All posts by Rianne Ackley

Rianne Ackley

About Rianne Ackley

I grew up in Downeast Maine but have recently relocated to the North Woods. I live in Clayton Lake where I am a stay at home Mom to two beautifully wild little boys and wife to a Maine State Game Warden. I am a lover of the simple things in life...a good book, a song, a rainy day, a bowl of white popcorn, etc. I have a slight obsession with all things food. Love cooking it, eating it, looking at it, smelling it, reading about it, etc. I am a firm believer that life is what you make it.

Fall, you came and left too quickly

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Friends it’s been too long. I apologize. Somehow it seems life in the woods has been busier than ever. My littlest celebrated his second birthday earlier this month and with a 4 year old and a 2 year old…the house is getting more wild every day. There’s not much for idle time. Our fall came […]

Wide Open Spaces

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Do the laundry. Make breakfast. Make lunch. Make dinner. Clean the bathroom. Clean the stove. Start the bread. Sweep. Vacuum….and a hundred other things.         Life as a stay at home mom can be a little monotonous at times and it’s easy to lose a little of myself in every day demands. […]

A bit of Downeast in the North Woods

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So August 1st rolled around and I was feeling pretty bummed about being in northern Maine. Driving back from Machias after my last visit was certainly the most conflicted I’ve felt since our first drive to Clayton Lake last September. Summer, or more specifically August is one of my favorite times of the year in Downeast Maine. […]