Guide to Maine by Paul Sampson of Oyster River Joinery

Jun 11 2022 Filed in: EatsJaimie FitzgeraldOyster River JoineryTravel

Paul Sampson is a Maine-based artisan and Founder of Oyster River Joinery. We asked him to tell us about his favorite spots in Maine, some of which include oyster recommendations (of course), sandy beaches, breweries, swim spots, and maritime museums. We’re honored to see Maine through a local's eyes. Read on for the full guide from Paul. 

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The Rambler—Going Home: Wisconsin

Feb 21 2016 Filed in: EatsFrom TinaHomeThe RamblerTravelVintageWisconsin

Travel: Vermont in the Fall

Oct 24 2014 Filed in: Travel

It doesn't get more quintessentially New England than Vermont in fall. The crisp autumn air, color burst of foliage, and never ending flow of hand crafted beer make this a perfect weekend destination. Dave, the twins, and I recently visited Burlington, a charming town in the Lake Champlain region, to show the girls where their dad spent his formative years...

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Travel: Autumn in Paris

Sep 05 2014 Filed in: InspirationTravel

Recently, I have found myself dreaming of Autumn in Paris, the city of light and impeccable taste. How do those Parisians make it look so cool and yet so effortless? Here's a little inspiration to help transport your style senses to the banks of the River Seine. Shop Now: Autumn in Paris

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Travel: Shipshewana, Indiana

Aug 05 2014 Filed in: Travel

Four hours east of my parents' home in Waukesha, Wisconsin, lies a sleepy Amish town in Indiana: Shipshewana. My most recent, and inaugural, visit happened to coincide with the seasonal Saturday flea market that takes place at the Trading Place, which is in the heart of town. In addition to the large indoor space that houses nearly one hundred vendors,...

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Travel: Wisconsin in the Winter

Dec 22 2013 Filed in: Travel

Christmas is far and away my favorite time of the year. The feeling of nostalgia wraps around me like a warm, cozy blanket. Every holiday, we travel to Wisconsin to celebrate the holidays with the Burgos clan. And while the subzero temperatures may be off-putting to some, Wisconsin is a wonderful place to visit during the winter season.   FIVE...

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Travel: Salem for Witch Lovers

Oct 28 2013 Filed in: Travel

A longtime escape for those who don’t quite fit the mold (witches, pirates, Hawthorne), Salem, Mass., is Covet + Lou’s kind of place. It’s strange, dark, and never takes itself too seriously, all reasons we chose the town to serve as the backdrop for our Fall lookbook, shot at Salem Willows. Halloween, obviously, is Salem’s most festive time of year,...

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