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Why You Should Enjoy the Great Maine Outdoors This Winter

Why You Should Enjoy the Great Maine Outdoors This Winter

Ever since the pandemic first hit Maine, “cooped up” has become a way of life for most of us. We’ve had to “shelter in place” and “socially-distance” … and we’ve experienced the LACK of everything from visiting friends & attending school, to commuting to work & enjoying live performances in person. Yet, health authorities warn that staying [...]

How to Spread Socially-Distanced Holiday Cheer

How to Spread Socially-Distanced Holiday Cheer

Okay, so 2020 has been unusually challenging. But we Mainers are famously creative and resilient, and we know that spreading holiday cheer—even socially-distanced holiday cheer—is absolutely something we can handle. So let’s get to it! Here are 4 great ways for spreading socially-distanced holiday cheer through kind, compassionate acts this [...]

5 Maine-Made Holiday Gifts to Send Your Friends and Family

5 Maine-Made Holiday Gifts to Send Your Friends and Family

Due to the pandemic, our holiday season will “look different” this year. Many of us won’t be able to travel home for the holidays, and will therefore have to mail gifts to loved ones. Okay, so that’s not great. But ask yourself: Is there a way to “turn this around” and create something very positive and enriching from it? Fortunately, the [...]

5 Pre-Winter Home Improvement Projects to Tackle ASAP

5 Pre-Winter Home Improvement Projects to Tackle ASAP

We’ve all heard the old saying: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”—and it’s particularly true regarding your pre-winter home improvement projects. Here in Maine, winter brings great joy to everyone who loves skiing, skating, sledding, snowshoeing and more. But Old Man Winter can also do damage to your house. So we recommend [...]

7 Things to do Before Leaving Maine for the Winter

7 Things To Do Before Leaving Maine For The Winter

Leaving Maine for the winter? Here’s what you need to do to ensure your home remains cozy and safe while you’re away:

Turn your Heat Down

Heat should be turned down, but not off. Since it stays below freezing for most of the winter, you don’t want to turn your heat off completely or your pipes might freeze. Experts say that 55 degrees (or a [...]

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