Yearly Archives: 2013
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    The Root

    Raising Sheep: It all starts with a small flock, PART ONE

    North Star Sheep Farm, a sprawling 200-acre sheep farm in Windham, Maine was founded in 1997, when Phillip and Lisa Webster purchased the Stevens farm to protect it from commercial development. The Stevens family cleared the acreage in the 1760s and the farm has maintained its status as a working farm since the beginning. Read on

    Posted: January 2, 2013
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    Smart Spending

    Too lazy to coupon? There's an app for that!

    One of the biggest complaints I hear from people is that couponing takes too long and that y'all always forget your coupons at home! I hear you....couponing does take a little bit of organization. If you are one of those people who thinks that couponing is too much work, or you have a hard time remember where you put your darn coupons...I've got a mobile app for you! Read on

    Posted: January 2, 2013
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    Restaurant Pronunciation Guide

    Say it, Eat it: Sriracha

    Sriracha[si ra cha] Hot sauce. It’s named after a city in Thailand, Si Racha, and is made of chili peppers, distilled vinegar, garlic, sugar, and salt. It’s highly addictive and can be eaten on almost anything, depending on the severity of one’s personal sriracha dependency. (How addicted are you? Find out.) Hear it: Eat it:… Read on

    Posted: January 2, 2013
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    Fore Front Fashion

    Save your leather boots from the snow: winterproofing tips from Eastland Shoe

    Sometimes I just don't want to wear snow boots in the snow. Think about it. It's a Friday night, you're heading our for dinner and drinks with friends, you're dressed to kill and then - bam! - your outfit is ruined because you're wearing eskimo-inspired footwear in place of your favorite riding boot. I got in touch with Eastland Shoe and begged them to let me in on some winterizing secrets. Read on

    Posted: January 2, 2013
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    Newz by The Nunz

    Dustin Saucier hosts a free open mic night at Slainte

    I’m assuming that most of the world may still be in recovery mode from this past weekend’s non-stop partying. For the most part I took yesterday off, but I’m still slightly dragging a bit of bum today, but it is a new year and one shouldn’t spend all their time alone watching stupid cat videos on YouTube while eating Wheat Thins in their studio apartment. Read on

    Posted: January 2, 2013
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    Uncategorized

    Just darn funny: Playmobil Security Check Point customer reviews

    Meet the Playmobil Security Check Point. It aims to teach kids about security checkpoints, baggage searches, and metal detectors, but the customer reviews on amazon.com are what really makes this product worth perusing: Read on

    Posted: January 2, 2013
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    Uncategorized

    First Friday Art Walk: Jan Mini-Tour

    A new year has arrived, bringing with it chilly temps for the debut First Friday Art Walk of 2013. But don't let the cold keep you from getting out of the house and viewing some great works from locals artists. Just bundle up, grab a hot coffee at one of the many venues in downtown Portland - Coffee by Design, Public Market House, Arabica- and enjoy. Read on

    Posted: January 1, 2013
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    Restaurant Pronunciation Guide

    Say it, Eat it: Worcestershire

    Worcestershire[worse ta sheer] or [worse ta sure] Sauce. Although excellent with meat and fish, when Worcestershire sauce is used as embalming fluid, it can also turn people into zombies. Hear it: Eat it: The roasted Brussels sprouts with Worcestershire butter and fried onions at Gather, Yarmouth, are tops Read on

    Posted: January 1, 2013
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    Newz by The Nunz

    Free acoustic blues jam at Dogfish Bar & Grille tonight

    Happy, Happy New Year everyone! I hope you each had the opportunity to bust a move all around town last night, as there was a plethora of places to party at. I’m most definitely feeling my celebrations today; okay let’s be honest: libations, but thankfully there is such a wonderful institution called brunch where they serve you food and booze, so I think everything’s going to be a-okay. Read on

    Posted: January 1, 2013