Berry-licious Breakfast Treats

Summertime is berry time. Time for picking, eating and sporting sweetly stained t-shirts showcasing the fruits of your labor (pun intended). These fun, delicious (and nutritious!) breakfasts highlight everything we love about summertime and summer berries. And if the weekdays are still too hectic for anything besides a granola bar and an iced coffee on-the-go…

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Mom’s Guide to the Perfect Beach Bag

Here in Maine, June coaxes the sun out from behind the gray skies and July brings the warmth to match. Our gorgeous coastline offers an endless array of beautiful sunny beaches to cool off on a hot day. However, parents know that a beach day requires more than just loading kids, towels and a healthy…

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Red, White and Blue Summertime Treats for Kids

As 4th of July approaches, summer heats up and with kiddos underfoot parents’ lives can grow increasingly chaotic. But whether you’re planning a family picnic, a big Independence Day party, or just a small celebration at home, these crowd-pleasing recipes are sure to get everyone in the patriotic spirit, while sneaking in some delicious nutrition.…

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3 Easy Recipes to Nail your Next BBQ

Summer is BBQ season, and that means weekends full of running to the store at the last minute trying to figure out what you can make in 45 minutes or less – or buy pre-packaged and pass off as homemade. Sound familiar? No worries- we’ve got you covered. These three easy recipes come together in…

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10 Dads Doing the Fatherhood Thing Right

They say anyone can be a father, but it takes a real man to be a dad. All we can say is these guys are totally nailing it.     This dad took a leave of absence from his job to be by his daughter’s side for every single one of her chemo treatments and…

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May Flowers: How to Grow Your Own Milk Carton Garden

The old saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers”. Unless you live in New England, that is. Around these parts it’s more like “April snow showers bring May mud puddles”.  But just because our neck of the woods was a little slow to enter Spring this year, doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy some pretty May…

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Join us at the Portland Mom & Baby Expo!

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and we plan to celebrate at the Portland Mom & Baby Expo, which will be held Friday, May 6th from Noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 7th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Portland Expo Center (239 Park Ave.) in Portland, Maine. The cost for admission is $5 for adults.…

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Next Level Coffee: Three Delicious Ways to Get Your Caffeine Fix

Whether you’re a busy mom, a worker bee, or an early riser, you probably rely on your daily caffeine fix. We realize for many of you, that involves a drive-thru or maybe even microwaving yesterday’s cup of coffee that you never had the chance to drink. BUT — for those days when you really need…

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Four Kid-Friendly Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is fast approaching, and we know it may not excite your kiddos in the same way that a birthday or other gift-giving holiday does. But here at Oakhurst, we believe this holiday is worthy of enthusiasm, so why not add some fun activities/new family traditions to ensure Earth Day excitement for years to come. Here…

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Three Recipes for an Easy and Impressive Easter Brunch

Easter is early this year, so we want to help you get ahead with a simple, affordable and tasty brunch menu that will leave your guests (even if they’re just your kids) thinking you worked way harder than you actually did. We’ve lined up three courses: sweet, savory and drinkable. So, whether you’re adding to…

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