Guilty pleasure? Glad you asked! There are so many: strawberry Twizzlers with popcorn and a glass of La Crema chardonnay while watching a Hallmark channel Christmas movie, Duran Duran, Bonne Belle creamsicle lip gloss, Etsy, Christmas shopping for myself at the Boothbay Harbor early bird sale, infomercials, "as seen on T.V." products, buying myself fresh flowers, and letting other people drive-to name just a few. I hate to drive, it's a pleasure to have someone else do it, but I also feel guilty. Those are off the top of my head. Etsy is probably my most time consuming guilty pleasure, and most expensive! I'll tell you about my bizarre antique-altered art plate collection another time.
Join Us For RiRa’s St. Paddy’s Day Plunge To Benefit Burn Survivors
Join RiRa for their St Paddy's Day Plunge at East End Beach on March 17th at 5:30am. The plunge will benefit Portland Firefighters Children’s Burn Foundation.
Mainers Celebrate Funky New Peeps Flavors, And Some Are A Mystery
Peeps have branched out from Easter, now these weird marshmallow treats morph for all holidays and take every shape and color. I'll bet gray Peeps for Grandparents' Day are in the works. There are eight new flavors, how do you feel about that?
Don’t Miss “Maine’s Got Talent” March 10th At Lewiston’s Franco Center
Maine's Got Talent is an annual fundraiser for Sandcastle Clinical and Educational Services who provide support and education to local families. Come watch ten different musical acts on March tenth at Lewiston's Franco Center.
There Was A Heartbreaking Jump In Maine Drug Overdoses Last Year
According to WMTW, 2017 was a devastating year for drug overdoses in Maine. Drug related deaths jumped 11% last year and no age group was exempt. The youngest to die of an overdose was 18 and the oldest was 94.
Pot Social Clubs Off The Table For Maine
Initially voters approved social clubs as part of the legalization of recreational marijuana in Maine. However, lawmakers have stalled and fought for delays regarding social clubs. Now the Maine Marijuana Legalization Committee has removed all references to social clubs entirely from a proposed over…
Changes Could Be Coming to Maine’s Bottle Bill
Maine's Bottle Bill could be changing.
Here’s What My Maine Kid Did During Vacation, How About Yours? [VIDEO]
There is probably nothing more boring than being a kid on school vacation with a mom who can't drive. As my ankle heals the cabin fever is setting in, not just for me. Boredom led our eight year old to get creative with her Disney coloring book this week.
A New License Plate Would Support The Maine Children’s Cancer Program
When Hailey Steward of Bethel was just 5 years old she was diagnosed with B-Cell ALL, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. That was 2012 and today she is still fighting, not just for herself but for other families. Hailey Hugs is a non-profit that has been raising money to help other families battling chil…
Some Maine Students and Staff Will Walk Out For School Safety On March 14th
According to WMTW.com some of the schools here in Maine that plan to take part in a nationwide walk out on March 14th for school safety include: Casco Bay High School, Thornton Academy, Brunswick High School, Edward Little and Westbrook High School.
The Best City In Maine For Raising Kids, Do You Agree?
I saw an article on MSN.com that caught my eye. According to Niche's 2017 Best Places to Raise a Family, the best place to raise a family in Maine is...