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National Pizza Day

In honor of national pizza day today, here are some mouthwatering MUST TRY gourmet pizza recipes. I could eat pizza everyday, Im sure we all could, but that would not be the healthiest diet. Instead of the traditional greasy pepperoni pizza, I like to mix my pizza up and add some veggies to make myself feel better about eating it. Probably not all that better, but hey it looks healthy! Bon Appetit!  Margherita Pizza Caramelized Onion, Bacon and Spinach Pizza Spinach Artichoke Pizza  Buffalo Chicken Pizza  BBQ Chicken Pizza    Make sure and check out our tea towels, to make your dinner party complete!  

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Mother's Day Gifts

Flowers are always nice on Mother's Day but how many years in a row can you hand your mother a bouquet of flowers and a card before it starts to lose its luster? If you're like me, Mother's Day can be a tough holiday for gift giving. You very much want to show your gratitude and love but how do you make Mother's Day more than a tradition that never changes?  ANYTHING custom-made is always great. Whether you engrave a message on a special item or simply write your own card, it always means so much more when a gift is truly thoughtful. If your mother spends a lot of time in the kitchen, check out our tea towels. We have some...

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Three Scenic Places to Experience in Maine

The weather is finally starting to feel like it's supposed to here in Maine and if you're like me, you'll want to make up for lost time. Here's a list of some great scenic spots that you need to check out if you haven't already. 1.) Mackworth Island, Falmouth Situated in Falmouth, Mackworth Island is a great spot to check out if you only have a few hours. There's limited parking but in the ten times I've been, I have never really had a tough time getting a spot. If you have small kids, this is a fantastic area. There are walking paths that go through the woods or you can opt to walk out towards the water. There's shade...

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BBQ Appetizers and Cocktails

Looking to host a bbq? With the great weather I've wanted nothing more than to sip on a cocktail on the porch with some great hors d'oeuvres, in the company of friends and family. Here are my favorite cocktail recipes and seafood appetizers recipes. Perfect combo for a sunny day in New England!  The Firecracker  This is the perfect summer cocktail with watermelon, cucumber, lime and cucumber flavored vodka. YUMM! This drink would look even better in our new rocks glass! Click on images for full recipe. Grapefruit Salty Dog   I'm a huge lover of grapefruit. Add salt, and I'm hooked! This is another vodka drink but you can use tequila instead for a take on a margarita.  Blushing Whiskey...

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South End Open Market @ Ink Block 2016

April is officially here which means the countdown for the South End Open Market @ Ink Block has begun! Back for the 13th Season, the South End Open Market is now in a new location at the Ink Block in Boston's South End. Opening Day is Sunday May 1st, and the Market will be open every Sunday through October. With three markets combined in one, It is a day trip all of it's own, full of handmade goods, delicious eats, and fresh produce. Fiber and Water sets up in the Arts Market along side over 100 other local designers and artisans selling high quality and locally made art. After you are done shopping for gifts for family and friends, treat...

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