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5 Last Minute Easy & Effective Halloween Decorating Ideas

5 Last Minute Easy & Effective Halloween Decorating Ideas

Get your home Halloween ready in no time with these 5 quick, easy, and effective Halloween DIY ideas and with Halloween cutting board platter and bat and spider-themed cake pop stands!

The Best Cheese Sampling in Maine

The Best Cheese Sampling in Maine

I love cheese (I know, that’s not a very unique statement) and I have been waiting for the perfect event to put out a cheese platter. Sitting in front of the television in my pajamas this evening, watching the Winter Olympic opening ceremony will do.

Portland, Maine has more restaurants per capita than probably any other city in the country. Despite the bevy of fabulous dining options, one of my favorite places to nosh is the Cabot Farmers’ Annex on Commercial Street. Why? Two words: cheese samples. 

What Is Your Dream Beer Flight?

What Is Your Dream Beer Flight?

Food conjures up lovely memories. Each bite of a certain food can transport you to a special time and place. Every time I bake my sister’s chocolate chip cookies, I am right back in her living room, binge-watching episodes of the Twilight Zone on Christmas day. Believe it or not, the other day I became similarly nostalgic, not over food, but rather over beer. It all started while I was reading a list of the top-rated beers in each state. It made me think about my favorite beers and I wondered: “What would be my ‘dream beer’ flight?”  

DIY Cake Pops and the BEST Cake Pop Stands to Display Them

DIY Cake Pops and the BEST Cake Pop Stands to Display Them

DIY cake pops are a messy, but fun activity at any event or celebration with family and friends.These cake pop stands by JTWoodoworks are a super cute way to display your yummy desserts!

Wine & Appetizers: A Juggling Act

Wine & Appetizers: A Juggling Act

I admit it. I overdress for most occasions. Why? Well, because I'm a woodworker and most days I am covered in saw dust. Literally. Also, my nails a...

Happy National Ice Cream Cone Day!

Happy National Ice Cream Cone Day!

We've had an unusually warm September in Maine. As a displaced California girl, who is (was) used to year-round warm weather, I could tell this was...

"Thank You" Cutting Boards

"Thank You" Cutting Boards

We were honored to have our cutting boards included in the "thank you" gift bags going to the selfless volunteers at a charity event.   Available ...

Xochitl Gets Into the Act

Xochitl Gets Into the Act

I was trying to get the perfect shot of these sampling flights before they were shipped to our customer, Dry 85, an awesome bourbon bar and restaur...