4th of July Patriot Pie – Apples, Blueberries, Raspberries – Yum!

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4th of July Patriot Fruit Pie - incredibly delicious with a red, white and blue touch! I always make this recipe on the 4th of July and it's afamily favorite all summer long.  But in July the berries are abundant here in Maine, so all the berries are fresh and yummy.  And those delicious, fresh juicy berries make this pie the yummiest, plus you have the fun of picking them … [Read more...]

Power Out – Time To Power Up with Duracell Coppertop Batteries

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    Power Out - It's just part of living in the North Maine Woods Power outages are just part of living here on the edge of the wilderness that is the North Maine Woods. We lose power quite often and the outages can last for a few days, as the majority of the power feedlines run through remote wilderness areas where the chances of a blown down tree increases … [Read more...]

Garden Planning Begins

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Starting to Plan the Garden & Free Ebook - "Farm to Table Through the Year"     It's that time of the year, after the hustle and bustle of the holidays, that those of us who love to garden turn our attention to Spring and the gardening season to come. As I look at my garden blanketed in in snow it seems hard to believe that in a few weeks I will be … [Read more...]

Maine Road Trip to Washington County & the Downeast Coast


Maine Coast Bound! Last week Bill and I went for a ride to the coast. We headed out to true "Downeast" Maine - Washington County and Machias in particular. After a 2 1/2 hour drive through the country side with its quaint farms, we knew we were getting close when the road started through the Maine Blueberry Barrens.  Acres and acres of open blueberry fields, dotted with bee … [Read more...]