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A More Down Home Black Friday Option
If the thought of going to the mall on Black Friday makes you break out in hives and yet if you have company visiting you want to do something how about a low key adventure into the brilliant minds of seasoned Maine craftsmen. Sound good? Then plan to head into Brewer for the 42nd Annual Thanksgivin…
Stores That Don’t Want You To Leave Your Dog In The Car
You don't have to see too many police called to cars with dogs locked inside to know it is a bad idea.  Once officer used a heat meter on a car with a dog inside to read the internal temperature was 150 degrees.  The video I have included says if you see a dog trapped in a hot car cal…
Air Mail Like You’ve Never Seen Before, But May Soon
O.K. I admit it this thing is cool.  Amazon Prime's drone can travel 15 miles, takes off and lands vertically in a small space.  Add to that Amazon says you can have whatever you order in 30 minutes or less and well the nature of shopping on line has changed...
Zonta’s Holiday Marketplace Is This Weekend
Funny how it is that certain events move you Holiday season along.  For me the Homecoming craft fair kind of kicks my boat into the water and the Zonta Holiday Marketplace takes me a little further down stream to Christmas town.
For 37 years these fine ladies have been using this fund raiser at the B…
America’s Longest Running Summer Antiques Show In Ellsworth
Nothing says summer for many like going antiquing and finding that rare treasure that will remind you of summer all year long. If you head is nodding to that you need to plan a trip to Ellsworth this week because what they bill as America’s longest running summer antiques show starts…
May’s Best Buys
I don't know about you but I love a bargain and May is a busy month for shopping with Mother's Day, Memorial Day and countless graduation ceremonies.  With so many reasons to celebrate, May can be an expensive month.  Here are some ways to shop smart in May with things to buy:

If …
Gift Cards Always Fit… Or Do They?
Personally, I love to get gift cards for the Holidays and birthdays.  I like shopping for bargains particularly after Christmas  with a gift card. However once again I am falling into the minority because recent reports say even thought gift cards have gotten fancier with new bells and whi…

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