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Three Things For Maine Kids to Do On a Rainy Day [VIDEOS]
It's a rainy spring week and all of your disposable income for the next two months was blown during April vacation. Here are a few suggestions for low-budget indoor entertainment to keep the kids occupied:
Kids can make slime with just a few low cost ingredients that you might already have...
Kids React to Hearing AC/DC for the First Time [VIDEO]
You and I have AC/DC actually embedded into our DNA. But what about the next generation? There are people on the planet who have NEVER heard AC/DC....and most of them are under 12 years-old. Check out what happens when kids hear Angus and the Boys for the very first time...
Mainers Crafting in the Dining Room. [PICS]
I'm always looking for craft ideas to keep the kids busy, especially on rainy days. This inexpensive dining room table project was a hit. I went to Michael's Crafts and got the female styrofoam heads on sale for a few bucks each. I picked up some Modge Podge while I was there for 6 dollars…
Our Dogs Run from Our Five Year Old’s Concert! [VIDEO]
Our five year old is a blooming performer who is crafting her art on the hearth of our wood stove while singing into a walking stick that I bought at The Fryeburg Fair a few years ago. Here, she performs on a Saturday morning, in her pajamas, for an intimate audience...
The Before and After of My Farmer’s Market Finds! [RECIPE]
I am the biggest fan of our Wednesday Farmer's Market on Monument Square! Above is my "Before" picture of my treasures.
Those cute white pumpkins were a perfect painting project  for our half day of school. The girls got a little carried away with the paint...
Maine Artists are Stars on Etsy! Meet Tree and Vine!
Halloween is just around the corner and you can buy some very creative and unusual costumes on Etsy, made by Mainers!
Today, I want to introduce you to Tree and Vine.  Ellen Okolita, the owner and artist, was making purple unicorn horns when I reached her yesterday...

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