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.
Check Out The Maine Black Fly Season Survival Guide From Down East Magazine
Man, it is so on. Black Fly season is in full swing and it's dangerous out there! According to Down East Magazine's Survival Guide to Black Fly Season, everything about you is attractive to a black fly
The Downeaster Launches the Discover Maine Rail Pass
The Downeaster has just launched their Discover Maine Rail Pass and it's a great deal for locals and tourists alike. The pass only costs $19 and it's good for ten one-way passes over seven days. Explore Wells, Saco, Old Orchard Beach, Portland, Freeport and Brunswick.
The Top Ten Most Wanted Workplace Perks. Do You Get These?
According to an SWNS Digital survey,the people who took part said that 42% of their life is taken up by work! When asked what kind of perks could sweeten the pot for employees, I was surprised that discounts at clothing stores made the top ten and child care didn't!
Adopt a Bunny at Hops and Hounds Through Friends of Willow
Friends of Willow rabbit rescue will be at Hops & Hounds getting the word out about their non-profit that is committed to providing rescue, shelter, medical care and spay/neuter services for bunnies that have been neglected or abused in Southern Maine.
This Mainer Gets Hangry, Science Figured Out Why
According to an article in USA Today, there is a scientific explanation for me getting so darn hangry! The University of North Carolina studied a condition that has ruined many an afternoon family outing, becoming hangry.
Foreigner, Whitesnake and Jason Bonham Take Over Bangor Friday Night [VIDEO]
Foreigner, White Snake and Jason Bonham will be in concert tomorrow night at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor.
IHOP Is Becoming IHOb Monday, The Rumors Are True
ecent article by CNN has me asking, "WHY?!" IHOP is changing its name to IHOb, with a lowercase b. I love the acronym for International House of Pancakes because it's fun to say and I've been saying it since 1973!
Maine Farmers’ Markets, Where To Find Them
One of the most wonderful things about living in Maine is the abundance of fresh foods. From veggies fresh from the farm to seafood, meats, cheeses and so much more, farm to table has been our way of life long before it was a trend. Our farmers' markets make the bounty available to everyone.
Lewiston Is Getting a Universally Accessible Park Thanks to a Disney Grant
According to the Sun Journal, Lewiston's Marcotte Park will be receiving New England's first Universally Accessible Park which is designed so that children of all abilities can play and interact. Disney has awarded $30,000 for the park to be built.
Dysart’s Co-Founder, Milton, Passes at 84 [VIDEO]
The Bangor Daily News covered the recent passing of a Maine legend, Milton Dysart, the co-founder of Dysart's Truck Stop.