Category Archives: Local Events

The Portsmouth New Hampshire Farmer’s Market has something for everyone. | Portsmouth NH

Ann and I love going to our nearby Portsmouth Farmer’s Market. Each Saturday from May 7th through November 5th starting at 8:00 until 1:00 pm the parking lot at Portsmouth NH City Hall becomes a huge outdoor market with locally grown and processed foods of all types from vegetables, to meat and cheeses along with […]


Nothing Like The Sunsets In Portsmouth NH

                        Welcome to The New Year of 2015. We want to wish you a safe, prosperous and joyful New Year. As you leave 2014 behind and embark on new journeys in 2015, we wanted to give you some words of wisdom from some of […]


Memorial Bridge in Portsmouth NH

Even in the dead of winter, the views along Portsmouth NH are mesmerizing. Covered boats, weathered docks and steel bridges make for picturesque scenery along the seacoast. With buildings in the distance adding dimension and appeal, it’s hard to remember the briskness of winter. This is our beautiful Memorial Bridge crossing over the Piscataqua River. How […]


Colorful Fishing Shacks in New Hampshire

Fishing shacks like this one are familiar sights along the coast of New Hampshire and Maine.  Love the brightly painted lobster buoys hanging on this little shack! Sometimes it’s just the simple things that bring more into your life. Here along the seacoast, these tiny buildings bring more color to your life. Come visit, relocate […]


Portsmouth NH Waterfront Views

Portsmouth NH has a beautiful park, Prescott Park, that runs along the Piscataqua River in the downtown area.  It’s a lovely area to sit and enjoy the gorgeous scenery, people watch, take in a concert or a festival, or just enjoy the beauty of nature. Come and enjoy the beauty we have all around us […]


Christmas in Portsmouth NH

Portsmouth New Hampshire is such a pretty seaside town, and the downtown area, known as Market Square, is even lovelier during the Christmas season.  We have a beautiful 4-story tall Christmas tree right in the very center of town, nicely decorated and lit at night.  All of our street lights downtown are encircled with wreaths […]


Fire Boats, Docks and Real Estate Oh My !

Living right here on the water in Portsmouth NH means we have lots of water and boating activities, and sometimes that means we have need for the Portsmouth Fire Boat….  it’s always reassuring to know that emergency help is readily available on land and on sea!  Hopefully all we have need for this fire boat […]


Sunsets Along Portsmouth NH

Living here on the coast of NH, we have lots of water all around us, and we get to enjoy beautiful sunsets. The fiery part of this sunset was to the left not seen in this photo, and you can see the sun’s pink reflections in the clouds beyond this dock and in the water.


The Colors of Portsmouth NH Come To Life

Living on the coast of New Hampshire makes sights like this an every day common occurrence.  I love seeing all the bright colors, even if faded, that are used on boats, lobster buoys, flags, and more!  When I’ve been on a trip out of the area and come home, seeing things like this just make […]


Happy Easter from Portsmouth, New Hampshire

From Portsmouth, NH to all of our friends, best wishes for a Happy Easter. If you’re hopping down the bunny trail to home ownership Ann Cummings and Jim Lee would love to guide you along the way. We’re helped lots of people just like yourself find that ‘just right’ home to move into and enjoy […]


Portsmouth NH Random Photos | Portsmouth NH real estate

It’s fun living in beautiful Portsmouth NH and being able to see the surrounding NH Seacoast so often. There are so many scenic and spectacular areas it’s tough to know where to photograph next. I like this one of Santa Claus skiing on our Piscataqua River and Portsmouth Harbor. A local ski group does this […]


Portsmouth NH Cherry Tree Planting | In the spirit of the Portsmouth NH Peace Treaty of 1905

In the summer and fall of 1905 US President Theodore Roosevelt brokered a peace treaty between Japan and Russia.

He brought both sides to Portsmouth New Hampshire to negotiate the terms of that treaty which became known as the The Treaty of Portsmouth of 1905. This historic treaty marked the formal end of the Russo-Japanese War and marked the beginning of a new era of diplomatic negotiations.


Visit the Portsmouth NH “Scarecrows of the Port” annual fall harvest display

Driving through Portsmouth NH in October you’re likely to notice a lot of these guys standing around town. It’s Portsmouth’s annual “Scarecrows of the Port” fall display. It’s a grass roots effort; “To encourage members of the community to create harvest-themed displays in order to enhance and extend the fall experience while promoting the vitality […]


Your Portsmouth NH Home | September 2011

Trees and shrubs add visual appeal to any Portsmouth NH homeowner’s lawn or backyard — but only when they’re in tip-top shape. Better Homes & Gardens and HGTV offer some key maintenance tips.


Portsmouth NH Homes | Happy Birthday America!

On July 4th, 1776 the American Second Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence from the British Crown. That date is generally accepted as the birth date of the United States of America!

After the successful American Revolution that followed, New Hampshire was admitted to this new union on June 21st, 1788 and was the ninth of the original 13 colonies.