Author Archives: mainebelle

Rhubarb Lime Salsa with Bitters

Check out my latest recipe creation over at the Sunflower Natural Foods blog! xo

Posted in Food & Cooking | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

DIY House Project Ideas

Life is busy as ever over here, but I do have some exciting news – we bought a house! We started looking a few months ago and happened upon one last month that is perfect for us. It’ s in … Continue reading

Posted in Thrifting | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Sunflower Natural Foods

I’ve started blogging for Sunflower Natural Foods, a natural foods store based in Laconia, New Hampshire. They have a great bunch of bloggers sharing recipes, DIY health and beauty tips and natural remedies. If you are looking for a new … Continue reading

Posted in Food & Cooking | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Nursery Inspiration: Kate Quinn Organics

Greetings! I figured it was time to dust off the blog and get back into the swing of things. It has been a busy time over here, but I am loving every minute. Willa Hayes was born December 26 and … Continue reading

Posted in Baby | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Exclusive! 20% off at Turtle Love Company

I’m in the final stages of my pregnancy (39 weeks!) and my poor blog here has been woefully neglected the past several months. I have lots of ideas for future recipes and content, though, so look for a comeback soon! … Continue reading

Posted in New England | Leave a comment

Sneak Peek: Turtle Love Co. Style Board

This past summer, I was lucky enough to be asked to join the Turtle Love Co. Vintage Style Council. Turtle Love is an online jewelry company based in Portland, Maine. They sell ecologically responsible and vintage jewelry, specializing in engagement … Continue reading

Posted in Thrifting | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

End of Summer Treats: Nectarine Scones

Nectarines and peaches are my favorite fruits and they are only in season in Maine for a very short window. Though I made these about a month ago, you may still be able to find some last waning local nectarines … Continue reading

Posted in Food & Cooking | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Summer Desserts

Summer highlights = the abundance of local, fresh fruit. Despite the heat, I’ve enjoyed spending time in my kitchen the last few weeks trying a few new recipes: Peach Pie with Crème fraîche Blueberry Crumble Bars Buttery Blueberry Cake

Posted in Food & Cooking | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nourishing Belly Balm

A few months ago I ordered what I thought was cocoa butter lotion through the Portland Food Co-op. What I actually ordered, however, was solid cocoa butter. Smells delicous and nourishing for your skin, but the only way you can … Continue reading

Posted in Herbs | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Easy Kale Chips

It has been an embarrassingly long time since I have posted. There’s been lots of exciting changes and events happening over at mainebelle, and I’ve been busy with work, projects and other adventures. I’ve missed writing here, though, so I … Continue reading

Posted in Food & Cooking | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments