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Your Ultimate 2015 Maine Holiday Gift Guide (over 200 gifts!)


BEHOLD! The 2015 Maine gift guide! Using the items and shops represented here, you can find a gift for every single person / style type / price restriction represented by your friends, families and colleagues. Basically: Shop using this list exclusively as a means of supporting local craftspeople and businesses. Shop using this list because Maine […]

47 unique [mostly] Maine-made gifts you can buy at PICNIC [and online]

Here is a sampling of the neat things that the vendors who will be at PICNIC Music + Arts Festival have been known to sell. PICNIC is my very favorite Portland Summer event that I never get to go to. Last year I got married on the day it took place and this year I […]

Erik Desjarlais discusses his ventures, past and present

Under the company moniker Weft & Warp Seamster, former chef and restaurant owner Erik Desjarlais is making aprons, knife rolls, beard soaps and skin lotion by hand in New Gloucester. The rolls and aprons are beautiful, rugged, and meticulously stitched, and clearly the work of a devoted craftsman. In addition, his lotion and beard soap, […]