Fall Events in NH & ME | 2019 Update

October 02, 2019 / Community, Local News

  Fall is officially here, and with it comes fun & festive community events! Here is an update of our annual guide to some favorite happenings coming up:   OCTOBER 5 | DOVER: APPLE HARVEST DAY “Apple Harvest Day is a day-long family event, featuring 400 crafters, great food, live entertainment, and more. The event… Read more »

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Thrift Store Decor: Unique, Eco-Friendly & On-Budget

September 17, 2019 / Community, Home, Home Decor, Interior Design

  Using secondhand items in your home is a great way to shop sustainably while adding creativity to your decor. It may take some digging, but with a little patience and an open-mind you can often find some great pieces to either reuse, reclaim, repurpose, or upcycle! Plus, you can shop guilt-free knowing that you’re… Read more »

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THINGS TO DO IF THE SLOPES AREN’T FOR YOU

January 11, 2019 / Local News

  Living in New England doesn’t always come with a love for snow. One of the draws to the Seacoast is certainly its close proximity to the mountains, but some of us prefer to conquer them in the warmer seasons. However, that doesn’t mean you should be hibernating all winter long – embrace it!  … Read more »

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MERRY & (VERY) BRIGHT | HOLIDAY LIGHTS FOR A CAUSE

December 06, 2018 / Local News

    Everyone likes an impressive holiday light display, and some festive decorators are inspired to bring it to the next level – by turning their passion into a fundraiser to help others in their community. Here are a few that we found in New Hampshire and Maine:   LIGHTS FOR LIVES | STRATHAM, NH… Read more »

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Upcoming Holiday Parades on the Seacoast

November 29, 2018 / Local News

MULTI-DAY EVENTS Ogunquit Christmas by the Sea: 12/7 – 12/9 Parade 12/7 @ 3:00pm | View Full Event Schedule (See you there!)   Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude: 11/29 – 12/9 Holiday Hat Parade 12/1 @ 3:00pm | View Full Event Schedule   SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 Kittery, ME @ 3:00pm | Learn More Portsmouth, NH @ 5:30pm |… Read more »

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Shop Local | Small Business Saturday

November 21, 2018 / Local News, Uncategorized

    Black Friday: Some of you love it for the great discounts and blowout sales, and others may be avoiding the chaos entirely. We certainly appreciate a good deal, but what we LOVE even more is Small Business Saturday, which falls each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This is the day when consumers… Read more »

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ALAND REALTY OFFICE COMING TO KITTERY | NOVEMBER 2018!

October 26, 2018 / About Aland, Local News, Real Estate

We are excited to announce the opening of our new Kittery office! Starting in early November, Aland Realty will be open for business at our new Foreside location at 25 Government Street. As Kittery residents ourselves, it has been our dream to join the town’s vibrant business community since opening our first office in Ogunquit… Read more »

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Fall Festivities for the Family | Upcoming Events in NH & ME

October 05, 2018 / Local News

Festive display from our neighbors over at the Ogunquit Wine Cellar. It’s hard not to ‘fall’ in love with autumn in New England. Whether you’re looking forward to decorating your front steps with pumpkins and mums, going apple-picking with friends, or taking a trip to find the best foliage landscapes, there’s something for everyone to… Read more »

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How To Fill An Empty Nest

August 24, 2018 / Local News, Real Estate

For many parents with either college-bound kids or recent graduates, this week is when your home suddenly becomes very quiet and empty.  Since the day your kids were born, you’ve known this day would come, and you either dreaded it or thought you’d be breaking out the champagne to celebrate a job well done.  In… Read more »

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Favorite Farmers’ Market Finds

August 09, 2018 / Local News

  In celebration of National Farmers’ Market Week, we’re sharing some information about local farmers’ markets in the area, along with some of our favorite things to look for while you’re there! Our Favorite Finds FRESH PRODUCE (OF COURSE) Markets are a great place to stock up on your produce for the week while supporting… Read more »

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