Fun meets funky in Maine’s Carrabassett Valley

Just when I think I’ve got a handle on all the wonders of Maine, something new pops up on my radar that begs to be explored. Frankly, that’s one of the best parts about living in Maine. There is always something new to discover.


How to host a seafood boil

Perhaps the original “one-pot” meal, seafood boils are a great way to feed a crowd while celebrating the local bounty of delicious crustaceans and crops.



How to make pebble portraits

Looking for a fun and simple project to do with the kids that’s truly frame-worthy? Create a funky pebble portrait of your family, friends and pets to display on the wall or give as a gift.

The art of maple tapping

With Maple Sunday coming up next weekend, check out the basics to get started maple tapping as the sap starts running.

How to rebound financially after a divorce

When a marriage ends, it brings with it all sorts of emotional, physical and practical changes. Among those, and an important one not to overlook, is the changes it brings to finances.

Maine moose are in trouble

Although Maine’s moose population is stable, the herd is sick, and getting sicker.

Confessions of a dinner rule breaker

“I hope [my family] remember[s] that everything we made together tasted better than anything I ever made them on my own,” Emily Morrison writes.


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