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Susan Axelrod

Susan Axelrod's food writing career began in the kitchen; she owned a restaurant and catering business before turning to journalism more than a decade ago. By day, she is an online content producer for and the Portland Press Herald. To relax, she bakes, gardens and hikes with her husband and their two dogs, preferably followed by a cocktail. Susan can be contacted at 791-6310 or On Twitter: @susansaxelrod

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Posted: December 24, 2013

Send us your snowman photos

Written by: Susan Axelrod - staff writer -

This snowman is showing off at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay. Photo by Susan Axelrod

Hey kids, can your snowman stand on its head? Someone at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay got creative with snowman-building after last weekend’s snowstorm, and with even more of the fluffy white stuff on the ground now, we’re pretty sure they’re not the only ones.

Plus, the sun’s out and it’s warmed up a bit, so get out there and make a stylin’ snow creation you can show off. Send your photos to

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