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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Lobster Trap Gifts

If there are two things that I love dearly in this world, it is lobster and wine. And when both are elegantly intertwined (Quite literally), art is born. Enza Iacono of Gloucester, MA  found a way to achieve this sustainable brilliance, and her creations are both aesthetically pleasing as well as fun and functional. Lobster Trap […]

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Sider’s Woodcrafting – Quality & Skill

It is a gift to be inspired by not only your work, but the medium through which you create as well. And the passion that goes into every cutting board designed and distributed by Sider’s Woodcrafting incorporates just that. Bruce Sider Graybill, the creator of Sider’s Woodcrafting, grew up immersed in woodworking. His father constructed tool boxes, […]

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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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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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It’s All About Balance – Yoga & Cocktails

This past Saturday, I had the pleasure of attending yet another fabulous yoga event put together by Be Well Portland. This particular class was held at Hardshore Distilling Company, located in Portland, Maine. For one straight hour, this class implemented the perfect balance between Yin and Yang Yoga, allowing the space for a beautiful and challenging flow, and […]

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Maine Validation – 11 Gentle Reminders

It’s that time of year again ladies and gentlemen. That period of limbo that sets in once the spirit of Christmas has been lost and entangled within the icicle lights that you’ve been meaning to take down, and the sparkle of fabulous New Year celebrations have slowly dimmed. It’s the time of year that we […]

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Amato’s – From Dock to Shop

In titling this piece, it frustrates me right off the bat that the name, “Amato’s” has that intrusive squiggly red line underneath it, as if it is an imperfect word that needs correcting. Why would this small and uncomplicated line bother me so much one might ask? Whether it’s my Italian heritage, or just authentic […]

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Lobstering – A generational tale

Today my mother turns 50 years old, Happy Birthday Mom. My mother is a generational Mainer, her ancestors resided on Long Island, Maine. In fact, Fowler beach is named after my family, some of the first settlers. There is such a fathomless love for the North Atlantic within this family, that I wouldn’t be surprised if salt […]

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The Silliest Bloody Mary North of Boston

If there is one thing that I regret already in the year 2018, it’s the fact that I did not save the actual picture of the Bloody Mary that I so thoroughly enjoyed this past Saturday afternoon. Damn you SnapChat and your 24 hour story length. You win some, you lose some. So in lieu […]

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