Angie Blevins Art

Thomas Merton once said, “Art enables us to find ourselves, and lose ourselves at the same time.” It is evident within the depicted work of Angie Blevins, the capability of this observation. A self-identified lifetime artist currently residing in Hallowell, Maine, Angie draws inspiration from the moment: Past, present, and the ever-changing future. Her art, created from […]

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Be well Mindful Morning

Saturday morning was complete with bliss, awareness, fitness, and self-care – Both mind and body. Nestled within the quaint confines of Speedwell Projects, three organizations came together to demonstrate the beautiful synchronicity of all things human. The entire experience was educational and awakening in every sense imaginable. Be Well Portland continues to show up not only to […]

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Wicked Ginger Soap

Summer in Maine is just around the corner, and with it brings: Salty sun-kissed skin, fresh grass, fine sand, and rich soil, amongst other things. And while playing outside on a beautiful summer day in vacationland is invigorating for the soul, the repercussions can be a bit dirty. What better way to clean up after […]

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Maine Raised Gardens

‘Tis the season my fellow Maine and New Englanders, to nourish both the soil and our souls through the tranquil and productive art of gardening. If you’re anything like me, you may be in the beginning stages of developing that green thumb. There are a number of resources out there to help guide you in […]

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The Lash Studio

April showers bring May flowers, and as it happens – Mother’s Day. For those of you who are searching for the perfect gift for Mom (Or yourself), look no further than The Lash Studio & Spa located in Brunswick, Maine. Nestled in the quaint Fort Andross Mill Complex, this studio offers a tranquil and modern vibe that creates […]

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Moonrise Organics

If you are a reader of Maine Born & Stayed then it is probably very evident to you how much we enjoy homeopathic products, especially those that are made here in Maine and New England. That is why when I was first introduced to Moonrise Organics’ Cinnamon Clove Immunity Salve I was delighted. One of Moonrise’s most popular products, […]

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Fat Boy Drive In – A Timeless Classic

There are few things that solidify the promise and hope of summer here in Maine: Mud season, locals emerging from hibernation (Slowly but surely), and opening day at Fat Boy Drive In located in Brunswick, Maine. “Fat Boys” was founded by John Bollinger and Mr. Campbell, two Chiefs stationed at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station. This restaurant opened […]

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Maine Veterans’ Homes

Let’s all take a moment to thank our veterans. Whether that means thanking: Yourself, a spouse, family member, dear friend, or a random passerby that you encounter in the days/weeks to come as you go about life here in Maine and New England. It is my humble opinion, that we owe so much to those […]

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Be Well St. Patrick’s Day Party

Variety is the spice of life, and that is exactly what Be Well Portland served up at yesterday’s St. Patrick’s Day party (Alongside some other delicious treats). Hosted by Bunker Brewing, located in Portland, Maine, this 45 minute combo class was the perfect kick off to the holiday, ensuring an optimal work out with the continued art of […]

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4 Sisters of the Sun

When the various goodies from 4 Sisters of the Sun arrived in the mail, their beautiful fragrance danced throughout the packaging immediately awakening my senses. It would have been completely unnecessary to read the shipping label, I knew that the delicious soaps, various salves, and lotions had arrived. Diana, Donna, Heather, & Kaylee began 4 Sisters of the […]

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