Category Archives: Rick and Bev want you to know…

Do You Know About Jacquie Lawson Animated Cards?

Bev and I were introduced to Jacquie Lawson animated greeting cards several years ago by one of our guests who has since become a very dear friend.  The graphics and music behind the animation are delightful.  Last December, I subscribed to a Jacquie Lawson Advent Calendar which allowed me to open the calendar each day […]

What is “The Walk to Bethlehem” at Christmas Prelude?

  What is “The Walk to Bethlehem” at Christmas Prelude? Join us for a”Walk to Bethlehem” during Christmas Prelude Kennebunkport on Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 4:30pm to 5:30pm. Beginning at the River Green in Kennebunkport,  follow Mary and Joseph as they seek shelter at three of our distinctive and historic inns, the Captain Jefferds […]

What Are Some Kennebunkport Dining Choices?

The Kennebunkport dining choices include a couple of distinctive restaurants whose chefs are well known. Bev and I encourage you to join restaurateur David Turin at his newest restaurant, Davids, situated in The Boathouse, a newly constructed hotel property located where the Landing Restaurant used to be.  This restaurant features contemporary cuisine in a beautiful […]

It is Not Too Early to Plan New Year’s at The Captain Lord Mansion

It is Not Too Early to Plan New Year’s at The Captain Lord Mansion. New Years Package for December 30 and 31 , 2013 Imagine stepping back to a more serene time; imagine spending this New Year’s Eve in the splendor of an 1812-14 Federal Mansion! Picture beautiful floral arrangements, a 5-course candlelit dinner personally […]

Bed and Breakfast Gift Certificates – Do You Know the Captain Lord Mansion Offers a 10% Bonus?

Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast Gift Certificates are always a great gift idea.  Did You Know the Captain Lord Mansion Offers a 10% Bonus Coupon with your purchase of our bed and breakfast gift certificate? This Holiday Season give the gift of hospitality in a cozy Kennebunkport bed and breakfast with a Captain Lord Mansion 10% […]

When is Harvest on the Harbor?

Are you looking for an fun activity while you are staying at the Captain Lord Mansion in late October?  Bev and I highly recommend that you consider attending this terrific event.  Harvest on the Harbor is held in Portland, which is only a short 30 minute drive north of our intimate Maine Coast Bed & […]

2014 “First Saturday” Wine Tastings

We are pleased to announce our 2014 “First Saturday” Wine Tastings. And Added Incentives! Beginning Saturday, January 4, 2014 our romantic Kennebunkport Bed & Breakfast will host complimentary travels around the globe tasting superb vintages from selected vintners.  This year we have several added incentives to attend; each couple who attends one of our “First […]

Captain Lord Mansion History, Part 5

1972 – 1978 As I continues to recall the Captain Lord Mansion History, I’ll share about how in April 1972 a young Jim Throumoulos of Biddeford, Maine acquired the Captain Lord Mansion.  His plan was to convert the building to office condominiums.  Ugh!  However, Kennebunkport had passed its first zoning ordinance in March of that […]

Captain Lord Mansion History, Part 4

1900 – 1972 In this edition of the Captain Lord Mansion History, I will cover the years after Charles Clark’s ownership of the Mansion.  Charles P. Clark died in Nice, France in 1901.  After his death, the house always passed on to daughters in the family.  In fact, Charles P. Clark’s daughter Susan and her […]

More Kennebunkport Vacation Activities Revealed!

In this Blog we’ll reveal more Kennebunkport vacation activities.  Let us share with you several of our choices for the top relatively unknown places to visit on a Kennebunkport vacation.  Many guests who visit the area just see Dock Square, Ocean Avenue, a beach, the Bush compound, eat some lobster at a local restaurant and […]