13 Tips for Writing & Reciting Personal Wedding Vows

November 30th, 2020

13 Tips for Writing & Reciting Personal Wedding Vows

Many couples that get married at French’s Point choose to write their own wedding vows. Writing personal wedding vows is a way to really customize your wedding and the experience you are creating for yourselves and your guests. Although it’s a great way to personalize your ceremony, it can be a daunting task. Here are…


How to Plan a Great Wedding in Under 6 Months

November 5th, 2020

How to Plan a Great Wedding in Under 6 Months

When you’re in love and newly engaged, it can be hard to wait to get married. The average engagement length is about 13 months, and when you’re ready to begin your married life together, that can just be too long to wait. For this reason, it is becoming more common for couples to opt for…


French’s Point Legacy – Maybel “May” Harris Brooks

June 21st, 2018

French’s Point Legacy – Maybel “May” Harris Brooks

June 21, 1917-June 27, 2009 May Brooks, my sweet paternal grandmother would be 101 years old today. I miss her every day. She was a large presence in my life and really shaped who I am. She is a big part of the reason why we chose to steward the property here at French’s Point.…


Tips for a Successful Wedding Weekend

January 1st, 2018

Tips for a Successful Wedding Weekend

Weddings are among the few events in our lives when nearly everyone we know and love is gathered in one place. That’s why so many couples are extending their weddings beyond the ceremony and reception to include a full weekend of fun and events. Welcome receptions, farewell brunches and group outings give everyone more time…


Maine Made Gifts: Swans Island Company

December 18th, 2017

Maine Made Gifts: Swans Island Company

We are so blessed to live in Maine, and not just because of the warm, sunny summers and the picturesque white winters, but because Maine is home to a large number of talented craftspeople and artisans like weavers, potters, soap makers, chocolatiers, woodworkers, and jewelers. In every shop in every town, you’ll see incredibly-crafted, unique…


Local Lodging: Belfast Bay Inn & Suites

December 18th, 2017

Local Lodging: Belfast Bay Inn & Suites

Once named one of America’s coolest small towns by USA Today, Belfast is an economic and cultural hub of midcoast Maine. Brimming with art galleries, old sea captains’ mansions and charming shops, the city overlook Penobscot Bay from a hill along Route 1, minutes south of French’s Point. On Main Street, just steps from the…