This post is a sponsored post in collaboration with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Although I was compensated for this post all thoughts and opinions are mine. Wilderness Camping in the North Maine Woods can be the ultimate family vacation - AllinfortheMaineOutdoors Do want to give your family the ultimate outdoor vacation? Then pack up the … [Read more...]
House Portrait – Perfect Gift for the Person who has everything!
Stumped for the perfect gift for an Anniversary, Birthday, Mother's Day or Christmas???????? Try a House Portrait by Grammy Mouse In my other life (before blogging) I am a folk artist. My style was Americana/Primitive and over the years I have been very successful at it. I have had my work published as limited edition prints, licensed to greeting card companies and … [Read more...]
The Living Scarecrow – A Real Halloween #TrickOrSweet
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TrickOrSweet #CollectiveBias Halloween.....it's all about the fun, the tricks, the treats, and the spooky scary stuff. As a kid, the scary stuff was the most fun for me and I have those memories to this day. We lived in the country so we had to" trick or treat" along a … [Read more...]
Tailgating 101 – Are your ready for some Football???????
Thank you to Kraft Cheese for sponsoring this post. Are you ready for some football? It's time to tailgate! When the leaves change color, and the weather is crisp and cool, it's time for football! Here at the Thompson house, we are all avid football fans! Whether we're tailgating at the stadium or gathering in front of the TV for a Sunday NFL game, … [Read more...]
Best Coffee Maker + Best Flavored Coffee = Perfect Morning Coffee
That's my equation for Perfect Morning Coffee! Not that I am trying reduce making my perfect morning coffee to a science because it is really more of an art form. It's also a journey seeking that "place" where all the necessary components come together to make a magic morning moment that gives your day a perfect start. The components might seem simple - the best drip … [Read more...]
12 Easter Egg Trees To Make with your family!
12 Easter Egg Trees you can make with your family! Easter egg trees are a very popular old European tradition. Mostly found in Germany and Austria, they are also found in Czech Republic, Ukraine, Poland, Moravia, and Hungary. The Spring tradition of the Egg Tree is centuries old, as the egg is the ancient symbol of life all over the world. Traditionally eggs are … [Read more...]
Easter Egg Decorating Ideas for you and your Kids – 10 Great Ideas
Looks like the Easter Bunny will be a Snowshoe Hare here in the Maine Northwoods! It has been a crazy winter! And next week is Easter and we still have snow on the ground! Aah, the joys of living in the North Maine Woods. That sure puts a damper on the annual Easter Egg Hunt as even if the warming trend predicted for the next week takes place, we will be smack dab in … [Read more...]
The Wilderness Wife Blog is a lifestyle blog. It's a blog written for families and is full of recipes, holiday ideas, family fun, pets, and info about our home state of Maine. Sheryl, the family matriarch, has years of experience as a working wife and mother and wants to impart what she has learned to young families and especially working moms, giving them resources to use … [Read more...]