the woods of rural Maine.

Rock Island Farm.  Starting and working a small farm in Maine, near Bangor.

Seasons Eatings Farm. 

Spiller Farm Blog.  Spiller Farm of Wells, Maine.


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Maine Gardening Blogs

A Good Eater.  A blog " . . .  which a Maine writer reflects on food - the joys, the concerns, and of course, the eating".

Henbogle.  A Mid-coast Maine gardener shares her work with you.


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Maine Real Estate Blogs

Andrew Mooers' Northern Maine Realty Blog.  Houlton, Maine.

Life in Houlton, Maine.  Real estate blog on Houlton, Maine.

Maine Association of Realtors.  A professional trade association representing all aspects of real estate in Maine.

Maine Real Estate News.  "Southern Maine's Leading Online Real Estate Resource".

 

 

Topics on This Page
(click on topic below to
go to that page section)

Vacation and Travel
Life in Maine
Sports, Nature, Outdoors
Maine Politics
Fall Foliage
Growth and Environment
Business in Maine
Photographic Blogs
Miscellaneous Blogs
Blogs on Lodging
Fashion Blogs of Maine
Farm Blogs of Maine
Gardening Blogs of Maine
ME Real Estate

 

 

 


 

Paintings depicted on this web site are by artist Ruth Carlson-Friberg of Oxford, Maine.