West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, Maine

Maine Lighthouse Day - September 12!

Do you enjoy lighthouses? Or, perhaps you have never visited one, but want to see what all the fuss is about?

At Brewster House we love lighthouses (as most of our guests know!). We often provide the guests with maps and directions to lighthouses, and also have several packages that include lighthouse tours as well as other items.

We were really pleased to see that this year the State of Maine, the U.S. Coast Guard (who maintains the lights), and the American Lighthouse Foundation are combining to provide the first ever open house of Maine lighthouses as part of Lighthouse Day. On September 12, 2009 ... [read more about Maine Lighthouse Day]

 

Visit Maine Like A Mainer!

 

Our blog series, Visit Maine Like A Mainer! has several new additions this month. We've added articles on the Maine Highlands, Maine's Mid-Coast region, and the Kennebec and Moose River Valleys region.

 

New articles in this series appear on our blog every Tuesday (at least until we get all the regions covered).

 

Pecan Praline French Toast Recipe

 

Followers of our blog will know that we've started posting recipes on the blog from time-to-time. One of our favorite French toast recipes is based on one we received from a family friend in California. She sent us Paula Deen's Baked French Toast Casserole with Maple Syrup.

As some of our friends well know, we lived for a number of years in the Southern USA (Mississippi, North Carolina and Virginia), and love a lot of the Southern dishes. One thing we find, though, is that they are sometimes a bit rich for us. Consequently we've taken some of our favorites and altered them a little to be just a bit lighter (they are still very substantial - just ask our guests!). That's what we did with this recipe.

In fact, we had been serving our version as Brewster House Pecan Praline French Toast for some time before Ruth came across a video of Paula Deen making her French toast recipe. [get the Brewster House Pecan Praline French Toast recipe]

 

Area Events

 

Aug 5-8, 11-15, 18-22 The Drowsy Chaperone - Maine State Music Theatre

Aug 8                          Dar Williams - L.L. Bean Summer Concert Series

Aug 15                        The Wallflowers - L.L. Bean Summer Concert Series

Aug 21                        Historic Freeport B&B's open house

Aug 22                        Maine Songwriters Fest. - L.L. Bean Summer Concert Series

Aug 29-Sep 2              Bowdoin College Orientation

Aug 29                        Terrence Simien & the Zydeco Experience - L.L. Bean Summer Concert Series

Sep 1-9                       Colby College Orientation

Sep 5-7                       Labor Day Weekend

Sep 5-7                       Bates College Orientation

Sep 5                          Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul - L.L. Bean Summer Concert Series

Sep 6                          Asleep at the Wheel - L.L. Bean Summer Concert Series

Sep 12                        11th Annual Fall in the Village Arts Festival - Freeport

Sep 18                        Historic Freeport B&B Open House

Sep 25-27                   Colby College Homecoming Weekend

 

Did You Enjoy Your Stay at Brewster House?
 
We certainly hope you did! If there is anything we can do to make your stay more enjoyable, please email or call us to let us know! If you would like to share your comments on your stay with others, please consider posting a review on Trip Advisor!

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Scott & Ruth
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Scott & Ruth Thomas, Innkeepers
Brewster House Bed & Breakfast

180 Main Street, Freeport Maine 04032 USA
www.brewsterhouse.com | (207) 865-4121 | (800) 865-0822 | [email protected]