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.
Will Your Maine State License Still Get You On a Plane?
According to the Bangor Daily News, even though our Maine State I.D. is not in compliance with Real I.D. yet, we can still use it to fly within the U.S. because Maine was given a one year extension that expires on October tenth.
Where Is The South Portland House of Pizza Moving To?
According to the Portland Press Herald, one of my fave local spots is relocating after 25 years in the same spot. Don't worry though, you won't have to drive far to get their tasty wings or loaded cheeseburger subs. The South Portland House of Pizza is leaving their Meetinghouse Hill build…
Red’s Dairy Freeze Secret Menu Item Will Blow Your Mind
I love secret stuff: staircases, speakeasies, handshakes and menu items as well. It was hot after school yesterday and the pull of Red's Dairy Freeze on Cottage Road in South Portland was strong. My daughter always gets a Grasshopper shake, but yesterday she surprised me with a request for an o…
The L.L. Bean Summer Concert Series Calendar Is Here
The L.L. Bean Summer Concert Series Calendar for 2018 is here! Free concerts take place every Saturday night at the Discovery Center stage under the stars and the shows are FREE!
Can You Pass a Written Maine D.M.V. Practice Driving Test?
It's been many years since I took my driving test and with all of my experience driving in Maine I feel like I've mastered driving here. Nope! I took the Maine Dept. of Motor Vehicles Practice Test and got 3 wrong! It was a good refresher. I suggest having every driver in your household ta…
Hops & Hounds, A Great Party Where You Might Find True Love
Hops & Hounds 2018 is happening June 16th from noon to 5p. at gorgeous Raitt Homestead Farm in Eliot, Maine. If you and your pup love to get out and socialize together, this is a day designed just for you!
You Could Live In This Magical, Grand Tudor in Portland [PICS]
I love looking at real estate, and Zillow sends me suggestions every now and then. This listing intown Portland struck a chord, it's gorgeous!
Win Tix To See U2 at The T.D. Garden
Download the BLM app and you could see U2's Experience and Innocence Tour. Look for contest alerts from the BLM Morning Show to win tickets to see U2 at the Boston's TD Garden in June!
Portland Firefighters Children’s Burn Foundation Fundraiser at Uno Tonight
Make tonight family date night while supporting a great local non-profit. Tonight Una will donate up to 20% of your check to Portland Firefighters Children's Burn Foundation, they provide relief to burn survivors and their families.
Maine’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Are at Risk For Crime
Pot dispensaries are becoming big business in Maine, and will expand further when recreational goof goes legit next year. In the meantime, this $60 million dollar a year industry is seeing a crazy amount of crime because businesses don't have a safe place to put their money.