Trail Jargon for Beginners

Hey hey! It's DD. Since I am a Floridian by birth, all of this hiking jargon was new to me. I am still trying to figure it out. What's that saying - fake it till you make it? While trying to be a bad ass hiker, I always just smiled and laughed like I had … Continue reading Trail Jargon for Beginners

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Blaze – Downtown Bangor

Hey! It's DD! Matt (he's my boyfriend 🙂 ) and I had a nice dinner this past weekend on Saturday night at Blaze in downtown Bangor! It was a great night out with friends. (You might be familiar with our dinner guests... Mike + Jen of The Rusted Raven...) Blaze is a great place to … Continue reading Blaze – Downtown Bangor

Snowshoeing – Dorthea Dix Park – 1.2.17

It's #ThrowbackThursday and we're talking about #Fitness

Skiing Big Squaw Mountain (Big Moose Mountain) – 2.19.17

Hey it's DD!! This day was AWESOME. For so many reasons. It was 45 degrees out I skied down Intermediate trails, only falling three times and one was pretty epic. Making memories with great friends - We kept a 2 year old occupied for 6 hours We had a great meal at a fantastic restaurant … Continue reading Skiing Big Squaw Mountain (Big Moose Mountain) – 2.19.17

Tips for Packing for Hiking in the Spring

Good morning! I am writing this at the request of my friend Diana.... (Hey girrrrrl!) Packing for your hike can prove to be one of the most challenging aspects, one I feel like I am only beginning to fine tune after years of hiking. I always bring too much stuff and it weighs me down. … Continue reading Tips for Packing for Hiking in the Spring

Gulf Hagas Hike – Adventure Date 9.30.15

Hey everyone! It's DD. I am finally getting around to adding some of my FAVORITE stories here. This one is from 2015, when I really first got started with my GoPro and my idea to tell these stories. I also got super brave that year - it's crazy to look back and realize that was … Continue reading Gulf Hagas Hike – Adventure Date 9.30.15

Champlain Mountain – Beechcroft Trail – 2.26.17

It was a beautiful bluebird day when Jess, DD and Willow set off to Acadia National Park. The initial plan was to hike in the White Mountains and bag another winter 4,000 footer, but the weather down south was iffy. So we opted for a lighter day in Acadia, which we consider our backyard. Bonus, … Continue reading Champlain Mountain – Beechcroft Trail – 2.26.17

Mount Waumbek – Starr King Summit – 3,907 ft -2.11.17

Hey! It's DD. We hiked the LONGEST 2.6  miles (up) of our LIVES on this mountain - but it was worth it. (Isn't it always?) Our friend Jess S. joined us for this hike. She recently geared up and bought some gaiters and microspikes, so this was her first BIG winter hike where any winter … Continue reading Mount Waumbek – Starr King Summit – 3,907 ft -2.11.17

Maine Huts Adventure – Grand Falls Hut

Hey everyone, I'm Josh. DD saw my Maine Huts Adventure and begged me to tell my story so she could live vicariously. She asked me some questions about my trip and you can read my answers below. I hope you enjoy! I’ve heard about Maine Huts & Trails for years now, but never had the … Continue reading Maine Huts Adventure – Grand Falls Hut

Novio’s Inspired Bistro – Bangor – Foodie and Boozie Adventures – 2.2.17

Hey Hey it's DD! I was sitting in the gym parking lot  getting ready to train for my #dds35for35, when our good friend Allison called. She's part of our original tribe, but she's a newlywed with a few almost teenage step kids, so we savor every chance to hang with her we get. It was … Continue reading Novio’s Inspired Bistro – Bangor – Foodie and Boozie Adventures – 2.2.17

Sargent Mountain – Acadia National Park Adventure – 1.17.17

It was a beautiful day, to begin with. We've had some AMAZING weather here in Maine this season. Literally perfect. DD and Willow needed a little outdoor therapy - and we're lucky enough to live oh so close to Acadia National Park - so we decided to take advantage of our beautiful backyard. This was … Continue reading Sargent Mountain – Acadia National Park Adventure – 1.17.17

Learning how to Snowmobile – Winter Adventure

Hey Hey it's DD. I'm typing this using my left hand primarily, because I have what they call "Throttle Thumb" from gripping the throttle on a snowmobile for 107 miles. Yep, that's right. My first snowmobiling experience was 107 miles! I had never been snowmobiling in my 5 years in Maine (besides a few trips … Continue reading Learning how to Snowmobile – Winter Adventure