Monday, March 28, 2011

Over the Weekend: Maine

Did you have a nice weekend? Ours went by way too fast! On Friday Chris and I packed up the car and headed North, our first stop was Portland to see some friends and explore. We went out for seafood, and walked around the Old Port. I had another celebrity sighting too: Fred Armesin and Abby Elliot from SNL (and Portlandia)! We went to one of my favorite vintage stores: Encore!, bought some records (The Ventures and a heavy metal compilation) and some comics (I bought this...). Portland is one of my favorite cities for all of these reasons:





Our second stop was further inland, to my mom's. Only a couple pictures here, she's taking care of my grandparent's dog, so it was a frantic, dog filled two days. It's still very clearly Winter up there, and freezing, so we spent most of our time indoors. Mount Washington is still covered in snow (the second picture is the view driving up the road to my mom's):
I hope you had a great weekend! Happy Monday!

22 comments:

Dawn said...

What a wonderful adventure!! I love the dog photo. You and Chris are a perfect match enjoying the love of each other's company. I will try to post some photos today of the meow meows. Dawn xo

Kinsey Michaels said...

that vintage store looks so fun! i've never gone thrifting before, but i'm really wanting to.
portland looks like a blast. i'd love to go sometime.

Steffys Pros and Cons said...

cool pictures love the one of the dogs running in the snow!

<3 steffy
Steffys Pros and Cons

Hilary Grace said...

Those pictures are great! I love Portland a lot. It's one of my favorite Maine towns. The dogs ae sooo cute, it kills me!!

chinchillakwak said...

that sounds like a lovely weekend. so pretty, and i am envious of the snow. DOGS + those hats are fantastic.

Shilah said...

Isn't Portland fantastic! I love living right next to it, there are so many incredible places to go and things to do. My husband and I had a run in with Fred Armesin too, at the Portland airport. Isn't that fun? He's our favorite.

Those dogs are STUNNING! Great picture.

Michal said...

Great shots. I love Portland, although I haven't been there for a while now. I should take a trip up when the weather gets a bit warmer!

curious constellation said...

I definitely need to visit Portland one of these days.

Brighton Peach said...

Wow! A weekend well spent. Portland looks like so much fun, I love the fact that its snowing over there, those huskies are so cute x

Moorea Seal said...

ooh im so jealous you saw fred armisen and abby elliot. i love theeem!

if you ever make it up to Seattle, let me know! I'll buy you some coffee or tea :)
xo Moorea

sparkle is a color (Katrina) said...

I was just in Portland a few weeks ago and definitely took pictures of those hats (is that Encore? It was my first time in there and I didn't even notice the name of the place!) and that "I LIKE IT" sign.

I'm dying to get back up there and explore more/drink lots of beer at Gritty's. :)

Orchid Grey said...

Moorea: I'll definitely take you up on that! i love Seattle!

Katrina: Yup, that's Encore! so funny you took the same pics, some things are just asking to be photographed!

Vivi said...

I discovered your blog just today, and I love it! :) Greetings from Finland B)

Katrinka Myhre said...

I LOVE Portland, it's my favorite city! I'm moving there this summer and these photos got me excited again for the move!

Jane Alisa said...

Great pictures, I need to visit there. xoxo

Jennyboo said...

Those racks of dreamy vintage clothes made my heart skip a beat. I always wouldn't mind looking through those records as well! Lovely photographs and it looks like it was a very fun weekend.

myedit said...

That picture of the racing dogs makes me so happy. gah... I would love it if Matt were to cave and let me take in another animal...

Lexie, Little Boat said...

that record store looks magical.

eleanor said...

Those stores look amazing! This sounds like a really fun weekend.

TigerLily said...

looks like you have a lovely weekend :D
I had a mini vacation last week, we went outside town and hit the most modern zoo of my country ;)

I blogged about it here:
http://tigerlilysbook.blogspot.com/2011/03/my-short-trip-surabaya-madura-malang_25.html

Morgan and Lua said...

This definitely sealed the deal. I need to make it up there at some point. Maybe when a little bit more of the snow melts.

Puppy stampede!!
Glad you two had a great weekend!

Bruklyn Belle said...

That top is a stunner! And gorgeous on you :D

xo, Bruklyn

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