The Maine
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8 Maine Artisans I’m Supporting This Holiday Season – Artfull Gifts Show 2013

text by Jess Smith Hello, my name is Jess Smith and I am a craft show widow. For the past few weeks my husband has been living in his studio (which, luckily, is at our house) in preparation for the Artfull Gifts holiday craft show. It’s an annual, weekend-long show featuring 50 high-end Maine artisans and this was his […]

Sportsman’s Christmas Wishlist 2012

by Steve Vose Shopping for the Rabid Outdoorsman on your Christmas list is never an easy task. These individuals seem to have every gadget and piece of outdoor related equipment imaginable. Then when you finally do manage to miraculously find them something they like, they complain that you spent too much money on them and […]

A Postcard Home

postcards designed and sent by Margaret Rizzio After several requests, I am offering a unique Christmas present for friends and family – the gift of mail art. Each month, a piece of original mail art will be sent to the person of your choice. (Think of it as buying someone a subscription to mail.) Created from a […]


photograph by Sharon Kitchens text by Jessica Stammen Holiday cookies and Christmas ornaments. Gifts exchanged between friends. I filled my belly with a plate full of Sharon’s White Christmas Dream cookies yesterday while she hung the new ornament I gifted her — her very own Frosty.  There may not be snow on the ground yet, […]

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